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Firewall problem: Cannot get on some internet sites

I recently built a new system running AMD64 3200+, with DFI UT NF3 250gb motherboard, 1Gb ram, Windows XP Pro, ATI radeon X700 256gb ram video card. The most recent version of IE6 is installed. SP2 has been installed. When I try to go to certain internet sites (like National City Bank), this message comes up:

" The page cannot be displayed
The page you are looking for is currently unavailable. The Web site might be experiencing technical difficulties, or you may need to adjust your browser settings.
To attempt fixing network connectivity problems, click Tools, and then click "Diagnose Connection Problems..."

I think it may have something to do with a firewall that came with the motherboard. How can I get back into the setup for the board and uncheck the firewall?

Any help is greatly appreciated!



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I think it might be your browser encryption not high enough

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Normally banks require 128bit encryption. So take a look at that on HELP>about IE. It will tell you the encrpytion of that browser.

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(NT) Encryption is 128 bit

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A couple questions.

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Are you able to get any sites at all to show up? Have you cheked the security options in your Internet Options? Did you try using a different browser?

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Can get to some sites

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I use my.Yahoo as my home page. Recently, yahoo made some modifications to the page and now I cannot get the home page to come up on this computer. I googled the yahoo.mail and I can get the email from that address, but cannot get to the home page. Other sites, like National City Bank...I have the same problem. Many sites I can access, but some I cannot. Not sure why. My security setting is medium, and hasn't changed.

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I also tried to access using Manilla FireFox but was unable to do so.

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Try using the instructions/links below to download and install the latest version of Java and the Windows Script Engine:

Windows Script Engine Version 5.7

Sun Java
Click on the link to Sun's Java below, then click on the ''Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 6u3'' download button. Follow the prompts, accept the license agreement, then download the full ''Windows Offline Installation'' file to your desktop,(about 15 MB), scan it with your antivirus (just to be sure it's clean). Once that's done, if you've already got a Sun Java version on the computer, open the Control Panel, double click on the ''Add/Remove Programs'' section, then uninstall all previous versions of the J2SE Java listed there. Once that's done, then install Java JRE 6u3 from the downloaded installer.

Once Java is installed, if you're using IE7, then access the Internet Explorer "Internet Options" settings, "Security" tab, "Internet" icon, "Custom Settings" and change the security level to "Medium", instead of "Medium-High". If you're not using IE7, then set the same settings in IE6 to "Medium".

Hope this helps.


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