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  1. Ben Clarke

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    OK, so I just tried to download the latest DirectX distro, and I get a "Page cannot be displayed" when I try to download. It won't get the validation tool either. So I can't download anything from Microsoft. However, when I go downstairs to try, works fine. It's not my computer not downloading anything, every other site works fine. I'm using IE7.

    Any ideas on what could be causing this?
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    MS is using an adserver for some of it's through links (can't remember the name of it, but I had the same problem a while ago).

    You'll need to disable your custom hosts file (if you have one) or turn off any ad blocking/antispyware app you have running to get to the file.
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    No ad-blocking or antispyware installed. Acgtually, I don't have any security installed at the minute.
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    Both, neither work.
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    is this a "shared" OS for both computers?

    do you have admin access?
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    No, each system has it's own OS. And yeah, I have full admin access.
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