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Character Search from uo.com

Discussion in 'UHall' started by Guest, Mar 4, 2008.

  1. Guest

    Guest Guest

    Every time I do a character search my windows crashes.
    Can someone help me figure out what is wrong? I know other people can search I've asked them to with NP.
    I r teh confuzed.
     
  2. Guest

    Guest Guest

    Hi Flutter,

    I just tried it, it worked for me also. Do you have any kind of security settings maybe a little too tight for UO.com? Might want to whitelist UO.com.

    Which browser and version of it are you using? And is it up to date?
     
  3. Lord ToXeN

    Lord ToXeN Guest

    If your not using Firefox 2 then you should be :p

    IE is evil!
     
  4. Guest

    Guest Guest

    I'm not having any problems, and I run IE 7 on XP SP2, all updates.

    If you think it's your computer, PM me if ya want. I fix 'em at work.

    Do any other sites cause problems?
     
  5. Paris_Hilton

    Paris_Hilton Guest

    Everytime I do a char search I get a warning asking me if I wish to install Bitstream (no clue what that is).


    I always say no but have to do this every single time.


    I don't know what Bitstream is and the window I get asking me if I wish to install it has a little box checked that says: "Always trust Bitstream".


    I guess not.


    Otherwise I have no issues and I use IE and win *XP.
     
  6. Guest

    Guest Guest

    <blockquote><hr>

    I'm not having any problems, and I run IE 7 on XP SP2, all updates.

    If you think it's your computer, PM me if ya want. I fix 'em at work.

    Do any other sites cause problems?

    [/ QUOTE ]I forgot I made this post!
    I run the same dealio as you.
    I can search for guilds and I can bring up the character sheets through the backdoor that way.
    If I do character search/type in name/scroll down to shard and hit enter it hangs for a moment then gives me the "must close send an error report" error box and IE shuts down.
    I have no clue whatsoever as to what might cause it. I realize it's not broken and everyone else can use the feature without issue. That's how I know it's on my end. I just don't know where to look to fix it! lol
    I use Nortons Internet Security if that matters.
     
  7. Guest

    Guest Guest

    <blockquote><hr>

    Every time I do a character search my windows crashes.
    Can someone help me figure out what is wrong? I know other people can search I've asked them to with NP.
    I r teh confuzed.

    [/ QUOTE ]

    It might be something to do with Quicktimes or perhaps another plug-in. I remember when I used to browse there with an older browser, it would always ask me to install something which I'd ignore. It's been awhile since I've seen that message though, but perhaps this can lead you in the right direction to fixing the problem.

    Yeah, I think it's the bitstream thing that Paris was talking about!
     
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  9. Guest

    Guest Guest

    Try turning Phishing Protection off, both in Norton and Internet Explorer. That Phishing Filter that's built into IE can be kinda buggy and cause more trouble than it's worth.

    See if that makes any difference. =)
     
  10. AdamD

    AdamD Guest

    My dad's computer has norton internet security, and IE, but he doesn't get that problem as I just tested it.
    He has "Protected mode: On" as is the default and phishing protection for IE is also turned on.

    Forgot to say, I don't have that problem and I'm running Firefox 3 (beta)
     
  11. Guest

    Guest Guest

    Hi Flutter,

    It's definitely an IE issue. Some reason IE is choking on something on that page. If it is what I think it is... you may need to reinstall IE7. IE8 is still a way off from release. Firefox or Flock would be an option too if you're so inclined. Before you reinstall IE7 though, there are some things you can try.

    <ul>[*]Update all your Norton security definitions. Do a full malware scan (anti virus, anti spyware, etc.).
    [*]Do a CHKDSK (in My Computer right click C:; left click Properties; left click the Tools tab; in the Error Checking section click Check Now; in the Check Disk dialog put check marks in "Automatically fix file system errors" and "Scan for and attempt recovery of bad sectors"; click Start; CHKDSK will stop and a dialog box will prompt you that it needs to error check on the next startup click Yes; click Okay; restart the PC and let CHKDSK scan... it'll fix whatever it finds (depending on the size of your hard drive and the speed of your PC it could take 30 to 90 minutes). After CHKDSK is finished the system will continue booting to either your Windows Logon Screen or desktop (whatever you have it set to do).
    [*]Run Windows Update. Install all Critical Updates, and and any Optional Updates that are IE and OS related. Some updates will require a restart.
    [*]Do a Disk Cleanup. Start&gt;Programs&gt;Accessories&gt;System Tools.
    [*]Run Disk Defragmenter. Again, could be 30 to 90 minutes approximately.
    [*]Shutdown and restart the PC again.
    [*]In that order. Order matters.[/list]

    If none of that helps (especially the CHKDSK and Windows Update), then reinstalling IE or installing a new browser altogether (Firefox, Flock, Opera, etc.) would be the next thing.

    There are plenty of other things that can be done, but are for more advanced users if you feel so inclined.

    Hope that helps.
     
  12. Guest

    Guest Guest

    All (running IE) do yourself a huge favor, go here and get Firefox.

    The ONLY time you should EVER use Internet Explorer is for the Microsoft Update website (because they block every other browser).

    Seriously do it, you will be glad you did.