Author Topic: Help needed - Cannot access Patches via ZoomLib  (Read 3022 times)

Sven62

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Help needed - Cannot access Patches via ZoomLib
« on: August 25, 2017, 12:59:17 PM »
Hi,
i can get into my account when using the webpage, but whenever i try to login via ZoomLib (windows version) i get the message Forbidden403 "www.zoompatches.com/forum/index.php?PHPSESSID=po3r34c7pqutkse9mvkfu821g1&action=register (port 80)".  When i try to forward the message to the webmaster ( as suggested) i get in some sort of endless loop saying "Problem loading webpage". I am a little desperate about this because i can't up- or download any patches. Your help is gratefully appreciated.

Dave (drdashdot)

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Re: Help needed - Cannot access Patches via ZoomLib
« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2017, 04:10:42 PM »
Hi Sven.  I'm not sure what's happening there.  Can you download patches without logging in?  (You don't need to register or login to download patches.)
Is the main forum page appearing?  At what point does the problem happen?
Dave

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Re: Help needed - Cannot access Patches via ZoomLib
« Reply #2 on: August 29, 2017, 12:50:29 PM »
Hi Dave,
thanks for your reply.The main forum page appears but i can't get anywhere, as soon as i try to get in a category i get the messages i described in my original post.

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Re: Help needed - Cannot access Patches via ZoomLib
« Reply #3 on: August 29, 2017, 02:06:36 PM »
Hi Dave,

idon't no why but everything is okay again. Thanks for your reply.

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Re: Help needed - Cannot access Patches via ZoomLib
« Reply #4 on: August 29, 2017, 04:35:29 PM »
Hi all,
I have got exactly the same problem as Sven. As  soon as I navigate on the left panel, I get a 403 error (forbidden) , and nothing else to do

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Re: Help needed - Cannot access Patches via ZoomLib
« Reply #5 on: August 29, 2017, 06:08:36 PM »
Hi Sven.  I'm not sure what's happening there.  Can you download patches without logging in?  (You don't need to register or login to download patches.)
Is the main forum page appearing?  At what point does the problem happen?
Dave

Hi

I have the same problem. Please see here: http://imgur.com/a/6SvuO

jsi3549

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Re: Help needed - Cannot access Patches via ZoomLib
« Reply #6 on: August 30, 2017, 02:24:21 PM »
Giving precisions, when on the home page of zoompatches (left panel of zoomlib), clicking on any link leads to this 403 error. You may be logged in or not.
Windows 7 used.

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Re: Help needed - Cannot access Patches via ZoomLib
« Reply #7 on: August 30, 2017, 03:58:09 PM »
Found  a solution (though I can't explain this behaviour) :
Instead of clicking on the links, right-click and select "open link"
Hope it works for everybody

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Re: Help needed - Cannot access Patches via ZoomLib
« Reply #8 on: August 31, 2017, 06:22:49 AM »

Thanks all for the reports and the solution/workaround. 

Another way to work around it is to right click on the error page and select go back and then try again.

After the first error, all is well (it seems...)

This is rather odd.  I'll look into it when I have a few minutes...   (any suggestions appreciated!)
At this stage, I have no idea!

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Re: Help needed - Cannot access Patches via ZoomLib
« Reply #9 on: August 31, 2017, 08:50:39 AM »
Hi Dave,
I have found a discussion about that subject
https://stackoverflow.com/questions/15050095/a-link-not-working-by-clicking-only-work-by-open-link-in-new-tab-command
Maybe some solutions in this item ?

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Re: Help needed - Cannot access Patches via ZoomLib
« Reply #10 on: September 01, 2017, 11:10:29 PM »

Thanks jsi.  I don't think that's it though.  I've had a look and recall now that odd things happened when I changed hosting service: first click on any link gave a 404 (or 403?), go back and retry and everything ok thereafter.
I cheated and used customised 404 and 403 error pages with instructions on what to do (ie, right click, go back, try again.)  Now for some reason, they're not being shown.  I'll take it up with the hosting provider.