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Forum error: Hotlinking

  1. #1

    Posts : 42
    Windows 8.1 Pro

    Forum error: Hotlinking

    Weird problem. With Windows 8.1, exact same browser setup as Windows 8, when I go to this forum I get a picture with a cross on it that says "No Hotlinking". Can't get to the forum. Any ideas? BTW, this is with Palemoon (64 bit Firefox clone).

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  2. #2

    Posts : 2,191
    Windows 8.1

    Hey oboedad55,

    It really sounds like something in that clone browser is trying to establish a hotlink to images on the EightForums. This would not be good as the hot-linked images would be using the bandwidth of the Eightforums server. So, you either need to find an option to disable such behavior or switch to another browser. Good luck with your decision.

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