When you try to open some Web sites on a Windows Vista-based computer, you may experience slow Internet connectivity, and you may receive an error message: "Page cannot be displayed"

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SYMPTOMS

You try to open some Web sites in a Web browser on a Windows Vista-based computer. However, you may experience slow Internet connectivity, and you may receive the following error message:
Page cannot be displayed.

RESOLUTION

To resolve this issue, disable the TCP autotuning feature. To do this, follow these steps:
  1. Log on to the computer as a user who has administrative rights.
  2. Click Start
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     Start button
    , type runas /user:local_Computer_Name\administrator cmd in the Start Search box, and then press ENTER.
  3. When you are prompted for the administrator account password, type the administrator account password, and then press ENTER.
  4. Type the following command at the command prompt, and then press ENTER:
    netsh int tcp set global autotuninglevel=disabled
  5. After you run the command successfully, type exit at the command prompt, and then press ENTER.
  6. Restart the computer.
  7. After you log on to the computer, try to access a Web site.

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Article ID: 940266 - Last Review: September 25, 2007 - Revision: 2.2
APPLIES TO
  • Windows Vista Ultimate
  • Windows Vista Enterprise
  • Windows Vista Business
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Windows Vista Home Basic
  • Windows Vista Starter
  • Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
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