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Internet Disconnects - But Only At EBay

Old 05-25-04, 09:19 PM
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Internet Disconnects - But Only At EBay

I find this hard to believe, but I saw it happen: my wife's computer keeps reporting "Local Area Connection - A network cable is unplugged" whenever she goes to EBay -- and only when she goes to EBay. Anywhere else on the web, she's fine.

Can anyone think of a logical explanation?

(She's running IE 6 on Windows XP with a cable modem.)
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Did you happen to buy the router or cable modem at uBid?

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Old 05-25-04, 10:08 PM
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go to c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\ and open the "hosts" file located there with Notepad. Copy and paste the contents of it here.
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Old 05-26-04, 01:17 PM
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It's just trying to tell her to stop buying eBay paraphenalia.
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