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Internet problem I use to be able to go on the internet, using IE with no problems. Now, whenever I try to get online with it, it just doesn't work. I tried troubleshooting it, it said there was no problem with the internet access. I can still go on MSN Live messenger though it works sluggishly. Also, to clarifiy, when I turn my computer on, IE works for about five minutes, sometimes less, before it stops. I tried everything that was suggested in the help section of my computer, and still nothing. I am using vista, and have a VAIO NS series Notebook. I'm at the end of my rope here, and almost willing to throw the thing out the window. Please help me!

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  • new_insanity May 21, 2009

    I'm using a wireless connection, the wired one doesn't work because the thing inside keep being bent out of shape.



    Also, I'll try this as soon as I get home.



    Something else I forgot to add.



    When I checked the Network Status Activity it was sending a lot more bytes (by the millions) compared to receiving very little (under 50, 000)

  • new_insanity May 21, 2009


    1. I would try rebooting your PC (if you haven't already done that). And try using another browser to see if it's your internet or IE. Then I would try plugging it directly into your cable modem to make sure your wireless router isn't the problem. Also try power cycling (unplugging , waiting 20 seconds, and plugging back in) the router and the cable modem.

    I've already tried that, so many times :(
    The router works though, there are two more laptops connected to it which work just fine, both of them are further away from it than my own.

  • new_insanity May 21, 2009

    Also, thanks for responding so quickly.

  • DJ Amireh May 11, 2010

    What kind of internet connection are you using? Wired or wireless? Dialup, DSL, or Broadband?

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I would try rebooting your PC (if you haven't already done that). And try using another browser to see if it's your internet or IE. Then I would try plugging it directly into your cable modem to make sure your wireless router isn't the problem. Also try power cycling (unplugging , waiting 20 seconds, and plugging back in) the router and the cable modem.

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  • DJ Amireh May 21, 2009

    If MSN is working it would seem like the connection is still on, so maybe try disabling your security software and trying another browser (firefox, opera, google chrome, etc.)

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