Thanks for the reply.
I had already tried it with add-ons disabled before posting.
The host i am hitting is a server on the local intranet. Here is the result
of a ping to the machine:
Pinging dublabsales4.labsci.local [10.117.15.150] with 32 bytes of data:
Reply from 10.117.15.150: bytes=32 time=63ms TTL=61
Reply from 10.117.15.150: bytes=32 time=65ms TTL=61
Reply from 10.117.15.150: bytes=32 time=73ms TTL=61
Reply from 10.117.15.150: bytes=32 time=71ms TTL=61
Ping statistics for 10.117.15.150:
Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss),
Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
Minimum = 63ms, Maximum = 73ms, Average = 68ms
Notice that when i ping with the simple name dublabsales4, the dns lookup
appends the labsci.local to the hostname (based on the TCP/IP settings for
I can hit the box with Firefox and Chrome using dublabsales4, but not IE8.
Interestingly enough, the same problem occurs when i add the host to my
Its almost as if isn't resolving against the hosts file.
Any thoughts are appreciated.
"Singapore Computer Service" wrote:
> Try running IE8 with add-ons disabled.
> Go to Start > Programs > Accessories > System Tools > Internet Explorer (No
> Add-ons) to start IE8 without any add-ons. Try using the browser and see if
> the same problem arises.
> If the problem does not occur again, start IE8 normally, go to Tools (if the
> menu bar does not appear, hit the Alt key on the keyboard) > Manage Add-ons.
> Disable all the add-ons under 'Toolbars and Extensions'. Enable each add-on
> one at each time and see if the problem occurs again. Once it occurs again
> after enabling an add-on, you have nailed the culprit.
> Singapore Computer Home Remote On-Site Repair Service
> "IntegrationJunkie" <IntegrationJunkie@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
> message news:F4B0BA28-2D55-4705-BA8B-2D93D3AAE12F@microsoft.com...
> >I installed IE8 yesterday and ever since, cannot resolve a host by its
> > name (ie. myhost instead of myhost.mydomain.com)
> > I can ping the simple hostname, and the ping discovers the domain suffix,
> > but IE8 will not resolve it at all.
> > This is very frustrating. Any help would be appreciated.