Cannot connect to certain web sites with either IE or Firefox

By burxard
Aug 30, 2009
  1. Hi,

    I am having trouble connecting to certain web sites, with either IE 7.0 or Mozilla 5.0. Also, some parts of certain web pages fail to load.

    I have Windows Vista. As far as I can tell, Java is up to date. I also have AVG (free edition), though I'm not sure how to check what web sites it blocks (if any). And, these web sites are not ones that I would have blocked at some point in past anyway.

    The Firefox error screen says:

    <<The connection was reset

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

    * The site could be temporarily unavailable or too busy. Try again in a few
    * If you are unable to load any pages, check your computer's network
    * If your computer or network is protected by a firewall or proxy, make sure
    that Firefox is permitted to access the Web.>>

    Does anyone know what the problem could be?
  2. Bobbye

    Bobbye Helper on the Fringe Posts: 16,334   +36

    Try it again- the server was probably busy.
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