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Win XP w/SP 3 Will Not Resolve Single IP Address

Web host's server took a dump and died. The pulled the drive and swapped to another server. I was on the site when the server died. Now, everyone can see the web site except me. I can go anywhere on ...
2
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2answers
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Very slow internet connection over LAN

I've seen similar issues to this on this site and others but I believe that this is a unique (and very strange) situation and nothing I've seen so far has solved the problem. Apologies for the length, ...
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1answer
416 views

Some URLs not resolving, content not loading (*.edgecastcdn.net)

I've had this issue for more than I can remember, I now gave up trying to fix it myself and decided to ask for help. It seems that my router cannot resolve content from edgecastcdn.net, wich causes ...
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3answers
967 views

Using Dual DHCP DNS Server with VirtualBox

I have a Mac that I do web development on. I have my projects set up to be accessible at addresses like project1.dev, project2.dev, etc. I got tired of updating my "/etc/hosts" file, though, so I ...
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0answers
46 views

DNS Issue after Infection

Had a machine I cleaned for someone that had a boot sector virus. All is good with it except for the fact that it won't resolve external addresses. Anything on the internal domain it resolves, but ...
2
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1answer
500 views

Website is resolving to localhost?

For some reason, the website funshion.com resolves to localhost (127.0.0.1) when I run it on tracert. The website should, of course, go to the website, not to my computer. Basically, Funshion is a ...
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1answer
787 views

DNS cache will not clear on a Windows XP machine?

I have a Windows XP machine that refuses to connect to one of my servers no matter what I've tried. It points to a null IP address (not the correct IP) and HTML-get as well as ping and tracert all ...
1
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1answer
322 views

How can I get IP Name Resolution working between XP boxes on LAN?

Before I added an Ooma phone to my home network, I could get to other machines on my network by typing "\dadscomputer\dadsfolder", for instance, if that folder was shared. Now, if I want to do the ...
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2answers
578 views

nslookup on XP resolves to address, but ping can't find host

I don't know Windows very well. This is Win XP SP3. nslookup resolves hostname fine, but ping (and other DNS-users on the machine like Chrome) cannot resolve the same hostname. ping works fine with ...
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1answer
329 views

Can't connect to the internet on XP - ping works, nslookup doesn't

I'm trying to fix an old laptop running XP, it was all working fine until fairly recently but it will no longer connect to the web (via Chrome, Firefox or IE). I can ping out to the IP address for ...
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1answer
1k views

Can't ping microsoft.com from a windows computer

I have an Acer Aspire One netbook (A0531h) that cannot access (or even ping) microsoft.com. I can access (and ping) any other site just fine. I just re-installed Windows XP Pro 5 mins ago (second ...
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0answers
1k views

DNS Suffix Search List in wrong order

I'm having a bit of trouble with the DNS Suffix Search List. I have changed the order (Network Settings > Right Clicked on Relevant Connection > Properties > Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) > Properties > ...
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1answer
2k views

DNS Tunnel using iodine in Windows XP

I want to start DNS tunnel in Windows XP, so, after searching on Google, i found the iodine for windows. Reading ReadMe of iodine, show me to create TAP using openvpn. So, after install the openvpn ...
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1answer
125 views

site loads in Ubuntu but not in any browser in XP

I'm volunteering for an organization which uses shiftboard.com to schedule shifts. I have a dual-boot setup with WinXP and Ubuntu on my laptop. When I'm in XP, shiftboard.com (or any variations of ...
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1answer
5k views

Can ping other machine on LAN by IP number but not by name

Suddenly my Win 7 machine is unable to ping by name an XP machine on the LAN, but by IP number it works. What could be the problem? The Win 7 machine is connected to the router wirelessly, but the ...
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3answers
548 views

Yahoo pages not loading

When I type in www.yahoo.com on the address bar, it loads some page with random pop ups and spurious links. It was working well all along till yesterday. Other sites like gmail, facebook load and no ...
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3answers
3k views

Are my connectivity issues on Windows XP related to DNS issues?

I've got a wireless local network where an XP Toshiba laptop cannot connect to the Internet, even though it had been working fine earlier in the day. Several other Mac machines connect without ...
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1answer
157 views

How to set the DNS server use for a VPN connection

I have Windows XP and I connect to a VPN. However for some reason when I'm connected the system is using broken DNS from work. That means I can only go to websites by IP address. I would like to ...
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1answer
237 views

How to locally change the DNS tool in Windows?

