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#1 Old 04-04-2013
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Slkworld was down for about 15 mins earlier this evening

Due to a disk failure. On backup server now.


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something is going on with MSN as well. It has been down all day, regardless of the puter I am using. I've searched the web and others are having the same problem. I have a feeling that it has something to do with an Automatic Update because I found one person that said they did a system restore and it fixed the problem. I don't feel like doing a system restore, hoping they patch a repair tonite. Any other MSN users out there have the same problem today?

I am getting really leary about all the hacking that's been going on lately.

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My Mac and iPad are still working flawlessly. Ha ha ha...

...seriously though, I must say, I was taken back a bit with a notification on a free service like SLKWorld about the outage it had (and I didn't personally notice). My ISP (and the previous one), who I pay to host my email and personal website each month, along with my Internet TV and previous cable provider who I pay big bucks to each month, were never so genuinely forthcoming with ongoing problems they encounter and what that puts their customers through. I really like SLKWorld... most of the people that frequent the site and all those that keep it running for we enthusiasts. I'm happy to be a member, and soon-to-be SLK owner. Thanks!


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something is going on with MSN as well. It has been down all day, regardless of the puter I am using. I've searched the web and others are having the same problem. I have a feeling that it has something to do with an Automatic Update because I found one person that said they did a system restore and it fixed the problem. I don't feel like doing a system restore, hoping they patch a repair tonite. Any other MSN users out there have the same problem today?

I am getting really leary about all the hacking that's been going on lately.

The MSN outage is probably preparation for the switchover to Skype...
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I did hear from one of the IT guys at work that the Internet is slow at the moment due to a SPAM war currently being waged.
This was several days ago (Wednesday the 3rd )

One of the interesting things is that the analysists are saying the next large scale Global type of conflict will be electronic based.

Go the consiracy theorists.

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I,m having dificulties viwing to be honest
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I,m having dificulties viwing to be honest
You should have tried Specsavers!! (working fine here).






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Not working fine on my iPad. Times New Roman fonts and not properly formatted.. Will try my laptop.
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Mines not displaying properly in Firefox (20.0). Grafix are missing. Anyone else got this problem? Will try IE.

EDIT: IE not displaying correctly either
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Not displaying properly on my laptop (IE8) either..
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Not displaying properly on my laptop (IE8) either..
Oh good .. don't mean good ur having probs ... rather that it's not just me! Was wondering if had a grafix card issue.
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Thank god for that !! Ive logged out and logged back in and its not in its usual format !!
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Thank god for that !! Ive logged out and logged back in and its not in its usual format !!
Mmmm odd. I tried that several times and no luck Glad you're sorted though.
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Mmmm odd. I tried that several times and no luck Glad you're sorted though.
No sorry.not sorted , I meant , thank god its not just me
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No sorry.not sorted , I meant , thank god its not just me
My mistake. Misread your post!
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What ISP are you guys using?

I've got BT business broadband on my Office PC and laptop,and they're fine.Vodaphone on my Android phone, and I've got a thinned out, low graphics version.






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I,m using KC,..............BT not available in Hull
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Are you getting similar problems on other forums/websites or just SLKWorld?






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I've just connected my smartphone via WiFi (as opposed to 3G) and verything displays OK, back on 3G and I get the 'low graphics' version.






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I'm getting the same low-graphics look - which is often a css issue.

Looking at the site source code, the site calls:

https://www.slkworld.com/clientscript...2e5d-00013.css

but I get file not found when I try and pull that in on its own.

it's possible that some browsers are using a cached version of this from when the file did exist, which would format the site properly for those users.

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