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Two different computers on different networks "blank screen" following post

Discussion in 'Tech Support' started by namedpipes, Aug 14, 2019.

  1. namedpipes

    namedpipes NES Member

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    Posting a new message or editing en existing one, sometimes I'm seeing a plain blank (white) screen. No indication that the page is still loading (no spinner / hourglass, etc.).

    The page source is populated with the content I would expect for whatever page I was on.

    I disabled Ad Block Plus and retested to no avail. Started maybe a couple / three days ago.

    I'm seeing the problem on two different Win10 computers, one on home network with Chrome and the other on a work network (AD and all that) with Edge.

    Not seeing any similar problem on other web sites.

    ETA, although, ironically, not when I posted THIS message.

    Re-ETA, but it happened again when I edited this message...
     
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    You haven’t been talking about buying Epstein’s island, have you?
     
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    I get that when my post becomes the first on the next page. Just hit reload.
     
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    If I had the scratch, I'd consider it. That's a nice piece of property. I'd let you visit.


    I can reload, of course (and have been). It's not the end of the world - just @sHORTY might want to investigate - perhaps a recent update to the site. Or as Json suggested, I'm being targeted by the Clintons.
     
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    sHORTY Staff Member Administrator Moderator NES Member

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    @namedpipes there was a major upgrade to the web server software around the time you mention this starting to happen. I'll roll it back this evening and see if that helps things at all.
     
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    sHORTY Staff Member Administrator Moderator NES Member

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    @namedpipes - have you had any similar issues since Thursday evening?
     
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    It's been far better. When I posted the thread it was like clockwork and happening on those various computers / browsers.

    I have seen it happen a handful of times since Thu night but not anything like every post.
     
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    Edge a.k.a Chrome downloader
     
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    Some browsers work better / worse with some systems. Depending on the task I use Chrome, IE, Edge, Brave, Tor/Firefox, etc. And follow it up with a dose of Bleachbit every month (or more often if needed).
     
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    @sHORTY

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    Happened just moments ago. Win10 Pro x64 (not on a domain), Chrome v76.

    Replying to an early post in this older thread: So, just how screwed is this guy?

    Saw blank, white screen without spinner/waiting.

    Page source looks like this:

    <!DOCTYPE html>
    <html id="XenForo" lang="en-US" dir="LTR" class="Public NoJs LoggedIn NoSidebar Responsive" xmlns:fb="http://www.facebook.com/2008/fbml">
    <head>
    <meta charset="utf-8" />
    <meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=Edge,chrome=1" />

    Hitting reload successfully reloaded the page I was on (first page of the fairly old thread).

    Navigating to the last page of the thread I see my post was in fact the first post on a new thread. Someone above noticed that similar fact.

    I rarely post but I'll take care to note where on the page my "blank" post winds up, if I do come across something worth commenting on ;)
     
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    Again, just now but on an edit of the first post in this thread: Road Trip Music (same computer/browser/etc)

    Not the initial posting but the edit.

    Now to see if it ever happens on other than a first post on a page.
     
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