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Old 08-24-2006, 12:40 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default URL doesn't work, but IP address does

I upgraded from Win XP Home to Pro. Now I can't use URLs. Instead of "google.com" I have to type in "" (or whatever. What the heck would cause this? It worked fine in Home.

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Old 08-24-2006, 01:27 PM   #2 (permalink)
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No DNS server specify, check the TCP/IP setting or open up command prompt and type ipconfig /all

Give us more information to work with here. Are you behind a router? Connected driectly to the ISP device? What type of Internet?


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Old 08-25-2006, 10:34 AM   #3 (permalink)
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it was a problem with the ISP (charter communications). Apparently they fixed a problem on their side, and we're ok now. Thanks.
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Old 08-25-2006, 10:44 AM   #4 (permalink)
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ipconfig /flushdns

ipconfig /registerdns

... from cmd prmpt
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