At 10:06 AM 1/11/2003 -0800, you wrote: >'127.0.0.1 localhost' *is* the "loopback" address; your public IP >has nothing to do with this. Yes, this is so. >Can you ping localhost? ping 127.0.0.1? If so, your 'loopback' is >definitely working. I can. It seems then, that I misstated my problem. The problem, then is not that I can't access localhost, but rather that IE can't access it. I bet it's got something to do with my proxy server, then. Thanks. That gives me another direction to look at. >Once again, I'd recommend you install Ethereal and sniff the traffic >to see what's really going on... Thanks, I'll look at it.