Proplems loading eBay and certain other sites

  Scott_the_Scot 19:01 22 Mar 2007

My niece is having problems loading ebays and some other sites. When she types in the URL see gets an server not found error. This happens with only a few sites the ones she has noticed is ebay and Most site are OK only a few don't load. It is not an intermittent failure every time she tries these sites they fail. I have done a virus sweep using AVg but nothing was found. I have also checked her security settings all seem OK. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

  Diodorus Siculus 19:12 22 Mar 2007

Search for a file called "hosts" - no extension.

Rename to hosts.old and reboot.

See if that helps; hosts is the file that tells the network where to search for a URL and it may have become corrupted.

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