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    MSN.com (IE 6.0 (Windows XP))

    We have 23 workstations on a Windows 2000 Server network. All workstations except one can get the the msn.com website. This particular station either come up with an error (Can't find server) or is redirected to a website called yeah.com.

    I've tried deleting all cookies, clearing all temporary files and clearing the history, to no avail.

    Help!

    Thanks in advance.

    Christa

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    Re: MSN.com (IE 6.0 (Windows XP))

    Check the "Hosts" file, it may be set to block MSN, or set a the IP address of yeah.com for MSN.com.

    Now running HP Pavilion a6528p, with Win7 64 Bit OS.

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    Re: MSN.com (IE 6.0 (Windows XP))

    Sorry...I'm a bit of a newby...where would the "hosts" file be?

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    Re: MSN.com (IE 6.0 (Windows XP))

    Do a search on "Hosts" but make sure that the "Hidden files" option in Windows Explorer is unchecked. If you do NOT find one other than the sample provided by Microsoft, then that is NOT the problem.

    Now running HP Pavilion a6528p, with Win7 64 Bit OS.

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    Re: MSN.com (IE 6.0 (Windows XP))

    hosts -- which has no extension -- is in a deeply buried folder under c:windows

    The folder structure is too weird to be memorized, so search is your best hope of finding it.

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    Re: MSN.com (IE 6.0 (Windows XP))

    Finding the hosts file is OS specific:

    Windows 95/98/Me - c:windowshosts
    Windows NT/2000/XP Pro - c:winntsystem32driversetchosts
    Windows XP Home - c:windowssystem32driversetchosts

    For more information: What is the Hosts file

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