Browsers not finding server

  Quiet Life 15:40 20 Mar 12
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I am trying to assist with a netbook. The netbook connects OK to my wireless router and Outlook Express and Skype work OK. Internet Explorer does not connect and I get message Cannot find Server.There is no antivirus or firewall in operation. I have scanned laptop for nasties and it is clean. Installed Chrome and again pages do not load and message is Waiting. nSuggestions to solve this problem appreciated.

  rdave13 16:38 20 Mar 12

Have you tried flushing the DNS, http://www.whatsmydns.net/flush-dns.html

  birdface 18:58 20 Mar 12

Try with your Firewall turned off.Or maybe check your anti-malware program in case that is stopping it.

  woodchip 21:45 20 Mar 12

try rebooting router with computer connected and turned on, if wireless it will need the network keyboard inputting into pc

  Quiet Life 14:58 27 Mar 12
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Thanks for the responses. There was a control program Parents Carefree installed which prohibited internet access. When I obtained the pass word I changed the settings.

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