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TR Community tip: Troubleshoot your Internet Explorer connection

In this quick tip by TR member Jacky Howe, you'll learn one of several ways to troubleshoot your Internet Explorer connection in Windows Vista and Windows 7.

This tip was provided by Jacky Howe.

In Windows Vista and Windows 7, when you receive the Internet Explorer error message, "Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage," there are several troubleshooting methods you can try to reconnect.

Here is just one of the methods:

  1. Press [Windows]+R
  2. Type inetcpl.cpl in the Run dialog box
  3. Click Enter
  4. Select the Connections tab
  5. Click LAN settings
  6. De-select the Automatically detect settings option
  7. Close out of Internet Explorer and try connecting again

Several additional methods are provided at Microsoft's Help and Support page. If you know of other possible solutions, please list them in the discussion thread.

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About Sonja Thompson

Sonja Thompson started at TechRepublic in October 1999. She is a former Senior Editor at TechRepublic.

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