Jump to content


 


Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com
Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Using the site is easy and fun. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.


Click here to Register a free account now! or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

Photo

More Browsing Issues


  • Please log in to reply
1 reply to this topic

#1 carnivalofsorts

carnivalofsorts

  • Members
  • 100 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Local time:10:35 PM

Posted 09 January 2009 - 06:28 AM

Afternoon all,

I've noticed something last night that bothered me ....

Following on from my problems with accessing e-bay as mentioned in my previous post, it now appears that this issue is affecting both of the computers in the house when using the wireless broadband.

Oddly, both of us work for the same company, and when we bring our laptops back into work and connect via the office LAN we dont experience the same issues.
I understand there will be proxy settings applied to the office LAN, but is it possible that there is an error caused by settings as applied by our ISP at home ??

Also, annoyingly, when i tried to access www.bleepingcomputer.com from home, i entered the address corretly into the address bar, only to be redirected to a search results page, as if i had typed it into Google.
Then, when clicking on the link for the site, i was getting a page not found error ....

Again .. on the same computer, in work, i can now access the page successfully.

It seems our issues are not limited to e-bay as certain sections of other websites will not load, .... but yet a diagnostic on the equipment suggests that the system is working perfectly, and there are no problems.

All very strange and frustrating that it applies to a seemingly limited selection of sites.

Any thoughts ??
If there really was a god, then why is my ass the perfect height for kicking ???

BC AdBot (Login to Remove)

 


#2 garmanma

garmanma

    Computer Masochist


  • Staff Emeritus
  • 27,809 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Location:Cleveland, Ohio
  • Local time:10:35 PM

Posted 09 January 2009 - 01:01 PM

Disconnect from the internet and reset your router. Then give it a strong password.
Have you updated your AV tools and done any scans recently?
Mark
Posted Image
why won't my laptop work?

Having grandkids is God's way of giving you a 2nd chance because you were too busy working your butt off the 1st time around
Do not send me PMs with problems that should be posted in the forums. Keep it in the forums, so everyone benefits
Become a BleepingComputer fan: Facebook and Twitter




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users