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What's wrong with Geocash.com?
« on: September 19, 2015, 08:31:21 am »
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Tried loading geocaches on my GPS yesterday, with no success, and then later in the day we were unable to open Geocash.com at all - on 2 computers and 1 smart phone. We still can't open it this morning - is this a general problem ie affecting all, or a local problem for us? Just to add to the equation we loaded the new Windows 10 onto our computers a few days back - wonder if this is affecting it? Thanks for any input/advice Jenny  :( [ Mrs Hogshunters]

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Re: What's wrong with Geocash.com?
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2015, 01:00:51 pm »
Geocash.com ?

Do you mean Geocaching.com?

Does seem to be a problem with any of the add-ons for sending gpx files to GPS units.
Most browsers are not allowing the add-ons... Windows 10 seems to be one of the bigger offenders.


Seems Pocket Queries or third party software is the way to go.


From one of the many threads on the groundspeak forums:
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Unfortunately all browsers are withdrawing support for NPAPI plug ins, it's not Garmin doing it. At the moment you can see what bowsers still support GCP here http://www8.garmin.c...s/communicator/ by selecting the View downloads and compatibility link.
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Re: What's wrong with Geocash.com?
« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2015, 01:53:26 pm »
I've never used Geocash.com - all it seems to be is links to related sites.


I've had no problems with Geocaching.com or sending GPX files directly to my GPS, which I did two days ago. I normally use PQ's and download then. I'm on Win v8.1 using Firefox with an Oregon 650.
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Re: What's wrong with Geocash.com?
« Reply #3 on: September 19, 2015, 03:45:51 pm »
I loaded a PQ this morning to a Oregon 300 via Windows 10 and Firefox

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Re: What's wrong with Geocash.com?
« Reply #4 on: September 19, 2015, 09:55:12 pm »
I haven't been on there much this week until today. All seems to be working ok for me. Never use addons for sending GPX files to GPSr though, I just save individual caches into c:geo or import PQs into it. The former worked fine for me this morning.

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Re: What's wrong with Geocash.com?
« Reply #5 on: September 20, 2015, 09:25:29 am »
Hi All

So so sorry I didn't reply to all your responses yesterday, but every time I pressed the 'reply' button it told me the web page was unavailable - so frustrating - the computer came very close to being thrown out of the window! Today I switched on and at the second attempt it worked fine - I am having this problem with lots of sites that I regularly use - couldn't access bank account/Amazon or Geocaching.com yesterday at all.

Walktall - apologies I meant to write Geocaching.com - when I wrote the original post I knew it looked wrong, but couldn't figure out what I had done wrong - think they call it a senior moment + extreme frustration at the computer - B&R realised I had written the wrong thing!  :-[.

I am so frustrated with the whole of Windows 10 I am going to take the computer to my son to have it uninstalled, so many things aren't working correctly its driving me totally insane. So a warning to people who want to accept Windows 10 onto their computers there are several people we have talked to since our problems that have had so many gliches with it so be prepared. Probably not a problem if you are computer savvy, but non-computer people like me could be in for lots of trouble! So sorry for my moaning, just so frustrated with it all - will try to be happier next time I post  ;). Thanks all for your advice Jenny.

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Re: What's wrong with Geocash.com?
« Reply #6 on: September 20, 2015, 02:58:28 pm »
Yippee! Windows 10 now uninstalled and all is back to normal! Jenny - one happy bunny  :)

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Re: What's wrong with Geocash.com?
« Reply #7 on: September 20, 2015, 06:04:59 pm »
I've got the flag on the task bar - your copy of Windows 10 is ready to download - think I'll wait. Would prefer a separate computer to test it first.
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Re: What's wrong with Geocash.com?
« Reply #8 on: September 20, 2015, 06:58:02 pm »
I don't blame you, its been a real pain - but I am a bit of a computer idiot  :-[, so glad I have returned to what I am used to. Jenny  :)

 


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