Some things to consider:
Do you have cookies enabled?
Have you tried adding sites to the trusted zone?
Do you have more than one firewall?
"safaron" <safaron@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> the built in firewall isnt allowing any connections
> except for basicly internet explorer and other browsers and i for one play
> allot of online games so this makes it very difficult and ive added the
> programs to the exceptions list and the ports and it just seems like its
> completely ignorring that exceptions list even tho theyre checked off on
> does anyone know whats going on?? ive even tried turning the firewall off
> but it still blocks absolutely everything