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Boiler Guy
Boiler Guy Member Posts: 585
Since the format change on The Wall I find my system to be quite slow when accessing the posts. Is it just me or are others noticing a change in speed?

Comments

  • jackchips_2
    jackchips_2 Member Posts: 1,338
    No problem

    here, BG.
  • Mijola
    Mijola Member Posts: 124
    Speed on the wall

    My spped is fine too. No change or problem.

    However, I have noticed that when I go to post, the window opens and someone elses name & e-mail address are on the top of the post. I have to delete them, and put in my own. This has been happening for a while. I've gotten used to it.

    Any one else having that happen???

    Regards,
    Ed Carey
  • jbplumber
    jbplumber Member Posts: 89
    spyware

    BP--go to WWW.webroot.com and down load the free spyware program. J.Lockard
  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 15,447
    No change

    whatsoever here.
    Retired and loving it.
  • Boiler Guy
    Boiler Guy Member Posts: 585
    THanks Jim

    I'll try that
  • Jack Ennis Martin
    Jack Ennis Martin Member Posts: 35
    The Wall Site slow to respond

    I would like to thank the person who put up the question why the Wall was slow. Dan told him to get some spyware and I started to think { not a common occurance} and I was experiencing slow response times as well. I went to Microsofts help page and low and hehold they have a free spyware program for download. So, ever looking for something free, I downloaded the program. I was very impressed with the program and very unhappy when I saw how many of my files had spy attachments on them. I even had some jerk in California trying to get AMEX to pay into his numbered company! The Microsoft program got rid of all the scum and our computer runs like it used to. Once again thanks for the imformation and I will never knock Microsofts customer service again it was excellent!
    Jack Ennis Martin
  • Steamhead
    Steamhead Member Posts: 14,864
    Only problem is

    you have to be running Windows XP or 2000 to use it. Users of Windows 98 or ME need not apply. Also they won't let you download it until they scan your computer "to see if you have a genuine copy of Windows". I suspect they scan for more than that, but aren't telling us.

    Good customer service? I don't think so- more like typical Microsoft behavior. This is why I use WordPerfect Suite instead of Office and Netscape instead of Internet Explorer.

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  • Rudy
    Rudy Member Posts: 482
    Me too

    Frequently, someone elses name comes up when I post. No big deal, I just delete it as well.

    I'm guessing that's what happened to someone else on the "Breaking Drills ALOT" thread. I never posted anything about a 'one tooth holesaw'.
  • Weezbo
    Weezbo Member Posts: 6,232
    i notice weirdly changes in speed too.

    i dont trust the microsoft people i get these "up dates and the thing is they have like 489 MB of otherwise useless bs in them...and norton sends an update of like 347 KB i am considering wiping my computer clean and repartioning it to even smaller c drive space....
  • Al Gregory
    Al Gregory Member Posts: 260


    Clear your cache and delete all your cookies.
  • eleft_4
    eleft_4 Member Posts: 509
    sloooowww

    OTT is fast, eBay is fast, All other web sights load instantly.


    Heating Help goes to error the first time and loads slowly on refresh. It does not seem to be my computer problem.

    Are invision servers having a problem?

    al
  • Kal Row
    Kal Row Member Posts: 1,520
    do that, it helped me a lot

  • Geo_5
    Geo_5 Member Posts: 69
    modom

    > you have to be running Windows XP or 2000 to use

    > it. Users of Windows 98 or ME need not apply.

    > Also they won't let you download it until they

    > scan your computer "to see if you have a genuine

    > copy of Windows". I suspect they scan for more

    > than that, but aren't telling us.

    >

    > Good

    > customer service? I don't think so- more like

    > typical Microsoft behavior. This is why I use

    > WordPerfect Suite instead of Office and Netscape

    > instead of Internet Explorer.

    >

    > _A

    > HREF="http://www.heatinghelp.com/getListed.cfm?id=

    > 157&Step=30"_To Learn More About This

    > Professional, Click Here to Visit Their Ad in

    > "Find A Professional"_/A_



  • Geo_5
    Geo_5 Member Posts: 69
    speed

    I have noticed that the wall opens a little slow, yes I know about all the cookies/scan disk/spy ware/defrag stuff but called the cable company anyway because alot of things were opening slowly dispite the fact I pay extra for my 6mb download, turns out it was my modem, they replaced it and boy did it make a difference but the wall still opens slower than other sites even w/ my pop-up blockers off???.
  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 15,447
    I had Invision check today

    and they looked at the site from several sources. There was no problem with speed. They found nothing unusual. I'm not having any problems either on my desktop or on my laptop.
    Retired and loving it.
  • Mark Eatherton1
    Mark Eatherton1 Member Posts: 2,542
    Definate problems..

    There have been numerous mornings when I can't get on the Wall. I get an error code. I've sent it to the teckgeeks at Invision and they said they were aware of the problem and were working on it. My connection is extremely slow only to the Wall, and I'm on cable.

