Google web cannot be reached

Jadw137Jadw137 Member Posts: 6
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I've been unable to use Google search for a couple of days and Fing has spotted this saying that google.com is not browsable. I'm with Plusnet. Has anyone else had this problem? Is there a fix? 

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  • kltaylorkltaylor Moderator, Beta Tester Posts: 1,231
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    Hi @Jadw137 thanks for asking your question.

    The first thing that I would want to know is if you can PING google.com from a Command Prompt.  This would be something that I would discuss with your ISP if that's the case and see why a search engine such as Google is not responding to PING requests (typically it always will as long as you have access to the internet).

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  • Jadw137Jadw137 Member Posts: 6
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    Thanks. This eventually sorted itself out. Interestingly and frustratingly the outage not only meant no Google search - which is not a problem in the short term - but ReCaptcha images failed to appear preventing me logging on to websites using them.

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