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I have already encounter that problem u said that with the firefox u can browse to internet but explorer did not. we also found that that the ie is affected by malware u need to scan it. But in my case what i do before is to upgrade the the ie to latest version the only u should do is download, then upgrade/try it ur explorer will work
Posted on Jun 19, 2009
What version of IE?
Can you go to windows update?
Helpful links here, here, and here.
If you have no luck there, consider that possibly an installation of norton or other security firewall is at fault, or some malware has infected your system. In the latter case, follow these instructions to scan you system and remove the offending programs.
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Posted on Jun 17, 2009
1) Make sure its not the firewall by going to Control Panel --> Firewall Settings --> and shutting off the firewall, than try running Internet Explorer.
2) If you had to run Comcast's crappy software installation, then you have the same problem I did. The installation changed the LAN settings in your IE to use a comcast proxy server. Go to Tools --> Connections. At the bottom of the tab is a button to change the LAN settings. Unlick the proxy checkbox, and change it to Auto Detect Settings. That should do the trick.
Posted on Jun 17, 2009
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