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Old 07-30-2006, 08:39 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Unhappy "cannot find server" message

my laptop, HP zv5320us w/AMD 3000 cpu, XP, 768mb memory, is bonkers. when trying to connect to the internet, i keep getting a "cannot find server" message. everything else on the computer seems to be fine. it does this with a wired or wireless connection. it shows that the connection is made, but "cfs". i run AVG and trendmicro on the system. i have run registry mechanic several times, but no result. any ideas other than a new re-install of the os? thank you very much for any information that you may have. Peace and God bless.

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Old 07-30-2006, 02:51 PM   #3 (permalink)
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That is to winsock xp fix. Try that, reboot, and see what happens. Also, tell IE to automatically detect settings.
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What kind of IP address are you getting? Run an IPCONFIG /ALL and tell us your IP ADDRESS, DEFAULT GATEWAY, and DNS SERVERS. This will give us a better grasp of where the problem lies.
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