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taxcy OSI will not run
Member 28th Oct, 2011 17:24
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Last edited on 28th Oct, 2011 17:26

OSI merely 'blinks' when I click on Start Scan, and nothing else happens. (The Secunia page would not load (in IE8), for three days, until this morning.)
This is on a Lenovo X61s running XP (SP3) Professional, which I have been updating since having to restore to factory settings, a couple weeks ago. All MS & Office updates have been made; I need Secunia now, to chase down all the Jazz, Flash, etc. updates.
Much thanks in advance for any suggestions.

mogs RE: OSI will not run
Expert Contributor 28th Oct, 2011 18:31
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Hello taxcy.
Have you checked thro' the OSI Faq's here....System Requirements etc ... ?
http://secunia.com/products/consumer/osi/faq/
Somehow I suspect that you already have.
Had you thought of moving on to psi for a more comprehensive scan/detection.....access to more information ?

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taxcy RE: OSI will not run
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Hi moqs,
I feel I should get OSI working first, before considering that upgrade -- i.e., perhaps there's something inherently wrong with this system. I've manually updated Java, now, will essay Flash Player, next -- working my way through the apps & drivers that seem likely to stymie Secunia. Thanks, taxcy
P.S. Is that a "q" or a "g"? An underscore obscures the tail of the letter.
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Leendert Kip OSI will not run
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Last edited on 30th Oct, 2011 06:55
on 30th Oct, 2011 00:38, taxcy wrote:
P.S. Is that a "q" or a "g"? An underscore obscures the tail of the letter.

It's a q, not a g. This link shows the frequent asked questions for OSI.


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PC: JJ Computer Services
Intel Core I3 2100 3.1Ghz
DDR3 Kingston ValueRam 4GB 1333
Windows 7 Home Premium 64bits SP1
Secunia PSI 3.0.0.9016
Internet Explorer 9
Mozilla Firefox 31NL

Laptop: MSI GT780DX
Intel Core I5-2450
DDR3 RAM 6GB
Windows 7 Home Premium 64bits SP1
Secunia PSI 3.0.0.9016
Internet Explorer 11
Mozilla Firefox 31NL
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taxcy RE: OSI will not run
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Thanks for the clarification, Leendert,
BtW, I still cannot get OSI to scan my Lenovo X61s -- even though I 'approved' Secunia cookies via CrapCleaner.
Any novel idea of what I should tweak, next? As the timestamp should show, this conundrum is keeping me up too late.
VTY, taxcy
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Leendert Kip OSI will not run
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Last edited on 30th Oct, 2011 07:54
on 30th Oct, 2011 07:14, taxcy wrote:
Thanks for the clarification, Leendert,Any novel idea of what I should tweak, next?

No idea, I'm not familiar with OSI. Just wait till one of the experts in this forum jumps in.


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Intel Core I3 2100 3.1Ghz
DDR3 Kingston ValueRam 4GB 1333
Windows 7 Home Premium 64bits SP1
Secunia PSI 3.0.0.9016
Internet Explorer 9
Mozilla Firefox 31NL

Laptop: MSI GT780DX
Intel Core I5-2450
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Windows 7 Home Premium 64bits SP1
Secunia PSI 3.0.0.9016
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Maurice Joyce RE: OSI will not run
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A few things U may wish to check:

1.Is the version of JAVA U have installed correct & working? To check click this link:
http://www.java.com/en/download/installed.jsp

2.Have U checked the system requirements have been met particularly the correct version of Windows Update? Click this link for details:
http://secunia.com/products/consumer/osi/system_re...

3. Is the date & time set correctly on your PC?

4. If all is in order U may wish to check the FAQ's from the link @Mogs gave U. Just click this link:
http://secunia.com/products/consumer/osi/faq/

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mogs RE: OSI will not run
Expert Contributor 30th Oct, 2011 09:12
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Hello again taxcy !

Have you tried accessing OSI using a different browser ? IE9 of course is not a possibility for XP tho ;' if I remember correctly ?
It's a long time since I used the OSI, but the main thing was compatibility 'tween up to date Java version and the browser being used......the ability to load the applet.
I can't check it out myself as I've decided to manage without Java....for obvious reasons.
Have you made sure you've cleared out any old Java files first ? Cleared the cache ?
As the FAQ's suggest.........have you checked whether or not Java works on other sites that use it.....or is the reaction you're getting only with Secunia OSI ?
BTW........if you were referring to the anomaly caused by the underscoring in my username.............it's mogs with a "g".
Hope it helps.......regards,

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