Long story short Laptop win 7 64bit quadcore 8gDDR, updated, running avast.
Downloaded the new litecoin core wallet used all the default install dir and allowed through firewall. Didn't bother with miners or scrypts yet. Loaded it up connected to peers and began to sync. Next day I check it's done and still connected. I had to reboot my laptop, so I waited the 15 minutes for the little "do not shut down till closes" window and restarted now its a few days behind and refuses to connect to anything. Attempted Electrucm and it just tells me it cant connect.
I'm at a loss, I've checked about everything I can think of from checking blocked ports, firewall, router settings, different users on the computer... nothing. I even did a reinstall with deleting the %app files. Searched the net and I cant find a reference to anyone else having the issue so maybe I'm overthinking and missing something.