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Website problem

by Centoss / January 22, 2015 5:52 PM PST

everytime I click on the link to my Website or type in address direct I keep getting this message, the person who did the site for me said that it was happening at my end, is this correct and please how do I fix it?..

DNS Lookup for "" failed. System.Net.Sockets.SocketException The requested name is valid, but no data of the requested type was found....

the actual address is

please help me.

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Works fine with me.
by Kees_B Forum moderator / January 22, 2015 8:43 PM PST
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nope not working
by Centoss / January 22, 2015 9:34 PM PST
In reply to: Works fine with me.

it will not work on any including using different internet providers, ido not understand what the problem is, i even had a friend try from a diferent state and he had the same problem.

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work fine for me
by Centoss / January 22, 2015 9:54 PM PST
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flushing the dns cache worked thank you Kees_B


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