|I have this problem too. New clean install of XP Home- the built in IE works fine as does Outlook 2003, but no new apps seem to be able to go outside. (Another MS conspiracy? :-) In fact, my PC's router software can't see the router. It burns me up that I can't see why (so far) that I can't run Firefox or even functionally join my little domain (although it tells me that it has joined). The Router sees this PC, and my other PC still works great.|
I've rebooted the router, verified every setting I can imagine and several I couldn't in both router and network settings. No firewall yet. McAfee 8.0. I've set up a dozen like this at work with XP Pro on a real network with nary a problem.
I think next I'll delete all network settings and protocols and rebuild all network settings. Simply leaving and rejoining the domain is not helping. What am I missing? I want this sorted out before I activate XP!