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Internet pages not displayed

by pyro1972 / March 4, 2005 12:04 PM PST

Help me please

I have been changing some internet settings, using my cable modem for 2 PC's, etc. And i can't open most internet pages. It states that the page cannot be displayed because of failed server. I tried it again and it opens fine. Initially, i thought the web pages were temporarily shut down. But is not the case. Also is slower when opening a web page, unlike before. Sometimes an x shows instead of the picture.

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by Cursorcowboy / March 4, 2005 8:38 PM PST

1. Please note that just above the text editor (where you enter a question on the forum) is the following paragraph, and if certain information is not present in your question, our reply may not be of much help:

Tip: If you are asking for help to troubleshoot a computer-related problem, please be sure to include all the necessary information (ie: operating system, model number, hardware, software, etc) that will help others identify your problem for a speedy resolution.

Note: You have the option of using the hyperlink "Edit My Profile" on the right side of the main page to fill in applicable system information so that it is available.

2. The article [Q316894], "Part 1" of four, describes and offers troubleshooting tips in the following areas:

a. I get a message saying "The page cannot be displayed".

b. Web pages don't show pictures or play sound.

c. My browser doesn't start at the page I want.

d. Web sites don't remember me.

e. Internet Explorer crashes.

f. I get a message saying "You are not authorized to view this page".

g. I need to view a Web page when I can't go on line.

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Let's see...you changed some settings....
by reefurbb / March 4, 2005 9:43 PM PST

and now things won't work right. Gosh, did you try changing them back? Requiring certification checks and other settings will slow you of course. Lowering security settings won't but might allow spies, damned spies, and spies that spy.

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