+ 1 Votes I can ping but not browse Alomega789 2 years ago Browsing reqeuested by a specific software is assinged a specific port number for accessing the outside world. Find the specific port #(number) for your browser software and see if somehow or someone turned off your port or disabled it. Then reverse the process of disabling the port, by re-enabling it. You'll need to find the specific syntax for your particular Operating System. + 0 Votes Thanks mydesktopworks 2 years ago Good info, and something I need to remember. I did end up nuking the system, but I do appreciate your comments! + 1 Votes Another Suggestion brian 2 years ago Try turning off system restore and re-running an anti-malware scan with combofix and see if you have a root kit...I just had in issue similar to this today and the rootkit embeded itself in the system restore. Every time i'd scan, i would reboot, rootkit would come back. After turning off system restore and rescanning, combofix removed the rootkit and system has been working fine since...I have also ran into some rootkits blocking port numbers and what not in windows, even port 80.... + 0 Votes Thanks mydesktopworks 2 years ago Good info, and something I need to remember. I did end up nuking the system, but I do appreciate your comments!