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Registered: ‎10-19-2021

Still Unable to Access website

Access Denied

You don't have permission to access "http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage.jsp?" on this server.

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Best Buy Employee
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Registered: ‎01-09-2015

Re: Still Unable to Access website

This is related to your machine in most cases. Have you tried another browser or incognito mode? Will it load then?

The link you supplied also points to an invalid location, while I am not getting the permission denied error it does tell me something went wrong. Perhaps your machine doesn’t like the malformed or invalid url?
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New Member
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Registered: ‎10-19-2021

Re: Still Unable to Access website

I have Chrome and Microsoft EDGE Neither One Give Access to Best Buy

Best Buy Employee
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Registered: ‎01-09-2015

Re: Still Unable to Access website

Have you tried incognito mode?

 

The link you provided is broken, and could also be causing your issues.  What happens when you go directly to the website at https://bestbuy.com instead of that url you provided?

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Re: Still Unable to Access website

Access Denied

You don't have permission to access "http://www.bestbuy.com/" on this server.

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Re: Still Unable to Access website

I had this happen to me. I had an Anti Tracker and Ad block enabled plus a VPN, Either combination will trigger this due to security reasons you have to disable them in order to access the site.

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Registered: ‎01-09-2015

Re: Still Unable to Access website

I would guess something along those lines as well.  It's worth disabling your Internet Security package temporarily to load the site.  A funny anecdote: due to a pop-up message from my dad's internet security package that he clicked "block" he was unable to log into his bank account via the computer for like 6 months.  He finally caved and asked for help and I was able to find where he blocked it and removed the rule.  I believe he received a similar message to this one at the time.

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Registered: ‎10-19-2021

Re: Still Unable to Access website

Thats the Link Im Having Trouble I Put the best buy in the Address Bar and The Page Comes up  then I click Either One Most of the Time I Get the ACCESS DENIED Now it Opened Tho I Know at a Later Time It Will Not?

 

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Re: Still Unable to Access website

Hello, salbelleci,

 

Thanks for reaching out about the trouble that you've had with accessing our website. I can appreciate you wanting to be able to shop with us, but getting that error message is certainly not a welcome situation. 

 

I'm not sure which page that you're trying to access on our site, but you should be able to simply use this link to visit our page. The specific page that you mentioned, currently leads to our site, but it is not an active page. If you are still unable to access our website, there's a few things that could be causing this. When accessing our site, it is important to do the following: 

  • Turn off any ad-blockers
  • Do not use a VPN
  • Use an U.S or English based, standard browser such as Chrome, IE, Firefox, or Edge
  • Do not use a hosting service
  • Use a private Wi-Fi or mobile data network

Any other methods of accessing our site may result in issues, due to the security features that we use on our site. If you have any other questions, please feel free to let me know. 

 

Sincerely,

 

Melissa|Senior Social Media Specialist | Best Buy® Corporate
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Re: Still Unable to Access website

@salbelleci, avoid the links in that person’s post. Could be malicious. I’ve already reported but it will likely not be seen until tomorrow due to the late hour.
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