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I can`t connect to youtube using any browsers
Hi! I got this problem 2weeks from now I can`t connect to youtube in browsers like IE, Firefox and chrome

i got this message
in IE:
Oops! Internet Explorer could not connect to www.youtube.com

Try reloading: www.­youtube.­com
Additional suggestions:

Access a cached copy of www.­youtube.­com
Go to www.­youtube.­co

in Firefox:
Unable to connect
Firefox can't establish a connection to the server at www.youtube.com.
The site could be temporarily unavailable or too busy. Try again in a few
moments.
If you are unable to load any pages, check your computer's network
connection.
If your computer or network is protected by a firewall or proxy, make sure
that Firefox is permitted to access the Web.

In Chrome
Oops! Google Chrome could not connect to www.youtube.com Suggestions:

Try reloading the page
I can access the cached copy of youtube in chorome but i cant play the video

I updated my flashplayer, java player and it doesn`t work for me,Still can`t connect to youtube please help me how to fix this
I rebooted my computer and nothing happened

Os:Windows Vista Home basic
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Try to ping www.youtube.com from a Elevated Commadn Prompt window. You should see something like this:

C:\Windows\System32>ping www.youtube.com

Pinging youtube-ui.l.google.com [74.125.229.232] with 32 bytes of data:
Reply from 74.125.229.232: bytes=32 time=33ms TTL=50
Reply from 74.125.229.232: bytes=32 time=32ms TTL=50
Reply from 74.125.229.232: bytes=32 time=33ms TTL=50
Reply from 74.125.229.232: bytes=32 time=33ms TTL=50

Ping statistics for 74.125.229.232:
Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss),
Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
Minimum = 32ms, Maximum = 33ms, Average = 32ms


If that doesn't work, try pinging the IP Address, should see this:

C:\Windows\System32>ping 74.125.229.232

Pinging 74.125.229.232 with 32 bytes of data:
Reply from 74.125.229.232: bytes=32 time=35ms TTL=50
Reply from 74.125.229.232: bytes=32 time=32ms TTL=50
Reply from 74.125.229.232: bytes=32 time=37ms TTL=50
Reply from 74.125.229.232: bytes=32 time=32ms TTL=50

Ping statistics for 74.125.229.232:
Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss),
Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
Minimum = 32ms, Maximum = 37ms, Average = 34ms


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Try to ping www.youtube.com from a Elevated Commadn Prompt window. You should see something like this:

C:\Windows\System32>ping www.youtube.com

Pinging youtube-ui.l.google.com [74.125.229.232] with 32 bytes of data:
Reply from 74.125.229.232: bytes=32 time=33ms TTL=50
Reply from 74.125.229.232: bytes=32 time=32ms TTL=50
Reply from 74.125.229.232: bytes=32 time=33ms TTL=50
Reply from 74.125.229.232: bytes=32 time=33ms TTL=50

Ping statistics for 74.125.229.232:
Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss),
Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
Minimum = 32ms, Maximum = 33ms, Average = 32ms


If that doesn't work, try pinging the IP Address, should see this:

C:\Windows\System32>ping 74.125.229.232

Pinging 74.125.229.232 with 32 bytes of data:
Reply from 74.125.229.232: bytes=32 time=35ms TTL=50
Reply from 74.125.229.232: bytes=32 time=32ms TTL=50
Reply from 74.125.229.232: bytes=32 time=37ms TTL=50
Reply from 74.125.229.232: bytes=32 time=32ms TTL=50

Ping statistics for 74.125.229.232:
Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss),
Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
Minimum = 32ms, Maximum = 37ms, Average = 34ms


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Now I see this what next?
C:\Users\BJFRANZ>ping www.youtube.com

Pinging www.youtube.com [127.0.0.1] with 32 bytes of data:
Reply from 127.0.0.1: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=128
Reply from 127.0.0.1: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=128
Reply from 127.0.0.1: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=128
Reply from 127.0.0.1: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=128

Ping statistics for 127.0.0.1:
Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss),
Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
Minimum = 0ms, Maximum = 0ms, Average = 0ms

C:\Users\BJFRANZ>ping 74.125.229.232

Pinging 74.125.229.232 with 32 bytes of data:
Reply from 74.125.229.232: bytes=32 time=305ms TTL=46
Reply from 74.125.229.232: bytes=32 time=372ms TTL=46
Reply from 74.125.229.232: bytes=32 time=352ms TTL=46
Request timed out.

Ping statistics for 74.125.229.232:
Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 3, Lost = 1 (25% loss),
Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
Minimum = 305ms, Maximum = 372ms, Average = 343ms
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Now I see this what next?
C:\Users\BJFRANZ>ping www.youtube.com

Pinging www.youtube.com [127.0.0.1] with 32 bytes of data:
Reply from 127.0.0.1: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=128
Reply from 127.0.0.1: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=128
Reply from 127.0.0.1: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=128
Reply from 127.0.0.1: bytes=32 time<1ms TTL=128

Ping statistics for 127.0.0.1:
Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss),
Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
Minimum = 0ms, Maximum = 0ms, Average = 0ms

C:\Users\BJFRANZ>ping 74.125.229.232

Pinging 74.125.229.232 with 32 bytes of data:
Reply from 74.125.229.232: bytes=32 time=305ms TTL=46
Reply from 74.125.229.232: bytes=32 time=372ms TTL=46
Reply from 74.125.229.232: bytes=32 time=352ms TTL=46
Request timed out.

Ping statistics for 74.125.229.232:
Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 3, Lost = 1 (25% loss),
Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
Minimum = 305ms, Maximum = 372ms, Average = 343ms
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It looks like youtube is being redirected to localhost, 127.0.0.1, which means you would not be able to connect.

Reset your hosts file as follows: How can I reset the Hosts file back to the default?
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