Psycho-Babble Administration Thread 1089526

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Psychobabble MIDI download, make it stop!

Posted by Tabitha on June 10, 2016, at 13:42:07

Lately when I load any page on this site, it automatically downloads a file called psychobabble.mid, then psychobabble(1).mid, psychobabble(2).mid, presumably on into infinity. It's not in my browser cache-- it actually puts it in my user Downloads file. I never saw this before. Does anyone know how to turn this off? I updated my babble mail lately, so that might have been the event that triggered it.

 

Re: Psychobabble MIDI download, make it stop! Tabitha

Posted by SLS on June 11, 2016, at 11:44:47

In reply to Psychobabble MIDI download, make it stop!, posted by Tabitha on June 10, 2016, at 13:42:07

Maybe here:

http://www.dr-bob.org/


- Scott

 

Re: Psychobabble MIDI download, make it stop! SLS

Posted by Tabitha on June 11, 2016, at 12:43:17

In reply to Re: Psychobabble MIDI download, make it stop! Tabitha, posted by SLS on June 11, 2016, at 11:44:47

> Maybe here:
>
> http://www.dr-bob.org/
>
>
> - Scott

Thanks. I set Music Automatic to No and it didn't seem to make a difference. Hey, I wonder if erasing cookies would help... I think I'll try that later

 

Re: Psychobabble MIDI download, make it stop! Tabitha

Posted by Phillipa on June 14, 2016, at 9:35:39

In reply to Re: Psychobabble MIDI download, make it stop! SLS, posted by Tabitha on June 11, 2016, at 12:43:17

Happening to me also. And just log into here basically for the google bar. Right now the bottom of the past says pssychbabble (34) mid. Says it three times. I also see show all downloads downloaded nothing but there is a x and when hit this it goes away. Phillipa

 

Re: Psychobabble MIDI download, make it stop! Tabitha

Posted by horse1 on June 15, 2016, at 1:02:17

In reply to Psychobabble MIDI download, make it stop!, posted by Tabitha on June 10, 2016, at 13:42:07

Same here! I looked at my downloads and the first is dated 6/9/16. I updated my mac around then and had an awful glitch around the Garage Band app, which I didn't want in the first place.

So I've opted out of bob's audio, changed my posting name, dumped the app, and. Gaaagh! No change except my laptop asks to open the midi file with quicktime (I think that's it).

 

Re: Psychobabble MIDI download, make it stop! Tabitha

Posted by horse1 on June 15, 2016, at 1:02:59

In reply to Psychobabble MIDI download, make it stop!, posted by Tabitha on June 10, 2016, at 13:42:07

Same here! I looked at my downloads and the first is dated 6/9/16. I updated my mac around then and had an awful glitch around the Garage Band app, which I didn't want in the first place.

So I've opted out of bob's audio, changed my posting name, dumped the app, and. Gaaagh! No change except my laptop asks to open the midi file with quicktime (I think that's it).

 

Re: Psychobabble MIDI download, make it stop!

Posted by Tabitha on June 15, 2016, at 11:58:23

In reply to Re: Psychobabble MIDI download, make it stop! Tabitha, posted by horse1 on June 15, 2016, at 1:02:17

Yikes, I wonder what's going on. It seems like the babble code has been updated, but that doesn't seem likely since Bob is nowhere to be found.

Phillipa, if I hit "show all downloads" I see the long list of psychobabble(N).mid files. They are going into my default Downloads folder.

 

Re: Psychobabble MIDI download, make it stop! Tabitha

Posted by Phillipa on June 15, 2016, at 18:22:16

In reply to Re: Psychobabble MIDI download, make it stop!, posted by Tabitha on June 15, 2016, at 11:58:23

Just did same when read this and same here loads and loads of files. Husband is the computer person he deleted them. What is causing this can you ask Scott maybe? Who else might know? Phillipa

 

Re: Psychobabble MIDI download, make it stop!

Posted by Tabitha on June 15, 2016, at 20:49:07

In reply to Re: Psychobabble MIDI download, make it stop! Tabitha, posted by Phillipa on June 15, 2016, at 18:22:16

I've had no luck fixing this or finding a workaround. Deleting cookies didn't help, although it did mess up all my "new" indicators.

I'm surprised I can't find any info about this issue happening on other sites. I think Bob's site is just really old code, and support for something has been dropped in Chrome or some service that it uses. Such are the hazards of using a website that isn't being maintained...

