All of a sudden all my browsers refuse to connect to certain webpages

Discussion in 'OS X Mountain Lion (10.8)' started by brent1a, Aug 3, 2012.

  1. brent1a macrumors member

    Jan 9, 2005
    All of a sudden all my browsers refuse to connect to certain webpages.
    I can connect to Bing and Macupdate but I'm unable to connect to Google or Facebook. I can connect to some webpages, others are refused. It appears to be at random.
    I can succesfully ping all the pages I can't connect too, but the web browsers simply refuse to connect.

    My bittorrent client is working fine but I can't connect to my seedbox server.
    My MenuTab app for Facebook can't connect, the same as my browser won't connect to FB.

    But, all my browsing works perfectly fine on my iPhone that is connected to the same network.

    This is really weird behavior that just started....
  2. DoFoT9 macrumors P6


    Jun 11, 2007
    System Preferences->Network->Internet Interface (WiFi or Ethernet)->Advanced->DNS, input and on the left hand column. Apply everything, retry everything.

    Does that change it?

    Have you attempted to reset the web browser caches?

    Have you tried going to the IP addresses of the websites that you ping?

    Good spot to start :)
  3. Mr. Retrofire macrumors 603

    Mr. Retrofire

    Mar 2, 2010
    If you have Little Snitch, make sure you use the latest version.

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