Wireless advice wanted please!

nice1stu1, Jan 29, 7:01pm
hi have a macbook pro which is wireless,when i click on some certain pages it takes ages to load or dosent load up at all.tm page is instant but if i click on hotmail,ebay,tvondemand and a few others i can be sitting waiting for ages for it to load up,says its connecting,just takes forever.how can i fix this!tia!

drcspy, Jan 29, 7:21pm
might be a dns issue

nice1stu1, Jan 29, 7:29pm
whats dns!sorry complete pc dummy!just getting annoyed i cant access most sites,works at certain times of day and not others.

drcspy, Jan 29, 7:51pm
ok a iittle test

if ebay is slow try this instead of cliking a link in your favorites or however you normally get there

open up your browser (is internet explorer what you use!)
and in the address bar type the following numbers then tap enter.see if you get there faster.report back :

drcspy, Jan 29, 7:53pm
hm.scratch that

theres some weird issue goin on here

anyone else want to try this !

I can get to ebay fine (xtra bb and chrome/Ie)

when I use the URL but NOT when I use the dns numbers !


asmawa1, Jan 29, 7:58pm
Page Not Responding

nice1stu1, Jan 29, 8:00pm
im using mozilla,but also happens when i use safari

nambawan_kiwi, Jan 29, 8:05pm
Check your DNS settings:

Click on your Airport (WIFI Settings) select OPEN NETWORK PREFERENCES, Click ADVANCED and then DNS.You will probably have something that is assigned by your router (example or it will be grey.Try adding a new one (XTRA is and

kevymtnz, Jan 29, 8:08pm
use cable wireless is usless

nice1stu1, Jan 29, 8:18pm
im with telstra,does that make a difference!

agarn, Jan 29, 8:22pm
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nambawan_kiwi, Jan 29, 8:38pm
try and (Telstra)

drcspy, Jan 29, 8:56pm
doh !

Unbelievable !

nice1stu1, Jan 29, 9:09pm
have tried both of those and they dont work at all

gibler, Jan 30, 5:06am
try turning off ipv6 on your wireless interface (a.k.a. airport on your mac).
try another browser.
update OS X (i.e. Software Updates). it seems quite few mac users never update OS X.
update flash.
run Onyx. http://www.titanium.free.fr/

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