Page not found, but works if I change my IP address, it’s the only site I can’t access

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This is an odd situation. I have a Netgear router/firewall, internal address:192.168.0.150 All the PC's on the network have 192.168.0.xxx as address. Every web site I go to comes up except one. It's consistent across all PC's. If I change the IP address to anything other than a 192.168.0.xxx, I can still go to all sites and the previously inaccessible site. I've rebooted the router, used ipconfig /flushdns on the PC's, but no luck. What's odd is that when I can't access the site, I can do an nslookup and it returns the correct address. I've checked netmasks, it's correct. I am so flummoxed by this. Any thoughts

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What site isn’t working?

Note left by Wrobinson on 03/22/08:

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  • Samari
    I know this is not really related to your router, but are you using something like Zone Alarm? I know it's odd, but I've had some VERY odd problems with that program in the past, that would only affect certain sites/programs from functioning correctly.
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  • Wrobinson
    Your problem is definitely interesting to say the least. Most consumer broadband modems/routers are simple devices such that if you changed the IP address of your client computer, it will not be able to communicate with the modem/router, unless it is capable of routing between internal subnets. In addition to providing the name of the site that comes up, please specify the exact error message.
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  • Labnuke99
    Maybe this website blocks the geographic location you are coming from. As others have stated, this is a strange problem and more information is needed to assist. Could there be a port blocking issue? Maybe this website uses a port other than 80 or 443 for access.
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  • Questfar
    If I were to start a blog I hope I'd be able to provide a post half as enlightened and insightful as this one. Keep it up!
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