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Old 05-21-03, 11:13 AM
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"favorite" links no longer working???

has anyone ever had a problem with their favorites list? i have had it happen twice now, first with amazon and now with AICN. when i try to go to the site via my favs link it takes forever and then takes me to the stupid "we can't find www.amazon......" page and gives me alternate choices, like "did you intend to go to one of these similare sites?" and the one site they mention is the one i've been using this whole time.

why does this happen?
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Old 05-21-03, 11:43 AM
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perhaps the link has changed to a different one.
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Old 05-21-03, 12:05 PM
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the address is still the same...
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Old 05-21-03, 06:49 PM
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Had this happen when I was on dial suck last summer and I couldn't access my school's website. I set my school's IP in the DNS options in the TCP/IP properties. Just try find Amazon's IP and DNS's address and it may let you set it to connect to the site manually. Or try go to DOS(start>run>cmd) >type - ping www.amazon.com pretty likely you'll get a timed out message. Then try type ipconfig/renew and ipconfig/release.

PS: Why this happens? Well, some DNS servers can just be flaky.

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