Winsock fix – for web browsing issue when ping still works

Have a PC with Internet issues?

Can ping google and yahoo?

Can't surf w/ IE or Chrome, page can't be displayed?

You've tried the usual:

ipconfig/release
ipconfig/renew
ipconfig/flushdns

Try disabling any security programs or firewalls, make sure the host file isn't modified (c:/windows/system32/drivers/etc/hosts), and finally try resetting winsock.

Winsock reset:

netsh winsock reset

Then reboot.