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403 and 404 Errors IE7 on XP SP3

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Hello Experts

This one has me puzzled.  I can load the following site:
http://www.d2d4wetnoses.com
without any issues on a friend's Windows XP SP3 system running IE7, but on my computer it shows the following page:

Forbidden
You don't have permission to access / on this server.

Additionally, a 404 Not Found error was encountered while trying to use an ErrorDocument to handle the request.

Apache/2.2.14 (Unix) mod_ssl/2.2.14 OpenSSL/0.9.8l DAV/2 mod_auth_passthrough/2.1 FrontPage/5.0.2.2635 Server at www.d2d4wetnoses.com Port 80

I am not having any other problems loading pages into Internet Explorer that I am aware of.  The same happens if I try to load any of the specific pages from that same site which I know to exist, eg. "index.html", except of course that the "You don't have permission to access / on this server" changes to reflect the file name rather than "/".

I have done all the usual things:
- Delete Temporary Internet Files
- Delete any apparently related cookies
- Check my blocked sites (none)
- Tried http://www.d2d4wetnoses.com:80 and other permutations like http://74.220.207.85
- I can PING 74.220.207.85 fine.

Can someone interpret the Apache Server message for me please, as I don't know enough about those messages to try and decipher the problem.

I don't have Firefox or any other browser installed on this machine, and to be honest I want to try and resolve this for IE7.  I cannot see any obvious reason that the same site should load on my friend's XP IE7 and not mine.

Any suggestions?

Thanks
Bill
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