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tonowando10460 Super User
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Oops! Google Chrome could not connect to ??



now this could have easily said ; Firefox , Safari , Internet Explorer ?
you get the picture .

when this happens , we all have a short check list to resolve the issue .

does this problem lie with my browser , my modem , my ISP ?
or is perhaps that web site having problems ?

so let me give you a real case in point .

i have 2 web pages on a Russian hosting site [ ucoz.com ] .
there is only one character difference in the web address .

but for what ever reason , i could only access just one starting this year .

i contacted [ ucoz.com ] , and they had me run a trace-route , on my end .
after receiving my trace-route , [ ucoz.com ] informed me that at&t was blocking access .

at&t seemed to ignore all complaints from [ ucoz.com ] .
i was told that this was not the first time , that this problem had
occurred with at&t .

turning on TOR , was the only way i could reach this web page .

so here is a Google search for that blocked page .

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so let's go to this web service ; down for everyone or just me?

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http://www.downforeveryoneorjustme.com/


here we type in the address , that could not be reached .
and the site is up ?

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so i type in the second address , and that site is up also .

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so i do a Google search for the second address .
and this search goes through , no problem .

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so there i have 2 pages on the same domain ,
one is blocked and one is not ?

don't look for any kind of a logical reason behind this ?
sh+t , just happens !

as i mentioned earlier i have used TOR to correct this .
but in the last few months i have stopped using TOR .

the first reason , TOR has asked that bit-torrent down-loaders
stop using their service .

P2P traffic is clogging their system .

and the main goal of the TOR community is to help oppressed people .
like the people of Syria .

if their activities can be traced it would be a life-n-death situation .

so these people need the bandwidth far more desperately than we do .

for the last few months i have been using a free VPN ,

http://www.spotflux.com/

i turn off all browsers , and open , spotflux .
spotflux will open my default browser , but in a secure link to the spotflux server .

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i type in the blocked address and i am there .

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and the second reason i finally stopped using TOR .

it was getting just way to slow to be usable .
[ perhaps that P2P congestion that TOR had complained about ] ?

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ravi21440 Translator
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Thanks mate!would give it a try!:)
thanks for the share!:)
tonowando10460 Super User
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Thanks mate!would give it a try!:)
thanks for the share!:)



yes , thank you !
and i hope that no one misses the point that TOR , has been
asking the bit-torrent community to use other services like VPN .
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I'm still stuck on the fact that some sites do not work well (if at all) when I'm using any chromium engine based browser. An example is VH1. The site won;t load for me much less play videos. Very annoying. I actually had to use IE. (shivers) Ewwww :(
tonowando10460 Super User
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I'm still stuck on the fact that some sites do not work well (if at all) when I'm using any chromium engine based browser. An example is VH1. The site won;t load for me much less play videos. Very annoying. I actually had to use IE. (shivers) Ewwww :(



yes , things got better for me when i stopped using my ISP settings , and changed to the Google server settings .
https://developers.google.com/speed/public-dns/docs/using

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TNX MATE
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Change your DNS settings to 8.8.8.8, 8.8.4.4. That's Google DNS and if your ISP is blocking you on a DNS level it will solve your problem. Also Google's DNS is faster than the one from your ISP.
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thanks mate
tonowando10460 Super User
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a late , thank you !
on my part .
tonowando10460 Super User
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Change your DNS settings to 8.8.8.8, 8.8.4.4. That's Google DNS and if your ISP is blocking you on a DNS level it will solve your problem. Also Google's DNS is faster than the one from your ISP.

thanks for the feed-back !
sorry to see you gone .

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