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"Find more providors.." server busy?

Discussion in 'The Pub' at netrider.net.au started by hornet, Dec 20, 2010.

  1. "Find more providers.." server busy?

    I'm setting up a new laptop for Mrs Hornet, and trying to change from Bing (shudder) to Google in the search provider box top right.

    all I get is "server busy", I tried it on my desktop and got the same result so it's not the laptop; does anybody know why Microsoft's servers would be overloaded on the 20th of December?



    I've set up hundreds or more computers and never had the 'search providers' option not available.....
     
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  2. Could just be genuine server load. The providers list would have to be generated, so it's possible. Mind you, you'd think that providing a list of providers as a simple, albeit dynamically generated list, wouldn't be that taxing.

    It's a conspiracy!

    I've heard that Bing has a good algorithm now and it provides searches comparable to Google. I still prefer the layout of Google atm though.
     
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  3. Google chrome is much better than plain old Google
     
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