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Cable Modem and Internet problems (weird)

Discussion in 'Web & Email' started by encopitt, Oct 17, 2001.

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  1. encopitt

    encopitt Thread Starter

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    ok, so here's the deal. I'm accessing this site from work right now, cause I can't get to it from home. I've got a Motorola surfboard Cable modem, and it's connected to a pc anywhere ethernet card. I can connect to certain sites such as MSN.com or CNN.com or Yahoo.com, but If I try to login to my hotmail or click on a link on any of those pages, I get cannot find server error messages. The funnything is that in the title bar of IE I can see the title of the page that I'm trying to view.

    I went to Computingcentral.com and ran the speed test, and it came up that I was connected at 547 k a sec. but that's the only link that I've gotten to work from a website.

    I called my cable internet tech support (Charter Pipeline) and they had no idea what it could be, except for browser problems. we checked all the settings, TCP/IP and browser. So I uninstalled IE 6 and went back to 5.0. well, 5.0 didn't work, so I upgraded to 5.5, which went well considering I can't connect to most sites, and yet I still am having this problem. has anyone experienced this, and if so, what settings do I need to change, or what else can I do?
    Could this be signal noise, or what? I was getting a good ping from work today, about 200 ms, so I don't know what's up.
     
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    What operating system are you running? Win 98?
    You car try pinging an ip address and a FQDN and see if it's related to the DNS or not.
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  3. encopitt

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    Believe it or not, It's working now. Must have been a signal problem, it's the only thing that I can think of.
     
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