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Windows 7 Looking up sites in firefox?


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Sorry, image is blocked at work. Will respond back shortly.
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to save you the trouble diabillic...yes just like that
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to save you the trouble diabillic...yes just like that


Hahahaha, Thank you kind one. Thank you as well diabillic blocked images - :)
Still getting constant looking up. Internet zooms pretty fast such an annoyance
still though I'm sure you understand. Sometimes the smallest problems are the
most annoying.
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yep, havent gotten added to the streaming group at my new job and i still dont have AD access :)

the auto detect is what causes that delay as its searching for proxy settings. lets try this, open up your HOSTS file in C:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\ and open it in notepad. paste the contents.
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:) :) :)

Navigated to that folder this is what i got haha

# Copyright © 1993-2009 Microsoft Corp.
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# This is a sample HOSTS file used by Microsoft TCP/IP for Windows.
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# This file contains the mappings of IP addresses to host names. Each
# entry should be kept on an individual line. The IP address should
# be placed in the first column followed by the corresponding host name.
# The IP address and the host name should be separated by at least one
# space.
#
# Additionally, comments (such as these) may be inserted on individual
# lines or following the machine name denoted by a '#' symbol.
#
# For example:
#
# 102.54.94.97 rhino.acme.com # source server
# 38.25.63.10 x.acme.com # x client host

# localhost name resolution is handled within DNS itself.
# 127.0.0.1 localhost
# ::1 localhost
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do you have any other machines on your network?
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No i do not have seperate machines this is my only computer and
it is still relatively new so its bothersome :) :) This
is the only one on my network as far as i know. If you can tell
me how to check for issues regarding that i will do so just in case
something is up.
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lets try to power cycle that router. it could be an issue with windows built in dhcp client, i just poked around a little bit and havent really found out much else. i would like to try a different machine on your network if possible, just to eliminate anything externally as being the root of the issue. unchecking auto detect SHOULD have fixed it but clearly it has not and it is happening with firefox as well which leads me to ponder if it may not be a local issue.

power cycle the router and modem, do an ipconfig /release followed by ipconfig /renew then try again. make sure you close any browser you have open and reload it once you have completed those steps.
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Maybe something to do with homegroup? I remember awhile back it asked me
some crap about it and i accidentally clicked something haha here is a
picture if you can see it through the actual link http://i.imgur.com/qspVk.png (says i am joined in a homegroup)

Where do i do the "ipconfig /release followed by ipconfig /renew" ?

Edited by Smitty1, 31 August 2010 - 03:39 PM.

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actually, i didnt even think of that. disjoin homegroup and try again.

ipconfig is done from the command line

ipconfig /release
ipconfig /renew
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Homegroup has been disjoined had no idea i could even do that.. haha
Wasn't sure what that crap was. Unfortunately that did not work, i did the
whole ipconfig ordeal do i paste the contents here?
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it allows sharing of files between windows 7 machines in the same network easily.

how long does it delay before bringing up your homepage?
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My internet seems MUCH faster after doing that little release and renew
but i do still get the looking up. Myspace.com (my homepage) Usually loads
under 1 second everytime i open firefox, and once websites are actually in
the cache they load instantly without the looking up problem... :)
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it still occurs in firefox as well?
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This looking up problem ONLY occurs in firefox, not in chrome, and not in i.e (i dislike both of those browsers though)

Edit* ill be checking back on this topic often thanks for the help so far hope we can figure it out :)

Edited by Smitty1, 31 August 2010 - 05:06 PM.

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