Online, downloading...but no Homepage-Grrrr!

  buel 14:58 06 Feb 2011
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Hi,
My old PC is using a dongle to connect to my home broadband, it says it's connecting and the winbdows updates are updating but i cant seem to get Firefox or IE online, also AVG, Malwarebytes and SuperAntiSpyware wont update due to 'connection problems'.
Please has anyone any ideas?

  buel 17:01 06 Feb 2011

Anyone please?

  lotvic 17:10 06 Feb 2011

Is there still the same problem if you connect with an ethernet cable instead of the WiFi dongle?

My first guess is that it is the speed of connection to router and Windows Updates is using all of the available.

  buel 17:21 06 Feb 2011

Hi, thank you. Im afraid the PC is up two sets of stairs so an ethernet cable is not an option, however, the Windows updates is stuck on 1%, but having said that, the PC says connection is good but, previously, even with terrible connection speed i can still bring up Firefox/Google.

  Woolwell 17:43 06 Feb 2011

It sounds as if the connection has in fact dropped. Try a repair of the connection or reboot.

  buel 18:37 06 Feb 2011

Brilliant! A 'repair' worked a treat!
Thank you very much!

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