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I couldnt browse the internet but im connected to to the ISP coz i try to ping it... it was connected

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  • John Miller Jr May 11, 2010

    What method of connecting to the internet do you use? Dial up, cable modem, or DSL? Have you tried surfing to other webpages? What internet browser do you use to surf? Can you check for updates to your antivirus program or Windows updates? Post back your findings please...

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    Ben Wabnick May 11, 2010

    What browser are you using to browse the internet?

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Very quick test to find out the cause. open command prompt and try to ping www.google.com

If it resolves an IP for google, then open a web browser, any web browser will do. This is providing that you are sure your computer is free of viruses, spyware, or malware such as browser hijackers and so forth. Anyway, if you try to go to www.google.com and cannot get there, the place the IP in the browser for google.com you got from the ping results. If you get the google page by IP, then you are having DNS issues. Contact your provider and report this so they can fix it for you.

That is my shortest answer for this problem.

Happy Surfing

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While having a computer is great, there are times when you are going to have issues. First, make sure you are connected to the internet. You can do it a few different ways, hook another computer to your modem or router. If you have a wireless router, you can also connect to it via your smart phone or ipod. If these work, then you connection is good and it's your computer.
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Test if your actually connected to the internet.

This assumes web pages fail. if not pingtest.net is one of many great sites to test connection speed.

Select 'Start' button
Select 'Run'
Type 'cmd'
Select 'Ok'
This opens a command window. Black with white text.
Type "ping 4.2.2.2" without quotes.
If you see "reply from" then you are connected but you may need to test DNS resolution.

DNS test:

Same command window.
Type "ping pingtest.net" without quotes

If you get a 'reply from' then you can resolve DNS.

If any of these ping test fail start with resetting your connection, see ipconfig /renew and/or ipconfig /flushdns then reviewing your connections and possibly contact your ISP.

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