Re: Can't reach just one particular website?

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by sandy58, May 9, 2008.

  1. sandy58

    sandy58 Guest

    On May 9, 9:27 pm, Jeff Wisnia <> wrote:
    > This one really has me baffled....
    >
    > For several years I've been using "my" computer running WIN98SE for
    > daily monitoring of our business bank accounts at:
    >
    > www.citizensbank.com
    >
    > Suddenly, I can't reach that site anymore from my computer and get an
    > error message saying "Page can't be found". (I've tried both IE and
    > Netscape 7.2.)
    >
    > Same problem if I try and ping it with PingPlotter.
    >
    > I can reach all of the many other websites I'm used to going to just fine.
    >
    > I did a WHOIS and got the URL forwww.citizensbank.com(128.167.128.253).
    >
    > I entered that on my browser bar and immediately got to the bank's home
    > page. But clicking on links on that page got me error messages saying
    > "Page can't be found".
    >
    > So, I figured maybe the DNS our ISP uses somehow lost
    > "www.citizensbank.com". I switched to a different "free DNS", and still
    > had the same problem.
    >
    > Now, here's where I'm really flummoxed. We've got 5 computers in our
    > office networked through a Linksys wireless router and all the other
    > computers can reach our bank's website just fine, so I doubt if the
    > problem is with our ISP or its DNS.
    >
    > The only thing unique about my computer is that it's the only one here
    > running WIN98SE, the other computers are all running WinXP or WinME. But
    > it had no trouble reaching our banks website prior to today.
    >
    > It's acting sort of like something in my computer is filtering out or
    > munging up "www.citizensbank.com", but not doing that to any other
    > websites I reach by name.
    >
    > Help please?
    >
    > Thanks guys,
    >
    > Jeff
    >
    > --
    > Jeffry Wisnia
    > (W1BSV + Brass Rat '57 EE)
    > The speed of light is 1.8*10^12 furlongs per fortnight.


    I tried it with Firefox and no problem.
    sandy58, May 9, 2008
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  2. sandy58

    why? Guest

    On Fri, 9 May 2008 14:49:38 -0700 (PDT), sandy58 wrote:

    >On May 9, 9:27 pm, Jeff Wisnia <> wrote:
    >> This one really has me baffled....
    >>
    >> For several years I've been using "my" computer running WIN98SE for
    >> daily monitoring of our business bank accounts at:
    >>
    >> www.citizensbank.com
    >>
    >> Suddenly, I can't reach that site anymore from my computer and get an
    >> error message saying "Page can't be found". (I've tried both IE and
    >> Netscape 7.2.)


    <snip>

    >> The only thing unique about my computer is that it's the only one here
    >> running WIN98SE, the other computers are all running WinXP or WinME. But
    >> it had no trouble reaching our banks website prior to today.


    <snip>

    >I tried it with Firefox and no problem.


    From the same non working PC as Jeff?

    Me
    why?, May 10, 2008
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