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Click "Tools" -> "Internet Options" on the menu bar. When I type in a web address such as www.yahoo.com , http:/// appears in the address bar and the message on the webpage says "The address is not valid" Flag Permalink The path (e.g. “/cgi-bin/rfcsearch.pl”) identifies the object of interest within the authority, e.g. Could be either gateway or DNS issue info Waiting some time for the modem/router to stabilize action Automated repair: Renew IP address action Releasing the current IP address... Source

I was removing "Microsoft Security Essentials" from the person's computer and what popped up were security settings in the registry, but I have since found out that they were the Windows Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem? Do you want to help me get an internet connection or do you want to continue to tell me my operating system is old and tell me what you think I If you would like to contribute new information to this post, or have questions pertaining to this post, please use the Contact Form. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/solved-internet-explorer-7-address-is-not-valid-http.938706/

or Register I'm not sure how it got changed in the first place. action Successfully renewed the current IP address info This computer has the following default gateway entry(ies): info This computer has the following IP address(es): info The default gateway is

  1. ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: Connection to failed.
  2. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 7, 2012 12:50 PM PST In reply to: Okay I want to read more details.
  3. You can trigger the error just by hitting submit without a proper login.
  4. A "repair install" will allow all of the installed programs to remain.
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  7. Additionally, when trying to visit any website, Internet Explore would redirect to http:/// and display a "address is not valid" error.
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There are many, many reasons you may not be able to access websites: firewalls, malware, damaged hardware, etc. Notice the third slash in the http:/// That's broken so let's try to fix that. still the same thing 03-02-2008, 12:20 AM #4 Go The Power TSF Emeritus Join Date: Mar 2007 Location: South Australia Posts: 15,079 OS: Windows 8.1 Try a space character should be encoded as “%20” What worked for other people Other people fixed this error after determining that it was caused by spyware on their computer in particular

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Johnny-be-Good replied Feb 22, 2017 at 8:39 AM Ethernet Connection Issue TerryNet replied Feb 22, 2017 at 8:31 AM Loading... thread closed. « IE cannot display web page | cant get msn homepage » Thread Tools Show Printable Version Download Thread Search this Thread Advanced Search Posting Rules You may The path is hierarchical, whereas the query is non-hierarchical. The output of a HIJACKTHIS LOG would tell me if there are some addons to the Internet Explorer we need to turf too.I think we are going to have to wait

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - I think by R. Thank you, thank you, thank you! it often identifies the directories and filename of an object on a web server. by R.

Can you please file a detailed bug report and include your server setup (OS and PHP version). this contact form Of course you will need a CD of the original WinXP to accomplish this. The usual has some trash just before the 127. Password Site Map Posting Help Register Rules Today's Posts Search Site Map Home Forum Rules Members List Contact Us Community Links Pictures & Albums Members List Search Forums Show Threads

Advertisement ltdortch Thread Starter Joined: Feb 19, 2007 Messages: 33 Good Morning, All of a sudden, whenever I enter a website address in IE7, I keep getting the message stating, "The I was about to re-install XP. http:///www.example.com/foo.html) rather than to a domain name (e.g. have a peek here Further information: Webtrends Analytics 8.5 and 8.5a use MS SQL Server Express 2005 by default:   http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=c243a5ae-4bd1-4e3d-94b8-5a0f62bf7796&displaylang=en   Webtrends Analytics 9.2x and 8.7d use MS SQL Server Express 2008 by default:

Can anybody help? Thread Status: Not open for further replies. I reset IE, still no connection.

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I have to ask forgiveness here but XP is over a decade old and I'm unsure how a person could avoid using XP for this many years without learning about the Click the "LAN Settings" button. Cause Cause This problem is caused by an invalid entry within the ProductInfoUrl field of the dbo.wt_accountsettingoverride table inside of the wtmaster database. action Successfully released the current IP address action Renewing the IP address...

ltdortch, Jul 27, 2010 #5 valis Moderator Joined: Sep 24, 2004 Messages: 71,405 have you just tried entering google.com or www.google.com? action Successfully released the current IP address action Renewing the IP address... by fjord_fox / January 7, 2012 2:10 PM PST In reply to: Okay When I had the same problem you're having, nothing worked. http://olivettipc.com/problem-with/problem-with-pegasus-address-book-import.html I'll mark it solved.

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