Browser cannot find any server anymore after 5 minutes of normal activity (" The page cannot be disp

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by reply, Jan 4, 2004.

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    reply Guest

    After some 5 minutes of normal activity my browser stops opening pages and
    returns with the error "page cannot be displayed". Other errors are "cannot
    find server" and "connection timed out".

    The PC is a client in a NAT-network (Winroute) and has functioned perfectly for
    more than a year. AFAIK I did not change any network or browser settings.

    Can anybody shed some light onto his sudden strange behaviour?

    BTW: other network activity is still functioning, Agent (usenet reader) and
    mail is functioning ok.

    Can the cause be something in DNS settings in Winroute?
    (which I did not change)
    reply, Jan 4, 2004
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    John Holmes Guest

    came up with this:
    Clear the internet cache on the machine might help.
    John Holmes, Jan 4, 2004
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  3. Crystal ball at cleaners. Can't tell what browser in use.
    Blinky the Shark, Jan 4, 2004
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    reply Guest

    IE v6.0.2800, completely updated.

    Just found out I can't reach the server anymore with pcAnywhere.

    Maybe this is also a result of what seems to happen on the network after 5
    minutes (http not possible anymore, mail and usenet still functioning).
    reply, Jan 4, 2004
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    Unk Guest

    Have you tried powering everything off, and then rebooting the computer?

    How about a DHCP client Release and Renew?
    Checked the settings in ?

    Try a "Release All" and "Renew All" using:
    Windows98: Run "Winipcfg.exe".
    Windows NT, 2000, XP: Open a command prompt, type: ipconfig

    Microsoft's IPConfig Utility for Windows 2k, NT, XP "Wntipcfg.exe"
    It's exactly like the "Winipcfg.exe" in Windows98
    Unk, Jan 5, 2004
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