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Problem with internet connection

Recently I've been having problems going to websites. Even Google, Facebook or Amazon. I get an error message that says "the server can't be found because the DNS lookup failed." Then it goes on to say what a DNS lookup is but not how to correct the problem. I also get internet connection problem error messages.

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  • Linda Abramson May 08, 2013

    My wonderful son found out it was internet cable causing the problems.

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These sort of problems are usually caused by malware (Virus or Spyware) I would suggest that you try to setup your router again using the Router installation disc.

Posted on May 08, 2013

Testimonial: "I'm sure you're right in most cases, but in mine it was our hook-up with AT&T U-verse. We had been having connection problems but it didn't occur to me that the same connection applies to the internet as to the TV. So my son just did a few steps and now I'm running faster than ever. I'm still, however, having the problem with my cursor jumping back two lines when I get typing too fast. We did disengage the touchpad, but that didn't help. "

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A hardware error usualy indicated a bad network cable or a bad network card. Have you tried using a different Cable?

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1st of all u must go to start->programs-> accessories->Entertainment->Volume control->options->properties->Recording-> select only microphone->OKthengo to start->programs-> accessories->Entertainment->sound recordertry to record ur voice from ur mic if it works then ur messenger is not working wellif it it is not working check to dowloa the latest sound driver from herehttp://ftp.us.dell.com/audio/R170217.EXEhope it works buddy

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SOURCE: I get an error code 1000-146 & 1000-014. what

1000-146 is heat/and or hard drive related
try replacing hard drive and check the memory to make sure it isn't loose

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Your laptop is not reading the hard drive correctly hence the error.Its more than likely that the drive is finished and a new one is required. Bad luck as you have probably lost all the data on it. You could remove and refit it in case of a bad connection. If it does work then back it up straight away just in case it fails again.

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