BMW Cars Website

  Boolian61 21:24 12 Nov 2007

For some reason I cannot access the BMW UK Website on my Laptop. It is click here I have tried IE7 and Firefox but it won't load. All the other countries sites work. In IE7 it said something about changing proxy settings when I selected 'Diagnose Connection Problems' No explanation with Firefox.
This is what it said in IE7

Then it says : 'Web Proxy' is not set up to establish a connection on port '9100' on this computer. It works with Netscape. I would like it to work with Firefox, IE7, Netscape and Opera.

Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage

Most likely causes:
You are not connected to the Internet.
The website is encountering problems.
There might be a typing error in the address.

What you can try:
Diagnose Connection Problems

More information

This problem can be caused by a variety of issues, including:

Internet connectivity has been lost.
The website is temporarily unavailable.
The Domain Name Server (DNS) is not reachable.
The Domain Name Server (DNS) does not have a listing for the website's domain.
If this is an HTTPS (secure) address, click Tools, click Internet Options, click Advanced, and check to be sure the SSL and TLS protocols are enabled under the security section.

For offline users

You can still view subscribed feeds and some recently viewed webpages.
To view subscribed feeds

Click the Favorites Center button , click Feeds, and then click the feed you want to view.

To view recently visited webpages (might not work on all pages)

Click Tools , and then click Work Offline.
Click the Favorites Center button , click History, and then click the page you want to view.

  woodchip 21:29 12 Nov 2007

I have just gone strait in on my XP Laptop Using Netscape 7.2 Check Firewall is not stopping you or Host file

  Forum Editor 21:33 12 Nov 2007

to load the site instantly in IE 7.0 and Firefox; woodchip may have the answer.

  woodchip 21:36 12 Nov 2007

For host file, go to search and type Host double click the file it should open in Notepad or wordpad look in the list for BMW remove the address and save the file

  Halmer 21:40 12 Nov 2007

either on FF or IE7

  Boolian61 17:01 13 Nov 2007

Can I have detailed instructions please as the Windows Help in Vista is not very helpful.

  woodchip 21:24 13 Nov 2007

Help from who on what?

  woodchip 21:25 13 Nov 2007

What Firewall are you running?

  johnnyrocker 21:32 13 Nov 2007

no probs here ie6 xp pro


  p;3 22:03 13 Nov 2007

loads OK with IE 6 win 98se and Hosts text file in operation

  Boolian61 16:45 14 Nov 2007

Help from anyone on to how to allow IE7 Windows Vista Ultimate to access the BMW Website. I want to know how to change my proxy settings so I can access it. I can access all the other BMW Websites.

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