OpelGT.com FAQ
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The Classic Opel Forums FAQ

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Registration Agreement

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RULES AND POLICIES

We do insist that you abide by the rules and policies detailed below. If you agree to the terms, please check the 'I agree' checkbox and press the 'Register' button below. If you would like to cancel the registration, click here to return to the home page. Although the administrators and moderators of Opel Community Forums will attempt to keep all objectionable messages off this forum, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the author, and neither the owners of Opel Community Forums, nor Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. (developers of vBulletin) will be held responsible for the content of any message. By agreeing to these rules, you warrant that you will not post any messages that are obscene, vulgar, sexually-orientated, hateful, threatening, or otherwise violate any laws. You will also not begin or participate in any discussions regarding current legal action against any company. The owners of Opel Community Forums reserve the right to remove, edit, move or close any thread for any reason.

Forum Rules

In addition to the rules you agreed to during registration, the following rules apply:

* No threads or posts containing nudity or pornograpy will be tolerated. This includes pictures or links. These threads or posts will be removed without notice.
* No threads or posts with distasteful sexually oriented discussions will be tolerated. These threads or posts will be removed without notice.
* No use of obscenities, vulgarity or foul language.
* No bashing of other message boards or forums will be tolerated. These threads or posts will be removed without notice.
* No threads or posts that are hateful or threatening toward any member, group, race, religion or nationality will be tolerated. These threads or posts will be removed without notice.
* No threads or posts that entice or bait members to bash or flame others will be tolerated. These threads or posts will be removed without notice.
* No personal attacks in any form will be tolerated. These threads or posts will be removed without notice.
* No threads or posts containing discussions regarding legal action against any company or discussions of "lemon laws" may be posted. These threads or posts will be removed without notice.
* No threads or posts containing software, or products obtained from illegal means, or that you don’t legally have a right to re-distribute may be posted. These threads or posts will be removed without notice.
* Double postings or spamming the forum(s) is not acceptable. Any of these threads or posts will be removed without notice.
* Creating a 2nd account is grounds for a permanent account ban, either while actively registered under another account, or after having a previous account suspended or banned.
* Threads or posts that link members to other sites for the purpose of phishing will be removed without notice. Accounts associated with these posts will be suspended.

* We are an international community and accepted standards may vary. Threads with questionable content will be moved to a private forum for review by the Moderator team.

Ignorance of these rules is not acceptable or an excuse. If you break the rules and we call you on it, we do not want to hear any whining. Failure to comply by these rules may result in a warning, temporary suspension, or permanent account ban.

The Opel Community at OpelGT.com is operated as a board viewable by all ages; in other words, we fall in between G and PG rated. If you feel you cannot comply with the rules we have stated here, then OpelGT.com is not the place for you. There are other boards out there that do allow the stuff that we do not. Feel free to visit them if you cannot follow our rules, or start up your own forum.

The owner and Moderators of the Opel Community Forums reserve the right to remove, edit, move or close any thread for any reason.

The owner and Moderators of the Opel Community Forums reserve the right to terminate or suspend any user account for any reason.

Posting Guidelines

* Try searching the forum before posting a new thread, there is a good chance your question has been asked and answered before.
* When creating a new thread, please try and make the title of it to match the contents.
* DO NOT USE CAPS LOCK FOR A WHOLE POST!
* Do not provide personal information (e.g., last name, address, phone number, email address) in a posting on any message board, that information is available to any other person or user having access and use of that message board, and may be used by someone in a manner unintended by you.

Use of Photos in Posts

When embedding photos into a post, please do not make them bigger than 800x600 pixels. Make them a clickable link instead, so it will open the photo up in a new browser window. It is not fun to have to scroll back and forth in posts where huge photos are embedded.

Chat Room FAQ

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My web browser reports "load: class Client not found" error when loading SigmaChat.

The Load class Client not found error is among the most notorious of Java applet error messages, and can be caused by a number of different problems. Usually, this problem indicates that your web browser has downloaded/ cached an invalid copy of our chat software (cache instability or an error in download). Minor network glitches between your computer and RaiderSoft's servers can also cause the problem. Ninety-nine percent of the time, the problem can be resolved by emptying your browsers cache (or Temporary Internet Files), then shutting down all instances of your web browser, and trying again. In rare circumstances, a reboot may be required.

