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I've got problems on my freshly installed windows Xp machine. I cannot connect to the internet and I've tried various 'solutions' provided to me by the help and support center. Surprisingly none of them worked...

Anyways, I've got 3 pc's next to me sharing a lan which is connected to the internet though a modem. The computer I use right now uses windows xp aswell and runs without any problems. I've tried everything on not working computer.

I've ran the connection wizard several times, but it's not working :(

Also I've very little experience with this version of windows, so I'm sorry if the solution is obvious.

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Would you be able to provide some more detail as to what you've already tried? The simple solution is 'look at the configuration for the connection on a working machine and manually change this one to match' but I have to think they already had you do that... –  Shinrai Nov 24 '10 at 21:10
    
So this isn't an internet problem. Your connection works if you are able to get out on other machines. This is a router or a computer problem if just one computer can't get out. What type of router? are you using DHCP or static assignment? Does your computer show up in the arp table? –  MaQleod Nov 24 '10 at 22:01
    
What happens when you open a command prompt (>Start>Run>type "cmd">OK) and type "ipconfig /all"? –  Flotsam N. Jetsam Nov 25 '10 at 4:40

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Are you using modem to connect ? Make sure you've already installed it's driver. Or are you using LAN (cable) or Wifi? Also make sure that your lan and wireless device have driver installed .

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