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Q: can't accessing websites

i cant log on to certain websites. hotmail, wellsfargo, yahoo mail. also i have msn explorer and i cant log onto that either. i have windows xp. if i need to give more info let me know and i will try to help

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A: can't accessing websites

Lets start with the basics

Download the trial version of Ewido Security Suite http://www.ewido.net/en/download/ Win2K and XP only
Install ewido.
During the installation, under "Additional Options" uncheck both "Install background guard" and "Install scan via context menu".
Launch ewido
It will prompt you to update click the OK button and it will go to the main screen
On the left side of the main screen click update
Click on Start and let it update.
DO NOT run a scan yet. You will do that later in safe mode.
You might print the next part out to use in safe mode.

Restart your computer into safe mode now. Perform the following steps in safe mode:

Run Ewido:
Click on scanner
Click Complete System Scan and the scan will begin.
During the scan it will prompt you to clean files, click OK
When the scan is finished, look at the bottom of the screen and click the Save report button.
Save the report to your C: Drive
This will take some time to run!
Boot to normal mode
Post that log and a HiJack log. Let me know if you need help with the hijack this app...doc

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I have searched these forums for a couple of hours now and nothing seems to fit my exact problem, and I am hesitant to use the solutions from other forums because it might further hurt my system. I am not tech-savvy/computer literate to say the least, and I would need a thorough walk-through on how to diagnose the problem, as well as how to fix it.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks
 

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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Is there a way for me to restrict domain account user from accessing the computer (PC1) if they are disconnected from server?
Hope my explanation make sense to you guyz.

Thank in advance
 

A:Prevening domain user from accessing Computer

Lots to be considered. Joining a domain is intended to give the company admin configuration control of all the company users.
This is normal, expected and even proper for the company to do this.




restrict domain account userClick to expand...

hmm; only the company admin should be able to do this and almost always it is done using some scripts, NOT by loggin into your PC. So - - who is accessing your PC remotely, the admin - - how do you know this occurs?

PCs joined to a domain usually get a replacement for PC Login - - the network form and that creates a link to the domain controller.
 

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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 127.0.0.1 ***.google.com, then you can't get to google.com). 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 google.com, facebook.com and amazon.com are all missing. Entries shown stop advers from being displayed)

find /I "amazon" .\hosts
# [Amazon.com]
127.0.0.1 rcm.amazon.com
127.0.0.1 rcm-images.amazon.com
127.0.0.1 alexa-sitestats.s3.amazonaws.com
127.0.0.1 matchbin-assets.s3.amazonaws.com
127.0.0.1 springclick-ads.s3.amazonaws.com
127.0.0.1 adtago.s3.amazonaws.com
127.0.0.1 sync.cmedia.s3.amazonaws.com
127.0.0.1 ecommstats.s3.amazonaws.com
127.0.0.1 exitsplash.s3.amazonaws.com
127.0.0.1 load.s3.amazonaws.com
127.0.0.1 ncads.s3.amazonaws.com
127.0.0.1 tracking.opencandy.com.s3.amazonaws.com
127.0.0.1 viewerstats.docstoc.com.s3.amazonaws.com
127.0.0.1 www.assoc-amazon.com
127.0.0.1 trk.cetrk.com #[s3-1.amazonaws.com]
127.0.0.1 ads.smowtion.com #[s3-1-w.amazonaws.com]
127.0.0.1 s.amazon-adsystem.com​
find /I "facebook" .\hosts
# [Facebook]
127.0.0.1 ads.ak.facebook.com
127.0.0.1 creative.ak.facebook.com
127.0.0.1 facebookinc.122.2o7.net
127.0.0.1 facebook.com.img335.tk
127.0.0.1 www.facebook.com.img335.tk
127.0.0.1 facebook-videos.de
127.0.0.1 www.facebook-videos.de
127.0.0.1 rrstryhf.facebook-videos.de​

