why did this happen?

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    My IP address has been banned on my computer that my brother and I share. Why did that happen???
     
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    Check your security settings on the PC... see if somehow your IP got blocked.
     
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    Your IP Address has been banned .... by what site, forum or application?

    Most likely you have an infection on your system, and it is throwing out packets everywhere.

    Go to www.malwarebytes.org, download the program, install in safe mode and run a full scan, remove everything it finds, then reboot.

    Update: Gee, Martin and I responding at once, that is kinda scary. :)
     
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    Malwarebytes is a good program.

    Great minds think alike RW-1 :)
     
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    This site. I'm on my phone now..
     
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    And when I got on my wifi said the same thing on my phone??
     
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    Try clearing your cache on your Droid.
    menu > settings > applications > manage applications > menu > filter > all > go to the browser and clear your cache. Also clear any history from the browser settings. Cookies and all.
     
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    It can't be that he's just banned from the site, his password would have prevented his logging in at all. Has to be something else going on.
     
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    It works on my phone but not while I'm on my wifi at home. Idk mods? Help? As far as I know I did nothing wrong? And I had no warning.
     
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    apparently either your router or ISP is blocking the site
     
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    Op has been contacted via PM.
     
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