Connected to The Internet but Not Able to Browse

August 2017


lf your internet appears to be connected and your browser will not open any web sites, you may be encountering a technical issue with your network. The problem can occur in any browser including Internet Explorer, Edge, Firefox, or Google Chrome. If you get a blank page or an error message after opening your browser, the following solution may resolve the issue.

Solution for Windows

To correct the issue on a PC, go to the desktop, click Start on the menu bar, and then click Run.

In search box, type CMD, right-click on the text, then select Run as administrator. Now, enter the command netsh winsock reset catalog and click Enter. Next, type netsh int ip reset reset.log, click Enter, and restart your PC for the changes to take into effect.

Once the computer has rebooted, try using you browser again. If the resetting described above does not solve the issue, please ask for help on the CCM Forum under the Network category.

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Published by Ambucias. Latest update on June 7, 2017 at 05:37 AM by Ambucias.
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