posted on May, 4 2010 @ 05:45 PM
I ran a Network Diagnostic. This is what it said. PS it still fails with no firewalls running at all. Firefox still works just fine as does
HTTP, HTTPS, FTP connectivity
info FTP (Passive): Successfully connected to ftp.microsoft.com.
warn HTTP: Error 12029 connecting to www.microsoft.com: A connection with the server could not be established
warn HTTP: Error 12029 connecting to www.hotmail.com: A connection with the server could not be established
warn HTTPS: Error 12045 connecting to www.passport.net: The certificate authority is invalid or incorrect
warn HTTPS: Error 12057 connecting to www.microsoft.com:
error Could not make an HTTP connection.
error Could not make an HTTPS connection.
info Redirecting user to support call
info The following proxy configuration is being used by IE: Automatically Detect Settings:Enabled Automatic Configuration Script: Proxy
Server:http=127.0.0.1:5555 Proxy Bypass list:*.local;
info This computer has the following default gateway entry(ies): 192.168.0.1
info This computer has the following IP address(es): 192.168.0.100
info The default gateway is in the same subnet as this computer
info The default gateway entry is a valid unicast address
info The default gateway address was resolved via ARP in 1 try(ies)
info The default gateway was reached via ICMP Ping in 1 try(ies)
info Skipped gateway connectivity check because of IE proxy configuration
Winsock checks out too.
info Network connection: Name=Wireless Network Connection, Device=Realtek RTL8185 54M Wireless LAN Network Adapter, MediaType=LAN,
info Network connection: Name=Local Area Connection, Device=NVIDIA nForce 10/100 Mbps Ethernet , MediaType=LAN, SubMediaType=LAN
info Both Ethernet and Wireless connections available, prompting user for selection
action User input required: Select network connection
info Wireless connection selected
Network adapter status
info Network connection status: Connected