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I messed up my internet connection - HELP

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by eugenekhay, May 14, 2012.

  1. eugenekhay

    eugenekhay Regular Member

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    So this is off the SEO topic so I'm posting in the lounge here is what happened to me:

    (I'm copying and pasting this from: http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?p=14864647#post14864647 where I initially asked for help)

    So I had a small problem and while trying to fix it I created a big problem.

    A day ago every time my iMac (10.7.4) awoke from sleep it had this message:

    This Computer's local hostname "NAME" is already in use on this network. The name has been changed to "NAME"

    I found this thread: http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=883927
    which had some suggestions.

    I took this suggestion:

    Toggle Bonjour On/Off

    Launch the terminal and type:

    To turn Bonjour off:

    sudo launchctl unload -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.mDNSResponder.plist

    To turn it back on:

    sudo launchctl load -w /System/Library/LaunchDaemons/com.apple.mDNSResponder.plist


    And now my internet does not work.

    I am able to ping my router IP address but the signal will not go any further. I do not know what I changed but now I am stuck with no internet on that computer.

    Also I have parallels installed on the iMac and when I access the internet through windows it works. So when I performed that toggle I must have messed something up, but I cant figure out what.

    Please help me.[​IMG]

    If anybody is good with Macs please PM me or post here, I will be very grateful.
     
    Last edited: May 14, 2012
  2. eugenekhay

    eugenekhay Regular Member

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    any advice?
     
  3. sapo

    sapo Power Member

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    reset your router and leave it off for like 30 minutes, re plus should work.