I'm having this weird problem where only google.com and Google's subdomains are not opening. I'm using Chrome, though the same behaviour is prevalent in IE8.
Seems name resolution for google.com fails, as get an error message
Error 105 (net::ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED): The server could not be found
However I can ping google.com
Pinging google.com [188.8.131.52] with 32 bytes of data:
Reply from 184.108.40.206: bytes=32 time=60ms TTL=47
Reply from 220.127.116.11: bytes=32 time=33ms TTL=47
Reply from 18.104.22.168: bytes=32 time=32ms TTL=47
Reply from 22.214.171.124: bytes=32 time=62ms TTL=47
Ping statistics for 126.96.36.199:
Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss),
Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
Minimum = 32ms, Maximum = 62ms, Average = 46ms
This seems to be localized on my laptop & Google, since I can access other pages and Google on other systems just fine. I have cleared the DNS cache, reset my network settings - none of these have helped.
HOSTS file has an entry just for
Any suggestions would be appreciated. I'm using Windows XP.