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WIN 10, I have internet access, I'm typing this on my laptop.
All browsers can connect to the web.
Multiple programs can not. (iTunes, blizzard, steam, etc.)
I uninstalled and reinstalled wifi adapter drivers, no difference.
Went exclusively ethernet, no beans.

No updates that I'm aware of that have lead me here.
What do you think?

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netsh int ip reset
netsh winsock reset

try those, in command prompt as adminsitrator
Tried, no success...
 
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Also make sure no proxies are enabled
 

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I read that the latest update is causing havoc. I expect my wife to start cursing computers anytime now.
 

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That doesn't make any sense. Try turning off Windows Firewall:

Fi Fi fo fum.... I smell a fruity mc gay gay application firewall.... or some malware that involve sending traffic through a proxy....
The Windows firewall doesn't block outbound connections unless you go out of your way to tell it to, so it's likely some 3rd party bullshit.

PM me and I can walk you through getting this figured out.
 

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A Windows update making a computer worse??? The hell you say! Next you'll tell me bugs in Office from 23 years ago are considered legacy and design features now. LOL
 

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Maybe try flushing your dns from an elevated command prompt

ipconfig /flushdns
 

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Also make sure no proxies are enabled
This was my first thought as well. Also, VPN could cause issues if you were unknowingly connecting to one.
 

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I've seen TCP/IP break in weird ways before. I think the only way to reset TCP/IP is to delete your network adapters from Device Manager and reboot, that should refresh the protocol. Worth a shot anyway.

-chris
 

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After creating a new user account, what I discovered last night was that it could be some program running under the user tab of task manager on my original user account that was causing the issue... I started ending a bunch of tasks and was able to start connecting to the internet through those programs.
We’ll see if tonight when I log back in if everything is still working.
 

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WIN 10, I have internet access, I'm typing this on my laptop.
All browsers can connect to the web.
Multiple programs can not. (iTunes, blizzard, steam, etc.)
I uninstalled and reinstalled wifi adapter drivers, no difference.
Went exclusively ethernet, no beans.

No updates that I'm aware of that have lead me here.
What do you think?

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Tried, no success...
I suggest a double helix boot. If that does not work, shoot it with a .357 mag pistol. Then try the boot again.The machine should be rendered useless, thus solving the problem. You don't have to compensate me for this most excellent advice.
 

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I still have a useless toshiba laptop that the last win 10 update bricked the wifi. Countless threads and suggested fixes, none of which work. Many others in the same boat, and no help from Microshaft. Full factory reset didn't work, either. The OS has gotten to the point where even Microsoft doesn't know all of the minutiae.
 

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I still have a useless toshiba laptop that the last win 10 update bricked the wifi. Countless threads and suggested fixes, none of which work. Many others in the same boat, and no help from Microshaft. Full factory reset didn't work, either. The OS has gotten to the point where even Microsoft doesn't know all of the minutiae.
Is that different than just a regular [useless] toshiba laptop?? [rofl2]
 

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There's your problem right there.

signed,
a happy OSX and Ubuntu user
Lol, i support all three (Although thankfully very little linux) in the right context they're all f***ing dumpster fires, otherwise they wouldn't pay me what i get paid to deal with that shit. There's nothing happy about either of those, they're just different circles of hell with different window dressing. At least windows and mac os stay coherent though... linux? Bwahahahaha.... good luck.
 

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I still have a useless toshiba laptop that the last win 10 update bricked the wifi. Countless threads and suggested fixes, none of which work. Many others in the same boat, and no help from Microshaft. Full factory reset didn't work, either. The OS has gotten to the point where even Microsoft doesn't know all of the minutiae.
did you try a chinese amazon usb WiFi adapter?
 
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