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Windows 7: Cannot Open Facebook on New PC in any Browser

06 Aug 2012   #1
clfelch

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Cannot Open Facebook on New PC in any Browser

My husband just bought me a new PC that came with Windows 7, and everything works great -- except that I cannot open Facebook. Although Chrome is my preferred browser, I have also tried opening Facebook in Firefox and IE, to no avail. Basically, it's timing out. The error message I receive in Chrome says, "Google Chrome cannot load the webpage because facebook.com took too long to respond." On the rare occasions I have actually gotten onto Facebook, I usually cannot open links, or it freezes, or I get booted off quickly. When I tried using the FB gadget on my Magic Canvas, it would not accept my FB password, even though I retyped it correctly multiple times. What is going on? (P.S. I'm not very tech-savvy, so I need detailed directions.) Thanks!


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06 Aug 2012   #2
Kaktussoft

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Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

All other websites work without any problem I assume(?)
All other computers connected to same router can access facebook?
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06 Aug 2012   #3
clfelch

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You are correct - no other problems that I've found yet, and the other PCs can access FB.
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