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I'm usually pretty good at figuring this stuff out, but I'm at a loss, here.

 

On my desktop PC, when I got to http://www.gamespot.com, it looks like this:

 

gamespot.jpg

 

No other web site I visit have any issues, and if I access it from my laptop on the same internet connection, it looks fine. It looks like it's not doing Javascript or something, but it's all turned on, as near as I can tell.

 

Any ideas? I'm :bang:

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I bet your desktop PC is blocking image.com.com. That's where the CSS file that defines the font style and where most of the site's images reside. The only images I see displaying on your screenshot are hosted at img.gamespot.com.

 

What happens if you try to load this image directly on your computer?

 

If I had to guess, I'd say it's one of the following possiblities:

 

1) you're running a software firewall (like Norton Personal Firewall) that thinks image.com.com is an ad server

2) you have image.com.com blocked in your HOSTS file

3) you're running ad blocker software

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Joel, this happened to me a long time ago, and I was unable to figure out how to fix it, and i even emailed Gamespot. I think it must have just resolved itself because i havent had that error in sometime. (or i believe my hard drive crashed at that time so that was probably it.

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Originally posted by JTello@Mar 3 2004, 09:08 AM

Joel, I think you may want to read this. It's looks like someone was writing about you over at iVillage.

 

Lookie here!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

:green:

Your a good sport Joel!

Ask him how he would feel if you watched porn the way he did?

 

BOING! :tu:

 

 

That's not me, baby. I can stop anytime I want. ;)

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Originally posted by gigapower+Mar 3 2004, 09:49 AM--></div><table border='0' align='center' width='95%' cellpadding='3' cellspacing='1'><tr><td>QUOTE (gigapower @ Mar 3 2004, 09:49 AM)</td></tr><tr><td id='QUOTE'> <!--QuoteBegin-Whooter@Mar 3 2004, 09:29 AM

Hrm. I wondered about that. I thought I'd only installed KazaaLite at one time...

that'll do it. go to your host file and remove the image.com.com line. [/b]

Already done. :)

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