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3 websites won't load

Q: 3 websites won't load

I was hoping I wouldn t have to post on the forum I hope I chose the right category to post it in for advice but after reading endless threads all over the net I am still left with a problem I can t seem to figure out Basically there are load won't 3 websites websites that I know of that won t load on my laptop at home Google com Facebook com and Amazon com I ve tried to disconnect my WiFi and turn my phone into a hotspot but they still won t load They all work on my phone both on 3 websites won't load the WiFi and the mobile network They also work on other PC s I use Firefox but I have tried Internet Explorer Chrome Safari and Opera and none of them can open these sites A few of the advices I ve read and tried are Replacing http with https Did nothing Flushing by 3 websites won't load opening a command box and writing flushdns I did it correctly and it did not work I have my computer set up with a login password the reason I post this is because I read somewhere that setting a login password might help This is how desperate I am I haven t done a System Restore because the dates offered aren t after this started to happen which is over a month ago I m from Iceland and for some reason google is does work I have a year old Acer with a Windows bit OS Is there anybody out there that has the slightest idea of what is causing this Many thanks in advance nbsp

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A: 3 websites won't load

Suspect your hosts file is contaminated
get a command prompt

cd \windows\system32\drivers\etc​
look for each domain name in the hosts (should not be present)
(If you see something like ***, then you can't get to Here's the test sequence:

find /I "amazon" .\hosts
find /I "facebook" .\hosts
find /I "google" .\hosts​
Here's my content for each (notice while I have some hits, none are the basic domains (eg, and are all missing. Entries shown stop advers from being displayed)

find /I "amazon" .\hosts
# [] #[] #[]​
find /I "facebook" .\hosts
# [Facebook]​

find /I "google" .\hosts
# Entries with comments are all searchable via Google. # #[Google.Diagnostic] #[Tracking.Cookie][Google.Diagnostic] #[Google.Warning]
# [Google Inc] #[Parking Service] #[Google AdWords] #[Google Analytics]
# [Google / DoubleClick][AS15169][ -] #[Google Analytics social tracki
# [Google / DoubleClick][AS15169][ -] #[]
# [Google / DoubleClick][AS15169][ -]
# [Google / DoubleClick][AS15169][ -] #[]
# [Google / DoubleClick][AS15169][ -]
# [Google / DoubleClick][AS6432][ -] #[Google.Diagnostic][2013-01-02] #[McAfee.Cookie-Atdmt][Google.Diagnostic] #[Google.Diagnostic] #[Google.Diagnostic]​
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A:Unable to connect to most websites -- not a browser problem

How are you not allowed to view the website? Does the page show "The page cannot be displayed"? or you are not authorized or something else?

Try running cmd.exe, type "ipconfig /flushdns" without quotes.
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Let me preface by saying....taking two circuits and using them at the same time, even with protocol management from the LB is most likely not worth the effort.

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Seem to have been redirected here for some unknown reason !!
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A:70% GPU load under DirectX but 8% under OpenGL?

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You can turn up fan speed or cap your framerate until temperatures are decent otherwise.
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A:I7 2600K hitting over 90 Celsius under load

Might be worth checking the CPU's thermal compound. The thermal bond between CPU and cooler may be weakening. If the fans blades are not clean, they will not spin as fast due to restriction of air flow across the surface of the blade.

cookiedude said:

CPU fan seems to max at 1250rpm shouldn't this go higher?Click to expand...

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A:Hot Core i7-920 on high load: faulty CPU or fan?

I think I have made a mess trying to paste the 2 HardWare Monitor data images. Could some one tell me on how to put an image in my post as I kept getting error message that my post was too long!
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Download a terminal emulator, do some pings.

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A:Most web sites won't load at all, others do with no issues..

I'm using Firefox and it shows me some critical info when I access a URL

looking up xxx
connecting to xxx
waiting on xxx
done and the page is shown
(1) is the DNS lookup - - if this takes too long, the browser should show a timeout
(2) after finding the IP address of the url, this is where the connection is made and there can be
multiple issue at this point

connection reset (ie too many concurrent requests)
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(3) data is being read by the browser and will continue in this state until there is nothing else to send.
Chrome & Opera will stall here forever {nothing shown} if (4) can not be reached

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A:CF 5770 load temps

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A:Can't get laptop to load (black screen with cursor)

Hello sir,
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A:My CPU is over 100C when on full load

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I have managed to resolve this issue myself....

A:DNS error on random websites

Hmm, w/o more info, an inability to access common sites like "eBay" suggests your "Network Adapter" (not hardware, but a MS Networking driver) is corrupted. A number of things can cause this, but "AdWare" is the most common culprit. The problem has always been far too common with XP (and earlier). Much less of a problem since Vista/W7 made changes to those essential services far more unlikely.

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A:Laptop will not load pages

Which browser?

Recommend you disable all add-ons, quit the browser and relaunch it.
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A:1 Webserver, 2 ISP static IPs, load balancing.. how to do it?

yes, this can work with (2x) nic's in the webserver


isp#1=== webserver === isp#2


I wish to balance my incoming load between two connections.Click to expand...

is not trivial.
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Network Destination Netmask Gateway Interface Metric [COLOR="Blue"][/COLOR] 20 1
[COLOR="Blue"][/COLOR] [COLOR="Blue"][/COLOR] 20
[COLOR="Red"][/COLOR] [COLOR="Red"][/COLOR] [COLOR="Red"][/COLOR] 20 20 20 20 1
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A:Can't load any page which requires a login

JuicyDragon said:

This login problem does not only apply to my computer though, other computers in my house, my iPhone and my PS3 also have the log in problem with any application or website with requires a login. I'm guessing it has something to do with either my Router or my ISPClick to expand...

