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Sudden HTTP ERROR

By information
Sep 18, 2006
  1. hi everyone,
    i hope someone can help me out I am having now the oddest problem ever:

    i am unable to open any website such as megaupload,yousendit, yahoobriefcase.... usually I can open them all,
    Now suddenly:http://www.megaupload.com/ is giving me the following message: The URL you requested is disrupted by something. URL = www.megaupload.com/
    http://www.rapidshare.de/ and http://www.yousendit.com/ and http://www.sendspace.com are giving me the following message: You are not authorized to view this page HTTP Error 403 – Forbidden

    Why is this happening now? (it happened realy overnight)

    and isnt their a way to solve it??

    thanks in advance.
     
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,322   +622

    403 Forbidden is telling you that you need some
    kind of login to access the page.
    The URLs noted above are all website home pages, which certainly is strange,
    but this could be ligit. Empty your browser CACHE, delete all COOKIES and HISTORY
    and try again. If it still fails and you know there should not be a login, then
    the site admin will determine your fate and there's nothing you can do from here.

    JUST FYI: I just accessed http://www.yousendit.com/ and it brought up
    a login page.
     
  3. information

    information TS Rookie Topic Starter



    THANKS JOBEARD FOR TRYING TO HELP ME OUT, I REALY APPRECIATE THAT.
    AS YOU TOLD ME TO DO:
    I WENT INTO THE INTERNET OPTIONS, I'VE EMPTIED THE COOKIES,CLEARED THE HISTORY, I SET THE PRIVACY ON THE HIGHEST LEVEL(BLOCK ALL COOKIES)
    BUT STILL I AM FACED WITH THE SAME PROBLEM, ITS THE STRANGEST THING........I DONT KNOW WHAT TO DO ANYMORE, ITS SO UNFAIR
     
  4. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,322   +622

    try any other browser :) you should be using FF anyway :)

    see http://www.mozilla.com/firefox/

    this will ensure that you have no leftovers from prior sesstions.
     
  5. information

    information TS Rookie Topic Starter


    always so willing to help, i thank you alot for that. i am very grateful.
    i've done what you proposed but still they managed to block me (HTTP403).
    gosh, I realy dont know what to do next, i dont even know what wrong have i done to deserve to be blocked this way....
     
  6. N3051M

    N3051M TS Evangelist Posts: 2,115

    just a random thought.. contact their webadmin and see if they've blocked you from their end or they have some problems or something..

    and check if you got a nasty lurking around thats stoping you from accessing those pages (can't hurt to try :)). Have a read of this
     
  7. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,322   +622

    actually you went too far -- don't block all cookies -- session cookies are
    created when you login and they are required to access other pages during
    the session.

    you never mentioned if you were blocked BEFORE or AFTER login....

    A website would have to go to GREAT PAINS to block specific users.
    The default, for a secured page, is the 403 denied and a successful login
    sets the session cookie to allow access.
     
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