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CRITICAL URGENT PROBLEM

Post by El Guapo » Wed May 31, 2017 8:31 am

I got a PM the other day from Newcastle inviting me to his WW game. Since then, despite me having read and deleted the PM, I'm still seeing "1 unread message" on my top bar, and when I go to my inbox it indicates that I have an unread message, even though there is no such message. Not sure what I can do to make the unread message indication go away.

Obviously this is HUGELY IMPORTANT and WHOLLY UNACCEPTABLE, so I assume that this will be the admins top priority.

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Post by FishPants » Wed May 31, 2017 8:32 am

El Guapo wrote:I got a PM the other day from Newcastle inviting me to his WW game. Since then, despite me having read and deleted the PM, I'm still seeing "1 unread message" on my top bar, and when I go to my inbox it indicates that I have an unread message, even though there is no such message. Not sure what I can do to make the unread message indication go away.

Obviously this is HUGELY IMPORTANT and WHOLLY UNACCEPTABLE, so I assume that this will be the admins top priority.
I'm putting the board into emergency maintenance mode, and I've called off work for the day. I'm on it.
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Post by FishPants » Wed May 31, 2017 8:39 am

El Guapo wrote:I got a PM the other day from Newcastle inviting me to his WW game. Since then, despite me having read and deleted the PM, I'm still seeing "1 unread message" on my top bar, and when I go to my inbox it indicates that I have an unread message, even though there is no such message. Not sure what I can do to make the unread message indication go away.

Obviously this is HUGELY IMPORTANT and WHOLLY UNACCEPTABLE, so I assume that this will be the admins top priority.
Ok I changed the server muffler bearings, greased the hard drive and installed EMM386 to increase available RAMDISK. Clear your cache and see if that works, otherwise I can introduce some HIMEM.SYS settings.
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Post by TheMix » Wed May 31, 2017 8:39 am

FishPants wrote:I'm putting the board into emergency maintenance mode, and I've called off work for the day. I'm on it.
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Post by El Guapo » Wed May 31, 2017 8:48 am

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El Guapo wrote:I got a PM the other day from Newcastle inviting me to his WW game. Since then, despite me having read and deleted the PM, I'm still seeing "1 unread message" on my top bar, and when I go to my inbox it indicates that I have an unread message, even though there is no such message. Not sure what I can do to make the unread message indication go away.

Obviously this is HUGELY IMPORTANT and WHOLLY UNACCEPTABLE, so I assume that this will be the admins top priority.
Ok I changed the server muffler bearings, greased the hard drive and installed EMM386 to increase available RAMDISK. Clear your cache and see if that works, otherwise I can introduce some HIMEM.SYS settings.
Did you check the dilithium crystal matrix?

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Post by FishPants » Wed May 31, 2017 8:59 am

El Guapo wrote:
Did you check the dilithium crystal matrix?
No the server uses a 486-SX16 chip -- no math co-processor *obviously*. :roll:
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Post by Rip » Wed May 31, 2017 9:44 am

You may need to load the mouse driver into upper memory.

We need at least 592k of lower memory free for the PM system to function.

It would help if people would quit wasting memory on useless stack pointers!

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Post by El Guapo » Wed May 31, 2017 9:44 am

I tried clearing my browser's cache - didn't work. Unless there's some separate OO forum specific cache that can also be cleared.

Also I assume that Newcastle will be banned as a result of this, as his game invitation was obviously part of a cunning master plan to mildly annoy me.

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Post by Rip » Wed May 31, 2017 9:46 am

El Guapo wrote:I tried clearing my browser's cache - didn't work. Unless there's some separate OO forum specific cache that can also be cleared.

Also I assume that Newcastle will be banned as a result of this, as his game invitation was obviously part of a cunning master plan to mildly annoy me.

Have you tried reinstalling windows?

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Post by FishPants » Wed May 31, 2017 9:48 am

Rip wrote:
El Guapo wrote:I tried clearing my browser's cache - didn't work. Unless there's some separate OO forum specific cache that can also be cleared.

Also I assume that Newcastle will be banned as a result of this, as his game invitation was obviously part of a cunning master plan to mildly annoy me.

Have you tried reinstalling windows?
Don't forget to low level format first.

No but seriously, I did do a database check on the tables related to messaging and users (no issues) and cleared the Forum's cache server side.. I can't think of what else could cause that to happen? Can you try a different browser that you haven't used with OO and see if it shows up there too? At least that way I know whether it's server side, or your end.
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Post by El Guapo » Wed May 31, 2017 9:55 am

FishPants wrote:
Rip wrote:
El Guapo wrote:I tried clearing my browser's cache - didn't work. Unless there's some separate OO forum specific cache that can also be cleared.

