MT4 acting funky

ElaineMDG

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up until the past 3-4 days, I haven't had ANY problems with the MT4 platform. Now-my S & R lines disappear after about 24 hours, and on every chart-it looks like there's a horizontal line "stuck" to the price-moving up & down with it just a pip or so away-but it's not listed under my indicators. I rechecked all my settings-they're the same as they've been for 4 months & using Demo & Micro accounts with 2 different brokers (one of which was discontinued).

Any ideas?
 

ijak

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up until the past 3-4 days, I haven't had ANY problems with the MT4 platform. Now-my S & R lines disappear after about 24 hours, and on every chart-it looks like there's a horizontal line "stuck" to the price-moving up & down with it just a pip or so away-but it's not listed under my indicators. I rechecked all my settings-they're the same as they've been for 4 months & using Demo & Micro accounts with 2 different brokers (one of which was discontinued).

Any ideas?
strange. maybe the problem is your MT4 are took tioo much memories?
 

ElaineMDG

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strange. maybe the problem is your MT4 are took tioo much memories?
I uninstalled & reinstalled yesterday, Tuesday. At first, it was acting fine, I redrew my S & R lines, trend lines & channels on several pairs I'm watching. Everything saved just fine until earlier tonight-I opened it & once again, the charts were "naked" again AND 2 pending orders had disappeared, (there was a record of me placing them, but nowhere did it say why they'd been deleted).
Maybe my computer is still possessed.... :cool: (I've had a few problems with other programs since I uninstalled Windows 10 and reinstalled 8-BUT, those were programs I hadn't done a fresh install. My MT4 platform has been reinstalled twice since that mess)
 

EURUSD

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I don't know what kinds the cause these problem, maybe problem on broker that not yet recorded pending order dissappear, or maybe problem on windows operating system
 

Pharaoh

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There's a more pressing question than MT4 acting funky. The question is, will it lay down the boogie and play that funky music? :D

 

ElaineMDG

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There's a more pressing question than MT4 acting funky. The question is, will it lay down the boogie and play that funky music? :D

Wow, you're just full of nostalgia tonight, huh??!! :D I actually saw these guys perform at an FSU homecoming concert-opened for the BeeGees. Can't remember exactly which year it was-either '76 or '77...maybe '78, lol-I DO remember sneaking into the stadium though. 3 of my friends and I were supposed to be at a "CYO" meeting at church. :cool:
The church was right across from campus. Luckily, the couple who ran the CYO meetings were just students themselves and although we got a lecture about "corrupting the minds" of Suzie's twin younger sisters (they were only about 13-but knew more about sex, drugs, & rock & roll than Suzie & I put together); they didn't say anything to their parents. Lol, we got "assignments" to do to make-up for our little journey-I'll ALWAYS remember what I did- I had to do something to "show spirituality" of some modern music. (We actually had a Rock Band at Mass in those days-my first experience singing in a band! ;)). I did a lot of photography back then & did a "filmstrip" that went with Pink Floyd's "Time". NO idea what it had to do with "spirituality", but I took a whole bunch of really cool cemetery pictures!! :rolleyes:
 

ForexVerified

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up until the past 3-4 days, I haven't had ANY problems with the MT4 platform. Now-my S & R lines disappear after about 24 hours, and on every chart-it looks like there's a horizontal line "stuck" to the price-moving up & down with it just a pip or so away-but it's not listed under my indicators. I rechecked all my settings-they're the same as they've been for 4 months & using Demo & Micro accounts with 2 different brokers (one of which was discontinued).

Any ideas?
Perhaps you didn't close the MT4 properly (maybe PC crashed). I've seen it happen on my MT4 when pc crashes, all S/R lines are missing after that.
 

ElaineMDG

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:mad:THANK YOU!! I bet that's what it is!! I actually noticed yesterday afternoon, after the markets closed & I was shutting the desktop down; even though I *thought* I'd closed down MT4, that window popped up asking if I wanted to "force" a shutdown. I just don't understand what else I was supposed to do to shut it down in the first place....going to go see if I can find something on shutting it down correctly. As I said, I've had several strange problems with programs that I never had problems with before-ever since I downgraded from Windows 10 & reinstalled 8.1. I *thought* just reinstalling MT4 would correct any corrupted files...maybe not. Dang Microsoft...that FORCED install that I TRIED to prevent, has caused nothing but problems!!! :mad:
 
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