find /I "google" .\hosts
# Entries with comments are all searchable via Google. #
127.0.0.1 google.tucows.com
127.0.0.1 mt34.mtree.com #[Google.Diagnostic]
127.0.0.1 refer.ccbill.com #[Tracking.Cookie][Google.Diagnostic]
127.0.0.1 www.toons-for-adult.com #[Google.Warning]
# [Google Inc]
127.0.0.1 domains.googlesyndication.com #[Parking Service]
127.0.0.1 pagead2.googlesyndication.com #[Google AdWords]
127.0.0.1 video-stats.video.google.com
127.0.0.1 ssl.google-analytics.com
127.0.0.1 google-analytics.com
127.0.0.1 www.google-analytics.com #[Google Analytics]
127.0.0.1 4.afs.googleadservices.com
127.0.0.1 pagead2.googleadservices.com
127.0.0.1 partner.googleadservices.com
127.0.0.1 www.googleadservices.com
# [Google / DoubleClick][AS15169][209.85.128.0 - 209.85.255.255]
127.0.0.1 analytics-api-samples.googlecode.com #[Google Analytics social tracki
ng]
# [Google / DoubleClick][AS15169][64.233.160.0 - 64.233.191.255]
127.0.0.1 googleads.g.doubleclick.net #[pagead-dclk.l.google.com]
127.0.0.1 tpc.googlesyndication.com
# [Google / DoubleClick][AS15169][66.249.64.0 - 66.249.95.255]
# [Google / DoubleClick][AS15169][72.14.192.0 - 72.14.255.255]
127.0.0.1 clickserve.us2.dartsearch.net #[www3.l.google.com]
127.0.0.1 googleads2.g.doubleclick.net
# [Google / DoubleClick][AS15169][74.125.0.0 - 74.125.255.255]
# [Google / DoubleClick][AS6432][216.73.80.0 - 216.73.95.255]
127.0.0.1 blueadvertise.com #[Google.Diagnostic][2013-01-02]
127.0.0.1 click.atdmt.com #[McAfee.Cookie-Atdmt][Google.Diagnostic]
127.0.0.1 www.e-googles.com
127.0.0.1 www.adjuggler.com #[Google.Diagnostic]
127.0.0.1 gcounter.cn #[Google.Diagnostic]
127.0.0.1 googlenews.xorg.pl
127.0.0.1 1.googlenews.xorg.pl
127.0.0.1 2.googlenews.xorg.pl
127.0.0.1 3.googlenews.xorg.pl
127.0.0.1 4.googlenews.xorg.pl
127.0.0.1 5.googlenews.xorg.pl
127.0.0.1 www.bgoogle.it
127.0.0.1 bgoogle.it
127.0.0.1 www.fgoogle.it
127.0.0.1 fgoogle.it
127.0.0.1 google.dospop.com
127.0.0.1 www.google.dospop.com
127.0.0.1 google.panet.org
127.0.0.1 google123.web1000.com
127.0.0.1 google3.it
127.0.0.1 www.google3.it
127.0.0.1 www.google4.it
127.0.0.1 google4.it
127.0.0.1 googlebar.jps.ru
127.0.0.1 googlebawt.com
127.0.0.1 www.googlebawt.com
127.0.0.1 googled.it
127.0.0.1 www.googled.it
127.0.0.1 goo... Read more

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A:Problem accessing a single website

Also on the browser:
delete AutoComplete data
delete Browsing History
uncheck "Preserve Favorites website data."
then delete the Temporary Internet Files and Cookies.
ipconfig /flushdns
restart system


Trying using one or all of these Chrome, Maxthon, Opera, IE, Fire Fox try all these browser do you get the same results.If just one browser causing this issue uninstall the browser in re-install it. If it's IE then, clear out the system. Ping the the site your trying to get too from that browser. Does it time out..

Use Microsoft FiX-it Reset TCP/IP or follow the examples given on the link below.
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/299357
 

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A:Problem In accessing micro SD

Connect you card to your machine. Then go to command prompt (run->cmd->enter) and enter this command; chkdsk /f X:
Replace the name of your card drive with X in above command.
If this helped, so OK, if not, try recover your data, using a good recover tool, and then discard that sd card!
 

