Mac does not load website but PC does

Discussion in 'macOS' started by workingprint, Oct 27, 2009.

  1. workingprint macrumors newbie

    Oct 27, 2009
    I have a Macbook pro running leopard, an old PC, and an iPhone all using the same wireless router. None of these are running any blocking or filtering software (that I know of). The PC and the iPhone can connect to and just fine. But the Mac can not find these 2 sites, and these 2 sites only. All other websites I visit work just fine. Does anybody know what is going on here?
  2. stridemat Moderator


    Staff Member

    Apr 2, 2008
    What browser are you using? Sometimes Safari has some issue with certain websites!
  3. workingprint thread starter macrumors newbie

    Oct 27, 2009
    I forgot to mention this is on Firefox, Safari and Opera. All experience the same issue. On the PC, and work fine on all browsers. On my Mac, they do not load on any browser.
  4. fartheststar macrumors 6502a


    Dec 29, 2003
    They work fine on my mac (Firefox, Safari), on Snow Leopard, all software up to date. I just checked in case you wanted someone to check another mac.
  5. HLdan macrumors 603


    Aug 22, 2007
    Same here, no issues with those sites using Safari or FF. I'm running a Macbook with Snow Leopard 10.6.1.
  6. calderone macrumors 68040


    Aug 28, 2009
    First, can you be more specific? Are you getting a specific error? 404? Etc? Does it partially load?

    Since I don't know what the problem is exactly I am going to guess it is a DNS problem. I would try the following in Terminal:

    dscacheutil -flushcache
    Just type (or paste) that in and hit return. You may have faulty addresses in your DNS cache, that could explain why it won't load. Let us know if that changes anything for you.

    If that doesn't work, it may be worthwhile to look into your DNS settings. But try the above first.
  7. workingprint thread starter macrumors newbie

    Oct 27, 2009
    It is a 404 error. I will try the terminal code when i get to my home computer. Thanks everyone

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