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Rooners Sat 07-Dec-13 07:26:59

I'm really quite fed up.

The last week or more there's been a glitch in the PM system. Many of us can't click on 'Message Poster' any more without it taking us to the top of the page, and no box appearing.

This has never happened before to my knowledge. (I joined in Jan 2007 and have been here through CAT subscriptions and all the other changes since then).

There have been several threads started in Site stuff about this issue. It was sudden and has no apparent precedent - according to my very limited tech knowledge it's pretty clear it's just a glitch.

The thing that's pissed me off a little bit, and actually quite upset me (and others) is that on at least two of the threads, we have been told (in so many words):

'It's your fault for using IE, which is crap. You have to switch to Chrome if you want MN to work properly, IE has never been good for MN'.

I feel horrid about this. It's like they are telling us to switch to Chrome (which I dislike immensely) or lose out on a fairly basic function of MN.

I NEVER normally have any problems on IE with MN - far less than it would appear people using the mobile site etc do - and just don't understand why no one wants to fix this thing.

Is IE 11 really outdated or something? Is the world switching to Google Chrome? Am I missing something?

Please could someone clarify?

Can someone set this straight?

Rooners Wed 11-Dec-13 11:06:33

Well instead of saying that maybe you could give me some tips on installing firefox? I feel like a complete luddite already, the man at the shop installed it and I took it home.

Rooners Wed 11-Dec-13 11:19:57

Right have installed firefox. It is weird and I have a spellchecker now. I hate that. I can spell.

Anyone know how I turn it off?

DoctorTwoTurtleDoves Wed 11-Dec-13 11:41:46

How to turn off spellchecker. I hate the spellchecker too, I just ignore it. grin Although you can disable it temporarily by right clicking and then left clicking on the Check Spelling option.

DoctorTwoTurtleDoves Wed 11-Dec-13 11:58:57

You have PM Rooners.

I'm glad it sounds like it's been sorted Rooners.

Rooners Wed 11-Dec-13 13:06:08

Thankyou so much.

DoctorTwoTurtleDoves Wed 11-Dec-13 14:19:19

You're welcome. I've bombarded you with loads of information, and I apologise for that (slightly), but once you set it up you should find things a lot easier. Like I said, any problems, either post 'em here or pm me.

Rooners Wed 11-Dec-13 16:38:28

That's totally brilliant - please don't apologise! I needed all the help I could get so it's very welcome.

Cheers smile

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