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Newbie_Neil14/10/2011 12:17:07
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Hi all,
 
Apologies if this is in the wrong forum.
 
When I use an XP PC I can post quite happily on the forum. However, when I am at home using a laptop with Windows 7, I cannot post successfully.
 
I am signed in and it doesn't appear to do anything differently to when I am using XP, except there is no post.
 
Does anyone have any ideas?
 
Thanks,
Neil
 
Newbie_Neil14/10/2011 12:18:34
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I forgot to say that I can view the member videos etc. when accessing the site from my Windows 7 laptop.
 
Neil
steve h14/10/2011 14:53:12
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Hi Neil,

Are both your machines running the same browser - more thinking of if you are running IE9 on your W7 box -

IE9 has loads of settings that need to be changed - I swapped after the update to Opera and never looked back -

I would try another browser first as a process of elimination!

Steve

BillW14/10/2011 15:40:24
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Hi Neil,
When you have this problem are the two computers use the same ISP.
Occasionally I have a problem when using my Vodafone dongle on my laptop but this is definitely a Vodafone problem.
 
My laptop is on win7 32bit.
 
I use Firefox but semaphore would be better than any version of IE.
 
Having just had a quick read of Opera I might try it on my Laptop for when I have a poor mobile connection.
 
Bill.
Newbie_Neil16/10/2011 16:03:03
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Hi Bill and Steve,
 
Thank you for your posts. I am trying this with FireFox, instead of IE9 and IT WORKS.
 
Great.
 
Thanks,
Neil
Eric Harvey 117/10/2011 17:16:21
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windows 7 works ok for me,but its a pc not a laptop,don`t know if that helps any,regards,
 
Eric.
Toothy17/10/2011 17:52:17
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Hi,
I use Win7 64bit and IE9 and have had no problems. XP also gave me no problems.
I swop between IE9 and firefox depending on the whim of the moment.

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