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I tried to find out the IP address of the website, but I can't find it. Don't know if that would even work anyway.

One proxy site in particular seems to bypass all locks. https://unblockit.cc

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A:How do I block https(SSL) websites?

I think www.hidemyass.com will also bypass your locks. You can check its IP address using ping or nslookup. You can also block its ip address using your host file.
 

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A:Websites that actually have an HD 6970 available and not overpriced

A quick search on pricewatch says the item isn't available.
 

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Hi,

Can anyone please help with this problem as it's driving me nuts. I am getting the DNS error when I try to go to certain websites ie. ebay.com. I've been in contact with my ISP but they don't seem to know how to fix the problem. My system consists of: WinXP Pro sp3, D-Link 2640R Router, wired connection. I'd be grateful any help. Thank you....

Verity25

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.

If you can, I suggest you try connecting another PC to the same internet connection and see what you get. Or, if you're computer savvy enough, I recommend downloading a free copy of Ubuntu Linux and connecting to the Internet with the "Live CD" (a way to test the OS w/o installing it.) Both methods will rule out an issue with your ISP.
 

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A:Trouble accessing Internet

So you must be using a USB Wireless adapter? Have you installed the software for it?
 

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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 web.fc2.com. I can access some but not others, getting a timeout error.

I can't get to ancho.web.fc2.com and detarou.web.fc2.com . I can get to pi3141592c147.web.fc2.com and yoinouchi.web.fc2.com . 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 dnsstuff.com 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 http://ancho.web.fc2.com/ & http://yoinouchi.web.fc2.com/
 

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A:Problem with accessing vchss.org web site

Problem with accessing vchss.org website

i did not see leekys response before it was removed
 

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A:Can't access websites but can update

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.
Click to expand...

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:

What has changed? Did you install hardware/software or tweek some settings?
 

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A:504 DNS Server not found while browsing websites

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The connection was reset
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A:I can't connect to .co.cc websites!

The connection was reset
The connection to the server was reset while the page was loading.Click to expand...

this is from the server itself.

Something related to your login, registration, or even server work load.

contact the website admin
 

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A:Can not access websites that others can

Have you checked your system for Virus/Malware etc.? To be on safer side that is the first thing to look at.

Please go to Virus and Malware Removal Forum, and follow their 8 steps then post the logs for analysis. Kindly be patient as people over there are usually very busy so they may need some time to get back to you. Regards
 

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Anybody got any suggestions?
Thank You.
 

A:Connection to some websites issue

If you can get through by proxy then someone is blocking the site on your end or your ISP.
 

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A:Accessing optical drives on external computer?

No, you can't do what you are asking.

Does your Toshiba have an optical drive? If so you'd only need to buy an adapter/enclosure for the zip and floppy, but really I think it probably would cost the same just to buy ones that are already external rather than something to turn your internals to externals.
 

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A:Accessing an old IDE HDD in Windows 7 64bit OS

Windows 7 should write and read to FAT32 formatted hard drives. Flash or thumb USB drives are FAT32.
 

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I tried the dll installs that were meticulously typed into the posts, but it did not
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that prevented access to secure websites-- email, etc.)

soooooooo..............
I reinstalled Windows SP3 updates and it fixed the problem.

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A:Can't access secure websites

Congratulations.

Things like this can be very aggravating.
 

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A:Blocked websites how to get to them

that's a security breach and the Network manager is protecting the company resources.

If they've done it right, there is no circumvention. if you do -- you could be fired.

caveat emptor; play by the rules and keep your job
 

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A:Background noises / audio interference when accessing hard drive, moving mouse and..

This may be a stupid answer... are all inputs, like mic, cdrom, aux input and ect. disabled or turned down...

just an idea...
 

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Any suggestions? I'd rather not have to wipe the thing and start over... Thanks!
 

A:Problem accessing websites

I'd suggest running the 8 steps and seeing what that produces
 

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A:Accessing Motherboard

Try chatting with Dell: http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic100658.html
 

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A:Certain Websites Are Timing Out

Check your hosts file.

Check your blocked Security (restricted) and Privacy sites.

