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Topic # 55252 26-Dec-2009 23:42
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I have a problem I'm hoping someoone can help with. For the past few weeks I have been unable to access Geekzone from my home laptop via the wireless network. I cleared cookies but still no joy. I left it at that and got my fix of Geekzone at work.

I bought my work laptop home for the holidays thinking i'd be able to access Geekzone but when I connect via the wireless network, no joy. However, if I connect via my Telecom aircard I can connect to Geekzone. From this I deduce my access problem has something to do with my wireless network setup.

My wireless router is a Linksys WAG160N.

I'd be grateful if anyone can shed some light on this issue for me. Thanks

Peter

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  Reply # 285360 27-Dec-2009 01:55
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Two things:

1. Go Start > Run > cmd. At the command prompt type ipconfig /all.  What DNS servers are shown?

2. At the command prompt type tracert www.geekzone.co.nz and post your results here.

I'm also assuming from your post that you can't access Geekzone at all, and it's not a login issue?




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  Reply # 285374 27-Dec-2009 08:32
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Have you reset the modem? Can you set blocked sites on this model? Are you using your ISP DNS or third party? What is your ISP?




 
 
 
 




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  Reply # 285377 27-Dec-2009 09:28
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Nate

Output from running ipconfig/all

Windows IP Configuration

   Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : Laptop_home
   Primary Dns Suffix  . . . . . . . :
   Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
   IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
   WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
   DNS Suffix Search List. . . . . . : WAG160N

Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network Connection:

   Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . : WAG160N
   Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 3945ABG Network Con
nection
   Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 00-19-D2-D1-A2-FE
   DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
   Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
   Link-local IPv6 Address . . . . . : fe80::7845:2d3c:8aac:1bef%11(Preferred)
   IPv4 Address. . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.100(Preferred)
   Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
   Lease Obtained. . . . . . . . . . : Wednesday, 23 December 2009 4:59:16 p.m.
   Lease Expires . . . . . . . . . . : Monday, 28 December 2009 8:17:57 a.m.
   Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
   DHCP Server . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.1
   DNS Servers . . . . . . . . . . . : 202.180.64.10
                                       202.180.64.11
   NetBIOS over Tcpip. . . . . . . . : Enabled


Output from running tracert

C:\Users\Peter>tracert www.geekzone.co.nz

Tracing route to geekzone.co.nz [210.48.73.74]
over a maximum of 30 hops:

  1     1 ms    <1 ms    <1 ms  192.168.1.1
  2    57 ms    58 ms    58 ms  vlan998-31.fx.cust.tranzpeer.net [202.180.81.31]

  3    59 ms    57 ms    58 ms  vlan94-cpcak3-e1.tranzpeer.net [202.180.82.82]
  4    59 ms    57 ms    58 ms  vlan7-cpcak3-s1.tranzpeer.net [202.180.81.49]
  5    59 ms    56 ms    56 ms  iconz1.ape.net.nz [192.203.154.44]
  6    57 ms    58 ms    58 ms  ge-0-0-3.air01-core.iconz.net [210.48.5.2]
  7    58 ms    57 ms    58 ms  ge-1-1.cat01-air-dist.iconz.net [210.48.5.102]
  8    57 ms    58 ms    57 ms  wan1.petrescu.iconz.co.nz [210.48.4.76]
  9     *        *        *     Request timed out.
 10     *        *        *     Request timed out.
 11     *        *        *     Request timed out.
 12     *        *        *     Request timed out.
 13     *        *        *     Request timed out.
 14     *        *        *     Request timed out.
 15     *        *        *     Request timed out.
 16     *        *        *     Request timed out.
 17     *        *        *     Request timed out.
 18     *        *        *     Request timed out.
 19     *        *        *     Request timed out.
 20     *        *        *     Request timed out.
 21     *        *        *     Request timed out.
 22     *        *        *     Request timed out.
 23     *        *        *     Request timed out.
 24     *        *        *     Request timed out.
 25     *        *        *     Request timed out.
 26     *        *        *     Request timed out.
 27     *        *        *     Request timed out.
 28     *        *        *     Request timed out.
 29     *        *        *     Request timed out.
 30     *        *        *     Request timed out.

Trace complete.

You are correct in that I can't access geekzone at all, so not a login issue. Access to geekzone generates a "Server Error 403 - Forbidden: Access id denied, You do not have permission to view this directory or page using the credentials that you supplied."


Freitasm

I have reset the modem with no change. As an aside, whenever I restart Windows I need to reset my router/modem inorder to establish the wireless connection.

My isp is SLingshot and I don't know if I'm using the isp DNS or a third party. How do I check this?

Thanks both for your help.

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Reply # 285379 27-Dec-2009 09:47
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Another case of incomplete information when asking for help... Have you told us the error was 403 I would have spotted this straight away.

I blocked your IP address because your PC accessed Geekzone 3,136,946 times in a couple of days. This is most likely a bug on IE8 causing a loop when accessing RSS feeds. Make sure you stop using IE8 for RSS feeds - make sure you remove any RSS feed from IE8. Then let me know your IP address and I will unblock it.





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  Reply # 285386 27-Dec-2009 10:38
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freitasm: I blocked your IP address because your PC accessed Geekzone 3,136,946 times in a couple of days. This is most likely a bug on IE8 causing a loop when accessing RSS feeds.


Off topic, but freitasm, was this issue ever fixed in IE8?






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  Reply # 285396 27-Dec-2009 11:39
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Freitasm

Sorry for incomplete info in original post, probably a case of me not knowing what to ask. Anyway, I have disabled feeds in IE8.

My IP address is 192.168.1.100

Sorry for any inconvenience and thanks for your assistanc ein resolving this matter.

Peter

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  Reply # 285401 27-Dec-2009 12:05
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Peter you will need to tell Mauricio your WAN address not your local PC address. If on ADSL you will find this in your modem in the WAN or ADSL status page, or if on TCL cable then TCL will have told you this and you would have loaded it into the WAN setup of your router.

Dont place the address here for privacy reasons, PM it to Mauricio.

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  Reply # 285413 27-Dec-2009 12:51
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go to

www.whatismyip.com

what ever pops up on the screen, PM that IP to MF.




Do whatever you want to do man.

  



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  Reply # 285449 27-Dec-2009 16:17
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Thanks everyone for helping me resolve this. I now have access to Geekzone.

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