What's up with netscape 7

Question

I get "Cannot find server or DNS Error" (IE6) or "Connection Refused" (NS7) on a number of various links.

Example: Yahoo Games (games.yahoo.com), whenever I click on ANY of the game links I get the result listed above. Everyone of their links goes thru rd.yahoo.com/games/front/... which performs a re-direct. I can pink rd.yahoo.com to my hearts content, but both of my browsers fail. I've contacted Yahoo and they suggest either my firewall or ad blocking software is the problem. I don't have either running and I still get have the same problem. Is there a setting somewhere that might be set wrong?

I have two computers sharing this DSL connection. The other one (windows 98, PII-233, 64Mb) has absolutely no problems. That pretty much isolates it to my machine and not my internet connection. Can you shed any light on this problem?

Answer

This question was answered on February 10, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

I've been coming across people who are using Netscape 7 and trying to get to a yahoo site, try a different browser on that computer such as Internet Explorer There haven't been any problems using yahoo with that browser.

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Posted by Eugene of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on February 10, 2003