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  • Started 7 years ago by avi5758
  • Latest reply from ispalten
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Posts: 30

hi ,
i can handle with that but its curious me to know ....
when try to connect to any webSite (eg. google) by typing the ip adress and port number ( i get
"the web page cant be displayed...bla bla bla " (in fire fox it works fine) probably something in IE8 settings i didn't find...
1. i can type just the ip adress - works
2. i can type http://[ipAdress] - works
3. in fireFox it works in any kind of way
conclution : i cant connect to a site by typing just the ip adress and port number [IpAdress:port] in explorer 8
if i want to connect to ftp site (for eg. not working , but - works , the same in FireFox , probably for security reason that i can change but didnt find where.... ( i know its funny question , but i curious to now... -:)
THANKS ( i use windows 7 , by the way )

Posted 7 years ago
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Works fine for me on IE8 (32 bit, I'm on 64 Bit Win7), but Google is at I entered that IP Address and and they both work?

Go to TOOLS ==> INTERNET OPTIONS and under SECURITY and PRIVACY see if you can change or reset them?

If you are on the 64 bit version of W7, see if you also have the problem with the 64 bit version of IE8? It worked as well for me. It is in PROGRAM FILES\INTERNET EXPLORER (HELP --> ABOUT will tell you which version you are running).

Irv S.

Posted 7 years ago

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