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Thread poster: Marcela Mestre

Marcela Mestre  Identity Verified
Argentina
Local time: 01:56
English to Spanish
Dec 21, 2005

Hi ProZians,
Almost every time I try to locate a visitor, Geobytes indicates that it is impossible. I have also tried webmaster-toolkit.com, with more success, I must admit.
The problem is that some addresses do not seem to be registered anywhere. Is there a list of (at least) country codes for IP address locators?
If this has been discussed before, please indicate the link. I could not find anything in the "Forum Search" feature.
Thanks,
mm


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Dan Butuza  Identity Verified
Romania
Local time: 06:56
English to Romanian
Try this... Dec 21, 2005

Hi, Marcela!
Try www.whois.sc
I've tried it for some time and it's quite satisfactory.
Regards,
Dan


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mk_lab  Identity Verified
Ukraine
Local time: 06:56
Member (2004)
English to Russian
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IP2Location Dec 21, 2005

http://www.ip2location.com

Also good one with detalization to the local provider level and almost 100% effective search results.


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Marcela Mestre  Identity Verified
Argentina
Local time: 01:56
English to Spanish
TOPIC STARTER
Thanks! Dec 21, 2005

Thank you Dan and mk-lab. I have tried both, and they seem equally effective and precise!
I have added both to "Favourites".
Thanks again.
mm


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Burrell  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 04:56
Member (2004)
English to Latvian
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Not that precise Dec 21, 2005

When checking out one of the links I was told I am based in America. They should have at least got the continent right!

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Sven Petersson  Identity Verified
Sweden
Local time: 05:56
English to Swedish
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Karen's WhoIs Dec 21, 2005

http://www.karenware.com/powertools/powertools.asp

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Russell Jones  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 04:56
Italian to English
See this thread Dec 21, 2005

I raised this with Henry in Kraków and confirmed the point in the ProZ.com Suggestions forum:
http://www.proz.com/topic/39824


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Hipyan Nopri  Identity Verified
Indonesia
Local time: 11:56
English to Indonesian
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Much more effective than Geobytes Dec 22, 2005

I have tried out both IP2location and Whois. Both are much more effective than Geobytes. Indeed, little mistake still happened. They suggested that I am in Sumatra Utara while in fact I am in Sumatra Barat. As a whole, they are really helpful to identify our visitors.

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Marcela Mestre  Identity Verified
Argentina
Local time: 01:56
English to Spanish
TOPIC STARTER
more on locators Dec 22, 2005

When they identified me, they were pretty accurate.

Russell: when I did a forum search (my key words were: Geobytes, IP address locator), the ProZ engine gave no results at all. It sounds strange because Geobytes was the subject of your enquiry in the link to the thread you mentioned above...

Regards to all,
mm


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