> After intalling a 1394 firewire card in my xp machine, IE
> can no longer connect to the internet. Even after I
> remove the card and uninstall it from the device manager,
> IE still cannot connect and only returns the
> message "cannot find server or DNS error." To get IE to
> work again, I have to do a system restore (after removing
> the 1394 card of course.) I've talked with the dsl
> provider, the system manufacturer, and the 1394 card
> manufacturer, and checked for conflicts and other
> settings, uninstalled/reinstalled both LAN and 1394 in all
> combinations, even tried running "sfc /scannow" to repair
> IE, but so far no improvement. I also tried a different
> 1394 card and got the same behavior.
> The dsl guys were about to ping to my machine and I was
> able to ping to a numeric IP address, but not to an
> address spelled out, like .
> From searching various forums like this I've heard of a
> similar problem with 98, where uninstalling dial up
> networking, deleting some items from the registry, and
> then reinstalling dial up networking fixed the problem.
> But so far I haven't been able to figure out how to
> uninstall dial up networking from xp, and I don't know if
> this is really the problem anyway.
> Any help would be much appreciated.