No addons on the new install. the ping was run on the pc with the old install.
I'm thinking again, Microsoft used to have some sites you could only access in IE like updates, and the Institution where in doing my online diploma can only be accessed with IE, is this the same stinking deal???????? I think I may have been a dope again?
Works for me here, you also say the other pcs with pale moon work.
Last thing on the top of my head is perhaps a faulty setting in windows firewall that is blocking part of palemoon.
Disable firewall and check site......