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  Reply # 2029691 5-Jun-2018 10:53
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Are you on the latest MacOS version?  Any outstanding software updates?  Is Chrome auto-updating or have you set it to manual?  If manual, any outstanding updates?

 

It's not often these sorts of things happen spontaneously. They either stop working because a feature is deprecated in an old version of software, and you need to be up-to-date, or an update gets applied that breaks something and you need to roll back, or a change is made to a configuration either on purpose or by accident.  

 

Even small things like adding an Ad Blocker extension will often break some sites completely, or parts of a site.  




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  Reply # 2030131 5-Jun-2018 19:40
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Linux: You could also try a DNS flush

John

 

 

 

ok - I tried it on Trade me and this is what came up

 

 

 

Non-authoritative answer:

 

Name: www.trademe.co.nz

 

Address: 202.162.73.2

 

 

 

this is what came on the geekzone search

 

Name: www.geekzone.co.nz

 

Address: 104.24.2.14

 

Name: www.geekzone.co.nz

 

Address: 104.24.3.14

 

Non-authoritative answer:

 

Name: www.geekzone.co.nz

 

Address: 104.24.3.14

 

Name: www.geekzone.co.nz

 

Address: 104.24.2.14

 

Non-authoritative answer:

 

Name: www.geekzone.co.nz

 

Address: 104.24.3.14

 

Name: www.geekzone.co.nz

 

Address: 104.24.2.14

 

 

 

I don't know what all this means though sorry


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  Reply # 2030133 5-Jun-2018 19:43
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Is this just using "nslookup www.trademe.co.nz" or have you tried the other options I gave you? Is Trade Me failing at the moment? have you tried the malware scan?







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  Reply # 2030139 5-Jun-2018 19:50
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I tried 

 

and above are the results

 

 

 

I just tried harvey norman and wises maps - both worked

 

 

 

did the malware scan and no threats found




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  Reply # 2030152 5-Jun-2018 19:57
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still get this message on www.trademe.co.nz

 

 

 

This site can’t be reached

 

www.trademe.co.nz’s server IP address could not be found.

 

 

 

 

     

  • Try running Network Diagnostics.

 

DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN

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  Reply # 2030215 5-Jun-2018 20:33
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Wonder if there's a malicious hosts file. 


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  Reply # 2030224 5-Jun-2018 20:48
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I say give statically assigned DNS a go for testing is still worth a shot. Add Google's 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4 (ignore others in screenshot below). Sounds like it is happening quite a often so you should notice a difference (if any) almost straight away.

 

 

https://support.apple.com/kb/PH25577?locale=en_NZ

 

 

 

 




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  Reply # 2030230 5-Jun-2018 20:54
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freitasm:

 

Try running the NSLOOKUP now while this is happening.

 

 

 

 

Non-authoritative answer:

 

Name: www.trademe.co.nz

 

Address: 202.162.73.2

 

 

 

is what I got




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  Reply # 2030233 5-Jun-2018 20:58
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yitz: I say give statically assigned DNS a go for testing is still worth a shot. Add Google's 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4 (ignore others in screenshot below). Sounds like it is happening quite a often so you should notice a difference (if any) almost straight away. https://support.apple.com/kb/PH25577?locale=en_NZ

 

 

 

ok I did that and trade me came up straight away like magic!


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  Reply # 2030275 5-Jun-2018 21:04
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Something strange with your DNS - have you restarted your router recently? It could have some problems and if it proxies the DNS... Although, if you use static DNS 8.8.8.8 on your computer then it will ignore the router or ISP DNS anyway.





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  Reply # 2030396 5-Jun-2018 22:50
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Have you checked your date and time is correct? Had this before on a mac some sites worked some didn't fixed the date and time and everything working again. With most sites secure they can't authenticate correctly with the wrong date and time.

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