Please help! internet problems

  wrfc_rabbit 16:51 19 May 2006
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hi people,
Im having a rather annoying problem. the only internet connectivity i can get is through internet explorer and firefox. this may sound normal but the annoying thing is i cant connect through Windows media player my p2p and my FTP!

i have a hunch its something to do with a firewall but i have deleted them all and deactivated windows firewall and still have the same problem!


Please help

Rabbit

  wrfc_rabbit 16:56 19 May 2006

also have no msn connectivity

  Thatslife 16:57 19 May 2006

Really does sound like your firewall. Have a look at the permissions and make sure it's allowing the apps you're having probs with.

  wrfc_rabbit 16:58 19 May 2006

its allowing all but no love!!

  wrfc_rabbit 17:01 19 May 2006

i have also checked for viruses and spyware and im clean!

  wrfc_rabbit 17:09 19 May 2006

i need help real bad with this because i gotta produce a website for a client by tomorrow!! i cant even use web based FTPs!!!

  octal 18:13 19 May 2006

Do you get any error messages when you try to connect?

  Phphred 19:28 19 May 2006

Are your Windows Services enabled?

  wrfc_rabbit 16:41 22 May 2006

No error messages just page cannot be displayed!! please help ASAP

  octal 19:28 22 May 2006

I've just had a thought, which is dangerous for me. Check your HOSTS file to make sure its not blocking something.

In Windows XP its located in

C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\DRIVERS\ETC

When you find it it will be HOSTS without any extension, try renaming it to HOSTS.OLD and see if that makes a difference, if it doesn't just rename it back to HOSTS again.

  rsinbad 19:59 22 May 2006

If you are accessing the internet via adsl router change the MTU size

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