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Every time I try to get on NFL.com using Windows 7 and a variety of browsers, it times out.

I've tried these browsers:

  • Safari (even changing the user agent does nothing)
  • Google Chrome
  • IE 8 (and IE 8 with compatibility mode turned on)
  • Firefox

So then I tried to ping the website, they all timed out. But when I use Linux (Ubuntu 9.04) on the same computer I can access the website just fine.

So why can't I open this website on Windows 7?

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I don't think it's the OS per se. I just browsed to NFL.com on Windows 7 with Chrome, loaded just fine. Are you behind some sort of proxy that might be blocking certain sites? (Like at work).

Edit per comment: Have you checked your host file? Do you have peerguardian running?

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No it's my personal computer with no proxy. –  Lucas McCoy Jul 19 '09 at 23:33
    
Which build of Windows 7 do you have? –  Lucas McCoy Jul 19 '09 at 23:34
    
I have Build 7100. –  JP Alioto Jul 20 '09 at 0:04
    
Thats the same build I have. Do you have any ideas? –  Lucas McCoy Jul 20 '09 at 4:10
    
Was this the answer? it looks like you're still stuck... –  TJB Aug 4 '09 at 8:40

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