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w116john

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connection problems
« on: 18 July 2014, 04:15 AM »
hi any one else getting this message?

Connection Problems

Sorry, SMF was unable to connect to the database. This may be caused by the server being busy. Please try again later.

i have been getting it the last few days ,  eventually got through today but my old shortcut is not working

john

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Re: connection problems
« Reply #1 on: 18 July 2014, 04:20 AM »
Yes, I've had it happen to me too over the last few days.
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Re: connection problems
« Reply #2 on: 19 July 2014, 12:06 AM »
Me to, but was lazy and was using the Google supplied links, eventually got in buy clicking on one of the offered sublinks on the Google search results, maybe there has been some changes to the site address?

this works

http://forum.w116.org

Google has it listed as:

http://www.w116.org/  which fails  :o

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Re: connection problems
« Reply #3 on: 19 July 2014, 12:49 AM »
 
ya thats how i got in through the forum, eventually , but i still cannot access  the homepage.


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Re: connection problems
« Reply #4 on: 19 July 2014, 10:55 PM »
Looking like a job, for the 'Moderator' squad  ;)

Mind you there has been a huge flurry of hacked email accounts, happened to two friends of mine but they are still operating Windows XP and security updates for that system stopped for good in April 2014 apparently  :-\

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Re: connection problems
« Reply #5 on: 20 July 2014, 01:16 PM »
Been getting the text version of the home page for some time. Recently getting 'Connection failed' using Windows 7. The only way seems to be www.w116.org/login which works.
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Re: connection problems
« Reply #6 on: 20 July 2014, 04:49 PM »
same for me, TJ, and RobertD. it was sms'ed to me to use the forum.w116.org link and this got me back. but couldn't find any useful help on wthe web. hopefully moerdator can fix.
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Re: connection problems
« Reply #7 on: 21 July 2014, 06:00 PM »
Hopefully this is fixed now. :-[

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Re: connection problems
« Reply #8 on: 21 July 2014, 06:27 PM »
I wasn't able to access the site at all, for the past few days. It appears that it works now.