Try adding the overclock.net site to Trusted Sites.
 

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A:Not able to open websites

I guess no one has an answer for me. I think we are going to try and return the card and get out of the contract if we can. Looks like it is just no going to work in the place where he is going to school. He will have to use the schools.
 

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~ ~ Jeff S. [email protected]
 

A:XP Disk Partition, Protected, Accessing

I recomend to read your disk from an ubuntu session
 

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Hi

I need to block websites on my network, it is a wireless belkin. It does not have a program on it already, i emailed belkin and can not get it. The online settings do not offer a method of doing this. Is there any software out there than can be installd onto my belkin or i can install onto two computers and block websites, i.e, gambling websites. Thanks
 

A:Blocking websites

Yes a personal firewall
There are many free firewalls to choose from, most tend to go for ZoneAlarm
 

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A:Trouble accessing access point

Try
admin
password

all lower case
 

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Your DSL router must be the main unit, and must be setup first.. You Can install the DI-524 as a router, but then must connect to the DSL modem port.
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chiquita
 

A:Accessing router from usb wireless adapter-ssid detected correctly but MAC incorrect

If you're report is correct, then likely that you are discovering a nearby neighbor's router with the same ssid.

you should use a wire connect, access the router and change the ssid to something
person (ie not the default) AND the admin password. Save and restart the router.
 

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A:Connection Problem: Can't connect to many websites

DNS client hasn't started

make a flushdns.cmd
add these lines..

echo ipconfig /flushdns >flushDNS.bat
echo net stop "DNS Client" >>flushDNS.bat
echo net start "DNS Client" >>flushDNS.bat
.\flushDNS.bat

Source Joebeard (techspot member)

Also if that doesn't work then un-install the drivers for your network NIC reboot the PC and let windows restore your settings it.. If you have problems more then something else is going on..
 

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A:Need help accessing files in an enclosure

Thank you for your quick reply. But I have 2 questions.

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2. Senior moment here: which function key do I hit to start in Safe Mode?
 

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A:No sound from websites

Can be a driver issue with your sound card (Make and model and Windows version, on computer ?)

But it sounds as though you are missing the codecs online.
There are many free codec packages.

Here's one for Xp: http://www.free-codecs.com/download/XP_Codec_Pack.htm
Here's one for Vista: http://www.majorgeeks.com/download.php?det=5326

To avoid myself and others, supplying extra links, you may want to put your System Specs in your Profile

If you have a proprietory computer like Dell; HP; Acer etc, please manually write this in the mobo field (ie Dell Dimension 3100 - as an example)
 

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A:Accessing protected files?

never mind all, found out i had to create a network and then the tab appears. only in windows
 

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- Mike
 

A:Game online just fine, but can't visit websites...

Have you any virus and spyware protection, if not the run a scan after that see if it improves.
 

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I realise that one way would be to take another PC, and to add the drive in there.

But I was wondering if it is possible to buy an external hard drive and to use that instead.

Ideally, I'd like to know if there are any which come with spare space which can be easily used.

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Thanks
 

A:Accessing info from HDD in dead PC

the only way to extract data is to move that drive to another computer if the computer it is on is dead.
 

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A:Problem with accessing file's

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/810881
 

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Thanks in advance
 

A:Instant Reboot when accessing networked files

I would start with the NIC - if this is an on board NIC fit a new one into a PCI slot and try again.
If you are running with fixed IP addresses I have seen this before - just check that there are no duplicated preset IP addresses as well.
 

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A:Problem accessing file on Integral 128Mb Flash Drive

I would treat the flash drive as suspect from here on in. Take it back to the machine where you saved it to the drive and open it there - if you can do this it may only have been a permissions issue but if you can, try another drive. You might recover the drive with a format once you have your file safe.
 

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A:Problem Accessing Some Sites Via Belkin

Can you check that you definitely have a connection by going to another site that you have never visited before? Sometimes it can seem like the connection is working, when actually its just getting the pages from your cache. (Although, if you posted that message from one of the PC's then you definitely have a connection).

