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Old 10-02-2012, 11:38 PM
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my personal Email was hacked and they put virus's in it, of course they have been here too. everybody should do a security check.
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Old 10-03-2012, 09:19 AM
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Thanks

I ran mine yesterday after the slow down here.

Whats wrong with these idiots--?What do they hope to accomplish?

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Old 10-04-2012, 11:08 AM
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Well, that still doesn't explain the slowdown here.

I'm thinking it might be some incompatibility between levels of updates. Between the server and the website, and our individual computers, security, & browsers. I run Chrome - and most of the site isn't too bad. We always looked at our Java updates on the servers, first. They were notorious for this kind of issue. It was seldom a problem with users computers - very rarely, did this come up.

Self-Reliance slows down some; the worst is in the preparedness subforum, for me. Just to reply - I can walk away do a few things and come back and by then, my reply has posted. I've seen this happen (other sites) before. But no - I don't remember what the fix was. Exactly. Sometimes, just a reboot of the server would clear the problem. Like some buffer was full, and running over - and stealing horsepower in the process which caused the slowness. If I remember correctly, there was a specific file in the database - meant to hold temp data, but it wasn't a temp file; maybe IIRC it was an index file - that would grow over-large. Clearing the file with a reboot would fix the problem, until it got that big again. For awhile, I remember we had to schedule a reboot in the wee hours of the morning, every day... for a while, until we finally got to the root source of the problem. Then, our programmer came up with a script to delete/empty that file, as part of our nightly backup routine. That helped considerably.

I ran a web app on a server, so I would check to see what processes were running in the background as a first "assessment" for clues. Some processes would eat up a huge amount of the server's RAM... for no self-explanatory reason. They'd be in sort of runaway train mode. When the processes were stopped - if I could pinpoint which app was responsible - the issue cleared up.

And then, some other admins running the same app & database started pinpointing one small Microsoft Server process - which wasn't really necessary to functioning - which was the real culprit of the glitch. Lord knows, by now, I've purged the name of that file out of my own "memory"! And a lot of things we did -- only cleared up the symptoms temporarily and were workarounds; some of those issues took a year or more to finally get to the bottom of it. There were only 4-5 of us handling databases and web apps for about 10,000 users - and most of our web apps were considered "mission critical", so reboots and downtime were the LAST thing we were supposed to try -- and only when absolutely necessary. However: the reboot of the server only took 5 minutes to accomplish... and since it DID clear the problem, probably 90% of the time... I was known to use this "fix" when the calls from the Helpdesk were so frequent, I couldn't stay on task to solve the problem!

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Old 10-04-2012, 02:53 PM
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The only place I am having trouble now is the Self-Reliance forum.
You could knit a sweather while you wait for it to come up.

I defraged---I am at a lose----
And it is a slow thing for me---dont want to blow this puter---waited too long to get back on.

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Old 10-04-2012, 03:03 PM
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It's not your computer, Annie.

I don't know what the exact answer is - but the trouble is either with BWH's server - their ISP - or some other ISP between them & you; them & me. So far, I haven't seen anyone say it's not slow for them... which eliminates the internet system between the server and someone's 'puter.
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Old 10-04-2012, 06:39 PM
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Admin: PLEASE!!!!!

I almost didnt get on the Self-Reliance forum---then it took forever to post WHICH it didnt let me do----then I had to log out and come back in to get OFF the self-reliance forum.
What a real pain.

I wanted to work on my story but---Heyyyyyyyyy.
I wanted to read other threads---but--HEYYYYYYYYYY.

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It's not slow for me. I read on a Mac running Snow Leopard using Firefox, and on an iPad. Both are fine.
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Old 10-05-2012, 12:23 AM
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Leanne

Not everybody is having trouble.
Glad your not.

I have done everything but jump start the reliance thread with my truck.
May try that---LOL

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Old 10-05-2012, 11:10 AM
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Thanks Leanne! Good to know.
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Old 10-05-2012, 10:30 PM
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Something in there needs a dose of Ex-Lax.

I am convinced that hackers are socially bereft individuals who simply need to get a life. I would hate to sink so low that creating problems for unknown people was the best I could accomplish.
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Old 10-05-2012, 11:33 PM
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they know who i am. satans dirty little helpers do not always work at random.
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Old 10-06-2012, 01:05 AM
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Something in there needs a dose of Ex-Lax.

I am convinced that hackers are socially bereft individuals who simply need to get a life. I would hate to sink so low that creating problems for unknown people was the best I could accomplish.
Patience its gotten really serious.

Glad some solid members and long posters are having the same problems.
Its almost impossible to get on the Self-Reliance and when I tried to quote you it took Forever.

Saw Admin: on this am---dont know what he's doing.

Sethwyo--What a sorry thing for someone todo too you.
Evil prevails huh?

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Old 10-06-2012, 11:54 AM
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Seems a bit faster this am.

Thank God somebody had duct tape and some WD-40 and fixed it.

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Old 10-07-2012, 12:24 AM
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they will not prevail in the long run. in the next few years sdlh's will have a lot of fun, destroying lives and nations. but in the long run they will pay for their sins. scumbag cops, federal agents, government employes.


does anyone rember,

. . . that ol wheel will roll around again . . . ?
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Old 10-07-2012, 09:48 AM
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Well, long day yesterday between my tweak to trusted sites... and testing it again in Chrome. Nope - that didn't help. Chrome doesn't have the same sort of security settings... so now I'm off to check on my anti-virus and firewall settings.
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Old 10-08-2012, 01:46 AM
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they can take down your firewalls. i think this can be a reminder that a time that is coming when the in internet is off limits, or shut down. their interference in peoples lives will range from internet, to phone use, to travel, to food and water we use.


there is NO dealing with psycopaths, they are without reasoning.
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I'll second that sentiment re: psychopaths.
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Old 10-11-2012, 05:30 PM
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Hi everyone,

All my three email accounts have been hacked too , it seems that hackers are everywhere as viruses. What is important here is to avoid sending mails with personal information such as bank accounts, private messages , something that they can use against us , etc..

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Old 10-11-2012, 05:39 PM
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I haven't had virus, malware, or hacking problems since I switched to a Mac four years ago. In fact, my 4 year-old Macbook is running as well as it ever has, although I also have an iMac that I bought less than two years ago.
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Old 10-12-2012, 11:20 AM
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I saw a clip on firefox 16 yesterday and its recalling that program and advising people go to 15.

What next?

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