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Official Forum Issues Thread

Discussion in 'Site Discussion / Suggestions' started by Sir_Brizz, Feb 20, 2015.

  1. Wormbo

    Wormbo Administrator Staff Member

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    Seriously, if your computer can run XP, it should also be able to get along with Windows 7. XP is not only a threat for your own computer, but also for anyone else on the internet. The sooner you get rid of it, the better.
     
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  2. Manticore

    Manticore Official BUF Birthday Spammer

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    My main computer is Windows 7 which is the one I'm on now.

    There is some specific software that won't run on anything other than XP (even with compatibility mode). So I need the XP laptop for that archival purpose (and it wouldn't run Windows 7).
     
  3. leilei

    leilei ANIME ELF'S !!

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    FFS at least use Palemoon, Seamonkey or something else compliant with today's gratuitously javascripted web released in the past 2 years, and a decent non-ZoneAlarm/Norton/Nvidia software firewall while you're at it just for the desperate additional security layer.

    I still use XP online with a laptop that can't run 7 because it's 12 years old. It's at least justified for that and even then I don't skimp on having updated software to use the modern web properly.
     
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  4. Manticore

    Manticore Official BUF Birthday Spammer

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    Same here. My laptop is 12 years old and XP wouldn't get up on it.

    ZoneAlarm/Norton/Nvidia: Don't use any of them.

    My desktop is W7 and I use that mostly anyway. The laptop just has some specialist uses.

    Anyhow internet security is not an end in itself it's a continual process no matter which OS you use... also I believe Java is being phased out (not fact-checked).
     
  5. Jefe

    Jefe The Dark Rat

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    Is there some reason I can't edit posts if a reply has been made? This is a very silly thing for content release forum, since the first post cannot be updated with new info/links/etc.
     
  6. Wormbo

    Wormbo Administrator Staff Member

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    I think Brizz turned off unlimited editing time for most of the forum for good reasons. I just enabled it for registered users in the Content Release subforum again. Please try if it works for you now.
     
  7. Jefe

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    It works now. Thanks :)
     
  8. Sir_Brizz

    Sir_Brizz Administrator Staff Member

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    @SkaarjMaster sorry, we are using Let's Encrypt for SSL and they are a very new CA. You'll need a fairly recent browser for the SSL to work.
     

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