Forum (pHpBB) giving Webpage has expired errors with IE7

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  1. telis

    telis New Member

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    Hi,

    This is somewhat off-topic. When browsing the 3CX forum with IE7 on XP or Vista, or Windows Server 2003 under some cicumstances I encounter a 'Webpage has expired' error. Very Annoying. To reproduce the behaviour go to http://www.3cx.com/forum in IE7, click the search link, search for 'test' (no quotes), click on the first listing in the search results, then click back. I at least then get the following page:-

    <snip>

    Webpage has expired

    Most likely cause:
    The local copy of this webpage is out of date, and the website requires that you download it again.

    What you can try:
    Click on the Refresh button on the toolbar to reload the page. After refreshing, you might need to navigate to the specific webpage again, or re-enter information.

    More information

    </snip>

    Clicking on More Information gives

    <snip>

    If you continue to have this problem, try the following:

    In Internet Explorer, click Tools, click Internet Options, and then click the Advanced tab.
    Scroll down and uncheck the "Do not save encrypted pages to disk" option in the Security settings.

    </snip>

    I have followed this advice to no avail. All is fine with Firefox, I did not have a machine with IE6 to hand to test this setup.

    Can anybody else reproduce this behaviour? I tried a brief search on the pHpBB forum with not much success. I did note that the problem was also occuring with their forum!

    In the meantime I have switched to firefox for browsing 3CX forums.
     
  2. RobLloyd

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    I get the same results when searching and click "back" to get to the search results page again. Kind of annoying but I haven't seached too much to make it an issue.
     
  3. 5qg4

    5qg4 Active Member

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    I prefer using Firefox instead of IEx
     
  4. nickybrg

    nickybrg Well-Known Member
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    Tried to replicate the error but to no avail - (with IE7). Clicking back gives me in a normal fashion the previouos screen. In my browser the setting you mentionned of the encrypted files was unchecked. I tried to check it and see what happens but it still displayed the page. I also went on the phpbb forum. I tried to replicate the problem -no errors given. The only thing I can think of is that you may have some strange setting set on yout IE7 browser that is presenting you this error. I strongly doubt that this is a forum problem.
     
  5. telis

    telis New Member

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    But it's reproducable for some

    Well maybe it's not such a rare setting as you think, because if that was the case why would RobLloyd have the problem also:)

    As I mentioned, I have also seen the problem on serveral different PCs and Windows OSes. Does anyone else suffer? @nickybrg Did you install your IE from scratch or was it an upgrade? Are you running Vista or XP?

    I have dragged this examples of forum users experiencing the same behaviour from a brief google...

    http://www.oooforum.org/forum/viewtopic.phtml?p=213057

    Looking around various sites it seems to be from an interaction between IE7 and other browsers (with certain settings) and pHp when using HTTP POST. I know nothing about pHp (I use ASP.NET) but these articles seem to be relevant and offer workarounds...

    http://shiflett.org/articles/how-to-avoid-page-has-expired-warnings

    http://forums.devnetwork.net/viewtopic.php?p=34853&sid=6808f590ec80893539f767ac07d235c2
     
  6. RobLloyd

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    I get the search errors when I click Back from xp with IE6 upgraded to IE7 and also in Vista.
     
  7. telis

    telis New Member

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    Back Button IE7 Vista/2003

    This back button issue on the forum is still present. It is reproduced by others above, and on all of my Vista/2003 server PCs, at home and at work. It's a real pain to have to use Firefox.
     
  8. silentfun

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    i have this to only in german but - have just now realized that this is not ok - :)

    i have no problem with it because i anyway don´t like go back i oben the the found results always in new pages so i stay on the result page much faster for me :)

    Andy
     
  9. Nick Galea

    Nick Galea Site Admin

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    We're upgrading to the new forum, PHPbb3 very soon....
     
  10. telis

    telis New Member

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    I can confirm the revamped forum works with the IE7 back button for me! Thank you very much.

    However old posts do not seem to have been indexed yet.
     

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