Can't access Microsoft's website! [Solved/Closed]

Me - Aug 29, 2010 at 10:17 AM - Latest reply:  Abd864
- Jan 1, 2018 at 02:23 AM

Everytime I try going onto Microsoft's website, the page will not load or come up, instead I get a message reading "cannot connect to the server".
I can go on any other website fine, with no problems, except for Microsofts website; which I need to access at times to download different softwares.
Right now I am using Firefox, but I also have IE and the same problem occurs there.

Somebody please help.

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- Aug 29, 2010 at 12:21 PM
Thank you

Try this 1.

1)Click on Start --> Run --> type cmd and click on OK.

Command Prompt will be opened. Then enter this command.

ipconfig /flushdns and press "Enter".

Now try to open Microsoft website.

2)If the problem still exits, then click on Start --> Run --> type services.msc and

click on OK --> Right-click on "DNS Client" and select "Stop".

3)Click on the below link and download the file.

Double-click on that file and follow the instructions.

Good Luck.

Thank you, jack4rall 21

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