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Internet hi. i can obviously access the internet with my laptop, but it isnt letting my prgrams access the internet. its very odd, like i cant update things, i cant play my games. or anything. i dont know if this has something to do with Vista or Acer. please help

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What type of program are you using? check the properties or references of the programs that you are using. you may need to configure it in accordance with your home network setup. your firewall (software or router/hardware) may also be a cause. check your firewall settings and enter the port number being used by the program. make sure that the firewall allows your program to run and connect to the internet.

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