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By dth ·
Hi,

I work on a netware network with a win2000 computer accessing the internet through a linksys router to an ADSL line. The other computers that have acces to the internet all work fine. But, my win2000 computer is unable to access the internet. I can ping to say www.yahoo.com and the ip address successfully. I have been unable to find any TCP/IP setting that are incorrect. I have gone so far as to reinstall win2000 and the netware client more than once but have not been able to resolve the problem. Does anyone have a suggestion?

David

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by curlergirl In reply to Internet access problem

Do you have any sort of proxy on the LAN? Have you checked the IE settings (Tools/Options/Connections) to be sure that the workstation has the correct settings for the proxy (or not, as the case may be). One thing I've noticed particularly in Win2K is that if you don't have a proxy and you leave it set to "Automatically detect" it tries to use Winsock Proxy which can also cause browsing to fail. If you don't have a proxy server, be sure that NOTHING is checked in the LAN settings dialog box. Hope this helps!

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by dth In reply to Internet access problem

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by john_hitz In reply to Internet access problem

If you can ping with both the URL and the IP address, then I would say that TCP/IP is fine, and that the problem more likely lies in other Windows stuff between tcp/ip and the programs.

I am unfamiliar with the linksys router. Does it have a firewall that might be allowing ping to pass but not other protocols from your computer?

If there are no options for the router...

Which programs are unable to access the internet - Explorer or Outlook?
Have you tried entering the ip address in either program, such as http://64.58.xx.xx (insert yahoo ip for yahoo, etc) or the appropriate ip for your mail server?
I would try uninstalling and reinstalling just the network components of windows and the browser and mail client.

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by dth In reply to Internet access problem

I've determined that it's not the network. All other computer on the network are acce4ssing the Internet just fine. It's this one computer! I have reinstalled windows 2000 and am having the same problem.

I'm using Explorer. I cannot get anywhere with a url or an ip address. Pinging works with an IP but not a URL.

David

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by Curacao_Dejavu In reply to Internet access problem

If you are able to ping but to browse, then you have a dns problem. if you ping yahoo.com and get a ip back, put that ip in the browser and it should connect.

R-click on my network places, properties, select the nic, properties, and fill in the appropiate dns (should be the ip of the router, check on the other pc's).
And you should be fine.

Leopold

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by dth In reply to Internet access problem

Ping works with an ip but not with a url. The browser does not work with an ip nor a url. Using NSLOOKUP shows the DNS ip but no server found.

Also, I'm getting a services event statinhg that the browser is unable to promote itself as a Master Browser.

Thanks for your help.

David

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