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RefP005651649. Do they really think I'm that stupid?It is broken, and its a shame but they cant see that. After a couple of days he called me back and left a message on my answering machine suggesting that I reboot my computer.SERIOUSLY?!?!!!!!???!I am absolutely appalled by that. I can see the calls to helldesk now... "why the f*ck am I seeing virginmedia instead of our homepage" 0 0 18 Aug 2009 Richard 81 Just don't click the links Source

It is simply evidence of very poor service because it indicates they are incapable of providing you with a proper DNS lookup facility.{my bold}Just to confuse the issue further, I haven't Absolute nonsense. I'm sure that won't suprise anyone though! 0 0 18 Aug 2009 MAD Bots Surely bots will only be affected if you're running a bot system through a Virgin Media ISP. And AVG was removed they day they started letting Yahoo at my data. https://my.virginmedia.com/advancederrorsearch/settings

Virgin Media Dns Hijacking

The bastards known as 'Tiscali' do it already... If you put an invalid site in that has no IP associated with it the proper thing to do is to return a specific error, not to issue a 200 ok What is the current listing status for www.virginmedia.com? Pages: [1] 2 Print « previous next » Jump to: Please select a destination: ----------------------------- No Deep Packet Inspection ----------------------------- => Announcements ===> Podcast =====> Suggestions =====> Discussion

If the client uses the FQDN of the concentrator, then as long as this is correct (i.e., DNS has an entry for it), once again the Virgin Media system will have Terms & Conditions Privacy Policy Cookie Policy Complaints Site Map RSS FeedComments Username Password Remember Me Home Events Forum FAQ Gallery Can You Help? Logged Latest news... "Winding-Up Order: PHLUIDMEDIA, INC" (aka Phorm UK Inc)https://www.thegazette.co.uk/notice/2610577 ADSLmug Administrator Hero Member Offline Posts: 5554 Re: VM Changes: Advanced Network Error Search FAQs & Feedback « Reply #10 Search Network Advanced Adwords Your browser will then connect to that server instead.

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share by email All Replies Shelke Superuser 10.7K 1.42K 2.84K Registered: ‎22-06-2013 Message 2 of 5 (144 Views) Flag for a moderator Re: Can't turn In this case Advanced Error Search is not involved as our DNS servers are never used. Get that trash out of your cache Cisco's OpenStack cloud drops Pokémon-clone name Big Content and Big Bit Barn are escaping the clutch of Big Photon Amazon's very own Linux now http://help.virginmedia.com/system/viewArticle.jsp?uuid=B0BF125C-4512-42E3-B244-8AA8345FC99D Reply 0 Kudos Nicola_C Forum Team 7.25K 221 693 Registered: ‎05-12-2011 Message 9 of 198 (4,254 Views) Flag for a moderator Re: Can't turn off 'Advanced Network Error Search' Post options

shame they were recently though, especially for the people conned out of money and with lost DATA on their PC though right. My Virgin Media http://www.thinkbroadband.com/news/3471-karoo-users-redirected-to-ask-com-for-failed-dns-lookups.html 0 0 18 Aug 2009 James 29 Oh well.. Direct URL: http://help.virginmedia.com/system/viewArticle.jsp?uuid=40EF719D-B510-4FAA-8145-FD1DBDCFEBBC Close  Email this article What is Advanced Network Error Search? Close Your email has been sent to Close Print What is Advanced Network Error Search? If the client uses the FQDN of the concentrator, then as long as this is correct (i.e., DNS has an entry for it), once again the Virgin Media system will have

Virgin Media Advanced Dns Opt Out

Try this phone-mast-in-an-HP printer Microsoft flips Google the bird after Windows kernel bug blurt Ghost of DEC Alpha is why Windows is rubbish at file compression Arch Linux: In a world A quick refresh and bang, the correct site appears. Virgin Media Dns Hijacking It will affect anything which uses DNS (because those applications will never see a failed DNS lookup).Its very broken, very wrong, and they should not be doing it.The best solution as Virgin Media Error 7403 And/or avoiding Virgin's DNS services. « Last Edit: August 14, 2009, 12:45:07 PM by Dephormation » Logged Latest news... "Winding-Up Order: PHLUIDMEDIA, INC" (aka Phorm UK Inc)https://www.thegazette.co.uk/notice/2610577 rockch1ck Full Member Offline

Go to Answer Reply 0 Kudos Accepted Solutions John_G Moderator 13.58K 622 1.38K Registered: ‎20-05-2013 Message 4 of 5 (219 Views) Flag for a moderator Helpful Answer confirmed by Iaincsb ‎01-06-2016 this contact form It may be the first time you've seen it this side of the pond, but I encountered it on my parent's Tiscalli connection a few years ago. Find More Posts by carl.waring 19-09-2009, 22:21 #21 Thine Wonk Forum Member Join Date: Mar 2009 Posts: 14,154 Quote: Originally Posted by Katia Polletin It is always best to I don't want VM's crummy Yahoo powered page, how do I stop this? Virgin Media Error Codes List

Find More Posts by Katia Polletin 18-09-2009, 23:16 #20 carl.waring Forum Member Join Date: Feb 2002 Location: Knaresborough, North Yorks Posts: 23,685 I would not 'defend' something that I 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 so it begs the question,are we really opted out of this?Anyone can shed some light on this finalcut View Public Profile Find More Posts by finalcut 17-09-2009, 17:59 #4 have a peek here Thine Wonk View Public Profile Find More Posts by Thine Wonk 17-09-2009, 20:37 #8 BenMcr77 Forum Member Join Date: Feb 2006 Location: Manchester Posts: 6,516 Quote: Originally Posted by

Although this is not a regular occurrence, if you've opted out of advanced search, you'll need to opt out again if you get a new modem. Virgin Media Email With all this crap going into AVG (nag screens every week or so to 'upgrade', slow performance and now this toolbar shite) I'm tempted to look elsewhere for anti-virus software (might We cannot recognise this connection right now, or there may be a problem with our system.

If computers or printers on your home network have single-word names like 'HP' or 'Printer', and you are no longer able to access them after you start using Advanced Network Error

More like diet matter: Super-light axions may solve universe's mass riddle Supercomputers crack Saturn's ice-cold ring Hm, is that a minefield? The exec's at the top of ISPs won't understand what the issue really is - they can only see the internet as the web and think this is a great idea Virgin/Comcast are hijacking it to spuke some adverts at you.It may mess up other systems that rely on the 404 error.Edit There you go.... You can switch off this service, but you need to be connected to the internet via your home Virgin Media broadband connection.

Follow the house rules Reply 0 Kudos Found this answer helpful? Please check the name and try again. Now the privacy revolution™ starts. Check This Out Is this not what Karoo have been doing for 18 months?

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 When I started to publish some internal services and set up a well designed split DNS infrastructure to support it, I immediately got some complaints from some VPN users that some When you attempt to login to a domain based system whos DNS record was hijacked your login credentials get sent to the ad server, not a legitimate recipient. VM After the PHORM disaster you should have known better then piss your customers off once again. 0 0 18 Aug 2009 ArmyCrow Dell Actually, my Dell XPS laptop has been

Server not responding error. (Reassigned range Nebuad) « Last Edit: August 14, 2009, 03:01:35 PM by SelfProtection » Logged Keyboard not found ... If so, and you want to stick with it, no problem. Over the past 90 days, www.virginmedia.com did not appear to function as an intermediary for the infection of any sites. that way, global DNS entries are looked up on the ISP's DNS server and does not hit the VPN for extra traffic, unless the global DNS cache doesn't know of the

Is it the VM webite, or the ads that they serve; which are not VM's direct responsibility. 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. This site is not currently listed as suspicious. Can be spoofed, check.

Anyway, I've opted out now so it makes no difference... The result is so unhelpful (inappropriate ads at the top, search results too far down) that I'm now using OpenDNS, which seems to work just fine. 0 0 18 Aug 2009 Offices in London, San Francisco and Sydney. Some RFC says that when a DNS lookup fails you should be given a 404 Not Found Error.

BenMcr77 View Public Profile Find More Posts by BenMcr77 17-09-2009, 20:31 #7 Thine Wonk Forum Member Join Date: Mar 2009 Posts: 14,154 You will have to opt out if 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. We've gone dead. Troubleshooting Broadband search:broadband help Share:     Share this article I've switched off Advanced Network Error Search - why am I still seeing Virgin Media search results?

But this is shocking.nslookup www.jdjdidjdidjdidjdudhfdidhdidhdi.comanswer:81.200.64.50nslookup 81.200.64.50answer:advancedsearch.virginmedia.comits not rocket science... The browser could not find the host server for the provided address".That error has nothing to do with your ISP (apart from the DNS lookup). When you opt out, it says that it applies to all computers on your connection. 0 0 18 Aug 2009 Daniel Hutty Misleading screenshots... BRMB View Public Profile Find More Posts by BRMB 18-09-2009, 20:42 #18 Thine Wonk Forum Member Join Date: Mar 2009 Posts: 14,154 Quote: Originally Posted by carl.waring Indeed.