Windows Ultimate x64
I have been having problems with IE where it will say it cannot display the
web page and then does it when I click on refresh.
However, I have now hit a problem where it just won't display the web page
not matter what I do.
I connected to www.nirsoft.net
and IE displayed the home page. I then
clicked on a link on that page to www.nirsoft.net/utils/index.html
IE issued its "Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage". When I
clicked on details it said:
Internet connectivity has been lost.
The website is temporarily unavailable.
The Domain Name Server (DNS) is not reachable.
The Domain Name Server (DNS) does not have a listing for the website's
There might be a typing error in the address.
If this is an HTTPS (secure) address, click Tools, click Internet Options,
click Advanced, and check to be sure the SSL and TLS protocols are enabled
under the security section.
None of which apply because I can display the home page of the web site.
Please note that IE did not throw a page not found error.
I can reach the same page from my XP Pro SP3 machine that is connected to
the same router.
I have tried shutting down my firewall and anti-virus software and that
What is really strange is that if I run a virtual machine in VirtualBox
using the Windows 7 Ultimate x64 machine as the host and run Windows 7
Ultimate x64 in the VM I can access the web page using IE 8 in the VM.
While I was writing this I downloaded and installed Chrome. It has no
problem in accessing and displaying the problem web page. IE 8 still cannot
It appears something is broken in IE8 on this machine. How do I repair it?