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Server Not :-(

by joey2000 / February 6, 2004 9:41 AM PST

I have been trying to d/load adobe acrobat,but every time I try I get "msg server not found".the same thing happens when I try to find the hewlett packard site to update printer drivers.It has happened on a couple other sites also. My computer is a Gateway it has 400mhz cpu,60gb/hd,320mb pc100sdram,and am connected to internet by optonline cable.This is very frustrating. Thanks for any help/suggestions

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Re:Server Not :-(
by Cursorcowboy / February 6, 2004 9:01 PM PST

1. The article [Q219843] explains that when you try to connect to a Web site using IE, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms that can occur if a Hosts file with incorrect entries exists in the Windows folder:

a. IE cannot open the Internet site Web address. A connection with the server could not be established.

b. IE cannot open the internet site URL: Web site the connection to the server was reset.

c. IE may display a different Web site than the one you specify in the Address box.

2. 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.

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I use optonline with no problems
by gearup / February 7, 2004 1:39 AM PST

is this the url you are using for Adobe?

If so then you have a browser problem! I reach it with IE 5.5,Mozilla 1.6 and Netscape 4.7. And also have no problem with

I would suggest that if these urls do not work for you that you try a different browser or follow the intstructions provided by Cursorcowboy.

I would also check my computer for a virus or spyware.

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by damagah / December 28, 2011 2:59 PM PST

(b.)IE cannot open the internet side URL:web side the cannot to the server said server not fount?
physical address:00-17-A4-ED-95-08
subset mark:
default gateway:
DHCP server :
lease expires:24/12/2554 2:48:46
lease obtained :23/12/2554 2:48:46
dns servers :
wins server :

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Re: can't connect
by Kees_B Forum moderator / December 28, 2011 6:57 PM PST
In reply to: dm

Nothing wrong with your PC from what you tell.

But very much wrong with the first line of your post. It's totally incomprehensible. So please tell more and better in your answer.

"IE cannot open the internet side URL:web side the cannot to the server said server not fount?"


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Joey, Another Thing To Try
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / February 7, 2004 4:01 AM PST

Sometimes, you need to update your current version of the Microsoft Virtual Machine, so it correctly opens certain pages. Please click on the link below, and once the page loads, click on the "Click HERE to download Microsoft Virtual Machine version 5.00.3810" link and follow the prompts to download the file to your desktop. Once it's there, scan it with your antivirus program, just to make sure it's clean, then shut down all background programs, including your antivirus program, then double click on the file to install the update. When it's done, restart the computer.

Hope this helps.


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That error message bugs me.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 7, 2004 4:35 AM PST

"msg server not found" at leads me to write that might not be the real error message. There is a PEST aka PARASITE noted with some AD SERVER NOT FOUND (similar message), but that's not what I read here.

Take a closer look at the error message and see if it's not as supplied.


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