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Issue with browsing

I have a Dell Inspiron 1525 with Windows Vista. We have a wireless home network from Comcast with a Netgear Router. The issue is that at some point last week I could only get to the google search page but nowhere else. The laptop is connected to the network. If I type www.yahoo.com nothing. I was using internet explorer and I am now using foxfire. Same issue. Any ideas?

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This may be a problem with Security.

Try checking your security levels (including the Advanced ones) to see if say pop ups are blocked (this was the problem that I fixed a while back in my computer).

My symptoms were a little different in that I could get to sites but I could not logon to something like Internet Banking.

This may not be your solution, but it is worth a look.

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