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Hi my laptop runs on windows 2000 and is networked via a router to my desktop which is on vista. Up until recently i had no problems getting on line on the laptop, but all of a sudden i cant logon. The 2 little screen symbols are still flashing in the bottom right hand corner and when i click them they tell me i am connected, but clicking internet explorer the page comes up notconnected. Could you advise? Many thanks ALAN

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Go back using the Windows Restore found under start menu/all programs/accesories/system tools/system restore.

Note all changes that you have made since the point you restore to will be lost.

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Open your browser. Click, tools, internet options, Connection, LAN settings, ensure that the box that says automatically detect settings is checked.

Restart computer. Done

Good luck

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