currys/pc world down

  mole44 09:45 23 Apr 2012

I have just tried this site and am informed due to high volume they've shut the site,strange for a monday morning or do i detect a ddos attack.

  onthelimit1 11:32 23 Apr 2012

Can't see why anyone would want to visit either:-)

  mole44 19:36 23 Apr 2012

Yes your right buteman i saw that as well something about a cut cable.

  spuds 10:32 24 Apr 2012

Recently Currys came to our rescue, but their free delivery and product disposal came into doubt.

Fridge/freezer failed overnight, and in the morning it was obvious that we required a replacement urgently. Currys have a large superstore about 3 miles down the road, so off there we headed. Looked around and chose the replacement unit we wanted. The advertised "Next day free delivery and free old product disposal", was not available for another 4 days (item purchased Monday,delivery and disposal for Friday?).

Luckily we had large enough transport to take away on the day. Due to the item not being free delivered by Currys or the manufacturer, we had to arrange with the local council, regarding collection and proper disposal of the old unit.

One other thing that came to light, after the sale. The item was guaranteed for one year, with a proviso of a further 4 years free parts, labour extra, if registered. On registering, we were asked if we wanted to insure the item for labour and parts for the full five years. Telling then no at the time. we still keep getting reminders that we should reconsider full insurance coverage.

On a plus note, the new fridge/freezer is working great, and I now hope it will remain so, or at least for as long as the old unit did. Price wise, we were also satisfied.

I know the above as nothing to do with the websites being apparently down. But thought it was well worth a mention!.

  john bunyan 16:38 24 Apr 2012


My freezer must be 36 years old so I am looking at others, trying to decide whether to pay up for a German one or not, bearing in mind running costs and reliability! Incidentally the Currys site seems to be running now.

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