IE freeze when displaying portal page

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  1. Mbmax
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    Hi there.
    Since a few days i'm experiencing freeze problem with the portal under IE 7 and firefox 3.5.5 (with adblock plus disabled).
    I'm wondering if the "Sponsored Links" box (when you are not logged) on top left is not guilty in this story ?

    Someone else with the same freezing bug ?
     


  2. tj_cool

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    no problems here

    using FF (3.5.6) and Chrome (I never use IE [​IMG])
     
  3. Mbmax
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    Have you tried logged off ? The sponsored links box appear only if you are logged off. [​IMG]
     
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    Yep, just tried it

    No problems here (unless you mean that very short freeze when it's loading the ads?)
     
  5. Mbmax
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    Sure ! That's it !
    But the very short freeze takes about 45 seconds or sometimes more under IE !!!
     
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    Yup it hang's a long time , i had google chrome on my PC and there is the same problem .On firefox you doesn't have that problem ..
     
  8. soulx

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    Yep. Same thing happened to me.

    Not anymore.
     
  9. Bladexdsl

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    use firefox IE sux
     
  10. XWolf

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    Or Opera, or Orca, or even Chrome!
     
  11. Mbmax
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    Yeah, i know IE sucks but it's the most used Internet browser in the world
    I hope Costello will check a little the code that display the sponsored links because it's probably good on firefox, opera or chrome but not on IE.
    I'm not the only one to have this issue as i can see.
     
  12. lolzed

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    that's enough to make you use IE?get Firefox,you'll never regret it
     
  13. Mbmax
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    I don't need any advice on what i should use. The fact is here we have a problem on IE.
    When i have a computer that doesn't start, i don't go to the shop buy another one, i repair it. It's my job.
    I just ask here the webmaster to check his code and repair it (if it's possible) so it works for all kind of browsers.
     
  14. Thoob

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    Eh, no it's not. Firefox is. Even IE6, 7, and 8 put together have less users than Firefox. Source.
     
  15. Mbmax
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    Yeah, statistics are awesome. [​IMG]

    But i think you don't get the point here, it's not a thread to say i WANT to use IE to display GBAtemp and nothing else, but my IE can't display GBAtemp properly because of sponsored links.
    I'm pretty sure it's a small bug in the webmaster code that he will found quickly if he check it. [​IMG]

    Thanks to him if he read this post.
     
  16. Law

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    It's not the "Sponsored Links" box, it's the green hyperlink advert thingymajigs.

    [​IMG]

    As somebody pointed out on page one, it freezes when trying to load those (tbh they should probably be removed, I don't mind boxes with links in but when they start to infiltrate actual content it gets annoying).
     
  17. Thoob

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    But why do you use IE! It's a piece of absolute crap! Firefox, Chrome, etc., are better in EVERY SINGLE WAY! You can even get an IE theme for Firefox if that makes you feel better.
     
  18. Mbmax
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    Seems that you don't get the point. I'm not here to complain i can't use IE because i'm a fan of this shit, i'm just here to report a bug that probably most of internet users got when they came to portal without be logged in. [​IMG]
     
  19. megabug7

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    Websites should work properly on ALL browsers - not just selected ones. A lot of people still use IE, and as such webmasters should ensure pages load properly for those too.

    Sick and tired of people shouting 'to switch browser' when it's usually the website's neglectful coding thats at fault.
     
  20. soulx

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    Actually, I sometimes use IE because of InPrivate Browsing.

    I've yet to find a Firefox add-on that allows me to do the same thing.