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  1. kmac14

    kmac14 Rookie

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    Tried logging on to Patriots.com from my favorites and got the NY Giants website, thought I hit a wrong button and then typed Patriots.com into the address toolbar and got....The NY Giants website!

    Let the games begin!
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    Works for me!

    http://www.patriots.com/superbowl/xlii/
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    I get the Patriots website. You sure someone's not playing a trick on your computer by changing the URL your favorite points to?
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    alamo praedica numerum! PatsFans.com Supporter

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    He said he typed patriots.com, not just used a favorite.

    Assuming you are accessing this from work... if so, someone there is probably playing a trick by redirecting the web address lookup.
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    works fine for me too
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    I'd vote this - someone in IT is having fun with DNS resolution :)
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    If you (the OP) want to test this, and your IT department wouldn't get pissed off at you for playing with your network settings, go to Start->Run and type "cmd" to open up a shell.

    Then type:
    That'll force your computer to go to an outside DNS server (4.2.2.1 is an open DNS server). To get things back to normal just type:
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  9. kmac14

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    Definitely was something going on at the time I posted as I just went in and the Patriots site did come up.
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