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Windows 7: Any way to force IE9 to assume a subdomain?

09 Jan 2011   #1
pantsaregood

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Any way to force IE9 to assume a subdomain?

If I disable "search from address bar" in IE9, attempting to visit http://uncg.edu results in a 404 error. The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, however, works fine. I can omit the subdomain from some websites (such as http://sevenforums.com), but others simply won't allow me to. Also, http://uncg.edu simply opens a search engine if I have "search from address bar" enabled.


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09 Jan 2011   #2
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

I think that it depends on what data is stored by DNS servers for that address. This in turn depends on the information provided to them by webmasters. Perhaps John (z3r010) might be the one to ask here, as all 3 of his sites exhibit this behaviour.
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09 Jan 2011   #3
z3r010

 

Force www needs to be set at server level.

You could add an entry in your hosts file so that http://uncg.edu actually resolves to the correct IP

152.13.13.150 uncg.edu
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