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Windows 7: akamai.net/hotmail glitch bad link

06 May 2012   #1
kneedeep73

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akamai.net/hotmail glitch bad link

clicked hotmail plus,then manage linked id,then was given an option to add linked id,i clicked hotmail and got a warning that it was routing me to a248e.akamai.net i didn't proceed further and have changed my hotmail password and am doing a full scan with norton internet security...any further advice my email is hotmail.com kind regards jamie
also... changed my password again reading the hotmail advice after my security prog has done a full scan changed password again after scan and clicked hotmail...tried to go to akamai.net again???
any ideas?(i can't keep going round in a loop)


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06 May 2012   #2
A Guy

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Welcome to Seven Forums kneedeep73. Akamai is a content delivery network that many legit sites use. Including Microsoft. The address was likely a https://a248.e. address, and the https://a248.e. part means that it is images delivered from a secure page, delivered with a certificate with an akamai.net domain. See if you can capture the entire address and post it here. It wouldn't hurt to d/l and scan with Malwarebytes and Superantispyware, but even Windows update uses akamai.net.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akamai_Technologies

You can try flushing your dns. Open an advanced command prompt:

Start> In search box type cmd> Right click on cmd.exe in results above and choose Run as administrator

When command prompt opens type

ipconfig /release

Enter

ipconfig /renew

Enter

ipconfig /flushdns

Enter

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