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Internet Access to Various Websites is Hit or Miss

I'm having issues getting onto various websites. For example, I can't access the Yahoo US website, even though Yahoo Mail and My Yahoo both work fine. I have issues on other, freely-accessible, non-password enabled websites, seemingly at random. My internet connection is otherwise fine and if I can get to a website, everything works great. I've been having this problem for about 1 month now. Thoughts?

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  • cujof15 Nov 30, 2008

    I appreciate the words...the interesting thing is that none of the web sites are on the black list or are blocked, at least as far as I can see.


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Check your antivirus program, it may be on its black list or blocked .

Posted on Nov 30, 2008

  • mahabishara Nov 30, 2008

    you can check also the followings:

    internet explorer, tools, internet options, security , then check the restricted sites .

    please inform is a site and yahoo US another website??? or both thing are the same ??


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