This is got me.

This is a Windows 7 Machine

I am trying to fix a computer for a user REMOTELY(yes I can RDC to it) In any browser(FF, IE, Chrome) I cannot connect to any web page externally.

Things I tried:

  • DNS IS resolving properly via ping, I cannot browse to sites even using their IP address in the browser.
  • I ran pretty much every AV I can: Vipre, SuperAntiSpyware, Malware Bytes, MDSS Killer, ComboFix
  • I ran fixers: WINSOCKSFIX(or something like that), Little Registry Cleaner.
  • I reset the WinSH settings and logs.
  • There is NO proxy set, nor should there be.
  • The hosts file is default.

I'm kidna lost at this point, any ideas anyone?

  • Port 80 may be blocked – Jarvin Aug 31 '10 at 15:08
  • Wait, so what are you doing? Are you opening the browser on your computer or the remote computer? – digitxp Aug 31 '10 at 15:33
  • What do you see in the browser? Is there an error message? If so, what is it? – boot13 Aug 31 '10 at 16:10
  • The firewall it is behind is not blocking 80, and computers next to it can connect fine. I am opening the browser on the remote computer. The error is "Page cannot be displayed" in IE and "This webpage is not available" in Chrome – Jeff F. Aug 31 '10 at 17:15

It seems there was an issue with an incorrect uninstall of "Bonjour" which came with one of Mac's programs that was uninstalled but did not uninstall properly. I had to manually remove these entries from the registry.

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