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Old November 4th 10, 06:31 PM posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.network_web
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Default No internet connection on primary partition

Running Windows XP, SP2. Right after scanning for spyware, removing
and rebooting, my computer refused to obtain an IP address, and I
couldn't get connected no matter what I tried.

I tried doing a windows repair, resetting the BIOS, deleting HOSTS
file, reinstalling the network card driver. Nothing is working. I
installed XP on a new partition and it works fine here. I probably
could do a fresh install and move all my documents, but I'm really
curious what the culprit could be, so I wanna isolate and troubleshoot

I just don't ****ing understand how the problem could persist after a
Windows repair, because all the system files are reinstalled and
replaced, so what could it be?

What other areas should I try troubleshooting?


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