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Windows 7: cannot view specific website


06 Dec 2009   #1

windows 7 and vistax64
 
 
cannot view specific website

i have two OS vista x64 and windows 7 x64 on other partition. the problem i face in both OS is that i cannot view the website www.speakeasy.net/speedtest and that happened recently .i have aol 9.5 on both os when i use it alone i can view the mentioned website above and even can view in internet explorer while the aol is activated but if aol stopped then i cant view this website using internet explorer or any other browser.this was never like that before two days ago and suddenly happened. i checked firewall and and my kis 2010 internet security and the site was not blocked.i changed the dns and reset the internet explorer in internet option advanced and all suggestion i read in google search but no avail i could not solve the problem.

Please the ones who can help me thanks in advanced.


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06 Dec 2009   #2

W7x64 Pro, SuSe 12.1/** W7 x64 Pro, XP MCE
 
 

It has been too long since I used AOL for me to give any specific help, and it will be a lot longer before I will consider using it again, because problems such as your's. AOL's software corrupts IE, and AOL decides what you can or cannot access. Consider using a different ISP service.
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06 Dec 2009   #3

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

Set system restore back, prior to two days ago, when you experienced the problem. If that works you are set to go. If it does not work, consider just using IE. AOL has a tendancy to create unnecessary problems.
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06 Dec 2009   #4

7600.20510 x86
 
 

AOL must be active to have an internet connection. If not active and no connection, you aint goin no place.
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06 Dec 2009   #5

windows 7 and vistax64
 
 

thank you for the quick reply but i used it for long time and never had such behaviour. i did uninstalled aol even from registry but still the problem.and as to restore i did that before but gave no result. especiaally i have another os on my computer and still have the problem in it and have no aol on vista os. maybe aol needs some special configuration to stop that if the reason was from aol.besides i contacted the isp admin i'm using and he confirms no blocking of this website.i receive error (internet explorer cannot display this webpage). thanks and hope to seek with me for another solution. thanks
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06 Dec 2009   #6

7600.20510 x86
 
 

AOL is your internet connection. If you don't have it open, you have no internet connection. Without that, your pc can not communicate to the outside world.
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06 Dec 2009   #7

windows 7 and vistax64
 
 

i can communicate to the outside world with my local network. i use aol only to view forbidden sites on my local connection.
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06 Dec 2009   #8

7600.20510 x86
 
 

Then clean install Windows because it will be quicker than cleaning the pc properly of AOL's bloatware for you.

Issue will be fixed.
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07 Dec 2009   #9

windows 7 and vistax64
 
 

thank you... solved by repair install to windows 7 and vista. problem solved by the good help and recomondation from this best forum. thank you again.
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