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cant install firefox on windows server 2016

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Playing around in server 2016 Datacenter. I used internet explorer to download google chrome. I tried to use internet explorer and chrome to download Firefox but I get a DNS error on both. Not only can I not download firefox but on the server I cannot access any support.mozilla page. I have flushed DNS, restarted the service, restarted TCP/IP and disabled windows firewall. I am able to browse to other sites. Any ideas about why I am unable to install firefox?

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Is there any reason that AWS IP address ranges would be blocked on that system?

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Sorry for the late reply.

They should not be blocked to my knowledge. Though since you have mentioned it I cannot access aws.amazon from the VMs either.

I should clarify that this problem only occurs on my Server 2016 that is actually hosted inside of Hyper-V with AD and IIS roles installed. The Host Hyper-V system can navigate to and download anything including Firefox but none of the Hyper-V VMs can.

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Well, my issue was fixed by removing my virtual switches and then re applying. Maybe I had messed up that configuration somehow. Though im not sure why I would still be able to access the internet on the previous configuration. Any who thank you for the speedy response and help. Best of luck!

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