Unable to Load Certain Web Sites

Discussion in 'Computing' started by Bill Dixon, Apr 14, 2006.

  1. Bill Dixon

    Bill Dixon Guest

    A friend of mine is an amateur military historian and uses US military sites
    a lot. Until recently he was able to log into all of the US Army
    sites but "something happened" and he can no longer do so.

    Other US sites such as Navy and Air Force are unaffected.

    The URLs he has given me I can log into without any problem on
    several other computers but I cannot do so on his. Everything
    else appears to be working normally and I have checked and varied his
    security settings without success.

    Any clues as to where to go from here? I do not want to re-format unless
    absolutely necessary.

    Bill Dixon, Apr 14, 2006
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  2. Bill Dixon

    DogFart Guest

    Contact FBI? Sounds like he has been barred?

    Have you tried to log on using his connection?
    DogFart, Apr 14, 2006
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    free2002 Guest

    it might help if he deletes cookies & clears cache (if using IE just go to
    Tools, options, general), i know its an old one but often helps. I had a
    similair problem with a music site i use alot but fixed once i cleared
    cookies, the cookies most likely told the site i was logging on/browsing
    alot & site may have banned me based on thinking i was trying to hack the
    site. He could be unlucky if they've actually banned his ip address, in that
    case a quick email to admin explaining why he is on the site so much & that
    hes not a hacker could help.
    free2002, Apr 14, 2006
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