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having problems accessing the BBC website with my Mac Tiger


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I cant seem to access the BBC website with my Macbook running Tiger. Im living abroad but thats never been a problem before, my friends can access the sites from their computers from where I am in Germany, just I cant, could someone please help? Is it my firewall settings? I havent got a clue what to do!

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what message are you getting, is it showing an error screen, are ou trying to use iPlayer?

I am in the UK, but work is a German company with German based DNS servers, and I can still get to the BBC sites
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It just doesnt come up, saying timed out, couldnt connect etc. Im listening to Radio 1 right now no problem (though I did have yesterday), but the bbc site just doesnt load up.

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have you tried a different browser, I am using firefox and can still listen to radio
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yup, tried every browser I have, of which Ive (crazily) got 6!

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the only thing I can think od is to clean the browser cache, restart and connect fresh
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ok, done that but still no cigar...

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