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Can not browse Internet from behind a Linksis WRT56G router

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Can not browse Internet from behind a Linksis WRT56G router

filipne
Hi,

I have a brand new XP pro installation on a new Dell Inspirion PC. It is connected to a WRT56G router along with another PC.

Made new high speed connection to the ISP from Dell. Connection starts with no issues, files can be downloaded at a decent speed , but IE has difficulties opening web pages. Sometimes it opens them sometimes it does not and shows Page can not be displayed. Firefox behaves a bit better but still can not open pages. When refreshed it eventually opens them.

The other PC connected to the router has no issues at all.

In brief , seems that PC is connected and can download files at decent speed (300 kb/s ) but has big issues browsing Internet.

Any ideas ?
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    ThumbsUp2

    ....... and remove/reconfigure google/yahoo toolbars which are blocking pages. Maybe even your personal/Windows firewall is blocking. If one computer has no problems and the other one does, it's not the router.

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    filipne

    Thanks ThumbsUp2 for the prompt reply !

    I have Norton 360 and it is not blocking both IE and Mozilla Firefox.

    You are right for the router. I tried the same without the router , by directly connecting PC to the modem. Same issue ... Very weird ..

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    ThumbsUp2

    How do you know Norton 360 is NOT blocking? Disable it and see if things work better. Also, look at your toolbar. Is google toolbar there? Yahoo toolbar? They both have blocking features, primarily for popups, but they end up blocking regular pages.

    One last thing to check is your security settings in IE7. Anti-phishing, popup blocking and potentially harmfull web sites can all be blocked.

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    hmm

    TheVirtualOne

    check your memory. faulty memory can cause hiccups in IE.

    http://oca.microsoft.com/en/windiag.asp

    also can you see the other machine on the network?

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    ThumbsUp2

    ....... and remove/reconfigure google/yahoo toolbars which are blocking pages. Maybe even your personal/Windows firewall is blocking. If one computer has no problems and the other one does, it's not the router.

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    filipne

    Thanks ThumbsUp2 for the prompt reply !

    I have Norton 360 and it is not blocking both IE and Mozilla Firefox.

    You are right for the router. I tried the same without the router , by directly connecting PC to the modem. Same issue ... Very weird ..

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    ThumbsUp2

    How do you know Norton 360 is NOT blocking? Disable it and see if things work better. Also, look at your toolbar. Is google toolbar there? Yahoo toolbar? They both have blocking features, primarily for popups, but they end up blocking regular pages.

    One last thing to check is your security settings in IE7. Anti-phishing, popup blocking and potentially harmfull web sites can all be blocked.

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    hmm

    TheVirtualOne

    check your memory. faulty memory can cause hiccups in IE.

    http://oca.microsoft.com/en/windiag.asp

    also can you see the other machine on the network?