Internet connection working but cannot connect to

  prince77 10:21 12 Feb 07


My internet connection works fine for browsing but when I try to update Spybot, Spywareblaster and antivirus, they all say no connection available. I also cannto log into MSN.

Any thoughts.

Many thanks

  bennyhillslovechild 10:23 12 Feb 07

What firewall are you using? Have you allowed those programs access?

  bennyhillslovechild 10:29 12 Feb 07

Also, if by MSN you mean messenger it has a repair/troubleshoot option when it can't connect, that will test things like ports/IP etc and tell you (hopefully) were the trouble may lie.

  prince77 10:30 12 Feb 07

Hi, thanks for your response. It's Comodo and all these programmes are allowed access.

  birdface 10:38 12 Feb 07

Well I would get worried if it did not let me up-date my Anti-Virus or Spyware Programs,Try it with your Firewall turned off see if that helps. If you have run crap cleaner lately, you have to make sure that you keep all your good cookies on it,Or they will be deleted everytime you run it.May pay you to download A Squared and run it on Deep Scan,Make sure you up-date it first,Just to make sure that you have no nasty's on board.

  silverous 10:53 12 Feb 07

Make sure windows firewall isn't on also.

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