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Opera's connection attempt to www.pcworld.com was rejected.
It's working here...
Try a DNS cleanup.
No luck with flushing the dns cashe. btw, all other browsers on my comp can get there without an issue, even opera 12.
figured it out. It was the extension HTTPS Everywhere. Thanks rafaelluik for your suggestion, though.