Client PC cannot access internet

  howie100 21:03 04 Jan 2007
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I have had a home network operating for some time, both PCs use XP SP2 HE. I operate the Host PC on Broadband. I have just changed ISPs from NTL Freedom to Pipex Homecall. The network still works for file and printer sharing, but the Client cannot access the internet. Any suggestions?

  STREETWORK 21:36 04 Jan 2007

What firewall are you using??

  Strawballs 21:51 04 Jan 2007

Try running the network wizard again on both machines in control panel

  howie100 23:03 04 Jan 2007

ZoneAlarm Pro but I have tried it switched off and it made no difference. I've also tried the network wizard again and similarly it made no difference. I repeat, the network works ok as far as file/printer sharing goes. It is just the internet access that does not work. All suggestions appreciated.

  howie100 10:37 05 Jan 2007

STOP PRESS - I have just noticed that when running the network wizard again, on the Host PC, it has reverted to 'This computer connects to the internet via a residential gateway...'. I reset it to 'This computer connects directly to the internet', but when I checked again, it had defaulted to the 'residential gateway' setting. Any ideas?

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