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#208304 - 01/09/13 11:03 PM Re: Forum  
harold endean  Offline
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Is it my computer? It seems to me that the ECN board has been running real slow the past few times I have been on it. I don't know if it is the board or my PC or my internet wiring. Since Sandy, there are temporary cable wiring out on the poles.


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#208306 - 01/09/13 11:49 PM Re: Forum [Re: harold endean]  
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It's fine on my end. I wouldn't hesitate to blame the cable co. temporaries (which I guarantee will be there a year from now!).


Is there anyone on board who knows how to fly a plane?

#208308 - 01/10/13 01:29 AM Re: Forum [Re: harold endean]  
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Slow here too.
It has been for a while off and on. I don't really see a pattern.(time of day, days of the week etc)

I am guessing it is just servers some place along the way that are loaded up. I see a few other sites that are slow and others are always OK.


Greg Fretwell

#208315 - 01/11/13 12:53 AM Re: Forum [Re: harold endean]  
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Slow and a plug-in running in the background crashes.


#208324 - 01/11/13 04:02 PM Re: Forum [Re: harold endean]  
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I spoke too soon, running slow on my end now too.


Is there anyone on board who knows how to fly a plane?

#208330 - 01/11/13 08:55 PM Re: Forum [Re: harold endean]  
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I did a Visual Route Server trace route to the home page and it came back showing errors near the last node so it may be something in the network.


#208331 - 01/11/13 09:12 PM Re: Forum [Re: harold endean]  
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OK, you computer savy guys are way out of my league. My laptop has been slow...& a lot of error msgs. Here, AOL & Email.

But, the PC on my office (work) network has been crashing three+ times a day. IT guy is scratching his......

I think I have issues with IE at the house, I'm going to start using Google Chrome.


John

#208334 - 01/11/13 10:08 PM Re: Forum [Re: harold endean]  
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I am using Firefox. That is the engine behind Google Chrome, supposedly without the spying.


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#208335 - 01/12/13 03:11 AM Re: Forum [Re: harold endean]  
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I left MSFT and went with Linux Mint -- it's free as a Web download.

Within Mint you have Libre Office -- basically a clone of MSFT -- it's free.

And it has Opera -- which is out of Norway. Chrome is an immitation of Opera. Both are cloud oriented.

And it has Firefox.

Some parts are clunky -- others are sweet.

It does have a compelling price level -- ZERO.

I have found that Firefox under Linux Mint is less buggy than just about everything I've tried.

It still doesn't stop the s l o w s.



Tesla

#208336 - 01/12/13 03:59 AM Re: Forum [Re: harold endean]  
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I tweaked a few things. Let's see if it's any better.

Bill


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