 

Re: Psychobabble MIDI download, make it stop! Tabitha

Posted by horse1 on June 16, 2016, at 20:05:01

In reply to Re: Psychobabble MIDI download, make it stop!, posted by Tabitha on June 15, 2016, at 20:49:07

>I think Bob's site is just really old code, and support for something has been dropped in Chrome or some service that it uses. Such are the hazards of using a website that isn't being maintained...

Yeah, Quicktime can't open it because the files are too old. It suggested I load an obsolete version of itself in order to open the files. Maybe that's why that stupid Garage Band app would glitch.

 

Re: Psychobabble MIDI download, make it stop! horse1

Posted by Tabitha on June 17, 2016, at 12:24:01

In reply to Re: Psychobabble MIDI download, make it stop! Tabitha, posted by horse1 on June 16, 2016, at 20:05:01


> Yeah, Quicktime can't open it because the files are too old. It suggested I load an obsolete version of itself in order to open the files. Maybe that's why that stupid Garage Band app would glitch.
>
>

Are you saying the MIDI file itself is some old format that is incompatible with the current Quicktime? That would explain the problem, assuming my browser is using Quicktime plugin to try to open it.

I have windows media player associated with .MID files, and it is able to play the file if I open it (outside of the browser) after it downloads. Perhaps there's no windows media player plugin for Chrome at this point.

 

Re: Psychobabble MIDI download, make it stop!

Posted by rjlockhart37 on June 22, 2016, at 11:12:04

In reply to Re: Psychobabble MIDI download, make it stop! Tabitha, posted by horse1 on June 15, 2016, at 1:02:17

i'm trying to block it on chrome, i have at least 140 downloads from coming to babble......i've delereted them from from my files

is there any way to make it stop or will have to get chrome to block the downloads?

 

Re: Psychobabble MIDI download, make it stop! rjlockhart37

Posted by Phillipa on June 22, 2016, at 11:46:11

In reply to Re: Psychobabble MIDI download, make it stop!, posted by rjlockhart37 on June 22, 2016, at 11:12:04

I can't log in this is in response to your so you must be able to log in? And yes getting the downloads too. Phillipa

 

Re: Psychobabble MIDI download, make it stop!

Posted by Phillipa on June 22, 2016, at 11:47:50

In reply to Re: Psychobabble MIDI download, make it stop! rjlockhart37, posted by Phillipa on June 22, 2016, at 11:46:11

Says the site is down?

 

Re: Psychobabble MIDI download, make it stop! rjlockhart37

Posted by Tabitha on June 28, 2016, at 13:05:18

In reply to Re: Psychobabble MIDI download, make it stop!, posted by rjlockhart37 on June 22, 2016, at 11:12:04

> i'm trying to block it on chrome, i have at least 140 downloads from coming to babble......i've delereted them from from my files
>
> is there any way to make it stop or will have to get chrome to block the downloads?


I don't know of a way to block the downloads. If you find a way, please let us know.

 

Re: Eeegads, now there's a pop-up

Posted by Tabitha on July 13, 2016, at 14:22:28

In reply to Re: Psychobabble MIDI download, make it stop! rjlockhart37, posted by Tabitha on June 28, 2016, at 13:05:18

So today, instead of seeing a new psychobabble(N).mid file automatically saved in my Downloads location, I see an explorer Save As pop-up, with "psychobabble", MIDI file as the default.

I didn't change any Chrome or Windows setting. No idea what caused this new behavior. It's even more annoying than the old behavior, since I have to clear the pop-up to continue.

 

Re: Eeegads, now there's a pop-up Tabitha

Posted by Phillipa on July 13, 2016, at 19:03:48

In reply to Re: Eeegads, now there's a pop-up, posted by Tabitha on July 13, 2016, at 14:22:28

I've been deleting the pop up better check to see if still can do this. Phillipa

 

Re: Eeegads, now there's a pop-up Tabitha

Posted by Horse on July 15, 2016, at 18:31:46

In reply to Re: Eeegads, now there's a pop-up, posted by Tabitha on July 13, 2016, at 14:22:28

Yup, me too.

 

Re: Solution to this issue for Chrome browser

Posted by Tabitha on September 12, 2016, at 14:57:19

In reply to Re: Eeegads, now there's a pop-up Tabitha, posted by Horse on July 15, 2016, at 18:31:46

The Psycho-Kitten extension for Chrome eliminates the MIDI download, as well as improving the spammy posts here.

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/psycho-kitten/pphmgealfhboahmaeojhgaocndcfmpno?hl=en-US&gl=US


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