I can't search in my address bar anymore. I have Windows XP, Int
I can't search in my address bar anymore. I have Windows XP, Internet Explorer 7. Under Internet Options, it is NOT checked for ''do not search in the address bar''. I cleaned up the registry files (using wise disk cleaner) because I installed more RAM and my computer was still going slow. I think that it must have done something to the registry. I did a system restore and it still doesn't work. The default search is set to google, which is what it was before, yet when I type something in the address bar, it says http:///?%20type%20something and address not valid.
Re: I can't search in my address bar anymore. I have...
Download either firefox or internet explorer 8 or back up your data and re install your o/s because i presume youve spent hours trawling for solutions and this is a guarentee if you need a o/s contact me and ill sort it for you!
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If you are using the address bar to search, you should use a browser such as Google Chrome. Internet explorer does not have the capability to do this as quick. Try upgrading to a newer IE to be able to do this
1.Powercycle your equipment ( Unplug then plug back in) this means your Modem and your Router.
wait 15 seconds then plug back in.
2.Open Network Connections. Xp:Start/Run/Type ncpa.cpl then hit ok
Vista/7:Start/Search bar type ncpa.cpl then hit enter.
3.Right click on the connection your using and hit properties, Uncheck Internet Protocol Version 6
Click on Internet Protocol Version 4 and hit properties.
4.Ensure obtain ip address automatically and obtain DNS server automatically is checked if not check both boxes.
5.Disable all firewalls, Xp:Start/Control Panel/Switch to classic view/Windows Firewall/Turn Off
Vista/7 Start/Control Panel/Security/Change Windows firewall settings
6.Disable Antivirus Software.
7.Renew Ipaddress XP:Start/Run/Type cmd hit ok
Vista/7: Start/All Programs/Accessories/Right Click on Command Prompt click run as administrator. Hit continue
8.In Command Prompt type the following: netsh int ip reset reset.log Hit Enter
netsh int ip delete arpcache Hit Enter
netsh winsock reset Hit Enter
ipconfig /flushdns Hit Enter
10.If still unable to connect run antivirus and check for errors refer to your ISP Internet Service Provider
1.Powercycle your equipment (Unplug the power for 15 seconds then plug back in)
2.Ensure Ethernet cords are plugged in tight.
3.Open Network Connections XP:Start/Run/Type ncpa.cpl hit ok
Vista/7 Start/Search Bar/Type ncpa.cpl
4.Right click on Wireless connection (Router) hit properties
5.Uncheck Internet Protocol Version 6 /Click on Internet Protocol Version 4 and hit Properties.
6.Ensure obtain ip address is marked as Automatic
Ensure obtain DNS servic is marked as Automatic if not check both boxes and close out
7.Disable Firewalls XP:Start/Control Panel/Switch to classic view/Windows Firewall/Turn off
you can access the firewall through control panel with Vista/7
8.Open Command Prompt Windows XP:Start/Run/Type cmd hit ok
Vista/7 Start/All Programs/Accessories/Right click on Command Prompt and hit Run as Administrator.
9.Type: netsh int ip reset reset.log Hit Enter after each Command
Type: netsh int ip delete arpcache
Type: netsh winsock reset
Type: ipconfig /flushdns
10.Restart the computer if this does not work update the Firmware on your router to do so:
Open Browser in address bar type 192.168.2.1 this will bring you to your routers configuration bottom left hand side (Update Filmware) if you are still having issues with it disconnecting refer to Manufactorer
Depending on what router or connection you are using try these steps.
1.Powercycle all equipment (Unplug)
2.Wait 15 seconds and plug back in.
3.Go to Start/Run/Type ncpa.cpl
4.Double click the connection you want to connect to
5.Click on tab next to General
6.Ensure that it is assigned by DHCP
7.Ensure It has a valid ip address It should start with 192.
