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I am having problems connecting to my host via my Windows 7 64-bit machine. I can connect to from my XP Machine, plugged into the same switch, so I know it's not a router issue, I have tried disabling my firewall and sillt I

  • Get a "connection error" when I try and browse to {,,, etc}
  • ping any of the above
  • telnet to any of the above.

I can do any of those actions to any other website. AND I can do all of those to the sites hosted on on my XP machine as well.

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Have you made sure that there is no software firewall installed on your Win7 machine that blocks the site? – Tomas Lycken Jan 6 '10 at 19:59

Tried flushing your DNS cache by running ipconfig /flushdns from a command prompt?

Also, have you cleared out your browser cache totally?

How about disabling the site security features in IE8?

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up vote 0 down vote accepted

Apparently my ip was being blocked at the server. Had to get assistance from my hosting company. They removed the deny host rule and now I'm in.

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