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All of a sudden, cannot access a certain website on my home network.

#1freekaleekPosted 11/23/2013 9:29:14 AM
Starting this week, on all my internet browsers on any device on my home network, a website i go to a lot cannot be access anymore, even though I know it's still active (checked on smartphone 4g service). Everything else is normal on my pc and every other website can be access. Anyone know what it could be? I turned off my modem and router and back on but still didn't fix issue. Should I consider reset on those devices?
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#2zerodefectPosted 11/23/2013 10:13:59 AM(edited)
Your IP address is likely blacklisted by the website. Most IP addresses are dynamic, you could have been blacklisted even before you had it.
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#3DiehardFFv2Posted 11/23/2013 9:37:46 AM
Sounds like your mom blocked your favorite porn site. Moving out fixes that problem.
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#4_Zero1_Posted 11/23/2013 9:58:01 AM
DiehardFFv2 posted...
Sounds like your mom blocked your favorite porn site. Moving out fixes that problem.


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#5reincarnator07Posted 11/23/2013 10:46:14 AM
Care to share which site you're talking about?
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#6freekaleek(Topic Creator)Posted 11/23/2013 8:02:35 PM
a sports betting site that requires login. thanks for any input.
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#7ph121Posted 11/23/2013 10:29:57 PM
yeah, but what is the URL of the site??
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#8TheC0ndemnedOnePosted 11/23/2013 10:31:25 PM
Maybe your ISP doesn't want you gambling
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#9ZachnornPosted 11/23/2013 10:52:51 PM
Does anyone have access to your router? They could have blocked it. The router itself will remember to block it even if it is restarted.

Sometimes, a router can block an IP for some reason or another. My friend's router did that with my IP when I tried connecting to her Minecraft server. I doubt the website would do anything to cause your router to block it, but that is possible. If you think that might be the case, you could try disabling the firewall to check (and please reenable it quickly afterwards for security reasons and only do this as a last resort).

Doing a full reset on your modem and router might help. Note that doing that will reset everything to factory defaults. You will lose all your settings, including your WiFi settings, on your router.
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#10silveryounglinkPosted 11/23/2013 11:34:45 PM
It really depends on where the block is coming from. To rule out the router you should connect directly to the modem and see what happens. If you still can't get to the website then it's possible that your IP address was blacklisted. Your IP address isn't static, so if you leave the modem unplugged for long enough, your address will go back into the pool and you'll hopefully get a new one when you plug back in. How long this takes I'm not really sure, it probably depends on a number of factors. I know that when I installed a firewall in our house a month ago we got a new address just from being unplugged for a minute or two.