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For the web sites you can't access, try another web browser. Also for those sites, open a command/dos window and type "ping www.badsite.com" to see if ping can get to the site in question. Finally, find a file called "hosts" on your computer and open it in notepad. If there are any web sites listed in this file, you have likely been infected with some type of malware.
I used to do this below and I could hit my website that is blocked after that. but now I have no spyware and I can't hit the website anylonger. When I run ping www.teamwarfare.com i get 4 packets sent and 0 returned with 100%packet loss! Something is not allowing packets from this website to be returned to my computer.
Step One: Disable third party browser extensions
1. Click Start, Click Run and type INETCPL.CPL.
2. On General tab, click "Delete Files", "Delete Cookies" and "Clear History" and click OK.
3. On the Security tab, select the Internet Zone icon and click Default Level.
4. On the Privacy tab, click Default if available.
5. On the Advanced tab, click Restore Default.
6. Uncheck the option: Enable third-party browser extensions (requires restart).
7. Click Apply and then click OK.
8. Then, restart your computer and test this issue.
Step Two: Use Ad-Aware to clean up spyware from your system
1. Download and install Ad-Aware 6 from the following page:
2. Click Start -> All Programs -> Lavasoft Ad-aware 6 to start Ad-aware.
3. Choose the fourth icon ("Open Webupdate") on the top.
4. Choose connect and finish the update.
5. Click "Scan Now" on the left pane, and then click "Next".
6. After the scan, click "Next", "Next", and then "OK".
This will remove all found spyware objects. Restart your computer.
I tried the hosts folder and it is clean. When I ran ping and the web site 4 packets were sent but 0 returned for 100% packet loss just for this website??? No other website is affected this way and I tried hitting it without my firewall and still couldn't. In the past, all I had to do is clear my spyware and it worked. hmmm I'm tempted to just reformat my OS but the problem could come back anyway if it's spyware related or a virus.
difficulty accessing secure websites like banks, and secure sites are sometimes caused by insufficient cipher strength of your browser.
updating your current browser to the latest version usually solves the issue.
also, some websites/webpages require cookies to be enabled so you can access them. configuring your browser to accept cookies would resolve the issue.
or, simply clearing your cache, cookies and temporary internet files would do the trick.
I've been using SuprNova.org for a long...long time, and since last friday I can't get acess to it, I download it another Browser besides IE is call Fire Fox, I try connecting to SuprNova on the Fire Fox but it says (Trying to Connect To SuprNova.org Connection Refused") and my I don't get it cause my friend have acess, and I have acess but from another PC. By the way I was using Ad.ware 6 to clean my PC from adwares.
Can some one Please Help Me.
Thank you Please E-mail me Soon!!!!!!!!
my problem is the reverse. i am using win xp. i used ad aware and i think it is the reason why i cannot access some sites. i read somewhere that ad aware may modify something in wsock32.dll; which is a critical file for networking.
this problem is manifested more in the computers that are linked to the server. sometimes, i cannot even access google.com. it is not due to net traffic because i can receive emails very fast.
anyway, i think the best solution for now is to re-install win xp. i really hate it but it s the "fastest" way
Hey, I been having the same problem as some of yeh. For the last 2 months my computer has been acting up, and denying me access to certain sites- and ones I used to use frequently such as google and livejournal. Now about half of the sites I try to go to will give me a "This page cannot be displayed"- and I know its not because of the site being down or anything, because any other computer I have tried does not have this problem. There isn't a link between the sites that I have been trying to get to, they have nothing in common, so it can't be that, and they aren't 'undesribale' either- I don't know how it is deciding which ones I ca see and which ones I can't, but its really frustrating me. I'm thinking I might have to reinstall IE6, but was hoping there was something else I could do that wasn't so "drastic". If anyone could give me some suggestions, I'd really appreciate it; I'm no computer expert. Drop me an email if you can help. Thanks.
I have had the same problem, even after reformatting and reinstalling everything. It has to be the ISP doesn't it. Has anyone found a solution??
I have a home network without router,all the pc's but one cannot go to ebay,I use firefox,IE and Yahoo browser,none can access it,in firefox it say document contains no data,I have check all settings,its identical to the pc's that connect to ebay,but just cant get ebay in one.
I cannot reach ebay, microsoft, hotmail but can reach most others. I'm connecting from a winxp laptop over wifi with a orinoco card.
I could connect fine with win2k before I upgraded
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