[TriLUG] OT: Windows Help - Please No Flames
moriarty.tom at gmail.com
Mon Jan 3 20:39:49 EST 2011
Maybe there are settings related to proxy'ing. I have seen times where
I go into the Internet Options (in the control panel) and found that
proxy settings have been set, when none are needed. Also, see these
settings inside the Firefox options...
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Thomas J. Moriarty, III
moriarty.tom at gmail.com
On 1/3/2011 5:17 PM, Jim Ray wrote:
> Nuke and pave is my preferred embodiment after trying basic
> troubleshooting techniques.
> Question: how long has PC been in service? If the answer is more than a
> year or two (with XP, answer might be many years), then it takes less
> time to flatten a system and load up operating system and applications
> than to pull out hair trying to figure out who downloaded the "jump to
> nowhere" instruction that is screwing with it.
> Of course, it goes without saying to back up stuff first...
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: trilug-bounces at trilug.org [mailto:trilug-bounces at trilug.org] On
> Behalf Of Roy Vestal
> Sent: Monday, January 03, 2011 3:38 PM
> To: Triangle Linux Users Group General Discussion
> Subject: [TriLUG] OT: Windows Help - Please No Flames
> Hey guys,
> Have a Windows XP Home problem I'm trying to fix for our pastor. I'm
> not as familiar with XP Home as I am with XP Pro and need some
> suggestions on repairing the network issues (please no "Install Linux"
> type answers).
> Please email me offline if you have any suggestions.
> Here's the scoop:
> - Dell Dimension 3000
> - Intel Pro100VE
> - Windows XP Home SP3
> Gets an address/subnet/GW/DNS via DHCP, but cannot ping gateway, or DNS
> server. I connected my laptop to the same cable and am able to get out
> to the net (google, yahoo).
> I replaced the NIC with a known good Intel Pro 100 and the same thing
> happens with it. I updated it with SP3 (was at SP2). Same issue.
> Roy Vestal
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