cant find certain internet pages

  craigy1 21:03 08 Sep 03

i am running an xp pc with 256 ram ddr400.

now i have just noticed for the past few days maybe a week, i cant seem to find certain web pages.

it takes ages to find them and then it says that the page doesnt exist.

i do know they are there, because i have been on them on other peoples pc's.

i have ran a virus checker but nothing came back.

thanks for any help

  forbiddenthought 21:09 08 Sep 03

what pages? any in particular or just fairly random sites? im having a similar problem but mine is pretty much restricted to

  craigy1 21:38 08 Sep 03

mine is also msn and hotmail also hsbc login page to my account.

  Switcher 21:51 08 Sep 03

Perhaps your firewall is blocking them

  craigy1 21:55 08 Sep 03

i have stopped my firewall and that has been installed for ages.

this has only just started

  forbiddenthought 21:55 08 Sep 03

firewall its definitely not. ive tried fully disabling mine!
craig- are u an NTL broadband user? if so, in what area of the country are u?

  dfghjkl 22:00 08 Sep 03

i am in west berks with ntl and seem to have lost american sites but uk sites are ok.been like this for days,if i keep trying i sometimes can get site but not very often

  Switcher 22:00 08 Sep 03

I had this when I first went on to Broadband turned out that my connection wasn't stable and was dropping off then reconnecting. When it dropped off it could not find the page cured by new MODEM.

  craigy1 08:46 10 Sep 03


only got the last message. i am in the warrington area ie cheshire.

and yes i am a ntl boradband user but the 128 version

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