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Mudkip Katana

I can't open any webpages beyond Google, Youtube, and Facebook

I'm really racking my brain over this. It started yesterday around 8:00 - 10:00 P.M. Pacific time US/ Canada on January 26, 2015. I've been unable to use anything except Google based sites and Facebook. I tried everything I know how to do beyond beating my tower to a pulp. 

1.) I tried waiting until morning to see if if was a temporary issue
2.) I unplugged and re-plugged the router
3.) I checked to see if the network was enabled
4.) Used Spybot to search and destroy any of that nasty virus crap
5.) I've cleared the cookie cashe
6.) I've reset chrome
7.) I've re-installed chrome
8.) I've disabled any proxy servers
9.) I've checked the firewall to see if chrome was allowed
10.) I've disable any extensions I was using
11.) I've deleted browsing history 
12.) I gave the computer a stern talking to

Nothing seems to work. I cant really look up any answers on other sites besides this because it won't connect to them. And some pages give me different messages when I look at what might be causing the issue.

One gave me this: Google Chrome's connection attempt to ***********.com was rejected. The website may be down, or your network may not be properly configured. Error Code: ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED

Another gave me this: Google Chrome's connection attempt to*********.com was rejected. The website may be down, or your network may not be properly configured.
Check your Internet connection
Check any cables and reboot any routers, modems, or other network devices you may be using.
Allow Chrome to access the network in your firewall or antivirus settings.
If it is already listed as a program allowed to access the network, try removing it from the list and adding it again.
If you use a proxy server...
Check your proxy settings or contact your network administrator to make sure the proxy server is working. If you don't believe you should be using a proxy server: Go to the Chrome menu > Settings > Show advanced settings... > Change proxy settings... > LAN Settings and deselect "Use a proxy server for your LAN".
Please send help, it's dark in here, I'm scared D=
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Lam D Nguyen
Lam D Nguyen
Hi Mudkip,
Thanks for writing in this forum today. As you already tried all the Chrome steps, my only question is that are you facing the same issue when using other browsers such as Microsoft Internet Explorer, or Firefox? If you're seeing the same thing on other browsers as well - then, in that case, it have nothing to do with Chrome but your PC itself - perhaps you need the support from your PC support to find out what's wrong.

Let's me know if this issue happens only on Chrome, will try to see if anything else we can do, thanks.

Original Poster
Mudkip Katana
Yeah, I can't use Internet Explorer either. The same thing has happened to my Laptop but it hasn't affected the other computers in the house such as my father's.
Lam D Nguyen
Lam D Nguyen
In this case I'd suggest that you bring your laptop to the PC Service Center to check. Sorry as I'm not able to help you further.
Google user
Google user
Hang on. Before you do that, Mudkip, I have a suggestion.

Since it's happening to other browsers, then it's not just a Chrome issue.
I'd suggest you to post in the Microsoft community and see what they have to say: http://answers.microsoft.com/  
Original Poster
Mudkip Katana
Thanks for the replies. I might just try to restore my comp to factory defaults after transferring some files. And W.C. Blitzey, I would go post there but I get the same web page unavailable crud that all other pages give me. Thanks for the help regardless.
Bruce Leat
Bruce Leat
It sounds more like a networking issue than anything.  You obviously can't access sites that do not have IPv6 enabled. You are accessing IPv6 enabled sites (google, facebook...) just fine so check your network configuration. First step is to reset your cable/DSL modem and try to connect to it directly. Completely remove a router from this setup if one is available. Let me know what happens and we will move on. 
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