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Post by SAS » Fri Nov 18, 2011 12:23 pm

A friend has noted that she cannot load the forum at home, although she can at work. Is anyone else experiencing similar difficulties?

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Post by YadaYada » Fri Nov 18, 2011 5:28 pm

Think it must be a problem with my router or isp as on again fine now I am away.

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Post by J.R. » Sat Nov 19, 2011 1:42 pm

Any thoughts, JT ?
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Post by icomefromalanddownunder » Sat Nov 19, 2011 10:16 pm

I fixed the problems I was experiencing by switching from Internet Explorer to Google Chrome.

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Post by sejintenej » Sun Nov 20, 2011 5:45 am

icomefromalanddownunder wrote:I fixed the problems I was experiencing by switching from Internet Explorer to Google Chrome.
I normally use Firefox (Mozilla) but my principal email supplier will only open in Internet explorer though the others are OK; I don't understand why.

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Post by YadaYada » Sun Nov 20, 2011 10:02 am

Tried in all browsers so it's not that. Is only at home so must be a router issue. Frustrating but not insurmountable!

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Post by Jo » Mon Nov 21, 2011 8:50 am

YadaYada wrote:Tried in all browsers so it's not that. Is only at home so must be a router issue. Frustrating but not insurmountable!
I had something similar last year. Have you tried the ping command? Apologies if I'm patronising you but:

Start > Run then type CMD to get a DOS window, then at the prompt, type ping chforum.info

If it can't find it, then it's not a problem with your browser, it's your ISP or router. In the meantime you could use a proxy service such as www.hidemyass.com, which makes it look as though your route to the forum is coming from elsewhere. It's a bit more laborious but it worked for me until whatever the problem with my ISP was sorted itself out.

Feel free to PM me for more details - I'm not that techy but it does sound like a similar problem.
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Post by YadaYada » Mon Nov 21, 2011 1:36 pm

Thanks Jo I will try that.

Suddenly can't get Ebay as well so not sure what is going on.

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Post by YadaYada » Tue Nov 22, 2011 5:36 pm

Hooray for the proxy!
Ping failed so will follow that up.

Very pleased I can access this forum again but also relieved Ebay is back as need to sell things before Christmas!

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Post by Jo » Tue Nov 22, 2011 11:16 pm

YadaYada wrote:Hooray for the proxy!
Ping failed so will follow that up.

Very pleased I can access this forum again but also relieved Ebay is back as need to sell things before Christmas!
Glad you are back up and running, even though you still have the background issue!
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Post by YadaYada » Mon Nov 28, 2011 10:20 am

Finally got the whole thing sorted by resetting the router back to factory settings and re-configuring my internet connection.

This is what I'd recommend if this happens to anyone else. But make sure you have your isp user name and password to hand before doing the factory reset.

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Post by J.R. » Tue Nov 29, 2011 3:17 pm

YadaYada wrote:Finally got the whole thing sorted by resetting the router back to factory settings and re-configuring my internet connection.

This is what I'd recommend if this happens to anyone else. But make sure you have your isp user name and password to hand before doing the factory reset.

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