If you are definitely connected, but you can't see some specific sites, I would struggle to help. If you don't have any software that might be interfering (pop up blockers / firewall / virus / spyware / adware / cookie blocker / any software that basically blocks a site if it doesn't like something about it), then its most likely a setting in the router. I once had that issue and someone fixed it for me, but I forgot what its called... If I remember, I'll post back.
 

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A:Accessing the harddrive of an off computer!

In short, no.
 

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A:Help with accessing computers with software

I assume u are using WindowsXP, go to the Control Panel, System, then to system properties and to remote and check this in all the systems. the other computers will have to e-mail u when they need help but once done u will have complete controll over there computer and be able to see the computer as if it was the one in front of u.
 

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Try demoting the NT4 server so it is no longer a DC and integrating it through DNS into your network.

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The typical router user/passwords for linksys are:

user/admin:

admin/admin
admin/
admin/pass
/admin
/pass

If need be, you can reset your router to factory defaults by holding down the "Reset" button located on the back of the device.
 

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refer to this tutorial
 

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Make sure you don't use third party software for wireless connection. Use XP Wireless connection is faster.

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A:Router wont let me acess websites

what makes you think that it's your router? to make sure turn off your firewall for a very short time, then try. that way your firewall can be eliminated
 

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What browser and version are you using? Is this a home computer or a business computer? On a network? It sounds like you are blocking images in the browser settings.

IE Check: Tools -> Options -> Advanced and check your settings
FF Check: Tools -> Options -> Content

Allow images to be displayed


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A:Big Accessing Internet Problem

It is difficult to understand your grammer.

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possible source of error

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Let's clarify.
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A:Can't connect to some websites

What antivirus/antimalware programs are you running?
 

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A:Unable to browse random websites -Windows Vista Home Premium

C:\Users\MY DELL>ping www.microsoft.com

Pinging lb1.www.ms.akadns.net [64.4.11.42] with 32 bytes of data:
Request timed out.
Request timed out.
Request timed out.
Request timed out.Click to expand...

hmm; you attempted to ping microsoft.com and accessed akadns.net instead?

=== read ALL this before you do anything; there's a gotcha here ===

run IPCONFIG /ALL and report your DNS Server Addresses.

Who is your ISP? Run NSLOOKUP on the ISP domain name too and report their DNS names.

View your browser add-ons and disable ALL of them, at least temporarily.

==== here's what I discovered as I was preparing this == =

Code:
C:\Users\Jeff>ping www.microsoft.com

Pinging lb1.www.ms.akadns.net [64.4.11.42] with 32 bytes of data:
Request timed out.
Request timed out.
Request timed out.
Request timed out.

Ping statistics for 64.4.11.42:
Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 0, Lost = 4 (100% loss),

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A:Problem loading websites

No problem. What browser version are you using? What is your internet speed? And what are your system specs?
 

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A:Browsers won't load images or formatting of a few websites

For starters, get rid of AVG & get Avast or MSE update it & scan.
 

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A:Websites sandbox

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I've had a look at Internet Explorer's version, but i think its crap, and it doesn't work well...

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A:Anyone know of a program to download entire websites ???

Teleport Pro (30 days trial freeware)
 

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A:Accessing printer on different subnetwork

This is a VPN issue. BY DESIGN, the VPN will take over the default route and send everything (browser, email and share access) to the remote VPN server.

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A:Need Help With Accessing A Protected Folder!!!

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Like, use the internal hardrive like a external hardrive.


Thanks....
Give me as much feedback as possible.
Ciao.
 

A:Accessing a Harddrive

what if Windows is on the old drive?
 

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A:How can i block individual websites

all kinds of techniques, depending upon the volume (number) and or content.

If you have a router, you may be able to block URLs that contain specific keywords
(eg porno term ) which would block man urls with each keyword

if you have just a few sites and want to kill access to all content from them, add
127.0.0.1 www.domain.name to your hosts file (ask and I can provide details)

if you need to bock a specific url from a site and allow all others, you can add it to
your Block list in the browser.

If you're concerned for the kids, then google for NetNanny


more details please .......
 

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