    It's probably just due to its popularity:-)

    Here's the warning that pops up on my screen when I can't connect.

    Error:
    ODBC Error Code = S1000 (General error)
    [Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][SQL Server]Warning: Fatal error 9001 occurred at Feb 11 2005 8:47AM




    Mail To:
    Time: 02/11/05 08:22:57
    Browser: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows 98; Win 9x 4.90; .NET CLR 1.1.4322)
    Remote Address: 24.9.96.182
    HTTP Referer:
    Template: E:wwwforums.invision.netindex.cfm
    Query String: CFApp=2

    Still worth the wait...

    ME
  • eleft_4
    eleft_4 Member Posts: 509
    EXACTLY! Mark

    I second that problem, even went over everythimg on my end, cable connection also. Everything else is fast as ever.

    invision has a problem, al
  • eleft_4
    eleft_4 Member Posts: 509
    PS I get this every time I post

    Hi. This is the qmail-send program at alder.invision.net.
    I'm afraid I wasn't able to deliver your message to the following addresses.
    This is a permanent error; I've given up. Sorry it didn't work out.

    :
    Sorry. Although I'm listed as a best-preference MX or A for that host,
    it isn't in my control/locals file, so I don't treat it as local. (#5.4.6)
  • S Milne
    S Milne Member Posts: 112
    Thats the error

    message that I was telling Dan about.

    I had it three times last week.

    Scott
  • DanHolohan
    DanHolohan Member, Moderator, Administrator Posts: 15,447
    I sent your post to Invision and this is what they said:

    Dan,



    I just checked out the site and also the Database and everything appears to be fine. If he is referring to something that might have happened in the past then it could very well have been something we spotted and quickly addressed. But I am sure if it would have been something big we would have contacted you right away. It really hard to say what the particular incident might have been but since at this moment there are no issues I will continue to monitor the site and also the database for any unusual problems or activities. Please rest assured that we are constantly monitoring and are always aware of any potential problems that might arise.. Please let us know if there’s anything else we might be able to do for you…Thank you



    Alexis Vanderlinde
    Invision Technical Support

    Network Operations Center
    MCP, A+ Certified Professional

    Retired and loving it.
  • Weezbo
    Weezbo Member Posts: 6,232
    Dan ....

    I thought why do i keep getting these error 1000 and error 9000 messages some times early in the morning 3 4 a.m. your time, some times evenings ,and sometimes in theearly evening.....i chalked it up to maybe you are running some diagnostics on your web site ...since your blog started this has happened over tweny times on different days....i like your blog idea it seems to be a Hit! *~/:) i really wonder about the sorry cannot connect mozilla stuff as i check ten other sites i frequent all over the planet and come back and try the wall again no can get there....so i think well, ..i can do end run around and go heatimg help...check out library,.maybe on the job...which all work fine then i try the wall...blink..server error message ....? what might that mean? i have DSL also.
  • Glenn Harrison_2
    Glenn Harrison_2 Member Posts: 845
    Ed and Rudy,

    You need to clear your cache. You have a bad cookie keeping that someone else's name and e-mail in your comp.

    Assuming your using Internet Explorer, go to the top, click on Tools, then Internet Options. When that opens in a new window, make sure your in the General tab, then click on Delete Cookies under Temporary Internet Files, and when that is done, click on Delete Files, and when that is done, go done to History and click Clear History. That should clean out any bad internet releated cookies and files, and get rid of your wrong name/e-mail problem. Do keep in mind htese procedures will get rid or any highlited links you have previously cliked on, such as Wall posts.
  • Glenn Harrison_2
    Glenn Harrison_2 Member Posts: 845
    I was informed by a friend

    that there is a virus going around that attacks servers. I did notice Heatinghelp was running slow a couple of days ago, with a couple of error pages popping up. But I also had a problem with oiltechtalk.com being incredibly slow or not downloading at all early last week. They both work fine now, but be aware this might happen here or at any other website for a while. Just have to grin and bear it.
  • Glenn Harrison_2
    Glenn Harrison_2 Member Posts: 845
    Al,

    you will get this message anytime someone has posted in a thread and used a fake e-mail address, and checked of the "Notify me by e-mail about all messages posted in this topic" at the bottom of any post box.
  • Tom_35
    Tom_35 Member Posts: 265
    Wall problems

    I have noticed that sometimes after viewing a post (particulary after viewing an attachment) that when I try to go back to the list of posted subjects that my laptop will "freeze up" on trying to get to the site. The green bars will show 2-3 bars and it will never do anything different.

    I can hit refresh, and still can't get back. If I log off the site completely, then try to get back on, I'm not able to do so. I've even shut my computer completely down, then booted it back up, tried to go to the site, and it will never load.

    I can go to other sites with no problem.

    Have also noticed that sometimes things are very slow about loading. I'm on a satelite (Directway), and normally connections are pretty fast, although not as fast as cable.

    Tom A
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