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Internet not recognised by Ms update etc


FPCH New Member
Oct 31, 2007
I have a newly re-installed XP + SP2 and a cable modem. I can browse the web and use mail via Outlook Express but no-one seems to recognise that I have a connection. These include: Windows Update (tells me I'm not connected), AVG Antivirus update (ditto) and my share price download prog (operates on ports 7000 and 80 but won't download).

I have no hardware firewall and only Windows firewall in software (I turned AVG f'wall off)

Any suggestions please?



FPCH Member
Jun 29, 2007
PC Experience
are all necceasry services running,have you tried updating the microsoft updat software, google for it.
are all dll's registered for the updates.lets tackle that first.
how do ou connect to the internet,router,modem dial up etc