I need to force my PC with Windows XP as if there were a DNS record on my domain, a CNAME record for paths with the value ghs.google.com. How can I do that? The DNS is cached somewhere between me ...
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0answers
132 views

“dnsbackend unable to load module” error when configuring PowerDNS for Windows XP

I am in need of an easy to setup and free DNS server for Windows XP. I tried PowerDNS but am not able to use the bind back-end: When I put the following in the config file launch=bind I get error ...
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2answers
389 views

Can't reach google through domain and IP gives HTTP 500 error

I'm using Windows XP. It had a virus and I had successfully cleaned and removed of all of them, and you can take my word for that. Now, in Google Chrome and IE I can't get to google.com, all other ...
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2answers
135 views

IE7 Unable to load a specific https URL

I have a machine running Windows XP SP3 using IE7. When I go to ups.com, choose USA, and click the login button at the top of the page, the page hangs and never loads. If I change the DNS to ...
2
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2answers
192 views

Using DHCP manual/auto independantly from DNS manual/auto

I've read several definitions for DHCP and DNS on various sites. They all sound like they are 2 VERY different things. Why does Windows XP's property tab allow/disallow 1... when you allow/disallow ...
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2answers
360 views

Browsing on a Windows XP computer doesn't work if website is on port 80 but is fine for port 443, 10000

In a Windows XP computer suddenly browsers stop showing websites. While running procmon I noticed that I can easily go to websites running on port 443, port 10000 and port 9675 ( spiceworks ). Also ...
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2answers
692 views

Windows XP bypassing router DNS

So I changed our router DNS IP to that of OpenDNS.com. All Ubuntu-based computers follows the DNS without even manually changing the workstation's DNS settings. But the problem is the XP computers not ...
2
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1answer
3k views

Change DNS Server through registry?

How can I change/switch my DNS server IP address by a registry script? For example, I want to change to Google DNS Server (IP: 8.8.8.8) often and when I need to check my internet usage I need to ...
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2answers
4k views

Why doesn't my intranet site work in Internet Explorer 8 for XP when addressing with FQDN?

I am having a really weird problem. We have an intranet site/application that uses jquery and jqplot. When trying to access pages on the site with every browser we've tested it works fine, except for ...
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2answers
1k views

Why are some websites not resolving?

Problem: Some big websites like homedepot.com and cbc.ca websites will not resolve. The browser just sits there and no content is shown. What could be causing this? Also get Request timed out. ...
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5answers
761 views

Laptop is Switching DNS Servers

Ok sometime ago I changed my ip address to a static one because I was bored and I wanted to learn more about static ips. I am running windows xp. My laptop works find on the network that i set up a ...
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1answer
1k views

Why do I have two different DNS suffix lists?

My Windows XP laptop has two different DNS suffix lists. The first is the one I see by selecting the Properties dialog of any of my network connections, selecting Internet Protocol > Properties > ...
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9answers
13k views

Can ping fine but no browsing

I've got a laptop which has a verified internet connection. I can ping www.google.co.uk and receive a response no problem. However IE, Chrome, Firefox, MSN messenger cannot connect to the internet. ...
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1answer
15k views

Append dns suffixes via windows command prompt

At my work, we have two connection specific DNS suffixes. lhs.local and cis.local. I'm trying to write a batch file that will take care of a lot of the common administrative tasks that need done when ...
6
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5answers
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Windows using the DNS suffix search list on all lookups, even valid FQDNs. How to stop this?

When doing DNS lookups (specifically using nslookup, for some reason most things are not effected) Windows XP Pro SP3 is using the DNS suffix search list for every single one. Even for fully qualified ...
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2answers
877 views

How can I block a massive number of URLs on Windows XP, without modifying the hosts file?

My GF is from a country X. She is now living abroad but is addicted to internet and often spends many hours per day on her laptop browsing "nonsense" information by websites from that country X, or ...
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1answer
1k views

Switch DNS settings per Windows user?

I have set up an account at OpenDNS for web filtering. I think it is a great service and don't want to change to any alternative. What I would like to do is change the DNS settings per user so I can ...
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3answers
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What to do if I can't ping my DNS?

On my Windows XP SP3 machine I can only browse (with any browser) by putting in an ip address. If I put in any domain name it doesn't work. Skype and IM work. In command prompt nslookup works to ...