IE9 and Notebook review forums problem

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  1. ScuderiaConchiglia

    ScuderiaConchiglia NBR Vaio Team Curmudgeon

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    I have been having a discussion with the admin of Notebook Review forums about an issue with IE9 and the version of vBulletin that is being used here. Specifically, when I click on the icon to go to the first unread message in a thread, I wind up back to the same message I read days ago. Sometimes this can be four or more PAGES back from the next to be read message.

    The admin I spoke with is seeing the same issue, but it appears to be only an issue for IE9 users. I visit a few other forums that user the same software and don't have the problem there, but at least one of them is on the latest version of vBulletin. The admin indicated that the version here is slightly modified from the stock version and might be a contributing factor.

    What I am asking of the folks here is,
    1. Please ONLY respond if you are using IE9.
    2. Please don't suggest your favorite browser as a solution. I am trying to find out why IE9 is reacting this way.
    3. Tell me if you are seeing the same issue.
    4. Tell me if you visit other forums using vBulletin and if the problem exists there. Making specific note if they are on version 3.6.4 (the version # always appears at the bottom of every vBulletin page)

    Thanks for the help. I promised the admins here I'd compile and report back any findings.

    Gary
     
  2. lineS of flight

    lineS of flight Notebook Virtuoso

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    The only question from the ones you have listed that I can answer within the guidelines that you mention is whether I have experienced the same problems using IE9.

    The answer to that is yes. I now use the "New NBR Style", which does NOT show the same problems as using the vBulletin version.
     
  3. jnjroach

    jnjroach Notebook Evangelist

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    I use IE9 exclusively and Ione not seen the issue here, but I have seen it at the Sister Site TabletPC Review.

    I also frequent Pocketables.net and they use V bulletin and have had no issues there or at TabletPC Buzz another V bulletin site.

    HTH,
     
  4. Indrek

    Indrek Notebook Virtuoso

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    I'm using IE9, and have indeed seen this issue on NBR. FWIW, I also experienced this in IE8.
     
  5. JOSEA

    JOSEA NONE

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    SAme issue here Win 7 home - IE 9.0.8112.16421.
    Thanks for raising this issue, I had been using search exclusively to find posts.


    vBulletin default style
     
  6. ScuderiaConchiglia

    ScuderiaConchiglia NBR Vaio Team Curmudgeon

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    OK for those of you seeing the issue, which "skin" are you using? On the lower left of every page, just above the vBulletin version number is a drop down box. I had been using the "vBulletin default style" since it minimized the number of ads, but I hear reports that that may actually be the culprit and if I switch to "NotebookReview Style" the issue will go away. I did so last night but cannot tell yet if this is a fix or not. I'll give it a day and report back.

    Gary
     
  7. ScuderiaConchiglia

    ScuderiaConchiglia NBR Vaio Team Curmudgeon

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    Which "skin" are you using here? (See my question above.)

    Gary
     
  8. Indrek

    Indrek Notebook Virtuoso

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    I've been using the vB default style as well. Will switch to "Ads Galore" and report back.

    Edit: nope, just happened again in several threads with the new NRB style.
     
  9. jnjroach

    jnjroach Notebook Evangelist

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    I'm using the V Bullitin default skin here and at TabletPC Review, which is the same as TabletPC Buzz and Pocketables.
     
  10. ScuderiaConchiglia

    ScuderiaConchiglia NBR Vaio Team Curmudgeon

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    Truly the NEW NBR Style or just NBR style (two different options)??? I ask because try as I might I cannot select the "NEW NBR" Style at all.

    Gary
     
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