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How to fix Internet Connection Problems

Everyone who uses the internet experiences connection problems from time to time. The Cannot display the web page message in Internet Explorer, or the Server not found message in Firefox, or the Ooops! message in Google Chrome are familiar but unwanted sights. In each case, you are going nowhere on the web. Sometimes the connection problem is caused by hardware issues: a computer adapter malfunction, a modem or router that has finally burned out, or a broken wire or loose cable. Very often, however, there are software issues that cause the connection problem. Many of these issues can be addressed with just a little bit of technical know-how. This series of how-to handouts is designed to help you try some of the most common software fixes for internet connection problems. The series includes: