Originally posted by netviper13
If you want to prevent that from happening again, just enter that IP address along with www.google.com in your Hosts file in the Etc folder and it'll map Google to that address. Of course you'd be in a bit of trouble if they change their server IP, but if you have a recurring problem it could be a possible solution.
yea thats what I was gonna say. Sounded like yer host file had some invalid entries in it earlier.