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Can't log on to any site were my logon and my password req.

For the last three days I have been unable to log onto sites were logons and passwors are required. I get the message "This page can not be displayed". As far as I know no changes have been made to this computer during that time. I am running Windows XP.
Any suggestions? Karl

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Re: Can't log on to any site were my logon and my password r

In reply to: Can't log on to any site were my logon and my password req.

Any chance you let SP2 sneek in during this period and just need to tweek some settings??

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Re: Can't log on to any site were my logon and my password r

In reply to: Re: Can't log on to any site were my logon and my password r

Not that I am aware of. It could have happened, if it did just what parameters need to be tweeked?

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Re: Can't log on to any site were my logon and my password r

In reply to: Re: Can't log on to any site were my logon and my password r

You did not specify the browser you are using but SP2 will alter your security settings somewhat. You need to work with these such as making sure the sites you cannot get to are added as "trusted".

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Re: Can't log on to any site were my logon and my password r

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The article [Q328785] explains that when you use IE to connect to a File Transfer Protocol (FTP) site that requires authentication, you may not be able to connect to the site because:

a. When you connect to an FTP site, IE first sends anonymous credentials to see if a connection can be established. In most cases, IE can connect using anonymous credentials. However, if the FTP site requires credentials, IE prompts you for credentials again because the anonymous credentials that are sent are not successful.

b. However, if the Show friendly HTTP error messages option on the Advanced tab of Internet Options is turned on, IE does not generate an Authentication dialog box for you to enter the correct user name and password. Because you are not prompted to reauthenticate to the FTP site, you cannot connect to the site and you receive the error message:

The page cannot be displayed

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