why does WinSCP work, but firefox not?

Steve smorrey at gmail.com
Thu Jan 31 16:36:11 MST 2008


Hey Scott,

I'm in SLC you want me to drop by?

Sincerely,
Steve

On Jan 31, 2008 2:50 PM, Mike Lovell <toelovell at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dr. Scott S. Jones wrote:
>
> > I run 'whois' on a variety of domains and they all report back. I still
> > think the fact that my browser Firefox, as well as IE, can't get out to the
> > web has to do with some setting on my box, since whois, ping and several
> > other tools work, successfully communicating with the 'net.
> >
> > scott
> >
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> Hmmm. Often, the reason why the network stack get b0rked is because
> there is a piece of malware somewhere in the machine that is breaking
> things. That command will reset the TCP/IP stack but if you still have a
> some bad software on there, it is just going to keep breaking. It might
> take a combination of doing virus/spyware/malware checks with this
> command to make things stable again.
>
>
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