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Old 2006-07-09, 11:31 PM
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Re: New to imac. Looking for a little advice

Ah-ha! No DNS Server entries. These are IPs supplied to you by your ISP. These are the IPs that help you connect to all the other sites around the world. I'll bet if you put the Server IPs in there, then you will be back in business. Go to the website for whatever your ISP is and look at info on how to get connected to the web. They should document the DNS Servers that they want you to enter in that space for you.
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Old 2006-07-10, 06:56 AM
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Re: New to imac. Looking for a little advice

Either of you guys using Comcast?

I've searched aroung and have seen some posts saying the DNS field should be empty. The comcast forums are full of posts about using non comcast DNS because comcast sucks (paraphrasing). I used one of them (4.2.2.1) but no change. There are also posts saying comcast DNS must be dynamic to work with DHCP (?) but other DNS IPs may work.

I also remembered one difference between then (PC) and now. The comcast software was installed on the PC but isn't on the Mac. When we got it I just connected the Mac and logged on with Safari (then later Firefox). You think that could have something to do with all of this?
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Old 2006-07-10, 12:07 PM
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Re: New to imac. Looking for a little advice

Hmmm, I'm looking over their site and, sure enough, they don't specify that you should enter any DNS Server info. Strange. I did find this page: http://www.comcast.com/Support/Corp1...tail_2386.html Are all your settings like what they show there?
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Old 2006-07-10, 02:38 PM
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Re: New to imac. Looking for a little advice

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Hmmm, I'm looking over their site and, sure enough, they don't specify that you should enter any DNS Server info. Strange. I did find this page: http://www.comcast.com/Support/Corp1...tail_2386.html Are all your settings like what they show there?

Yeah I found that page also. Everything is exactly as it says. Could it be something to do with my router configuration? Here is my router setup page I just changed the DNS there to that 4.2.2.1 setting (Does everything else look right?). Before it was empty. I'll check back here in a minute to let you know if it helped.

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Old 2006-07-10, 02:41 PM
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Re: New to imac. Looking for a little advice

No change. Still can't connect to certain sites. If there is no DNS entry should the "DNS Proxy" be disabled?

Is it time for me to see a genius at the apple store?
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Old 2006-07-10, 06:54 PM
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Re: New to imac. Looking for a little advice

Add www.youtube.com to the list of sites I cannot access.
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Old 2006-07-10, 07:40 PM
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Re: New to imac. Looking for a little advice

I'm stumped. It is definitely a setting on your computer or your router, but I really am not sure which. Have you tried plugging in directly to the modem (bypassing the router) and seeing if you can get to those urls that way? That will at least clue you in to whether it is the router or your computer.
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Old 2006-07-11, 03:24 AM
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Re: New to imac. Looking for a little advice

I bypassed the router and still the same. So it's definitely the computer eh? I'm gonna go dig up the comcast software and see if that does anything. Then off to apple.

Thanks Lynne and ffooky for all of your time and effort.
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Old 2006-07-11, 02:58 PM
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Re: New to imac. Looking for a little advice

I'm on hold with comcast support. So far, the gentleman is also stumped.
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Old 2006-07-11, 03:39 PM
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It's going to be interesting to find out what caused this weird problem.
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Old 2006-07-11, 05:23 PM
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Re: New to imac. Looking for a little advice

Comcast guy says I probably need IE because that works best with most sites. It is what they recommend. He couldn't understand why my computer didn't come with IE. I did a quick google search and found that IE is no longer being developed for mac.

I'm going to make an appointment with the apple store genius. I'll keep ya posted.
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Old 2006-07-11, 05:33 PM
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I'm sorry, but that is a bunch of bullshit. I use firefox on my Mac and I can get to those sites. And IE?!?!? Pulleeeeeze!
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Old 2006-07-11, 09:32 PM
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Re: New to imac. Looking for a little advice

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I'm sorry, but that is a bunch of bullshit. I use firefox on my Mac and I can get to those sites. And IE?!?!? Pulleeeeeze!
I told him others with macs can access those sites more than once but he never seemed to understand. He kept pushing IE. You'd think he'd know that IE wasn't available for mac any longer.
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Old 2006-07-14, 01:56 AM
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Re: New to imac. Looking for a little advice

So the culprit was Peer Guardian. As soon as it was uninstalled I could access the sites.

Thanks again guys.

New question: Is there a program similar to Peer Guardian that you guys use?
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Old 2006-07-14, 02:40 AM
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Re: New to imac. Looking for a little advice

A happy ending

You could try SafePeer. I think it's cross-platform.
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