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Posted on 2004-08-14
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That website being ba.com, or british-airways.com.

I have read most of the questions/answers on this site that pertains to it, and have not had any luck as of yet.

Here is what I have done:
Renamed the HOSTS file to hosts.bak
renamed the LMHOSTS file
ipconfig /flushdns
ping ba.com:

Pinging ba.com [163.166.156.201] with 32 bytes of data:

Request timed out.
Request timed out.
Request timed out.
Request timed out.


Ping statistics for 163.166.156.201:
    Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 0, Lost = 4 (100% loss)

tracert ba.com:
C:\Documents and Settings\Admin>tracert ba.com

Tracing route to ba.com [163.166.156.201]
over a maximum of 30 hops:

  1     *        *        *     Request timed out.
  2    12 ms    11 ms    12 ms  172.30.24.81
  3    12 ms    15 ms    11 ms  12.124.235.97
  4    23 ms    11 ms    20 ms  gbr1-a90s14.wswdc.ip.att.net [12.123.9.42]
  5    24 ms    16 ms    15 ms  tbr1-p012301.wswdc.ip.att.net [12.122.11.161]
  6    12 ms    14 ms    12 ms  ggr2-p300.wswdc.ip.att.net [12.123.9.81]
  7    13 ms    15 ms    16 ms  so-2-0-0.edge1.Washington1.Level3.net [209.244.219.141]
  8    16 ms    15 ms    17 ms  so-1-1-0.bbr2.Washington1.Level3.net [64.159.3.65]
  9    87 ms    87 ms    88 ms  as-0-0.mp1.London2.Level3.net [4.68.128.101]
 10    87 ms    87 ms    87 ms  ae1-0.bbr2.London1.Level3.net [212.187.128.57]
 11    85 ms    90 ms    88 ms  so-11-0.hsa2.London1.Level3.net [212.187.131.126]
 12    92 ms    89 ms    88 ms  unknown.Level3.net [212.113.14.106]
 13     *        *        *     Request timed out.
 14     *        *        *     Request timed out.
 15     *        *        *     Request timed out.
 16     *        *        *     Request timed out.
 17     *        *     unknown.Level3.net [212.113.14.106]  reports: Destination net unreachable.

ipconfig /all
C:\Documents and Settings\Admin>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

        Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : burke
        Primary Dns Suffix  . . . . . . . :
        Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Unknown
        IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
        WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Ethernet adapter Network Bridge:

        Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . : centrl01.va.comcast.net
        Description . . . . . . . . . . . : MAC Bridge Miniport
        Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : E2-F9-0C-99-4E-8C
        Dhcp Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
        Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
        IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.110
        Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
        Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
        DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
        DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 68.87.64.196
                                            68.57.32.5
        Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Saturday, August 14, 2004 9:09:59 AM

        Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Monday, August 16, 2004 9:09:59 AM

Ran Adaware
Set router MTU to 1400
Updated firmware on router

This problem exists on all computers on the router, but works on a friends computer with the same exact isp down the street.  So I am wondering if its something in the router.  ba.com is the only site so far I have noticed that this problem exists.
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First try this:
http://www.anonymizer.com/index.cgi

at top type in http://www.ba.com
click go ">"

It uses cookies? you blocking all cookies?  or possible have a cookie set that is messing you up?"

your resolving DNS correctly..

   
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People only seem to care about the problem while its a problem.. may never know what fixed it.


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