Internet pages not being displayed

  Blanc Glacier 21:55 22 Jan 05
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Hi I was wondering if somebody could help me. I have just setup internet connection sharing on my home network. (Peer to Peer) one Windows XP Pro and the other XP Home. Broadband is connected to XP Pro and shared via a proxy software from click here however on the shared computer when i try visiting some sites such as google is takes me to another page instead of its own page. Can anyone tell me why this may be happening?
Thanks in advance
Steve.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 22:02 22 Jan 05

Is this another search site?

have you installed microsoft antispyware?

scan for spyware and viruses

  Blanc Glacier 16:32 23 Jan 05

I have adaware sypware and no its all ok on both machines.

  VoG II 16:34 23 Jan 05

Have a look for the file

C:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts (no file extension)

If found, rename to ...\hosts.txt and restart the PC.

  Blanc Glacier 16:41 23 Jan 05

host.txt

what does that do then? and what machine shall i do this on, the one that has the internet connected to it or the shared one?

  VoG II 16:42 23 Jan 05

The one that gets redirected.


click here

  Blanc Glacier 16:50 23 Jan 05

I just did that on the XP Home machine, and restarted however the same problem is occuring. I.e. when i go to click here it redirects to click here

Any ideas?

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