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http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/08/17/dzuiba_virgin_media_opendns/ ..."clueless twat" doesn't even come close..... 0 1 18 Aug 2009 Simon Booth Virgin also direct you to porn sites... 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 If you try to send an email and your ISP hijacks the DNS request your email gets queued and keeps retrying instead of bouncing as an invalid domain. 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 have a peek at this web-site

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 The Virgin Media Team Accessibility About Virgin Media Careers Advertise with us Legal stuff Contact us Site map © 2009 Virgin Media. Now the privacy revolution™ starts. Regards Sam New around here?

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Big Brother Big Brother Appreciation Big Brother International The X Factor The X Factor Appreciation The opt-out instrcutions were on the returned page so I only saw it twice and forgot about it. Not just VPN, but other things too. 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

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 A quick refresh and bang, the correct site appears. Find out more about our community members. Virgin Media Service Status But at least it appears they are Opting out at a network level rather than relying on cookies! 0 0 18 Aug 2009 Dale 3 Not the register Didn't take long

well done them!!! Yes. Terms & Conditions Privacy Policy Cookie Policy Complaints Site Map The Register uses cookies. I've just opted out of this service and I'm pleased to say VM are managing the opt out using the cable modem mac address, rather than a cookie based opt-out, a

K_nt scammed my web pages, and profiled my kids. My Virgin Media It is always best to ignore CW. However, the URL typed for the second screenshot being "www.virginmedia.CMO", the links shown are, in fact, the most useful links it could have provided. We can't find that page" http://www.virginmedia.com/myvirginmedia/advancederror/ Really?

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At least then you are not reliant on VM holding your opt out status.edit - corrected the DNS hijacking subdomain name « Last Edit: August 14, 2009, 02:14:11 PM by madslug http://community.virginmedia.com/t5/QuickStart-set-up-and/Advanced-Network-Error-Search-opt-out-is-broken/td-p/2891343 Events Whitepapers The Next Platform Data Centre Software Security Transformation DevOps Business Personal Tech Science Emergent Tech Bootnotes Alerts Newsletters Columnists Mobile Video So. Virgin Media Advanced Dns Opt Out I opted out long ago, and I am seeing the DNS hijacking again. Virgin Media Error Codes List 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

Yes. http://ndsman.net/virgin-media/virgin-media-box-error-12.php There are soooo many examples of problems. He's even started a seperate thread on this non-issue carl.waring View Public Profile Visit carl.waring's homepage! Now the privacy revolution™ starts. Virgin Dns Servers

Some people actually use them as intended. 0 0 18 Aug 2009 Anonymous Coward Not new in the UK either. 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 If the concentrator FQDN is not in DNS (and it is the responsibility of the owner of the concentrator to ensure that it is), then Advanced Error Search would intervene, and http://ndsman.net/virgin-media/virgin-media-error-c-130.php Reply 0 Kudos grindax On our wavelength 46 0 7 Registered: ‎29-03-2012 Message 3 of 198 (4,567 Views) Flag for a moderator Re: Can't turn off 'Advanced Network Error Search' Post

STOP PHORM Re: VM Changes: Advanced Network Error Search FAQs & Feedback « Reply #13 on: August 14, 2009, 01:22:00 PM » Quote from: madslug on August 14, 2009, 01:03:25 PMBy The software tries to connect to the primary server and gets a 200 response from the ISPs DNS hijack so it keeps trying and trying to connect - failing. Which you yourself posted affected other sites not just Virgin Media But again according to the Google link you provided Has this site acted as an intermediary resulting in further distribution

I really didn't expect this from virgin media - I have been a customer for about 16 years (since it was bradford cable, then yorkshire cable, then telewest, then blueyonder, now

decimal when setting a DNS. if you have www.virginmedia.com as a bookmark, change it to www.virginmedia.cmo and then click the sponsored link on the error page. paulg1 View Public Profile Find More Posts by paulg1 17-09-2009, 17:15 #5 finalcut Forum Member Join Date: May 2007 Posts: 76 Quote: Originally Posted by paulg1 It's probably virgins That's not always the case, it would depend how it's been configured by the company and what VPN software is being used.

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/07/08/virgin_media_suffers_yet_another_dns_outage/ Once again try opting out of the Advanced Error Search “service” https://my.virginmedia.com/advancederrorsearch/settings ​ How to Bypass DNS Hijacking More advanced users can redirect their DNS traffic to port 54 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 Please login or register.Did you miss your activation email? 1 Hour 1 Day 1 Week 1 Month Forever Login with username, password and session length Home Help Search have a peek here 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,

Please contact Virgin Media and make them aware. Who reads the adverts? It wrecks the point of having DNS failovers in that scenario. How can replacing NXDOMAIN with resolvable IP's be classed as hijacking?

I used OpenDNS in the past and found it to be slightly slower. Katia Polletin View Public Profile Visit Katia Polletin's homepage! 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 from the land of the fee. 0 0 18 Aug 2009 H dotNET jsut going to lead to annoying confusion... ....

or cram unwanted ads upon me via the service I'm >paying< for.