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Offline moiramount

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« Reply #9 on: Sunday 15 January 06 19:35 GMT (UK) »
i have just tried it out this minute, nothing wrong with it, someone said awhile ago that you had to register to access it, you dont, just click on search at the top and you bring the page up straight away.


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« Reply #10 on: Sunday 15 January 06 19:43 GMT (UK) »
Thank you for all your replies but unfortunately, I still cannot connect to the site.

Each time I click on www.familysearch.org/ the "page cannot be displayed" message pops up.

I have tried different routes but the hyperlink to the site does nothing.

Last week I had no problem at all so do not understand what has changed.

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« Reply #11 on: Sunday 15 January 06 19:54 GMT (UK) »
The site is working fine.

May I suggest that you clear your cache? That might help. I often find that if I cant access some common sites, it's because my cache is too full. I never have a problems after  clearing it. :)

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« Reply #12 on: Sunday 15 January 06 20:15 GMT (UK) »
Poirot

Try using this link instead http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp

That should be OK for you.

Jan
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« Reply #13 on: Sunday 15 January 06 22:09 GMT (UK) »
Thanks for your replies BD & Jan.

I have emptied the cache and still cannot see the site and have tried the suggested hyperlink and still get"page cannot be displayed".

Something is blocking my access to this site which is strange as I can access all the other genealogy programmes stored in my favorites.

I have even done a system restore back to the 1st Jan to the time before I had this problem.

It is driving me potty!!!

 :'( :'( :'( :'(
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« Reply #14 on: Sunday 15 January 06 23:34 GMT (UK) »
i have been on a few sites tonight & this has happened to me, i just click on the refresh tab & they come on, so try that.


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« Reply #15 on: Monday 16 January 06 14:08 GMT (UK) »
Do you have a firewall?

Maybe your firewall is set too high?? 

Our firewall is set to standard, but when it gets reset to high, then we have trouble unless we have typed in the sites to which we allow access.


Otherwise I dont have any other suggestions, except to ask your ISP. It is possible that your ISP has blocked them for some odd reason.

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« Reply #16 on: Monday 16 January 06 19:11 GMT (UK) »
http://www.familysearch.org/

In the past few days, each time i try to connect to the above site, i get the 'page cannot be displayed' message.

I have tried this at work today, and no problem, thus showing there is no problem with the site.
I havn't knowingly made any changes to my browser settings, and desperatelty need to get back to the site.

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Re: http://www.familysearch.org/
« Reply #17 on: Monday 16 January 06 19:21 GMT (UK) »
You could try Ctl+F5 to force a reload of the page. But I always use this link...

http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp

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