it's ONLY photobucket. doesn't work in firefox,IE OR opera.
if anyone has any inkling at what it could be, let me know. i have additional geeky data.
oh, here's some of it, taken from an email i sent my network-master friend but he hasn't replied yet:
i found a troubleshoot on mozillazine.org and one of the solutions was to try downloading dnslookup, which i did. i typed in "www.photobucket.com" and it gave me these results:
Error: No such host is known. (11001)
Time: 12020.751 ms
Alternate 2 (W2KPro and up):
Error: This operation returned because the timeout period expired.
Time: 12002.859 ms
it also has a "clear cache" button which is just a dns flush, but i don't know if it worked. i tried opening ipconfig manually but it flashes on the screen for a millisecond, then disappears. i'm on the administrative account, so i don't know what's wrong!