From: Frank Saunders, MS-MVP IE/OE (franksaunders_at_mvps.org)
Date: Sat, 15 Jan 2005 14:13:15 -0600
"Mike" <Mike@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> Thanks PA Bear & Robert for you help!
> I'm using Windows XP and ZoneAlarm Pro Also Ad-Aware and Spy Sweeper
> which I have scanned my system twice using all programs listed above.
> I have also used Sysclean and CWShredder and they found nothing.
> When I go to http://i.i.com.com/cnwk.1d/i/hd/hed_reviews_1.gif with my
> Notebook it will display the CNET.com logo. When I go to the same
> address with my Desktop I get "The page cannot be displayed"
> When I go to http://i.i.com.com I get "Invalid URL" on both computer.
> I did try nslookup i.i.com.com
> Non-authoritative answer:
> Name: a868.g.akamai.net
> Addresses: 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206
> Aliases: i.i.com.com
> I also tried ping i.i.com.com -n 1
> Pinging i.i.com.com [127.0.0.1] with 32 bytes of data:
> reply from 127.0.0.2: bytes=32 time<1ms ttl=128
> ping statistics for 127.0.0.1 :
> Packets: sent =1, Received =1, Lost =0
> Most web site I go to works correctly but CNET.com come up with red X
> were the pictures should be.
> On my notebook CNET.com work correctly.
> Thank for your help PA Bear & Robert, I can really use it.
> What should I try next?
Check for a file named HOSTS with no extension (not Hosts.sam). It may be a
hidden file. Open it with Notepad and remove any line referencing the site.
Or, rename HOSTS to OLDHOSTS
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