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Need some help with computer
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Taylor Lambert    Posted 06-27-2003 at 08:44:25       [Reply]  [No Email]
Im having some problems with my computer when i try to got to Yesterdays Tractors it gives me a page cannot be displayed and what not even when i use the link to it here. . My ISP is no help. Also mo other favorite ite Tractorbynet.com isnt working. Id like to get someone here to go to either site to see if there still working. Many thanks in advance Taylor Lambert


rhouston    Posted 06-27-2003 at 09:24:34       [Reply]  [No Email]
go to tools then internet options. delete your temporary internet files and cookies. Clearing the history isn't a bad idea either.

goto a command prompt while connected to the internet and type in "ping www.ytmag.com" or "ping www.kountrylife.com" you should get the ip address of this site 64.113.213.245 or for www.ytmag.com you should get 64.113.213.241 you should also get 4 replys back from the site. If no IP address is returned or no replys then do the pings with the 64.113.213.241 or 245 number instead of the www.ytmag.com. you should get replys then. if not and you are not behind a firewall/router its your ISP's problem.

IF you do not get an IP address from "ping www.ytmag.com" or the other chances are either your DNS settings are wrong on you internet connection or the DNS server at your ISP is down/damaged.

Gosh this stuff is a long post.


Taylor Lambert    Posted 06-27-2003 at 09:40:17       [Reply]  [No Email]
Thanks rhouston Im gonna wait till brother gets home tonight, I usually get b((tched at when i fool with the computer lol. Im slightly retarded when it comes to computers. my brother loks at me funny when i say i have trouble with them, and repair heavy equipment for a living. He says its a shamed im scared of a 10 pound chunck of plastic when i work on a 50 000 pound dozer.


Clod    Posted 06-27-2003 at 10:08:13       [Reply]  [No Email]
Thos late model 50.000 pound dozers have complex computers too.


rhouston    Posted 06-27-2003 at 11:53:04       [Reply]  [No Email]
well they all have the most sofisticated computer of all if'n the operator is in the seat, its just that some are used better than others.


Clod    Posted 06-27-2003 at 12:28:10       [Reply]  [No Email]
I didnt want to get into PCs though I liked electronics hobbies.But I had a job that forced the PC on me.So I have practiced on message boards while doing other things.I like all the info that people like you give me..Thanks Houston!


Salmoneye    Posted 06-27-2003 at 09:28:39       [Reply]  [No Email]
Thought I was the only one that still pinged...

Just for fun...

;-)


rhouston    Posted 06-27-2003 at 09:34:19       [Reply]  [No Email]
still a basic communication test-as long as it's not blocked at router or firewall

I won't hire anyone who can't ping


rhouston    Posted 06-27-2003 at 09:26:58       [Reply]  [No Email]
try this link it is via straight IP address rather than the friendly DNS lookup english name


Clod    Posted 06-27-2003 at 08:48:22       [Reply]  [No Email]
Im not an expert but I will try one.Look for the gang to show up here..Some know how to get you on the right track.Be back in two shakes of a coons tail.


Clod    Posted 06-27-2003 at 08:50:57       [Reply]  [No Email]
It works! There has been some commo probs for me and Lenore,We have diffrent servers so i think a satelite crashed into a planet up there.Here ,Try this.


Taylor Lambert    Posted 06-27-2003 at 09:33:29       [Reply]  [No Email]
Thanks clod can you try tractorbynet.com for me, Yesterdays tractor is still down. I havent had my tractor fix in a few days lol. Now i know why smokers get ill lol. My ISP says its me then the phone comany then yada yada yada.
If it was a bulldozer or excavator i could fix it but the puter isnt my favorite thing to fix lol. I appreciate the help with this.


Clod    Posted 06-27-2003 at 10:12:18       [Reply]  [No Email]
I like the old stickshift computers.You can go through the gears and fit it to the load or hill in the front of you.


Taylor Lambert    Posted 06-27-2003 at 10:50:03       [Reply]  [No Email]
Yeah i I ran a 750 and 850 Deere a few times and that got me cured of a hydrostatic dozer and the later computer controled hydrstatic. I like my D5B at work easy to maintain and operate. Theres a Leibherr dozer here a run for a friend and its nice even though its a hydrostatic. He had problems with its puter from working in rock and the vibraiton. I can handle a puter on a new machine just not a PC lol. I had an oldermechanic freind that was helping me put in radios for a company i worked with and on my 300 Komatsu he drilloed a panel without checkeng behind it and little peices of green board wht solders spots came out and my machine shut off. I had a dealer fix that looked expensive.


Clod    Posted 06-27-2003 at 15:41:53       [Reply]  [No Email]
I missed you down here Lambert.That strange name for a Dozer up there>> Leibherr dozer << I never heard of those.. Looks like a German name to me..I like the 65 PX Kamatsu..Wide track..It has a Mercedes engine.I ran one a year ago on a job..I didnt like the Japaneese dozer before but this one do like better than the Cat.I dont know much on those computers in the machines but they wont let us jump the things off with jumpers any more because they say it will cause problems.I need to study those Diesel computers so I can work on them if I need an extra job.


Taylor Lambert    Posted 06-27-2003 at 23:32:17       [Reply]  [No Email]
CLod you guessed it Liebherr is german, they make a darling crane, Dad used to run a Liehberr excavator for a construction company here, it was fairly new but didnt have a swing brake like a Cat or Komatsu. It did have on on a thumb switch and it it was used to hold it whilst walking it or laying pipe. It didnt last longe using it to stop the swing. They make a nice rear engine Hydrostatic loader like a 943 Cat In fact Deere uses it for their 744 loader and 2 or 3 of there new dozers are Liebherr. I have a neighbor with a rubber tired excavator made by them with a huge Deutz air cooled deisel. My brother is a Komatsu man Im partial to them myself well i like all the yellow iron, even some green iron.
Go to Polytrac.de on there English page then look through his site its great old foreing machinery like we ve never seen Scrape dozers and all. Has a well maintianed site and alot of history.


Clod    Posted 06-27-2003 at 08:50:50       [Reply]  [No Email]
It works! There has been some commo probs for me and Lenore,We have diffrent servers so i think a satelite crashed into a planet up there.Here ,Try this.


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