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Can't veiw some websites....

By biffenbob
Dec 23, 2005
  1. What has happend (as far as I know) for some reason I cant veiw/go to some websites. Two of them are hotmail, and google, I have tried both Mozilla, and Microsoft internet explorer. When I do attempt to go to one of these websites, all that happens is, I get redirected to a search engine, or I get the page cannot be displayed thing. How ever what I find really weird/hard to understand, is that it only happens here and there (I have had a freind to websites from a diffrent computer, so I am reasonably shure that there not down). I was wondering if anyone else has had a like problem, or has an idea how to fix it.... btw I use windows XP


    Thanks in advance
     
  2. Rage_3K_Moiz

    Rage_3K_Moiz Sith Lord Posts: 7,291   +25

    Its probably some spyware or adware thats doing this. Try to use some anti-spyware programs such as Ad-aware or Sypbot.
     
  3. biffenbob

    biffenbob TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 16

    I allready tried that, to no affect.
     
  4. biffenbob

    biffenbob TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 16

    I was messing around with some more stuff and I realized that none of the computers on my network could get to these sites... any ideas?
     
  5. kens8

    kens8 TS Rookie Posts: 57

  6. RealBlackStuff

    RealBlackStuff TS Rookie Posts: 8,165

    See if there is a firmware update for your router, if you have one.
    If you are using AOL, set your MTU to 1400.
     
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