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unable to connect to server

by MOHAMMED UMAR10 / May 14, 2011 10:57 AM PDT

unable to access

could you please suggest me a way out , it says unable to connect to servr what do i do , what could be the reason thank you

currently using linux mint and firefox as browser

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try the most simple way
by GODhack / May 15, 2011 4:23 AM PDT

It responds?

For me yes on Linux.

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by MOHAMMED UMAR10 / May 15, 2011 6:43 AM PDT

yes it works but unable to open the website ,

what is the step please

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Works with me also.
by Kees_B Forum moderator / May 15, 2011 6:46 AM PDT
In reply to: ping

I'd try a laptop at another location. If that works, your laptop on that location and that laptop at your current location.

Most likely thing: a temporary outage of the something at the website.


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desktop been used
by MOHAMMED UMAR10 / May 15, 2011 8:57 AM PDT
In reply to: Works with me also.

sorry but It's a desktop that i am using .

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Sir got problems with my connection
by MOHAMMED UMAR10 / May 15, 2011 9:08 AM PDT
In reply to: desktop been used

I am unaware to whom i have t o inform about it

Kindly help me with it.
my history with virus / spy-ware is from the time i got a pc kindly look into the complex side of the and help me with a suggestion.

I was able to access the site from college

more-over to prevent from getting affected from virus I use live-media .

Could you suggest me a code/script which could trace out attacks thanks , i do have books and am preparing on a slow pace though i know that these are just the basic

am also self-training myself on snort

thanks kindly help me out , i am running short of time with th burden of unsuccessfull gradution over my shoulders

Your's sincerely

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Re: can't connect
by Kees_B Forum moderator / May 15, 2011 5:09 PM PDT

Now find a friend with a laptop/netbook/pad and use that at your home with your internet connection. Also try your usual live media on that machine.
As - from the message - it seems a server issue, it's mysterious.

If on a certain laptop (the one of your friend) it works everywhere except with your Internet connection, it's an issue outside your PC. Reset the modem, reset the router and if that doesn't help contact your ISP.


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contacted my isp provider good news
by MOHAMMED UMAR10 / June 3, 2011 9:14 PM PDT
In reply to: Re: can't connect

thank you sir Happy

I am able to open the website via

but the page is filled with ads

ignoring them i am unable to register myself myself completely.

It has been blocked though I run a live disc ,Kindly help me

other websites suggested

also one proxy is inaccessible as well kindly help me Sad

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by Kees_B Forum moderator / June 3, 2011 9:20 PM PDT

You can't connect from your own laptop running a Linux Live disk.
You can't register yourself completely via a proxy, because it has been blocked.

That's mysterious indeed. What does the webmaster of that site say about the possible cause?


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Just sent a mail sir
by MOHAMMED UMAR10 / June 3, 2011 10:48 PM PDT
In reply to: Recap.

Could you help me with more good proxies , also guide me a method/ebook to manually find out the reason

truly grateful

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more-over to prevent from getting affected from virus I use
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 4, 2011 1:34 AM PDT

"more-over to prevent from getting affected from virus I use live-media"

That's your clue. If the live media's choice of DNS resolution fails you'll have to use the IP ADDRESS of that site rather than its name.

This all sounds like a proper failure to me. At least you know what to do next.

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