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Cannot access Internet via router - computer keeps trying dial up!


PC_HelpMe
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Hi folks - having just had to disconnect my computer from the router as it had broken (that is now resolved), I have reconnected the computer to the router but the computer keeps trying to ask me to select dial up connection - and whenever I try and just click on a browser, it keeps saying "server not found".

How do I get the computer to access the Internet via the router again?

Thanks.

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Fruit Bat /\0/\

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Yes could well be related to your corrupt drive problem

sfc should work even if you system was preinstalled and not ask for a CD

sfc /scannow problems http://www.updatexp.com/scannow-sfc.html

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Fruit Bat /\0/\

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PS remember in your other thread I said you would probably have to do a repair of windows after you had run check disk.

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PC_HelpMe

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Ahh I see fruit bat.

Well I'm having probs getting DVD drive to be recognised by computer so think I've not put leads back in properly - so need to reopen pc and check that and will then hopefully be able to boot up computer from one of my discs to do the repair of windows :-)

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Fruit Bat /\0/\

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As you can now boot into windows you do not need the CD to do a repair install

sfc scannow

will repair the missing or corrupt files

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rdave13

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If you still can't connect after running the system file checker, download the fix it on another machine and save to a flash drive, so you can run it on the PC.

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PC_HelpMe

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I just ran that sfc thing and although it asked for the cd to be inserted a few times, it seemed to complete BUT nothing came up in the screen to say it had finished - the window just closed?

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Fruit Bat /\0/\

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That's OK it will do that.

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Fruit Bat /\0/\

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See if you can now type

ipconfig /flushdns

then see if it will connect to the internet

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PC_HelpMe

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Where would I type the ipconfig /flushdns ?

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D@ve

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In Command Prompt

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