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Pagerank different on different computers

Bug in Toolbar?

1:29 pm on Jun 20, 2003 (gmt 0)

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I was visiting one of my sites that had grayed out Pagerank in the Google toolbar. I happened to also have the same website up on another computer which also has the toolbar installed. I noticed that the Pagerank was a 4 on that computer. Strange.

I went back to the first computer and checked the toolbar options. I turned off the pagerank and clicked "ok". Then I returned to the toolbar options and turned the pagerank display back on. Clicked "ok" again and then went back to the website. I now had a pagerank of 4.

I have no idea why this happened...

1:34 pm on June 20, 2003 (gmt 0)

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going though a proxy?

I have two PC's on my desk one shows one set of results and the other another, I think they are just getting the wrong datacenters as www points to a different datacenter the cache pointer is still getting results form the last session in that browser.

I think?


6:02 pm on June 24, 2003 (gmt 0)

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What I noticed today is that when I go to a website from a SERP after doing a search, the pagerank is grayed out, bowever if I copy that URL I just went to, and paste it into a different browser window and go to that page from there, the page rank comes through just fine. That seems to be the situation I've noticed.
8:45 pm on June 24, 2003 (gmt 0)

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Heh...I was just about to post about almost this exact same thing.

I was out doing some link hunting for a client. Every single links page I went to was greyed out. I thought it was kind of weird. However, if I clicked on the "Cached snapshot of the page" link in the toolbar, it would show the cached page. Then, if I hit the back button. Voila...the pages PR suddenly showed.

I went to a backup comp. and went to the same sites and found the toolbar displaying the PR exactly as it should on every page.

I went back to my main computer and deleted all the cookies.

Now the toolbar is showing the PR on all the links pages again.

....very strange indeed.