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Cnet Website Status History server report and response time

The above graph displays service status activity for over the last 10 automatic checks. The blue bar displays the response time, which is better when smaller. If no bar is displayed for a specific time it means that the service was down and the site was offline.

Service Status History

DateTimePing Time DateTimePing Time
20:589.08 ms. 
03:325.96 ms.
23:1122.5 ms. 
17:5017.17 ms.
00:556.33 ms. 
01:126.1 ms.
05:056.83 ms. 
08:588.3 ms.
15:576.83 ms. 
14:136.83 ms. 

* Times displayed are PT, Pacific Time (UTC/GMT 0)  |  Current server time is 16:36

We have tried pinging Cnet website using our server and the website returned the above results. If is down for us too there is nothing you can do except waiting. Probably the server is overloaded, down or unreachable because of a network problem, outage or a website maintenance is in progress...

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Browser Related Problems

Force a full refresh for the site. This can be achieved by pressing CTRL + F5 keys at the same time on your favourite browser (Firefox, Chrome, Explorer, etc.)

Clear the temporary cache and cookies on your browser to make sure that you have the most recent version of the web page. For instructions choose your browser :

Fix DNS Problems

A Domain Name System (DNS) allows a site IP address (192.168.x.x) to be identified with words (*.com) in order to be remembered more easily, like a phonebook for websites. This service is usually provided by your ISP.

Clear your local DNS cache to make sure that you grab the most recent cache that your ISP has. For Windows - (Start > Command Prompt > type "ipconfig /flushdns" and hit enter). For details choose your operating system :

If you can access a website at office or from a 3G network yet it's not working on your computer, it is a good idea to use an alternative DNS service other than your ISPs. OpenDNS or Google Public DNS are both excellent and free public DNS services.

Check our help page for step-by-step instructions on how to change your DNS.

Having Problems with Accessing
Leigh Briggs · 18 November 2013 - 12:34
United States · Cox Communications

CNET down again

Raj Vadi · 10 September 2013 - 12:00
United States · Verizon FiOS

Cannot load the main page, error page pops up

Anne Justine Tan · 15 May 2013 - 20:29
Philippines · DigitelOne

can't reach for a about a week now. nothing works!

Pete Walters · 11 May 2013 - 11:11
United Kingdom · BT

It is down - nothing works. Damn

Addan McCollin · 28 March 2013 - 05:54
United States · Level 3 Communications

i currently cant get on any links to cnet

Abdallah Hamidavi · 15 February 2013 - 12:49
· AnchorFree

Sucks it's currently down. Hoping it comes up soon

Cory Allen Carter · 15 February 2013 - 09:53
United States · Peak 10

Dang CNET why you b down.

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