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I am attempting to add a third PC to my home network via a trendnet network adapter. It shows a full and excellent connection, but internet explorer cannot connect to the internet. I contacted the trendnet tech support and they couldn't help me. Can you?

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  • sandhamwichb Jan 03, 2009

    according to the connection applications the desktop I'm trying to connect is getting the signal from the router. It shows the network info in all the right places.

  • sandhamwichb Jan 05, 2009

    thanks for the suggestions. It turned out to be the AVG firewall. It was blocking the internet connection. I ended up uninstalling AVG and reinstalling it so that it would accept the new settings.

  • Jason May 11, 2010

    So the computer is connecting to your home network, but when you open IE, it says page cannot be displayed? Can you verify that is is connecting to YOUR home network? Is this adapter on your laptop wireless or wired?

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1)right click on IE and set security permission
2)try another browser, firefox, etc.
3)if wireless, make sure security setting for adapter will allow access.

what OS are u using?

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