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Google will not load

by Partsguy19 / September 17, 2007 11:25 AM PDT

I can not load any Google websites or search google via the tool bar. This goes for both FireFox and I.E.7.

I am running XP Pro w/ firewall turned off. I have no other firewall running. I have done a complete spyware scan (twice). I uninstalled FireFox and even turned off Norton (Corp. 10). I have cleared all history, cookies, etc. and still nothing. After trying to load I get "Address not valid" message in I.E.7 and a "connection timed out" message in FireFox. Someone told me my "Hosts" may be messed up but I have no idea how to fix that if it is the case.

As stated, all other web paged load just fine.

Thanks for any help.. It's driving me crazy!!!

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Hosts files
by PudgyOne / September 17, 2007 11:30 AM PDT
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Hosts files
by Partsguy19 / September 17, 2007 1:49 PM PDT
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Tried both Rick but didn't work. Thanks..

I am behind a D-Link router but other 3 computers on it work fine.

I'm really stuck on this one! It's crazy it's just Google! Any address that has "google" in it will not load.

I've also ran a registry scan with Registry Mechanic... No help..

Bill

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Google is done with javascript
by PudgyOne / September 17, 2007 2:00 PM PDT
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Also, how do you connect?
by PudgyOne / September 17, 2007 11:33 AM PDT
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Some router have firewalls in them. Did you try to disable the firewall in the router?


Rick

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