Berkeley CSUA MOTD:Entry 52968
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2009/5/7-14 [Computer/HW/Laptop, Computer/SW/Virus, Computer/SW/OS/OsX] UID:52968 Activity:nil
5/7     Help, I think something's wrong with my network setting. I'd go to
        a web site, and then it would say "cannot find address". Then I'd
        reload again, occassionally 3 times, to load the page. Is this
        due to DNS being too slow, TTL setting, or something else?
        \_ windows mac or linux ?
           \_ windows (company issued laptop, no alternative)
              \_ Ugh, get corporate IT to fix your problem. I assume you
                 don't have admin privs, or do you?
      \_ do you have to go through some weirdo proxy?  Also run Adaware
         and make you aren't carrying a virus SARS infected laptop
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