Solved

Firefox connection problem

Posted on 2009-06-30
3
438 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-14
Recently been experiencing connectivity problems. Symptoms are similar to a DNS problem.  Browser takes many seconds to display pages and shows a 'connecting to...' message on the message bar. If I ping a known address or use direct IP connection, to MySQL via ODBC I get instantaneous connection.

Discussed this with my ISP and we've eliminated their end. Trying to track it down, I discovered that this issue only seems to happen with Firefox, not IE. I've even tried manually entering my ISP's DNS settings in the network connection properties on my PC as well as the router.

I've tried a different firewall, and a clean install of Firefox.

Any ideas
0
Comment
Question by:RogerITX
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:ranit8
ID: 24745001
Check if DNS Cache service is enabled or disabled, then switch its state.
Do you use automatic proxy configuration?
I first thought it could be an extension, but you clean installed it again.
0
 

Author Comment

by:RogerITX
ID: 24753819
Disabled DNS Cache now, I'll give that a try.

Proxy settings: No Proxy

Cheers
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
RogerITX earned 0 total points
ID: 24812294
Nope, not that
0

Featured Post

What is SQL Server and how does it work?

The purpose of this paper is to provide you background on SQL Server. It’s your self-study guide for learning fundamentals. It includes both the history of SQL and its technical basics. Concepts and definitions will form the solid foundation of your future DBA expertise.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Sudden problem (grey screen) playing flash files in any browser, any OS 7 80
IE Edge 35 72
Transfering files via a single Cat5 between two DOMAIN computers. 14 102
windows 10 6 40
If you are a web developer, you would be aware of the <iframe> tag in HTML. The <iframe> stands for inline frame and is used to embed another document within the current HTML document. The embedded document could be even another website.
Today, still in the boom of Apple, PC's and products, nearly 50% of the computer users use Windows as graphical operating systems. If you are among those users who love windows, but are grappling to keep the system's hard drive optimized, then you s…
This Micro Tutorial will demonstrate how to add subdomains to your content reports. This can be very importing in having a site with multiple subdomains.
Shows how to create a shortcut to site-search Experts Exchange using Google in the Chrome browser. This eliminates the need to type out site:experts-exchange.com whenever you want to search the site. Launch the Search Engine Menu: In chrome, via you…

831 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question