Restoring Home Internet

I'm running off of windows vista and a quest dsl modem. If it helps the model is an "actiontec model gt701" i use mozilla firefox because windows explorer doesn't seem to work at all. When i try to use windows explorer the page just doesn't load. No prompts no nothing. Just sits there. When i try to access mozilla firefox i get prompted with a message that basically reads "unable to connect; cannot establish connection to server at en-us. Start3." then it suggests that the site is busy/unavailable and to check network connections. Then it says to make sure firefox is allowed to get past any firewalls or "proxy" (i don't know what that is). Now i have done just about everything i can think of to reconnect to the internet (i'm at a public library right now if you're wondering). The closest to a solution i have found is that apparently my modem is not compatible with windows vista. Which is bs because i was online 4 hours just yesterday. This all came about when firefox asked me to make some updates, which i did and immediately afterwards i was no longer able to get online. That's that if that's all you guys need to know great. But if you need to know what i have already done: i've restarted the computer. I've ran diagnostic over diagnostic. Apparently my modem is connected just fine to the local server i just can't get firefox or windows explorer to work. I even created an alternate user on my computer.

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