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is my firewall blocking this?


I'm the only one
Mar 20, 2006
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System Name Black to the Core MKIV
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Motherboard Asus Z170 Pro Gaming socket 1151
Cooling NZXT Kraken X61 280mm radiator
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Video Card(s) XFX Radeon R9 290 4gb ddr5
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Display(s) Dell 2408WFP 24" 1920x1200
Case Nzxt IS 340
Audio Device(s) Asus xonar dsx pci-e
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Mouse Logitech G502
Software Win 10 Pro x64
look at this pic-

is my firewall blocking the pics at the top,or is it something else.i cant open the system specs thing either.i click on it and it does nothing.the cursor changes to a hand at the top but theres no pic.the smilies dont work either when i edit or post a reply.

whats the problem?,firewall,virus??
May 15, 2006
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Someone who's going to find NewTekie1 and teach hi
Processor DualCore AMD Athlon 64x2 4800+ (o/c 2801mhz STABLE (Ketxxx, POGE, Tatty One, ME))
Motherboard ASUS A8N-SLI Premium (PCIe x16, x4, x1)
Cooling PhaseChange Coolermaster CM754/939 (fan/heatsink), Thermalright heatspreaders + fan built on (RAM)
Memory 512mb PC-3200 DDR400 (set DDR-33 for o/c) by Corsair (matched pair, 2x256mb) 200.1/200mhz
Video Card(s) BFG GeForce 7900 GTX OC 512mb GDDR3 ram (o/c manually to 686 core/865 memory) - PhaseChange cooled
Storage Dual "Raptor X" 16mb 10krpm/RAID 0 Promise EX8350 x4 PCIe 128mb & Intel IO chip/CENATEK RocketDrive
Display(s) SONY 19" Trinitron MultiScan 400ps 1600x1200 75hz refresh 32-bit color
Case Antec Super-LanBoy (aluminum baby-tower w/ lower front & upper rear cooling exhaust fans)
Audio Device(s) RealTek AC97 onboard mobo stereo sound (Altec Lansing ACS-45 speakers - 10 yrs. still running!)
Power Supply Antec 500w ATX 2.0 "SmartPower" powersupply
Software Windows Server 2003 SP #1 fully patched, & massively tuned/tweaked to-the-max (plus latest drivers)
I haven't run FireFox in a while (but, I did install FINAL release 2 today, but have not looked thru it in detail either)... but, IF it is like Opera 9.x?

It MAY have the option/ability to load images from the site, or just used CACHED images (OR, not see images @ all period)...

Plus, iirc, some images aren't marked as cacheable (by sites/webmasters etc.) & you might not see them in your browser webpage cache data period.

I know, for instance/example, that IF I set Opera 9.x to load ONLY "cached images"?

I don't see the signature pictures...



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Feb 26, 2005
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Little Rock, USA
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Power Supply OCZ StealthXStream 600 Watt
Software Windows 7 Ultimate x64
Do you have zonealarm? It can be set to block images and might be causing that.


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Jul 8, 2006
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Processor Pentium D 930 @3.6Ghz
Motherboard Biostar 945P-A7A(8.0)
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Display(s) iMax 17" LCD
Audio Device(s) Realtek AC'97 ALC655
Power Supply LC Power 550w Silent Giant GREEN POWER
Software Windows Vista Ultimate x86
Run ccleaner and clear your cookies or do it on Firefox, i've had this issue for weeks.

Worked for me :)