I'm posting here as a last resort before I reinstall Windows XP or set my machine on fire.
My virgin broadband connection is fine. I can open and use Mozilla Fire Fox but I can't get I.E to connect. Msn Messenger wont connect either and I can't play p.c games that need an internet connection.
I'm not running I.E in offline mode, I'm not using a proxy server, I've disabled my firewall, I've run registry repair programs, cleared history, I've tried various Winsock fixes.
I've also tried:
netsh int ip reset ip.txt
reinstalling the driver for the network card
checked that tcp/ip is enabled in the properties box you get when right clicking the connection in Network cconnections.
ipconfig /release & renew ?
I've also ran 'Diagnose Connection Problems ' inside I.E and reset I.E 7 settings from within the tools > options area.
Looks like the only thing left is to reinstall XP!
A lot of folk having problems With some sites because their MTU is set wrong.Maybe someone will be able to advise you on this.This from a different problem.click here you have switched your Firewall off,Which Firewall do you use.