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Wannabe Geek

Topic # 114617 25-Feb-2013 19:38 Send private message

My Dad has been having trouble getting on to via his Telstraclear cable connection for at least the last few weeks, possibly up to a couple of months.

What the site should look like:

What the site looks like via my Dad's connection:

i.e. When accessed via my Dad's cable connection, none of the main content is retrieved.

I have tried the following:
  • Different browsers, clearing cookies and cache
  • Connecting directly to the modem, rather than going through the router
  • Connecting to the site via https://
  • Adding an X-Forwarded-For header to the http request

But the only ways I have been able to get the site to load are
  • Connecting via a VPN
  • Using a different internet connection (works via my 2degrees 3g connection)

I think he is using the correct DNS servers (,

Does anyone else on cable have this issue?
Could it be caused by TCL's transparent proxy, or is it more likely to be a problem with the website itself?

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Uber Geek
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  Reply # 770071 25-Feb-2013 20:00 Send private message

Loads up fine on Tesltraclear cable for me, its def not a browser issue??

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Wannabe Geek

  Reply # 770072 25-Feb-2013 20:05 Send private message

Thanks for the reply. I'm pretty sure its not a browser issue. If I connect directly, I get no content. If I connect via a vpn, the page loads just fine in the same browser.

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Ultimate Geek

  Reply # 770083 25-Feb-2013 20:36 Send private message

Probably the crappy proxy TCL run. It breaks the web for me every day.

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  Reply # 770092 25-Feb-2013 20:51 Send private message

Working fine for me on TCL cable.

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Wannabe Geek

  Reply # 770196 25-Feb-2013 23:19 Send private message

Thanks guys, I'm starting to think this is just a weird bug at the end. I'm pretty much stumped for now.

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Biddle Corp

  Reply # 770232 26-Feb-2013 06:45 Send private message

Working fine for my on cable as well.

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Wannabe Geek

  Reply # 1253647 9-Mar-2015 05:15 Send private message

I had the same problem and forwarded this thread to Numismaster.  They asked me to send them my IP address and they would fix it from their end.

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