Good guess; common symptom across multiple devices implies something higher up in the network.
I suspect you have a port problem for port 443, secured http (HTTPS://)

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did you make any major changes to the machine lately?
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Unfortunately, if this is not the case, your hard drive has probably failed. Run this diagnostic from the hard drive manufacturer. You will need to use another PC to download the ISO and burn it to a disk.

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Seagate, Maxtor & Quantum:

Western Digital:


Toshiba Fujitsu:

Please provide the model number of your drive if it is Toshiba Fujitsu for further instructions, this does not run on Windows 7. I would suggest the use of the diagnostics from the Seagate link as this will work on all makes of drive and on any OS.Click to expand...
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Thank you...

A:Can't access some websites -- same domain different subdomain

fallinghawks said:

There are some Japanese flash game websites on a domain called I can access some but not others, getting a timeout error.

I can't get to and . I can get to and . I've pinged all four and get very similar results - I know 'similar' is not 'exact' but I am not techy enough to read/understand ping results.

A possibly relevant pair of messages I get from pinging via are
- The destination appears to block unwanted UDP packets.
- There appears to be a firewall at <ip address> (hop 1) that blocks unwanted TCP packets.

Both my windows xp and my ubuntu box have the same problem, so it's not a hosts file issue or a system based blocking software. Might be my router?

Thank you...Click to expand...

Might I ask what browser you are using? Using my Google Chrome, I can access &
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TheCase said:

Everytime I launch IE it freezes
everytime I launch up firefox it just doesnt load up
although I can connect to Skype fine and update software.
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1+2 are real issues that *can* impact you regardless of the network settings, so you may go thru a lot of work and still have issues left over :sigh:

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Boppa said:

Finally got it although not without having to skip 2 or 3 files during install procedure.Click to expand...

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Link to the detonators (66.93).
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A:OS wont load Black screen

Matthew said:

You're probably missing essential device drivers for your laptop's hardware (which would have been installed had you ran the setup on your system). Use an external optical drive enclosure or a flash drive to install XP with the HDD in your system.

Alternatively, if you can get into Safe Mode you might be able to provide the system with drivers manually. You could also probably get away a repair install of XP, but this too would facilitate an optical or flash drive.Click to expand...

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Have a look here: Tutorial: No POST (Power On Self Test)
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What version of Windows?
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Thanks for bringing your solution to the forums.

I'm gonna direct a few threads on the subject to this one.
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Start back up in Safe Mode
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what version of windows media player do you have?
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Check your hosts file.

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I did a system restore point to about 3 days ago. All is working fine...stupid sp3. I will let you guys know if I have any future problems. Thanks!
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The only thing you didnt do was change the motherboard.
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I have a Toshiba Protege 7020CT that i am working on for my daughter. It had no cd-rom or disk drive so i ordered the docking station that hasnt arrived yet. Now the laptop would load up with windows 2000 just fine. So i took the hard drive out, put it in my laptop and added windows xp and a few programs. it works on my laptop just fine, but when i went to put it back into the Toshiba it doesn't load up. The only thing is does is show a black screen with a blinking line at the top. I put windows 2000 back on the drive and the same thing. Anybody else with this problem that can help me fix it. Thanks

A:Laptop wont load

swapping back and forth is a bad idea -- do this ONLY to extract important data.

Why? Each computer has unique components, especially the onboard devices.
These require unique software drivers and getting a system to run from boot to
the windows login screen still requires many of these to be exactly correct for the

Place the drive where it belongs and then fight thru the issues to get things straight.

You are now going to need the OEM CD that came with the laptop and perform a
Repair or Recovery opperation by booting from the CD.

Insert the CD, boot the hardware, and hit the key for BIOS setup.
Make the CD the first device and save settings. This will reboot and run the
CD setup.
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Forgive me if this is a stupid question, but I am fairly new to customizing computors in this way...

I am upgrading by adding a second SATA drive for a RAID 1 setup. I have had no trouble following the available guides to get through the BIOS setup and getting the existing drive copied, etc. My problem is that Windows XP will not load afterwards.

I am suspecting I need to install a driver or something at this point, but I am at a loss as to how to procede. When rebooted with the RAID turned off, the drive is detected by windows just fine.

What step am I missing?


A:Upgrading to RAID 1 windows load problem

How about providing us with a bit more information about the setup on which you're trying to install Windows ?
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I am looking for a way to fool a video projector in thinking that there is pc connected to it.
A little explanation: When giving a video presentation, I would like a blank screen up front while I am getting the presentation ready and when it's over. I have an Idea to use a vga y connector to a vga switch box from my desktop. When I'm setting it up, I would have the switchbox selected to a vga dummy load. Then when I was ready, I would selected the input from the video out of my pc. Is there something out there to do this, or is there another way to achieve this? I Googled, and found nothing that would help me do this. Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks!:approve:

A:VGA Dummy Load?

Couldn't you just display a blank slide or turn the projector off? You seem to be way over engineering this.