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Exporer search probelm

Posted on 2004-08-02
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Hi,
when i do a serch in exploer i get page can not be dispalyed, how ever my favorets the secure sites work fine, bank sites etc but things like google do not, i have tried disabling my etrust fire wall but still will not paly?

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Ian
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Search for a file called HOSTS (no extension) and rename it OLDHOSTS.

See if that helps.

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Zee,
Cheers, that did it just fne.
Regards

Ian
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Ian,

Thank you, I'm glad it worked.

To understand Hosts files and how to use one, maybe you should take a few minutes reading this:

Blocking Unwanted Parasites with a Hosts File
http://mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.htm

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