How To Fix Browser if Pages Won't Load

October 2016

If you are connected to the internet but are experiencing difficulty when attempting to load your browser pages, fear not. This is a very common problem that can be fixed with some simple tweaks to your internet preferences.

Internet Connected but Pages Won't Load

Before making any changes to your internet settings, check to see if you are currently working in offline mode. If so, simply switching off this feature should restore your internet browsing session to normal.

Internet Explorer

Right-click on your Internet Explorer icon, and click Properties. Then go to your Connections tab.

Click on the LAN settings button. In that window, uncheck any and all options that are currently selected.


Launch your Firefox browser. Click on Tools > Options > Advanced.

Next, go to Network > Settings.

In your Settings, select the option that reads No proxy.

Click on OK to save your settings.

If the problem persists, we recommend temporarily disabling your firewall or antivirus to restore your internet pages. You may enable them once your browsing session is complete.

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