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    Can only connect through a browser, no other apps will connect to the internet

    Hopefully someone here can help me. For some reason, one that I can't seem to figure out, I can only connect to the internet with a web browser (both IE and Firefox work fine) but I can't connect with other applications. I've tried connecting with World of Warcraft, Google Earth, Limewire, the list goes on. Even Windows Update doesn't can't find a connection. This is a new computer with a clean install of XP. I've disabled the windows firewall and opened whatever ports on the router that these programs call for. I don't think the problem lies in the router as I've directly connected the modem to the PC and still nothing. I ran a traceroute on the Warcraft server and it returned these results:

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    Tracing route to 12.129.133.92 over a maximum of 30 hops
    
      1     1 ms    <1 ms    <1 ms  192.168.1.1 
      2     7 ms     7 ms     7 ms  10.16.64.1 
      3     8 ms     9 ms     9 ms  opti33-161.nassau.cv.net [167.206.33.161] 
      4     9 ms     8 ms     7 ms  r3-ge9-1.mhe.hcvlny.cv.net [167.206.33.129] 
      5     8 ms    14 ms     6 ms  r1-srp0-0.wan.hcvlny.cv.net [65.19.104.193] 
      6     8 ms     7 ms     7 ms  r2-srp5-0.in.nycmnyzr.cv.net [65.19.96.56] 
      7     *        *        *     Request timed out.
      8    10 ms     9 ms     8 ms  ae-13-55.car3.NewYork1.Level3.net [4.68.97.146] 
      9     9 ms     9 ms    12 ms  ggr2-p360.n54ny.ip.att.net [192.205.33.93] 
     10    11 ms    10 ms     9 ms  tbr1-p032501.n54ny.ip.att.net [12.123.0.90] 
     11  gar1-p350.nwrnj.ip.att.net [12.123.0.153]  reports: Destination host unreachable.
    
    Trace complete.
    Anyone's help is greatly appreciated. Thanks

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    Does the email work? To me that sounds like a dsn server issue could be worng though. goto start run type cmd type ipconfig /all in the command prompt see if you have a default gateway and a dns adderess listed.
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    Yea, my default gateway is 192.168.1.1, which is the linksys router IP, and I have three DNS servers listed. It's not just that server I can't connect to though, it's everything that's not a web browser

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    I am having the same issue, only internet exploder doesn't even work

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    i fixed it, what i did was restored my computer to the previous software update, hope this helps anyone with the same problem but it may not

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