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    answers.microsoft.com redirects

    For the last couple of hours I've had sporadic success in opening microsoft.com urls.

    http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/site/

    yields a 404

    Is MS under attack?

    I had to 'go through hoops' to login into MS support. They had to send me a text message and I needed to enter a one-time number to get access.

    What's going on?

    thanks,
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    I got in immediately by typing the exact url that you have listed.

    Are you able to go to a different computer, on a different internet connection, and try it? Because my guess is, it's either your ISP (doubtful), or it's something with your computer (more likely).

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    I was also able to get the site by clicking on your link.

    Run this MS Fixit to reset the Hosts file and try again http://support.microsoft.com/kb/972034

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    Thank you gents. This resolved itself after about 4 hours. I should have come back to say so.
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    Glad it came back and thanks for the update.

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