I am having a problem gaining access to the internet with IE. I am still unable to update AVG 8 for virus protection. I am still able to use internet via Google Chrome, but whenever I try the same with IE, I get the message saying “Internet Explorer cannot open the Internet Site”. I do not know much about computer so can anyone please help me out. I am using Windows XP.
2. Run a virus scan to check if there is any problem caused by viruses.
3. Reinstall your Windows again from some good, high quality CD.
4. Uninstall the network adapter
Open device manager > Expand network adapter > Right click on your internet network adapter and uninstall
Reboot. If it does not work try it again and reinstall the driver. You may have to get new drivers from some website.
5. The problem might also occur from some old antivirus. If you install some antivirus and then uninstall it, it may cause malfunction to browser if it is not uninstalled completely. So make sure that if did this, and then remove the antivirus completely.
1.First suggestion clear your cache and try again reboot and try again.
2.Second suggestion,try to scan your computer with the use of your anti-virus because it's possible to be a malware who to prevent opening a certain site and also check if some of your security software or firewall is the blocking that site.
3.Try to look at your Host File it contains the IP mapping address to host names .It is situated at the C:WINDOWSSYSTEM32DRIVERSETC. then open it with the notepad.Look if the site you want to open is mentioned there.
4.Open the internet option from the tools tab IE7.In the security choose "reset all zone to default level click the OK and restart the IE and try it.
5.Or reset the internet explorer setting open IE to tools to Internet Option to advance tab and click reset then close, Ok then restart IE
You can also configure Microsoft Internet Explorer. In Microsoft Internet Explorer, go to “Tools” then “Internet Options”. Select “Security” tab then select “Internet” from the list of zones and then click “Custom level”.
In “Security Settings” dialog, look for “Active scripting” and “Scripting of Java applets”. Set both to “Disable” then click “OK”.