Dell XPS Will Not Connect to Internet

  Legslip 15:11 PM 07 Sep 12
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Will not connect either wirelessly or via Ethernet direct to router. Shows connected to router but NOT to internet. Have disabled Mcafee firewall but no difference. Any thoughts? Win7

  KRONOS the First 15:26 PM 07 Sep 12

Try switching of router for a couple of minutes and then try again.

  rdave13 15:28 PM 07 Sep 12

Have a read here, click here . The last post shows how to reset in Windows 7 but worth reading it all.

  Legslip 15:52 PM 07 Sep 12

Quick update. Works ok in Safe Mode with Networking!

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:00 PM 07 Sep 12

Then it sounds like a firewall setting blocking your browser

  Legslip 16:15 PM 07 Sep 12

Hi Fruit Bat. Good to hear from you. Thats my thoughts too and I suspect Mcafee as cause but don't seem to be able to turn off ALL Mcafee services via MSCONFIG. Any further thoughts?

  rdave13 17:05 PM 07 Sep 12

Have a look here, click here.

  Legslip 22:35 PM 07 Sep 12

Thanks Dave. I should have remembered. Had a PC a week ago and Mcafee was causing same problem. Although back on the web, don't think their 'fix' software worked. Fink I'll give up on Mcfee and use AVG free. Always been solid and reliable!

  rdave13 22:49 PM 07 Sep 12

If you've got the paid for version of McAfee why not uninstall then, after reboot, reinstall. All security programs, free or not, get their hiccups, even the great AVG.

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