will not load

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by Agarza1911, Jun 26, 2012.

  1. Agarza1911 macrumors newbie

    Jun 26, 2012
    For some reason, won't load on my Mac. I'm updated on software, I've restarted safari, I've cleared cache, I've pinged the site with no problems, I've tried in safe luck. Every site on the world wide web works...except adobe. I've talked to apple and they can't figure it out. In fact, after several failed attempts, today the apple rep said,"are you there? I can't hear you...let me call you back.". Never called back. Can someone shed light on this problem for me?
  2. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere


    May 16, 2008
  3. Darth.Titan macrumors 68030


    Oct 31, 2007
    Austin, TX
    Do you have pirated Adobe software on your system? Did you (or someone else) run a script that alters your hosts file when it was installed?

    Open your /etc/hosts file in TextEdit to check.
  4. Agarza1911 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jun 26, 2012
    didn't work...thanks though.


    No, I don't have pirated adobe software. I have Lightroom 3 and an adobe suite 5.5.
  5. Comeagain? macrumors 68020


    Feb 17, 2011
    Spokane, WA
    Can you post a screenshot of what happens when you try to go to ?
  6. Agarza1911 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Jun 26, 2012
    Yes! corrupted host file!! Trashed it and it works!! Nice...thank you!
  7. aaronrayban macrumors newbie

    Feb 17, 2013
    Me too, but how to fix?

    I'm having the exact same issue after installing Xto7 and some adobe trial apps like premiere cs6. Now, won't load. I got the same thing, but how do you open up and find out what the issue is in text/edit?
  8. IPadNParadise macrumors 6502


    Jan 12, 2013
    As a complete newbie, I am curious about the “Redirected to Other Sites" info in this link. I had this problem (being redirected) on my new MBP about a week ago and talked to Apple Support phone line about it. They had me add all 4 numbers to my System Preferences/Network/DNS tab. Referenced on the link attached says choose either open DNS or google DNS, not both. I have had no problems with both those sets of numbers while using my MBP since. Just curious and as education, why it says not to use both sets of DNS numbers?
  9. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere


    May 16, 2008
    It won't hurt anything if you use both sets, but it's not necessary.
  10. ebenhall macrumors newbie

    Apr 11, 2013
    How do you do this?

    Can you post some instructions on how to do this? I'm having the exact same problem but not sure how to do this. Thanks so much!
  11. nilya macrumors newbie

    May 18, 2013
    could you help me?

    i'm having the same problem except i did have pirated software. I uninstalled then remembered that the person who installed it made it to where is blocked. I would like to fix this but i don't know how.
    Thank you!

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