8.Go to Command Prompt Start/Run/Type CMD and hit ok
9.Next to C: Type netsh int ip reset reset.log
netsh int ip delete arpcache
netsh winsock reset
10. Restart Computer
WINDOWS VISTA/WIN 7:
1.Start/Search Bar/Type ncpa.cpl
2.Right click on the Connection you want to connect to
and hit Properties
3.Uncheck Internet Protocol Version 6
4.Click on Internet Protocol Version 4 and hit Properties.
5.Ensure Obtain an IP address automatically is checked
Ensure Obtain a Dns Server automatically is checked as well
6.Exit out of everything
7.Go to Start/All programs/Accessories/Right click on Command Prompt and hit Run as Administrator then click continue.
8. Type: netsh int ip reset reset.log
Type: netsh int ip delete arpcache
Type: netsh winsock reset
Type: ipconfig /flushdns
9. Restart your computer.
10. If you are still unable to access the internet you may have a virus I would suggest running an Antivirus. I hope this Helped Good Luck
Powercycle (unplug power) all your equipment, Modem/Router waite 15 seconds then plug back in. If you are having an issue with the ip address not valid you can try these steps
(win xp) Start/Run/Type ncpa.cpl hit ok, You will see wireless connection double click wireless connection this will bring you to the properties. ensure that the connection is assigned by DHCP also check to see if you have a valid ip address
Win Vista/7 Start/Search Bar/Type ncpa.cpl Right click on wireless connection and hit properties. Uncheck Internet protocol version 6 and click on Internet Protocol Version 4 and hit properties/Ensure that obtain ip address automatically is checked as well as obtain dns server automatically. hit ok close out.
Go to command prompt Win XP Start/Run/Type CMD hit ok
Win Vista or 7 Start/all programs/accessories/ right click on command prompt and hit run as administrator.
At command prompt type;
netsh int ip reset reset.log hit enter
netsh int ip delete arpcache hit enter
netsh winsock reset hit enter
ip config /flushdns hit enter and restart computer this will reset the ip address hope this helps good luck
From what I can tell you are using Mozilla Firefox Try using Internet Explorer if ip address id not valid it will tell you Internet Explorer cannot display webpage In order to renew ip address these are the steps you will want to take:
1. Ensure the equipment is connected correctly(Ethernet cord from modem to Internet port on router
2.Open network connections Win XP:Start/Run/Type ncpa.cpl
Vista/Win 7 Start/search bar/type ncpa.cpl
3.This will bring you to your network connections window
4.If using XP: Double click on wireless connection and hit the support tab. Ensure it is assigned by DHCP and the ip address should start with 192.
5. If Vista Or Windows 7 Right click on wireless conenction and hit properties. Uncheck version Internet Protocol Version 6
6. Click and Highlight internet protocol Version 4 and hit properties
7. ensure that it shows obtain ip address and obtain a dns server automatically
8.After go to Command Prompt (Win XP) Start/Run/Type CMD
Windows7/Vista:Start Start/All Programs/Accessories/Right click on command prompt and hit run as administrator then hit continue type in these commands.
1.netsh int ip reset reset.log
2.netsh int ip delete arpcache
3.netsh winsock reset
9. Restart Computer hope this helps please rate thank you
If your router is connected to your computer via ethernet cable you will be able to get the configuration page of the router.
Windows XP 1. Click start 2. Click run 3. Type cmd in the box and press enter 4. On the black screen type ipconfig and press enter 5. Look for the default gateway 6. Copy that and use that to access the configuration page using the internet explorer 7. Open internet explorer, type http://the default gateway you copied in the address bar of the internet explorer ex: http://192.168.1.0
Windows Vista 1. Click pearl button (start in xp) 2. Click on start search box (run in xp) 3. Type cmd in the box 4. Right click the black icon up at the top 5. Click on run as administrator 6. Click on continue 7. On the black screen type ipconfig and press enter 8. Look for the default gateway 9. Copy that and use that to access the configuration page using the internet explorer 10. Open internet explorer, type http://the default gateway you copied in the address bar of the internet explorer ex: http://192.168.1.0