Pcworld.com website not working? Is it down right now?

Pcworld.com Server Status Check
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PCWorld Website Status History
Pcworld.com server report and response time

The above graph displays service status activity for Pcworld.com 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
10:590.59 ms. 
16:371.12 ms.
15:570.6 ms. 
22:260.61 ms.
02:000.96 ms. 
00:010.67 ms.
05:420.99 ms. 
15:200.58 ms.
08:260.6 ms. 
05:341.01 ms. 

* Times displayed are PT, Pacific Time (UTC/GMT 0)  |  Current server time is 02:31

We have tried pinging PCWorld website using our server and the website returned the above results. If pcworld.com 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...

Can't Access PCWorld - Troubleshooting Instructions

If the site is UP but you cant access the page, try one of the below solutions:

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 Pcworld.com?
Soo Wilmot · 9 February 2016 - 12:31
· · Chrome 48.0 on Windows

im getting a hold message too and their twitter page has a lot of mentions about it

Greg Megan · 9 February 2016 - 11:00
· · Firefox 44.0 on Windows

Holding page with "We’re making PC World better for you.
We’ll be back soon."

Andy Swarbrick · 9 February 2016 - 10:44
· · Firefox 44.0 on Windows

I'm getting a holding page

Monty Johnson · 25 June 2014 - 17:51
United States · Suddenlink Communications · Firefox 30.0 on Windows

fixed problem. it was https-everywhere extension in Firefox. Disabled it.

Bob Catanzano · 10 June 2014 - 20:02
United States · Comcast Cable · Firefox 29.0 on Windows

I cam connect using Chrome but not with firefox. What gives? I am running Win 7.

Tim Cleary · 28 May 2014 - 15:14
United States · AT&T U-verse · Firefox 29.0 on Windows

Down all day, with both Firefox and Chrome.

Mike Tester · 17 May 2014 - 20:34
United States · Comcast Cable · Firefox 29.0 on Windows

down for me all day today. Firefox browser

Jeffrey Gluckson · 14 May 2014 - 15:36
United States · Comcast Cable · Firefox 29.0 on Windows

Its as if PCWorld.com were on my HOSTS list, though I'm running Win7, not XP. Its been inaccessible for the past week before I thought of checking isitdownrightnow.com .

I couldn't connect with Firefox, Chrome, or Sea Monkey. But I was able to connect now by d/ling and installing Opera. And I can connect with my smartphone.

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