limited or no connectivity

Vpr matrix / 1600
April 30, 2011 at 07:11:35
Specs: Windows XP, pent4/1gb
Hi.
well, I'm having a tough time with this problem,
can't fix my internet conection,I have a generic
pc w/ winxp home,with SP3. i'm connected to comcast high
speed, connected cable modem to pc, I don't use
a router or wi-fi. worked fine until I rebooted
I get this error "this connection has limited or
no connectivity" tried to repair with widows, it
tells me that it can't renew my ip address, I know
my modem works, because I'm using it on my laptop
right now, so it must be in my pc.

cpu-pent 4 1.6ghz
ram 1g
on reserching many post, I've tried:
1)reset modem by unpluging for a few min
2)checked all connections
3)checked device mgr, no problems
4)ipconfig release and renew, didn't renew
5)loopback 127.0.0.1 loopback worked
6)flushed dns cache, successfull
7)winsock fix didn't help
8)winsock reset (I think)
9)ipconfig /all autoconfig ip address and default gateway 169.254.130.149
10)disabled firewall/antivirus
all of the above (not neccesarilly in that order)
also event id errors 17,29


Event Type: Error
Event Source: W32Time
Event Category: None
Event ID: 29
Date: 4/27/2011
Time: 9:29:54 PM
User: N/A
Computer: HOME
Description:
The time provider NtpClient is configured to acquire time from one or more
time sources, however none of the sources are currently accessible.
No attempt to contact a source will be made for 14 minutes.
NtpClient has no source of accurate time.

For more information, see Help
and Support Center at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/even...

Event Type: Error
Event Source: W32Time
Event Category: None
Event ID: 17
Date: 4/27/2011
Time: 9:29:54 PM
User: N/A
Computer: HOME
Description:
Time Provider NtpClient: An error occurred during DNS lookup of the manually
configured peer 'time.windows.com,0x1'. NtpClient will try the DNS lookup again
in 15 minutes. The error was: A socket operation was attempted to an unreachable
host. (0x80072751)

For more information, see Help and Support Center at
http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/even...

I'll take any help I can get.


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April 30, 2011 at 14:56:36
download the 32bit iso and create a bootable cd

http://distrowatch.com/?newsid=06615

boot from the cd open firefox and go to google.com.
report back results

larry


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