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  • Started 5 years ago by whs
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whs
whs
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After posting or reading a thread for a while, I noticed, that the "All Forums" page has timed out and I cannot return to it. I have to restart the Forum from scratch. Has anybody else noticed the same during the last 2 days? I am using IE for the Forum.

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

No problems at my end (but I do auto reload every 2 mins).

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Scott
Scott
Posts: 5618

Not here either.

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raphoenix
raphoenix
Posts: 14920

whs,

Many times I'll have 8 to 10 sites open and will loose HTG and have to login again.

I think it's just an IE or bandwidth issue for the most part.

Also sometimes the site will start flashing wildly especially if one goes back and forth a lot between posts, sections, etc.

Think that is a browser issue but don't know ??

If you really want to see HTG start flashing wildly (CODE) in a (HUGE) picture coming from off of a (Personal Website Store) and then click the topic (LOL) (LOL).
Don't know what causes that ???????????

Kindest Regards,
Rick P. ♥ :)

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whs
whs
Posts: 17584

Everybody thanks for the inputs. It must be my IE then because it does not seem to happen with Opera. I'll play around with it and figure it out.

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raphoenix
raphoenix
Posts: 14920

@whs,

(NOT) so sure.

Some Topics are are coming up fine and others cause flashing screen and will not load at all this morning.

I have a feeling it is in the HTG database itself.

Too erratic on the same site.
Kindest Regards,
Rick P. ♥ :)

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

Again. No probs here!

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raphoenix
raphoenix
Posts: 14920

@LH,

TOPIC: (Upgrading Ram in 5 year old Computer) is one topic that will NOT load.

There are others.

Kindest Regards,
Rick P. ♥ :)

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

I've no idea why! (or why not).

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thegeek
The Geek
Posts: 2059

What version of IE are you using?

I've never been able to duplicate this issue, although it's been reported a number of times over the last 6 months.

Also note that the server was taking a pretty heavy beating recently, but it doesn't sound like that's the problem you are experiencing.

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thegeek
The Geek
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What do you mean by flashing?

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

Sorry Sir. I couldn't resist. But I will... :(

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thegeek
The Geek
Posts: 2059

Your poor neighbors :(

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

:)

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whs
whs
Posts: 17584

I am using IE7. The problem does not occur all the time - far from that. Sometimes it happens 3 times in 5 minutes and then not at all for hours. In other words, it's very erratic.

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raphoenix
raphoenix
Posts: 14920

@The Geek,
@LH,

Appreciate the humor (LOL).

What happens is when a topic is clicked on, it appears a connection is attempted to open the topic but fails. The screen goes WHITE and then it appears another connection to the site is attempted in quick succession and fails also with the screen going WHITE again.

This action will continue in rapid secession causing the screen to blink very very rapidly as if flashing snap shots pictures with a flash camera.
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Sometimes to clear the issue, I click on another website which is OK like google and then clear all cashes.

A re-login to HTG is of course then required.
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I CAN DUPLICATE THE ISSUE BY CODING A VERY LARGE PICTURE IN A REPLY FROM A PERSONAL WEBSITE.

After that, the Topic will (NOT) be accessible because it will cause flashing.
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The browser I use is old IE 6.4 along with Outlook Express because it is the only one out there that still allows an E-mail to be composed in true HTML with markup. Other combinations do not allow this any longer.

It's (NOT) a problem with the Browser because the issue will come and go sometimes according to the time of day and whatever is happening on the HTG server plus maybe its location and traffic on the net.....???

Don't know how else to explain the issue but if it has been reported by others, maybe their explanation coincides along with my report.

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After Flashing, Logs show TCIP security problem - (EXECESSIVE CONNECTIONS TO SERVER AND SERVER NOT RESPONDING).
This does (NOT) mean HTG server is not responding but could be any server in path is having a problem.
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Kindest Regards,
Rick P. ♥ :)

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raphoenix
raphoenix
Posts: 14920

@LH,

Did The Geek see the above write-up ??
That is about the best I can explain it.
Kindest Regards,
Rick P. ♥ :)

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Lighthouse
Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

Rick. Why you askin' me? J'suis un minion!

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raphoenix
raphoenix
Posts: 14920

@LH,
Whatever

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thegeek
The Geek
Posts: 2059

I'll do some testing in IE6.

Could have something to do with javascript behind the scenes... or just that IE6 is ancient.

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