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So the internet guy came by and says there is nothing wrong with the line or modem. Says there is something wrong with my computer, I happen to know my computer is fine. Steam (the platform itself) wont update. I've deleted the clientregistry.blob, reinstalled steam, all of this on a fresh install of windows. Still cant connect to Microsoft or open up my most frequented websites. All drivers are up to date, i've even tried a PCI ethernet card in lieu of my nforce networking card to no avail.

Does anyone know of any settings I may need to tinker with? I just dont freaking know. A friend of mine says he is having the same problems with his internet (we use the same ISP), and they are korean so it could still be it even if the tech guy says it isnt.

Maybe its time to change my ISP, even if my current one is supposed to be the best in korea ***ever.
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post #2 of 15
So you can access the internet, since you're posting here.. are they (your ISP) doing any port blocking? Some ISP's are doing that, mostly with P2P apps, but maybe the port Steam uses is blocked. My old ISP blocked the port that Apple's iChat used for whatever reason.
As for not being able to access all your favorite sites, I dunno. Talk to a different rep at your ISP, maybe they're filtering your content or something.
I'm no expert, but I'd give them a call and try to talk someone besides the guy you talked to before.
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Yeah the tech guy came to my house as a result of me going to talk to them in thier offices.

If it is a result of them blocking the ports I need (microsoft.com and my updates are affected) then they've done it very recently because i've had no problems before.
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did you configure your ip adresses/DNS in your network connection properties?
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Everything has been automatically configured before and have had no problems with it. Dunno how to correctly do that manually anyway. Its just weird that it happend so suddenly when there was never a problem before.

What information would you need to help me figure it out?
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Sorry for double post but this is what I get when I try to do a search for and repair problem.

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post #7 of 15
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Tripple post FTW

Here is another pic that may help.

For some reason my Broadband Connection (ISP) is reading as a 1gb connection, whereas the Local Area Connection is reading as 100mb. I'm pretty sure they both used to be 100mb.

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post #8 of 15
what router do you have? and do you have a machine that isn't running vista?
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post #9 of 15
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Dont think im using a router, just the dsl modem that I am and have been using forever with no problems.

No, I dont have a non-vista computer, and i'm almost certain it isnt vista because nothing new has been put on this computer, my connection is just getting messed up. Also, i'm on a clean install as of last night.

The tech guy who came to my house earlier says they think its my motherboard, but its brand new and putting in a PCI ethernet card didnt work either.
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post #10 of 15
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actually I lied, my laptop is on XP.

I'll plug it up and see what happens.
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