Also I assume that Newcastle will be banned as a result of this, as his game invitation was obviously part of a cunning master plan to mildly annoy me.

Have you tried reinstalling windows?
Don't forget to low level format first.

No but seriously, I did do a database check on the tables related to messaging and users (no issues) and cleared the Forum's cache server side.. I can't think of what else could cause that to happen? Can you try a different browser that you haven't used with OO and see if it shows up there too? At least that way I know whether it's server side, or your end.
I just tried a browser on this computer that I don't usually use (for this forum or otherwise) - was the same when I logged into OO from that browers.

And for what it's worth it's showing up the same regardless of from which computer I access the forum.

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Post by stessier » Wed May 31, 2017 9:56 am

FWIW, I got the same message from Newcastle and had no problems. But then, Newcastle likes me and gave me the safe word to kill the worm in the PM, so that might have something to do with it.
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Post by wonderpug » Wed May 31, 2017 10:20 am

DEVICE=OO:\WINDOWS\HIMEM.SYS
DEVICE=OO:\WINDOWS\EMM386.EXE NOEMS I=B000-B7FF
DEVICEHIGH=NEWCASTL.WW,GUAPOMSG
DOS=HIGH,UMB
FILES=100
BUFFERS=40
BREAK=ON
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Post by FishPants » Wed May 31, 2017 8:03 pm

El Guapo wrote:
FishPants wrote:
Rip wrote:
El Guapo wrote:I tried clearing my browser's cache - didn't work. Unless there's some separate OO forum specific cache that can also be cleared.

Also I assume that Newcastle will be banned as a result of this, as his game invitation was obviously part of a cunning master plan to mildly annoy me.

Have you tried reinstalling windows?
Don't forget to low level format first.

No but seriously, I did do a database check on the tables related to messaging and users (no issues) and cleared the Forum's cache server side.. I can't think of what else could cause that to happen? Can you try a different browser that you haven't used with OO and see if it shows up there too? At least that way I know whether it's server side, or your end.
I just tried a browser on this computer that I don't usually use (for this forum or otherwise) - was the same when I logged into OO from that browers.

And for what it's worth it's showing up the same regardless of from which computer I access the forum.
Can you give me the subject of the message? I want to scour some databases before I get all changey change in my sql sqly.
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Post by FishPants » Wed May 31, 2017 8:36 pm

El Guapo wrote:I got a PM the other day from Newcastle inviting me to his WW game. Since then, despite me having read and deleted the PM, I'm still seeing "1 unread message" on my top bar, and when I go to my inbox it indicates that I have an unread message, even though there is no such message. Not sure what I can do to make the unread message indication go away.

Obviously this is HUGELY IMPORTANT and WHOLLY UNACCEPTABLE, so I assume that this will be the admins top priority.
Ok ignore the previous stuff, is it fixed? Saw a record that showed unread in the database tied to your user account. I marked it read with some old sk00l sql c0d3.

Anyways I hope I didn't delete the Internet and it's fixed.
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Post by El Guapo » Wed May 31, 2017 11:19 pm

FishPants wrote:
El Guapo wrote:I got a PM the other day from Newcastle inviting me to his WW game. Since then, despite me having read and deleted the PM, I'm still seeing "1 unread message" on my top bar, and when I go to my inbox it indicates that I have an unread message, even though there is no such message. Not sure what I can do to make the unread message indication go away.

Obviously this is HUGELY IMPORTANT and WHOLLY UNACCEPTABLE, so I assume that this will be the admins top priority.
Ok ignore the previous stuff, is it fixed? Saw a record that showed unread in the database tied to your user account. I marked it read with some old sk00l sql c0d3.

Anyways I hope I didn't delete the Internet and it's fixed.
TWIST! Yes, it's fixed. What's funny is that it was still showing up with "1 unread message" when I logged on earlier, then Newcastle sent me a second PM on the WW game, and then suddenly it went from 2 unread messages to zero once I read that.

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Post by Zarathud » Wed May 31, 2017 11:32 pm

Fake news. You should be ashamed.
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Post by Daehawk » Thu Jun 01, 2017 12:25 am

STACKS = 0

I actually remember when all this stuff in this thread was relevant and worked. And I loved doing that stuff.
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Post by El Guapo » Thu Jun 01, 2017 7:04 am

Zarathud wrote:Fake news. You should be ashamed.
*You're* fake news!

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Post by FishPants » Thu Jun 01, 2017 7:14 am

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Post by Moliere » Thu Jun 01, 2017 2:39 pm

I just deleted Newcastle's PM without reading because I thought it was a phishing attempt. Hopefully it didn't have anything important related to the WW game.
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Post by KDH » Sat Jun 03, 2017 12:14 pm

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Post by Scoop20906 » Fri Jun 09, 2017 9:16 pm

Great thread.


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