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Black Box on Forum Pages

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#1 Damon1


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Posted 11 April 2011 - 12:47 PM

I'm really not sure if this is the right area to post this, but this is the area of the site which seems dedicated to the features of the site and any problems users may encounter using the site

I have just registered because I need help (obviously). However now, since I registered, every time I click on a forum topic to view the thread on that subject a black box appears on my screen and covers up more than half of the viewing area.

Am curious to what the cause might be, if it's a feature that new users encounter until "matured" on the site or what.

I have always been impressed with the site as it helped me out tremendously on some difficult virus removal projects. But this is not very impressive to me. This only started happening AFTER I registered on the site.

Please help.

Edit: Moved topic from Mini guides and how-tos - Simple answers to common questions to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

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Posted 11 April 2011 - 12:54 PM

Try clearing your browser cache and cookies. Then restart your machine and log back in. Let us know either way. This is not something normal for the site by the way.

EDIT: Could you let us know what browser and version of the browser this is happening in?

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#3 Orange Blossom

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Posted 11 April 2011 - 07:24 PM

I have had this happen to me erratically on occasion. Using Firefox at least 2 different versions, but not the one I currently have which is the latest 3 version. Sometimes, the black box would float down. Never figured out why this would happen. Frustrating to say the least. Sometimes refreshing the page would fix it, other times the black box would shift position when refreshing, and sometimes nothing would happen.

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Posted 15 April 2011 - 12:44 AM

Hello Damon welcome :)

I just enabled scripts to see if i could see this box (I thought it might be javascript related) and i didnt see anything..... I reloaded this thread several times and didnt see any box over it..... (Then disabled them again)

Have you tried disabling scripts and see if you still see the box??

Good luck bud :)

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