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I am using windows-XP. I have a wi-fi internet connection. My system shows the wi-fi status ok. But still I am not able to browse the internet from my Pc(laptop).

I am sure this is not the browser settings problem.

But what it is I am not able to identify......

Please help me about the possible solution or the diagonosis steps?

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Reset/Repair the TCP/IP stack.

To open a command prompt, click Start and then click Run. Type cmd in the Open box and then press ENTER

At the command prompt, type the following command and then press ENTER:

netsh int ip reset resetlog.txt

then type the following command and then press ENTER:

ipconfig /flushdns

Reboot the computer.

Note: if you're using static TCP/IP settings you will have to enter your settings again as this will reset the TCP/IP settings to Windows default (automatically obtained).

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The WiFi icon shows your computer's connection to the network, not to the internet.

If you have a wireless adapter attached to a modem, try resetting the modem, or checking the router or modem's settings.

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The wifi connection is at college level and internet works on every body elses computer. There is no way to reset the modem. All i can do is to check my computer settings. –  Madhup Singh Yadav Nov 23 '09 at 14:43
    
If the other tips listed here don't work, you can always try giving your IT help desk (if you have one) –  Jared Harley Nov 24 '09 at 1:35

Perhaps you have a DNS issue or a malware probem - both of which could cause this problem. Open a command prompt and type in "ipconfig \flushdns" without the quotes and then try to browse the Internet.

If that does not work, get a hold of a program called WinSockFix and run it to repair your network connections.

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