Re: Norton Blocking websites?

From: Ned Flanders (
Date: 12/03/02

From: "Ned Flanders" <>
Date: Tue, 3 Dec 2002 09:11:07 -0600

Earth Angel wrote:
> Hi -
> I have a friend who uses 'Norton' personal firewall - and he is
> convinced it is stopping certain websites from loading
> ( being one of them (weird behaviour for a firewall
> in my experience)...
> I've never used Norton but I've seen several people on thie group
> mention it before so I was wondering what settings might need
> changing in Norton to prevent this sort of site blocking?
> EA.

Have him temporarily disable the firewall, then try to visit the desired
If it works, then NPF was indeed the problem.
Perhaps he's set up a rule to stop traffic to/from that site(?)

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