@operafanuk UPDATE TO VPN ISSUE.
After further testing and resets in cooperation with provider, I have gleaned information they may (or may not) have a software issue with 'guard settings' at network level (above provider level).
NOTE: This is not a broadband issue as disabling VPN allows the browser to operate, albeit without VPN.
Further enquiries confirmed this started around two days prior to my original post in this thread. My provider, and others, started receiving many calls, and acted!
A few of my above posts indicate VPN has been intermittent in nature.
THE REASON: The network has been working hard to isolate the problem.
So, for Opera users in the UK [with Opera VPN never-ending connection problem] having a landline/broadband account with "SafeGuard" feature (or similar), should disable everything but "Virus Guard", close the browser. NO NEED to alter Opera sett's.
You should find Opera VPN [blue] is active as intended next time you open the browser - hopefully. They continue to investigate and confirm similar reports from Win7, Win10 and Mac users.
Hope this helps.
Hi sgun, I use Opera 'as is' [as I've almost always done] and without extensions cluttering up my systems. Naturally I tried without Opera VPN and Block adds, then restarted but it didn't resolve my problem.
Thing is my friend, we've just had Opera updates and that is when the issue started (all was okay the day before). My provider wont do anything further, as from their side of things all is working and displaying correctly. I would tend to agree from their standpoint, because IE and Vivaldi show me my account in good order, as Opera always did.
I hate using IE and would rather not use Vivaldi as I'm a passionate Opera fan.
All that has changed are Opera updates in this brief time.
I am not for one moment saying this issue is an Opera problem, but I cannot ignore the possibility. I am however still battling my provider to have an in-depth look at compatibility (which is difficult when they claim to have zero problems).
Opera has been my default browser for years with little problem, a point I made to my broadband provider, and the fact I have used Opera from the outset with my provider. So I am still looking into this matter.
Hi Leo & Sgun - Thanks for that input. I've noticed the Oops error has (for me) been a recent appearance though I can't pin down when it started. It either happens or it doesn't.
For that reason, I would tend to err more towards the suggestion Leo makes re server issue, which I think sounds more probable.
Perhaps this error will resolve itself once we get the new forums. It doesn't appear often with me, but was worth mentioning in case other users had the same. :up:
Hi Sgun, I've not enabled/disabled anything, but I can say the issue doesn't appear to be happening on Win7 Pro this morning.
It's happened several times prior to my original report when first entering forums, so for the moment I'm going to put this one to bed in the 'strange box'.
Hi Sgun and thanks for your assistance. SOLVED.
I eventually found the PNG file in question [named "opera-mesh-abstract"] after going on a steep learning curve.
After a while I found I could copy that zip file from Profile, data, themes, and paste it into themes_backup in v48/49.
So I once have again that PNG as background on my speeddial page. Have kept a copy elsewhere in case I lose it.
All looks good thank you.
Hi amaczak, confirmed all working smoothly once again, thank you.
Regarding Blogs, as mentioned in my first post, when trying to read changelogs at blogs, the exact same error appeared. Have just checked and now appears okay after the fix.
Thanks to all the team and Devs. :up:
Found a FIX to IBM Trusteer crashing Edge browser issue. (OS: Win10 Home v1703).
Carry out the following fix if it's happening with you.
COMPLETELY uninstall IBM Trusteer and all its data from installed programs. (I use IObit uninstaller for this).
Edge browser will no longer crash.
Open Edge browser and download/install Trusteer from the official IBM site (follow the dialogue boxes).
Following download/install, restart PC.
Open Edge browser to check all's well (and it should be), and customise your settings.
Go to start, find Trusteer, and switch it on.
Open Trusteer and customise (eg: the tray icon is hidden, but I prefer to show its tray icon).
And that's it my Opera friends, you should now have Edge browser and Trusteer working in harmony without problem.
This works for me, but anything you delete or download is at your own risk. :yes:
With this said, Opera remains my default browser.
Yes it would be great to minimize the sidebar to some 2-3px width, pretty much like in Vivaldi, or how it was in the old Opera (Presto).
Vivaldi has "status bar" while Opera doesn't, so with your suggestion there would always have to be some 2px graphic indicator in the side to reveal the sidebar.
Workaround for you (at least for time being): Set custom zoom sizes for pages, even for speed dial, set it to 90% and leave it and it will be like that until you reset/change it.
If you know css, you can do a local modification for the sidebar to set it's width and size issues. I don't remember the exact location but if ur interested do this. Open start page, open dev tools (ctrl + shift + i) and examine reborn navbar css stuff. You can''t change them all though but it's possible to play with width of it.