Strange Problem Logging Into Certain Sites

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by kgsullivan, May 28, 2007.

  1. kgsullivan macrumors newbie

    May 28, 2007
    Hey all, I have an iMac and it has been great so far but now for no apparent reason when I try to sign into AOL or even check Gmail, the pages simply will not load. The internet works perfect otherwise and I can sign in on my sons PC. This has been going on for about 4 days now. Can anyone help me?

  2. BoughtAAPL@4.00 macrumors member

    May 14, 2007
    You'll need to provide more information. Are both of these computers hooked into a router or switch? How is the Mac configured - DHCP through the router?

    Without any data, I'd suggest that it could be a DNS issue. I find that specifying known good DNS servers are the primary or secondary DNS is usually far better than relying on my ISP's DNS alone.
  3. kgsullivan thread starter macrumors newbie

    May 28, 2007
    Wow! I don't know what any of that means. Our computers are on a router...I'll have to wait until one of my sons wakes up to translate.

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