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Master Geek
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Topic # 57234 6-Feb-2010 23:07
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Hi is anyone with telecom using steam? I can't even access the website (store.steampowered.com) although if I use a proxy server it works sweet as, just wondering if telecoms blocking it or somthing. CHeers

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Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 296679 6-Feb-2010 23:19
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I'm with Telecom, and haven't been trying Steam, but I know there are a few other sites that I have that problem with, and work with a proxy.



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Master Geek
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  Reply # 296680 6-Feb-2010 23:22
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Thanks man, maybe I'll give them a ring tomorrow.

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  Reply # 296681 6-Feb-2010 23:24
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I just tried that steam site first post,

With telecom got connecting to cdn.steampowered.com been going for over 5 minutes and still connecting, with proxy connected and loaded in under 5 seconds.

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 296763 7-Feb-2010 14:38
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Its a DNS issue with a few NZ ISPs if you add the below to your hosts file it works.

68.142.123.239 cdn.store.steampowered.com
208.111.159.58 cdn.steampowered.com



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Master Geek
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  Reply # 296775 7-Feb-2010 14:58
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Nice one worked a treat!

Called telecom, supposedly theres been a few people ring about this site a a bunch of others, there working on a fix I was told...

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Master Geek


  Reply # 296807 7-Feb-2010 16:33
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Im also getting this on orcon.

hosts file fixed it

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