We've gone dead. You could always change DNS provider. The hosts file is your very own DNS service, now may be the time to start using it for all the sites you visit regularly. Regards Sam New around here? https://my.virginmedia.com/advancederrorsearch/settings
Took two weeks once to update my domain... 0 0 18 Aug 2009 Anonymous Coward Not just the ISPs It isn't just the ISPs who are doing this hijack. Keep the community welcoming for all. I don't think you really understand. Quote: the comments still apply in that Advanced Error Search will not introduce any new failure modes to VPN traffic.
Well that's good news for us! If I have a problem with VM I say so; as I have recently in certain VM newsgroups. But this is shocking.nslookup www.jdjdidjdidjdidjdudhfdidhdidhdi.comanswer:184.108.40.206nslookup 220.127.116.11answer:advancedsearch.virginmedia.comits not rocket science... Search Network Advanced Adwords Good folk to know Reply 0 Kudos Nicola_C Forum Team 7.25K 221 693 Registered: 05-12-2011 Message 6 of 198 (4,284 Views) Flag for a moderator Re: Can't turn off 'Advanced Network
They should make this junk opt in and not opt out. Virgin Media Advanced Dns Opt Out By the way, www.nottheregister.co.uk now points to a holding site which says "Greetings to El Reg.". Now the privacy revolution™ starts. Katia Polletin View Public Profile Visit Katia Polletin's homepage!
Direct URL: http://help.virginmedia.com/system/viewArticle.jsp?uuid=36AF67C7-F136-42DF-92B1-A6E9159C97AA Close Email this article I've switched off Advanced Network Error Search - why am I still seeing Virgin Media search results? Close Your email has been sent My Virgin Media Find out more about our community members. By the way, if you have something like the GOD AWFUL AVG toolbar installed (which always hijacks the search to Yahoo even if it's configured not to, and then re-enables itself But it's the first time we've seen it on this side of the pond" A couple of members of my family are on Orange broadband and this has been happening for
Simply switch Advanced Network Error Search off. http://help.virginmedia.com/system/viewArticle.jsp?uuid=36AF67C7-F136-42DF-92B1-A6E9159C97AA Once that modem is opted out, then all computers on that internet connection are opted out. Virgin Media Dns Hijacking K_nt scammed my web pages, and profiled my kids. Virgin Media Error 7403 The reason Virgin etc can't make moeny is because they are crap. 0 0 18 Aug 2009 Barely registers Duh Never mind - daft idea. 0 0 18 Aug 2009 Anonymous
Suppose you wanted to run a little mailserver. http://prcflow.com/virgin-media/virgin-media-hub-3-0-lights.html Hull's City of Culture firework freebie flares up Virgin hijacks empty pages Virgin broadband has started serving up advertising, instead of empty pages, when the domain you were looking for turns Related articles Why do we block certain websites? So DNS needs to come up with a 3rd way - a response that includes a NXDOMAIN but also an address of a "useful server" to redirect some protocols to. 0 Virgin Media Error Codes List
After the "www.nottheregister.co.uk" example of the first screenshot, the reader would be forgiven for assuming that the second screenshot was what Virgin's add-site - sorry, "helpful assisted search tool" - serves I wondered why searches looked different the last few days...now I know what it is I'd like it taking off thank you Reply 0 Kudos markelane Tuning in 8 0 0 Good folk to know Reply 0 Kudos « Previous 1 2 3 20 Next » All Forum Topics Previous topic Next topic Digital life blog Categories Bits and bytes Digital navigate here When you try to print to the hostname of a print server on the VPN and the print queue's DNS record gets hijacked, your computer still sends the document to be
Forums Please log in to join the discussion (or create an account) Remember me · User topics | Article topics Most read Want to spy on the boss? Virgin Media Email Is this not what Karoo have been doing for 18 months? I didn't ask for this "service" and it's unacceptable that I can't even opt out.Can someone from Virgin Media please reply.
That way you don't have to worry about what your ISP is doing to the DNS.Perhaps a VM customer can block the advancedsearch.virginmedia.com domain and see what happens? Probably not. And it breaks the way your browser responds to DNS lookup failures. Virgin TV Anywhere Mobile Your Account Sign in Entertain me Our products Join us My Virgin Media Help For business Find a store Email Find a store Email My Basket Main
shame they were recently though, especially for the people conned out of money and with lost DATA on their PC though right. Who reads the adverts? To change your selection, use the buttons below: Yes - I would like Virgin Media to take the piss out of me even more than they do already No - I his comment is here clearly they know no one would opt in after all its not a value added service to make the internet a better place for you is it Logged RobertJ Hero Member
Most informative Thank you finalcut View Public Profile Find More Posts by finalcut 17-09-2009, 20:11 #6 BenMcr77 Forum Member Join Date: Feb 2006 Location: Manchester Posts: 6,516 Quote: