MICROSOFT.COM is blocked in IDEA network! Or is it just another DNS hitch?

Before applying OpenDNS and using IDEA’s own DNS.

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Before applying OpenDNS

Before applying OpenDNS

After applying OpenDNS

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After applying OpenDNS

After applying OpenDNS

UPDATE 1: After interacting with IDEA customer care in the GPRS section, they’re still insisting that they don’t notice any problems in their network! It seems they don’t have any idea about what is DNS. 😀

Two weeks before, I interacted with them enquiring about the slowdown in their IDEA 3G Network. To my wonder, the customer care representatives in the GPRS section don’t have any basic idea of PING! 😮 And they’re telling me some other useless things, like clearing cache, clearing cookies, clearing histories, clearing out ‘TEMP’ directory, restarting the system etc.
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For all those who still insist that clearing out ‘TEMP’, caches, histories etc. speed up the browsing, read this article: http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/10-things/dont-be-fooled-by-these-10-pc-performance-myths/

If you read that article, you now know the truth. Clearing out ‘TEMP’ directory, caches, cookies, histories etc., DOESN’T speed up the browsing. It’s actually a myth. If you’re not still convinced and instead doubting the credibility of the website ‘TechRepublic.com’, well, check this Wikipedia page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TechRepublic

TechRepublic.com is one of the highly professional websites which IT professionals seek out information.

UPDATE 2: Now they’ve solved the DNS problem. Microsoft.com is now resolving correctly.

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