ok, well a buddy of mine, was tellin me that he cant surf, and since he cant check is email either, he couldnt register here and ask him self.
he said that he hasnt changed anything with his computer he started it up the other night and he cant connect to ANY thing games, teamspeak \ vent, ftp programs, NOTHING. but he can surf........ anyone have any ideas?
im gettin his specs from him now ill post them when i receive them
Well, you could have him dissable his firewall (asuming he has one), and see if that brings back the connection.
But other than that, we'd probably need to know a few more things, like how he connects to the internet (ie, cable, DSL, modem. Through a router or not).
Does he have a modem? Is that working?
^ That wouldn't explain why he can surf the net. It is probably something to do with the firewall. Ask if he has changed it recently, as he would need to give it the programs to allow.
well thats the thing he didnt change a thing, he posted today that he actually got it fixed it was something to do with his ISP, i askd him if he could tell me what was up. so we would kno
Is he running xp? I have noticed that sometimes xp's firewall gets a bit controlling after certain apps are run, or when it blocks access to the same source a couple of times.
yea hes runnin xp buti blieve his firewalla was off, he hasnt updated yet. ill post when he does