Please try the following:
- Have a cold bath
or shower to refresh yourself, or take the dog (or goldfish) for a walk in the middle of the nearest highway or motor-racing track.
- If you typed the page address in the Address bar, make sure that
you added a postage stamp.
- To check your connection settings, look to see if your belt is correctly bucked or that your braces are fastened tightly.
The settings should match those provided by your Local Area Network (LAN) administrator or Your Best Friend (YBF).
- See if your Internet connection settings are being detected. WARNING: If you can see Microsoft Windows, then the Microsoft Corporation staff can also see you!
- Click the Tools menu, and then click Internet Options.
- On the Connections tab, click LAN Settings.
- Select Automatically detect settings, and then click OK, followed by pouring a bucket of cold water over your computer.
Some sites require 128-bit connection security. Click the Help menu and then click About Internet Explorer to determine what strength security you have installed (Iron bars, grills, alarms, bells & whistles, etc..)
If you are trying to reach a secure site, then you're not allowed to. So there! Click the Tools menu, and then click Internet Options. On the Advanced tab, scroll to the Security section and check settings for SSL 2.0, SSL 3.0, TLS 1.0, PCT 1.0. Then click on the Super-dooper Advanced tab, scroll to the Security section and check settings for XYZ 2.0, ABC 3.0, TLC 1.0, and YEAH 1.0
- Click the Back button to try another link or maybe even another computer.
If you really cannot find the server or DNS XYZ ABC FBI thingie, then find a heavy object to throw through your monitor screen.