It is usually not enabled by default unless in a corporate environment.
If you were able to load websites until you updated Firefox, your Internet security software (including firewalls, antivirus programs, anti-spyware programs, and more) is likely preventing Firefox from connecting to the Internet.This problem occurs when your Internet security program was set to trust the previous version of Firefox, but no longer recognizes your updated version as trusted.Secondly, if you are connecting via Wi Fi, make sure that it is turned on if you are using a laptop.Some laptops have physical switches that let you turn off the wireless functionality.Next, we want to make sure that the network card is getting an IP address from a DHCP server and does not have a static IP address assigned.
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Hello, i am generally a pc freak so I am a bit shocked that I am stuck for once basically I mess around with msconfig alot but when I install xp sp3 I cannot connect to the internet unless i'm on safe mode like now!
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Before your computer can access the Internet, it needs to pass through the cable modem or router provided by your ISP.
A misconfigured or malfunctioning router will prevent all your devices from connecting to the Internet.
If you are having problems with only IE, check the Automatically Detect Settings option in LAN settings.