Geobyte IP Locator: does it ever work?
Thread poster: Jerónimo Fernández

Jerónimo Fernández  Identity Verified
English to Spanish
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Mar 22, 2006

Hi there,

In my profile I always check the "Visitors" tab, and I like knowing the IP location of my visitor. That's the purpose of the "Original IP Address" column. However, I find it rather frustrating that the Geobyte IP Locator that ProZ uses very rarely works: most of the time I get the annoying "We are unable to locate the address [whatever IP] at this time." message.

Am I having bad luck or that website just doesn't work? And if it doesn't, could we have another IP locator that actually works?

Thanks a lot in advance, and keep up the good work!

Jerónimo


 

Nicole Maina  Identity Verified
Italy
Local time: 21:39
Member (2005)
German to Italian
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the same happens to me Mar 22, 2006

it's not just bad luck.
and when it happens, it's not just "at the moment". sometimes I try again by clicking on that samen IP later, but usually it does not work.


 

Ralf Lemster  Identity Verified
Germany
Local time: 21:39
English to German
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IP 2 Location Mar 22, 2006

Try IP2Loc; this is what I use most of the time.

HTH, Ralf


 

Jerónimo Fernández  Identity Verified
English to Spanish
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TOPIC STARTER
Thanks! Mar 22, 2006

Danke-a-mucho Ralficon_smile.gif

 

Joanna Borowska  Identity Verified
Poland
Local time: 21:39
English to Polish
Geobyte sucks Mar 22, 2006

Jerónimo Fernández wrote:

could we have another IP locator that actually works?



Exactly. I always use http://www.whois.sc/ (suggested once on this forum). It works every time. Why not change Geobytes to this one, or any other that works?


 

KathyT  Identity Verified
Australia
Local time: 05:39
Japanese to English
You took the words right out of my mouth!!! Mar 22, 2006

Joanna Borowska wrote:

Geobyte sucks!!

Exactly. I always use http://www.whois.sc/ (suggested once on this forum). It works every time. Why not change Geobytes to this one, or any other that works?


My sentiments exactly!!


 

Christel Zipfel  Identity Verified
Member (2004)
Italian to German
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Could not say it better! Mar 22, 2006

Joanna Borowska wrote:


Exactly. I always use http://www.whois.sc/ (suggested once on this forum). It works every time. Why not change Geobytes to this one, or any other that works?


 

Andrea Ali  Identity Verified
Argentina
Local time: 16:39
Member (2003)
English to Spanish
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Good to learn Mar 22, 2006

I am not the only one!

I use http://www.melissadata.com/Lookups/iplocation.asp?ipaddress= but it really bothers me to copy/paste the IP address.

Could we get rid of Geobyte? It would be great!

Thanks guys!

Andrea


 


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