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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Crutnacker, Aug 19, 2010.

  1. Crutnacker

    Crutnacker Newbie
    Thread Starter

    I was at the AT&T Store last night trying out this phone during Woot.com's woot off. I tried going to Woot.com and every time the browser shut down and kicked me to the home page. Scared me off the phone a bit.

    Then, by chance, I was on Woot.com's boards and found out that two other Captivate users had the same problem.

    Not sure what this means, but is this a problem with certain sites on the Captivate?

    Thanks!
     


  2. A.VOID

    A.VOID Newbie

    have you tried other browsers with it?
    I just used dolphin over 3G and it came up no problem
     
  3. Dennis_Bham

    Dennis_Bham Well-Known Member

    The problem with WOOT (and some other sites as well) with the default browser can be stopped if you go into the browser settings and disable plug-ins.

    It does not happen all the time on those sites either ... some days it works fine.
     
  4. sremick

    sremick Android Expert

    Crazy, I just noticed this exact same thing with Woot today. You are not alone.
     
  5. Regalicious

    Regalicious Well-Known Member

    Yeah, I have plug-ins disabled and it works fine for me.
     
  6. NJR

    NJR Well-Known Member

    I was one of those who commented on the Woot site--I also sent them an email. Really frustrating during a wootoff :). I wonder if this is a Captivate issue or a 2.1 issue? I will have to try the plug-in fix though

    edit: Disabling plug-ins works--Now what do I lose by doing that?
     
  7. Regalicious

    Regalicious Well-Known Member

    Flash lite (and Java?), I think. Might be an ad or something on Woot that's crashing the browser.
     
  8. Uzza

    Uzza Member

    Just checked out woot.com woot off on my captivate..it was fine.
     
  9. St_G

    St_G Newbie

    Step one: replace stock browser

    Step two: don't look back
     
  10. Thare187

    Thare187 Newbie

    I have problems with mobile Lifehacker. Sometimes it crashes Dolphin HD sometimes as well.
     

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