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demonfi 08-16-2003 02:21 PM

What's Happening?
Hi all i'm from belgium and there is somethign really strange happening ,

i have PC's at home all working on Windows XP and they cant connect to the internet , my personal pc has linux and i can connect to the internet :eek:

My girlfriend uses win 98 and she lives like 10 kilometres from here and she ALSO cant connect to the internet...

And if i try to reach belgian websites i cant connect to them , not even my providers website :eek: is there something going with the MSblast thing or are my PC's and my girl's just freaking out?

BTW : linux really rules :D

david_ross 08-16-2003 02:24 PM

Sounds odd. When you say you can't get to them - is it a dns issue? Can you reach any of:

Do you all use the same Internet Service Provider?

demonfi 08-16-2003 02:33 PM

i can reach those things , and we are on same ISP , but weird i can connect on linux and cant on windows :o

bulliver 08-16-2003 02:37 PM

What errors are you getting?
What happens when you try to logon to the internet? Dial-up, cable?
Can you open a dos prompt and ping anything?

david_ross 08-16-2003 02:40 PM

But you can't connnect to either of those from windows?

I had a feeling that this blaster worm may affect DNS servrs too although I never saw an official report of this.

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