Internet wont work with anythin except explorer

  chaztait 23:11 30 Nov 07

Hey, ive just installed xp professional onto my friends pc and when i try to update avg there is an error in connection. cant connect with firefox. can download flash player. the intenet conection is ok and i can get internet working on software on "safe mode with networking"

what could the problem be.

p.s i have disabled windows firewall and currently not running any other firewall.

  JanetO 14:02 01 Dec 07

Have a look in device manager to see if a driver needs reinstalling.

  chaztait 16:10 01 Dec 07

i was having a look and couldnt see anything to go with network. i have installed the motherboard drivers and the graphics carr driver. And the port is on the motherboard. So i think the motherbaor driver would have installed the driver for the network port.

  chaztait 14:13 02 Dec 07

anyone else know what the problem could be ?

  JanetO 14:25 02 Dec 07

Can you be a bit clearer. Can you only get into safemode? Usually that's to do with a wonky driver.

Have you got a modem or router?

  chaztait 17:20 03 Dec 07

no i can log in normal. but a mean i can only connect to the internet via internet explorer. no other programmes including msn will connect. but if you run in safe mode then all programmes can connect to internet.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Nintendo Switch review: Hands on with the intuitive modular console and its disappointing games…

1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years

Here's what should be coming to Adobe Project Felix in 2017

Apple AirPods review: Apple's beautiful new Bluetooth headphones bring true intelligence to…