Re: Cannot clear ARP cache

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by The Real Truth MVP, Jan 28, 2009.

  1. Try my Winsock Repair network tool. Download it here
    http://pcbutts1.com/downloads/tools/tools.htm then open a command prompt and
    run the netsh interface ip delete arpcache.



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    The Real Truth http://pcbutts1-therealtruth.blogspot.com/




    "Smirnoff" <> wrote in message
    news:...
    >A friend asked me to check out his computer (XP, SP3) as he could no longer
    >access the internet.
    >
    > Most of his Anti-malware programs were out of date, so I downloaded the
    > current definition updates on my machine (also new programs like
    > SuperAntiSpyware and Spybot S&D), saved them to disc and installed on his
    > machine.
    >
    > Each found loads of malware and I continued running them until all
    > reported a clean bill of health.
    >
    > Connected my Ethernet cable to his machine and LAN showed as "connected".
    > However, I still couldn't browse (with IE7 or Firefox).
    >
    > Tried "Repair" and got the error message "Cannot clear ARP cache". Did
    > some checking and the advice was to "Run" :
    >
    > netsh interface ip delete arpcache
    >
    > Tried this a couple of times but the "black" box appeared for a second or
    > two and then closed.
    >
    > Does this need to be run in safe mode? Could some of the anti-nasty
    > programs be blocking it?
    >
    > Or, can anybody please suggest another solution?
    >
    The Real Truth MVP, Jan 28, 2009
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