I can't access Facebook or Google

By FroZenStOrm19
Oct 17, 2013
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  1. FroZenStOrm19

    FroZenStOrm19 Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    Flushed my dns nothing yet -_-
  2. mike1959

    mike1959 TechSpot Addict Posts: 1,033   +15

    Hi, (Thinking...what is going on here?) So many people are saying the same as you... "Can't get on FB".
    Must say I don't use FB, it's not my 'thing' but I did just try it and it's there and seems ok to me, if I did need it.
    So can you try downloading a fresh browser, just to prove the point.
    http://www.qupzilla.com possibly, but watch the tickboxes during installation, e.g. 'make default browser', you might want to look at those, nothing dangerous there though.
    Or maybe running a portable browser from a flash stick to see what happens. I have a Flash stick with the Portableapps launcher, and many of the portable versions of popular programs just in case I get on a PC that has minimum software and I can't install anything. Worth trying.
  3. Maelstrom65

    Maelstrom65 Newcomer, in training

    Has anyone resolved this issue? I'm having the exact same problem. I've flushed my DNS, I've run Malwarebytes and CCleaner, I've installed Safari to see it it worked...nothing. I've got Chrome, IE, Firefox and Safari installed now and none of them can reach Facebook. My hosts file is empty as well. This is an extremely frustrating issue. I can connect to the site just fine on my laptop (through the same router and modem) but my PC won't do it.
  4. Leo Pinheiro

    Leo Pinheiro Newcomer, in training

    The problem can be because Google and Facebook are using IPV6, and if your internet provider do not support this protocol, you will be unable to reach the server. You need to go to Control Panel > Network and Sharing > Change Adapter Settings and uncheck the IPV6 protocol. Clean cache, restart computer and you might be able to go. Don't forget to check the hosts file... I hope this helps


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