Cox Cable Is Blocking BHW

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  1. SilverLizard

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    OK maybe I am paranoid but I truly thing my ISP (Cox Cable) is blocking BHW.

    For the past 5 years I have had DSL and never had any issue accessing any site I wanted.

    We move on June 1st to an earae that I could not get DSL so I switched to Cox Cable. Well sence that time I have had several occasions when I could not get access to BHW. I would repeatedly get 404 errors. so about 10 days ago I decided to try going through a proxy during one of those "down" time. To my surprise I pulled up the site and was able to log in 100% normally.

    From that time forward I have been able to log in via proxy every time during those unexplained times I can't connect normally. What is odd though is that this happens totally random. I never know if I am going to be able to access the site with out a proxy or not.

    Any suggestions on what I should do?

    Should I just always use a proxy from now on to access BHW?

    SL
     
  2. demiurge714

    demiurge714 Newbie

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    the same things happens to me also but I found if your just try loading it a few times it will usually still load..btw im on road runner
     
  3. TheInternetHustler

    TheInternetHustler Regular Member

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    I am on cox cable and I havent had that problem
     
  4. Grizzy

    Grizzy Senior Member

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    If your ISP were blocking bhw (which makes absolutely no sense), it wouldn't just be blocked at certain times, it would be blocked all the time.

    Also, a 404 error means that the you were able to communicate with bhw, but bhw could not find the file you requested.
     
  5. boomer23

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    Cox Cable is not blocking BHW or anything else as far as I can tell.

    Boomer23
     
  6. tonlilaz

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    nope, i'm on cc....no problems here
     
  7. BigHustlah

    BigHustlah Power Member

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    Cox Cable is such an awesome name...why not call it Dix Cable or Prix Cable
     
  8. SilverLizard

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    Thanks for all the replies. Yes I know that Cox is not blocking me. but I really wanted to get some input and that was the best way I could descibe it.

    All I know for sure is that I have not been able to connect with out a proxy all night. I also was unable to connect most of the day on Monday. I get everything from 404 errors to network time outs to bad gateway.

    SL
     
  9. VodkaAvenger

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    I have a friend on the aptly-named Cox in Arizona that has problems at random routing to his GoDaddy accounts and other websites. He was complaining about it today, and no he's not a member here. I think your primary issue is that they're a bunch of Cox suckers that don't have any idea of how to manage a network. But they're not blocking BHW.
     
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    404 errors would suggest that your getting as far as the BHW web server, for some reason the process isnt being requested properly, have you tried in a different browser?

    Failing that it could be a dns hijack of some variety.
     
  11. SilverLizard

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    Yep I thought it might be my browser at first as well. So when it started happening more frequently I tried different browsers and operating systems. My primary OS is Ubuntu using FireFox. So I tried Opera, Arora, and Midori. It wold not load in any. Some would time out. Others would give a bad gateway.

    I am on a duel boot systems with Windows 7 Ultimate RC. So I booted up in Windows and tried FireFox, IE 8, and Chrome. Again I still could not get through without using a proxy.

    I am just at a loss and guess I will just have to use a proxy if this happens.

    SL
     
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