Problem: You have a PC that can ping nodes on the local network but can not surf the web. You have checked your browsers settings and security and have set them back to default but the problem persists, you have also uninstall the network adapter and reintalled it but still no comm. After all this you even downloaded all your browsers libraries [this is another FAQ Q&A] and re-installed and nothing.
Solution: Go to Run > regedit > and delete the following
Restart the computer Go to Network Connections Right click and select Properties Click on the Install button Select Protocol Click on the Add button Click on the Have Disk button Go to the \Windows\inf directory Select anything there and click Open Highlight Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) Click on the OK button Check to see if your network adapter obtained a new IP lease and if not... Reboot