To empty your browser's cache using Microsoft Internet Explorer: Click on Tools from your browser's main menu. Select Internet Options Under the General tab, click Delete Files... in the Temporary Internet files section. Important: Shutdown all open instances of your web browser.

To empty your browser's cache using Netscape: Click on Edit from your browser's main menu. Select Preferences Select and expand the Advanced category. Click on Cache Under Set Cache Options: Click Clear Memory Cache Click Clear Disk Cache Click OK Important: Shutdown all open instances of your web browser.

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When I attempt to open the Java™ applet, I see a blank gray box only. My web browser reports a "bad magic number" error when loading SigmaChat.

When I attempt to open the Java™ applet, I see a red checkbox only.

Try emptying your browser's cache first (see above). Remember to shut down all instances of your web browser after emptying the cache (temporary internet files). If this does not work, it is possible that you do not have Java™ installed. Please visit Sun's Free Java™ Download Site to download and install Java. Java is the most powerful extension to web technology today, and no web browser is complete without it!

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When I attempt to open the chat room, a message appears telling me to install software. What is wrong?

You need to install Java™ support (see above) On most computers, you can simply follow the on-screen directions to have Java™ installed for you automatically by your web browser. If this fails, we strongly encourage you to visit Sun's Free Java™ Download Site to download and install Java. Java is the most powerful extension to web technology today, and no web browser is complete without it!

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My Macintosh computer is having various problems with SigmaChat.

SigmaChat is not supported on Macintosh OS 8.x and below systems. SigmaChat runs best on OS X when using MSIE, Netscape or Mozilla. When using OS 9 we recommend using MSIE only. Problems have been reported when using the Safari browser.

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I connect to to the internet with AOL, but am unable to login to the Java™ applet.

Do not use the built-in AOL web browser. Instead, use the web browser (usually Microsoft Internet Explorer) that was included with your computer/operating system.

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When I click "Login" nothing happens, or a message appears telling me that it cannot connect, or that I have been disconnected. What is wrong?

First, check to make sure that all of our chat servers are online. Check here. If a server is offline, simply wait a few minutes. It is extremely rare that our chat servers go down, and we have automated systems in place to ensure they are back up and running within 10 minutes of going down. Secondly, and the most likely scenario, is that you are using a computer restricted by a firewall; see below:

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I am using a computer behind a firewall, or in a work/education environment. How can I connect?

For SigmaChat, you, or your network administrator, will need to allow TCP access on ports 8000 through 8009 at client.sigmachat.com. On some LAN firewalls, you may simply set the security setting to "Low" while you wish to use our chat software.

Accessing OpelGT.com on your Smartphone

Tapatalk is a mobile forum app for iPhone, Android, BlackBerry and Nokia. Tapatalk supports vBulletin, phpBB, IPB and SMF forums and forum owner can activate this service for free. Tapatalk supports all the usual forum functions plus full screen image viewing, image upload, caching (less reload), private messaging, all these features are accessible in just a few simple taps. [B]Showing New and Unread Thread with Avatar and Number of reply:[/B] [IMG]http://184.72.239.143/mu/77ec8c55-d161-2949.jpg[/IMG] [B]Images are thread are converted to thumbnail and allow full-screen viewing[/B] [IMG]http://184.72.239.143/mu/77ec8c55-d19e-1d77.jpg[/IMG] [B]Ability to see Who's Online and what they are doing:[/B] [IMG]http://184.72.239.143/mu/77ec8c55-d1b3-cbe1.jpg[/IMG] [B]Ability to search by topics and posts:[/B] [IMG]http://184.72.239.143/mu/77ec8c55-d1cd-05b1.jpg[/IMG] [B]Ability to upload images directly from Android and iPhone!:[/B] [IMG]http://184.72.239.143/mu/77ec8c55-d44e-0fbc.jpg[/IMG] Check out http://www.tapatalk.com for more information!

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