general failure while pinging

Microsoft DELL
May 29, 2009 at 18:39:57
Specs: Windows XP
while pinging yahoo.com , am getting general failure but the computer is going online , also able to open the yahoo screen.
network setup : cable modem(not nated) - router(firewall disabled) - pc


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#1
May 29, 2009 at 19:00:41
Are you able to ping other web servers in the internet and getting replies?

Btw: A ping reply is a CAN not a MUST.
So if a server is under high utilization, it can be accessed but will not reply to pings.

Please send a reply, if you solved the problem !!!


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#2
May 29, 2009 at 23:00:10
i tried pinging different websites - sill getting the same message " general failure".
but able to access those sites

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#3
May 30, 2009 at 04:29:00
The often happens, when you are behind a proxy server, to access the internet.

Please send a reply, if you solved the problem !!!


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#4
May 30, 2009 at 17:34:56
Issue is resolved. actually the problem caused by the firewall on the computer.

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