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#1989042 - 11/20/12 07:12 PM Problem with PianoWorld site?  
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I'm using Internet Explorer right now but usually I use Firefox. I've had difficulty getting the PW site on and off for the last week using Firefox. I couldn't get PW at all today until I decided to try Internet Explorer.

Anyone else have similar problems or know what'g going on?

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#1989066 - 11/20/12 08:25 PM Re: Problem with PianoWorld site? [Re: pianoloverus]  
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I certainly don't know what, if anything, is going on, but I've been having trouble generally with Firefox lately and have gone back to using Safari.


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#1989113 - 11/20/12 10:24 PM Re: Problem with PianoWorld site? [Re: pianoloverus]  
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I've had increasing problems with Firefox on any number of web-sites, and when it worked even less satisfactorily with my newly-installed Windows8 after Windows7, I finally got rid of it entirely.

PW is working reasonably well with both IE and Goggle Chrome for me with Windows8. The only problem I have - and it's only an occasional one both with Windows7 and now with Windows8 - occurs when I post a response in a thread. Sometimes I have to wait for an extremely long time while the "waiting for Piano World" message displays. Occasionally, when PW does not "respond," I simply exit the PW site and come back in again.

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#1989374 - 11/21/12 01:06 PM Re: Problem with PianoWorld site? [Re: pianoloverus]  
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Is it typical of these various browsers that they may work fine one day but work poorly the next? Today, for example, Firefox seems to be working perfectly for PW.

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#1989378 - 11/21/12 01:12 PM Re: Problem with PianoWorld site? [Re: pianoloverus]  
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I use Chrome...I've noticed recently that sometimes my replies don't post.


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#1989521 - 11/21/12 06:13 PM Re: Problem with PianoWorld site? [Re: pianoloverus]  
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I am still using Firefox, but I am less and less happy with it.



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#1989523 - 11/21/12 06:21 PM Re: Problem with PianoWorld site? [Re: pianoloverus]  
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I switched from firefox to chrome. It was refusing to open pages and crashing like crazy and not just on PW. I switched to chrome and haven't had any issues since.


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#1989527 - 11/21/12 06:27 PM Re: Problem with PianoWorld site? [Re: pianoloverus]  
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I had a similar issue with FireFox and cleared my cache.

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#1989530 - 11/21/12 06:33 PM Re: Problem with PianoWorld site? [Re: Dave Horne]  
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I clear the cache on a regular basis, but Firefox still crashes without a reason sometimes, some pages won't load etc. I also had a very strange problem until recently. After booting my laptop Firefox would not open at all, but if I killed it in Task Manager and tried again it started fine. Very strange. The problem seems to have disappeared now though (probably after an upgrade?).



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