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Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 5:52 PM


Certain websites will not open

I am having an issue with content loading very slowly (websites like facebook and instagram) or not loading at all giving me a "failed to open page" message on other websites (facebook and macrumors). I am getting very weird results.


Speed tests show full speed of the modem being detected. I have reset the modem to factory settings without any success at resolving the issue. I first thought it was my router, but I hardwired my computer directly to the modem (NVG589) and issue still persists.


Yesterday morning after a factory reset of the settings, loaded fine but a bit slow. Yesterday evening  could not load at all, it seemed like it was trying to connect but would not. From my iPhone I am able to use the facebook app but photos load slowly, similar affect on instagram. I still have no success connecting to on either computer nor iPhone. I haven't found other sites that do it, but that is what I have noticed so far.


Please help with any ideas



9 Messages

10 years ago

Many websites and companies that host websites (webmasters) have internal rules and firewalls that block many things, amongst which are attempts from IP addresses labeled as "Private IPs" from accessing the website. Some Websites are still currently blocking internet connections originating from addresses starting with "99" and "172" for this reason.

please send me a private message I will help you in getting more details on the issue



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8 years ago

Hi...I just spent hours with a reliable tech support team trying to open a website for my dr.'s office.


However, I am always redirected to askdrpatrick.dom/defaultsite   which is an error.  According to the tech support team, it is a issue with AT&T and they will change my settings so I can open it.  I guess and ISP problem...???  Can you help?


Norine ***


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