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|Different Results with Different Browsers?|
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| 11:57 pm on Mar 2, 2005 (gmt 0)|
On my Mac using Safari or Firefox or on my PC using Windows 2000 (IE 6), Google gives me the same results. My site is #1, where it has been for over 2 years.
However, on my other PC using Windows XP (IE 6), my site is gone!
All the computers are on the same network with a shared internet connection via Airport router...
Should I be worried or is this just a temporary DC issue?
| 12:06 pm on Mar 3, 2005 (gmt 0)|
Google, like many popular sites uses DNS for load balancing.
As a result, different PCs on the same network may connect to different Gogole servers. These servers might have different indexes at the same time.
| 12:16 pm on Mar 3, 2005 (gmt 0)|
|However, on my other PC using Windows XP (IE 6), my site is gone! |
It's possible that spyware on your PC is changing the search results. Try running one of the anti-spyware utilities.
| 2:53 pm on Mar 3, 2005 (gmt 0)|
I think XP and 2000 both have a local dns cache. Maybe this has different values on each machine?
at a 'command prompt' / MS DOS box type:-
is it different?
or maybe your router is caching something.
I don't know but am interested to know I often see differences depending on the machine I use.
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