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by Coryphaeus / September 10, 2008 / 1:52 AM UTC

Every time page loading stalls, the message "Waiting for" is shown in the status line at the bottom of the browser. Sometimes, it says "Looking up".

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by Kees Bakker / September 10, 2008 / 2:22 AM UTC
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That's a CNet domain mostly used for advertising, I think. You can block it in your hosts file without any negative effect on the forum, as far as I know. If you can't: undo the change in hosts.


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Don't block it entirely...
by John.Wilkinson / September 10, 2008 / 6:11 AM UTC
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Cnet also uses it for many of the images used throughout the site, so blocking entirely will result in rendering issues and, in some cases, a loss of functionality.


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Do not block
by crisoco866 / November 3, 2008 / 9:25 AM UTC

Blocking will render almost unusable and also it will be a tedious task to read the Cnet forum and post to it.


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Then they should fix it . . .
by Coryphaeus / November 3, 2008 / 11:56 AM UTC
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99% of the time when loading stalls, it's always waiting on

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by ronc1247 / June 5, 2009 / 7:32 AM UTC
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I have the same issue on the USA Today website. The page never seems to load completely showing waiting for

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