Cannot Access about.com on any Browers in OSX

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Weird thing. Doesnt work...tried Safaru, Firefox, Chrome, Opera on OSX...and IE7 and Firefox on my VMWare Windows XP. I thought it was my provider FIOS, but another person with FIOS has no problem. Also my work laptop with Windows XP is fine. Any idea whats wrong?

I am using a MBP4,1 model running Snow Leopard.

This was the only thread I could find that similar but its frm 2006, was referrign to OSX 4, and had no responses --> http://www.mac-forums.com/forums/os...n-certain-webpages.html?highlight="about.com"
 

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I know this is no help, but it's working here too on Safari 4.0.4 and Firefox 3.5.8 on 10.6.2
Maybe try a link in about.com and see if it works for some reason that way.
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Hi,

I'm not having any difficulty getting to macs.about.com. It sounds like your problems may be a bad DNS server being used by you or your ISP. I'd send you to an article on the macs.about.com site that tells you how to correct the problem, but of course you can't get there :)

Faster Web Access - Test Your DNS Provider to Gain Faster Web Access

Configure Your Mac's DNS Settings - Use the Network Preference Pane to Change Your Mac's DNS Settings

You could just try changing your DNS to one of the many public DNS IP's available just to see if that fixes the problem. You can try 8.8.8.8 or 8.8.4.4 both of those are Google public DNS servers.

Let us know if that helps.

Tom

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