When you connect to a Web site that runs for a while before it returns information to Internet Explorer, you may receive one of the following error messages.
· Error message 1: Microsoft Internet Explorer error 10060 connection timed out.
· Error message 2: Internet Explorer cannot open the Internet site <Web address>. The operation timed out.
· Error message 3: The page cannot be displayed. Cannot find server or DNS Error.
1. Start Registry Editor:
· To open registry, go to menu Start and select Run.
Vista and Winodws 7, a combination press of "ctrl" key and letter "R" will open the run window.
· Type regedit in the opened window and click on "OK". This will open the registry editor.
· Locate the following subkey:
2. In this subkey, add a ReceiveTimeout DWORD entry that has a value of (<number of seconds>)*1000. For example, if you want the time-out duration to be 8 minutes, set the value of the ReceiveTimeout entry to 480000 (<480>*1000). Steps to follow:
· Right click on the second half of registry editor.
· An option called "New" will appear.
· Select the option "DWORD (32 bit) Value".
· An entry called "New Value #1"will appear in the same window.
· Right click on that entry and rename it as "ReceiveTimeout"(without quotes).
· Again right click on "ReceiveTimeout" and select modify.
· Select the option hexadecimal and edit the value to 480000
· Close the registry editor and restart the computer.