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The winsock may have been corrupted. Try this tool and see if that fixes it.
I use it all the time to fix clients machines that have this problem for
whatever reason. Usually spyware and/or viruses are the culprit. http://www.snapfiles.com/get/winsockxpfix.html
<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>I have the Dell 2400 and I installed Windows SP2 and now I can't
> connect to the internet. Dial-up works but when I open up the browser
> IE6 nothing will open. My main page is Yahoo and that, and no other
> bookmark will open. I've tried every URL but no dice. Any clues?