A shed load of company systems that you would want to use wont be on public DNS servers http://www.virginmedia.com/myvirginm....php#vpn_estab What effect might Virgin Media Advanced Error Search have on an established The advanced network error search is currently switched OFF. e.g. If you want to be hit with ads instead, and even ads with malicious software being downloaded and installed without users consent --> http://www.google.com/safebrowsing/d...irginmedia.com) then carry on as you are. http://sortoutlookemail.com/virgin-media/my-virgin-media.html
Thanks Who's who? Microsoft has a deal for you... They can't say that as they don't control which DNS server is queried by the VPN client. STOP PHORM Re: VM Changes: Advanced Network Error Search FAQs & Feedback « Reply #7 on: August 14, 2009, 12:41:13 PM » It looks a lot to me like pure obfuscation
Some RFC says that when a DNS lookup fails you should be given a 404 Not Found Error. We cannot recognise this connection right now, or there may be a problem with our system. Check your account status from a computer or device that is connected to Unlocator by visiting your account home. Virgin Media Service Status Direct URL: http://help.virginmedia.com/system/viewArticle.jsp?uuid=B0BF125C-4512-42E3-B244-8AA8345FC99D Close Email this article Can Advanced Network Error Search cause problems on home networks, printers or VPNs? Close Your email has been sent to Close Print Can
STOP PHORM Re: VM Changes: Advanced Network Error Search FAQs & Feedback « Reply #9 on: August 14, 2009, 12:54:11 PM » As someone helpfully pointed out on the CF thread, Virgin Media Dns Hijacking Ask the Digital Spy team TV Broadcasting TV Shows: UK Eurovision Song Contest TV Shows: US Reality Here's how DNS on a VPN works: I try my ISP DNS server and ask for the answer, if it says "fail" then I try my VPN DNS server and I http://community.virginmedia.com/t5/Speed/cant-turn-off-advanced-network-error-search/td-p/2836992 The page where it goes to after selecting the turn off radio button is broken..
Kind regards, Ty The do's and don'ts. My Virgin Media Powered by SMF 1.1.18 | SMF © 2013, Simple Machines Loading... Board index Change font size Information The requested topic does not exist. Mis-typed addresses just brings up our normal error page. It can cause problems with VPNs and also other software like AV updates, because it might not try a backup server that the software has in it's list if it gets
Automatically providing search results might help with phishing though, if people then click on a link they believe to be the site they intended to go to. 0 0 18 Aug http://community.virginmedia.com/t5/QuickStart-set-up-and/Advanced-Network-Error-Search-opt-out-is-broken/td-p/2891343 One post which demonstrates the problem on a forum: "As you probably know, the adapter order plays an important role in the DNS resolving process because the DNS servers associated with Virgin Media Advanced Dns Opt Out Most people don't connect to their VPN to browse the internet, that's available anyway. Virgin Media Error Codes List Logged In a true democracy a government is punished for its mistakes and the leader of that government never defends any corruption incurred by its ministers or members.
This site is not currently listed as suspicious. weblink The opt-out instrcutions were on the returned page so I only saw it twice and forgot about it. Another coroporate not upgraded from IE6 then 0 0 18 Aug 2009 Sabine Miehlbradt Nothing new Deutsche Telekom started this over here on the right side of the North Sea some On top of everything else hijacking violates RFC's, which are the agreed internet standards. Virgin Dns Servers
Reply 0 Kudos Swt4ajt Superuser 12.93K 395 1.62K Registered: 20-06-2010 Message 2 of 9 (296 Views) Flag for a moderator Re: cant turn off advanced network error search Post options Mark However, this method is for advanced users only and you need to have a separate router with DD-WRT installed. BRMB View Public Profile Find More Posts by BRMB 18-09-2009, 19:42 #18 Thine Wonk Forum Member Join Date: Mar 2009 Posts: 14,360 Quote: Originally Posted by carl.waring Indeed. http://sortoutlookemail.com/virgin-media/is-virgin-media-down.html Grisoft's AVG anti-virus has sold out to Yahoo in some very weird ways.
http://www.virginmedia.com/myvirginm...hp#vpn_connect What effect might Virgin Media Advanced Error Search have on establishing a VPN connection? (strictly for techies) If the client configuration specifies the IP address of the concentrator, then DNS Users of Virgin's Broadband service have started seeing Virgin's "Advanced Network Error Search" instead of the traditional Server Not Found error when they enter a URL that doesn't exist … COMMENTS Virgin/Comcast are hijacking it to spuke some adverts at you.It may mess up other systems that rely on the 404 error.If it's similar to the Comcast system using another DNS server
No, this site has not hosted malicious software over the past 90 days BenMcr77 View Public Profile Find More Posts by BenMcr77 17-09-2009, 19:57 #11 Thine Wonk Thine Wonk View Public Profile Find More Posts by Thine Wonk 19-09-2009, 22:50 #22 carl.waring Forum Member Join Date: Feb 2002 Location: Knaresborough, North Yorks Posts: 23,806 No. If this mode of operation is used, behaviour will depend on the DNS server used for each type of traffic, but the comments still apply in that Advanced Error Search will 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.