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Have I been scammed?

Discussion in 'Web Hosting' started by X9RILLION, Jan 9, 2010.

  1. X9RILLION

    X9RILLION Registered Member

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    I recently bought a hosting package from http://www.biohost.info/ and it worked fine for about 12 hours, but then I come online today and try to login to my cPanel and I get this message:

    "
    In order to access the interface, you will need to make sure that the software license on this server is active and installed.

    blah blah blah........
    "


    It won't let me login to cPanel or anything! Did this hosting company trick me into buying a package that didn't even have a working copy of cPanel? :eek:

    I have tried to contact the owner 3 diffrent ways, I wrote a support ticket, added him to msn, and even added him to AOL.. he hasn't accepted my friend request or replied to the ticked.
     
  2. X9RILLION

    X9RILLION Registered Member

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    what should i do?
     
  3. lucius

    lucius Power Member

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    LOL, what made you go with this company in the first place? Stick to the popular ones. Maybe they are down or got hacked or something
     
  4. dheer

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    X9RILLION Registered Member

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    Well, to be honest I saw a post and someone here referred everyone in the post to that site.. I forgot the guy's name but maybe he is the owner of the site and tried to trick everyone here into buying it.
     
  6. dheer

    dheer Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    find that post or if you don't remember the name try to find with search option and help us to ban hammer.
     
  7. Lancez

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    sorry to hear that.
    What site you want to host?
    i can help you
     
  8. X9RILLION

    X9RILLION Registered Member

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    I want to host an XBOX 360 glitch/mod site but I was using a nulled version of IPB thats why I wanted to move to offshore...
     
  9. jaguarslug

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    thats a pretty common cpanel error that occurs if the ip is changed or something on the server. Just contact them and tell them that there is a license error and they might try to fix it.
     
  10. X9RILLION

    X9RILLION Registered Member

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    dheer Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    alright. You can ask this guy LiamLC to help you or just report his threads to admins. and he ll be gone for good.

    also how long you are trying to contact this site owner? if it is for days then you should just post a thread on "Shit List" and put this site and your whole story there.
     
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  12. X9RILLION

    X9RILLION Registered Member

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    I am going to wait another 6 hours or so and if I do not get any responses I will do that, thanks.
     
  13. freefox

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    i host on info hosting company and they are great, just check on G before buying
     
  14. nexty

    nexty Registered Member

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    sure .info its a scam

    for an hosting company look only for .com and see if you get some contact before you buy ;)

    cheers,
    Quentin
     
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    sWesUn Regular Member

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    Do you have any admin contact info? They might be having some problems, it happens sometimes with smaller hosting companies.
     
  16. lonny41

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    They aren't a scam, they just really really really suck. I was going to go with them awhile back and did a search and came up with all kinds of bad shit on them. There was a thread in the search results at dp too, they blow, get your money back.
     
  17. MrDetails

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    If you look at their site you see that nothing has been updated since 2008 (check "latest news" and the copyright footer), this should be a dead giveaway that something is up.

    I looked around on DP and he seems to do refunds, so it must not be a scam just a really shitty company. Get your money back if you can