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Websites not opening on Windows XP Internet Explorer

I am facing one problem. When I connect to the internet, I cannot opne any website in any of the browsers. I am using a simple dial-up connection without any firewall and tried with 3 different browsers - IE 7, Firefox and Netscape. All are unable to open any website.

However, when I do a "ping" or "tracert" on site like, it clearly shows me the IP address. The ping and tracert response is always "Request timed out", but it is able to show me the IP address and the hostname.

Any suggestions on how to fix this issue?


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