[thelist] why can't IE find the new IP number? (also..just struck me)

Peter Thoenen eol1 at yahoo.com
Wed Jul 24 23:41:08 CDT 2002

try c:\>ipconfig /flushdns ... then try again.


--- rudy <r937 at interlog.com> wrote:
> i recently changed my domain record at verisign to
> point to a new host
> so i'm using internet explorer as my regular daily
> browser, and i'm
> checking the site daily, so the old site was in the
> cache, i.e. the old
> site's old IP number was known to IE
> a couple of days later, i'm thinking, boy this sure
> is taking a long time,
> so i try ping, and sure enough, ping shows the new
> IP number, but IE won't
> show the new site
> the new site shows up in opera, in mozilla, in
> netscape 4, but not IE
> i have cleared IE's cache, deleted history, exited,
> rebooted, and i still
> cannot get IE to see the new site, even though other
> browsers, on the same
> machine, going out over the same cable internet
> connection, have resolved
> the new IP number
> what's up with IE -- is it going out to some
> microsoft name server that
> hasn't been updated yet, or what?  i thought all
> domain names would get
> resolved at my cable ISP, or further up the line
> according to wherever my
> ISP is connected...
> what's going on?  it's gotta be me, right?
> how do i get IE to give up the old IP number?
> the site in question is http://r937.com/ and it
> should be dark gray with
> blue trim
> rudy
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