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Offline "Ancient Mariner"

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Failure to download data
« on: May 19, 2009, 12:00:31 AM »
I am trying to do a back test with EurChf using broker FXCBS. I try to download data from History and get the error msg "There are no new data for symbol EurChf" Only an OK button is available. Usually I get the error msg and a RECALCULATE button is also available.
Why Cannot I download the data?
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Offline "Ancient Mariner"

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Re: Failure to download data
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2009, 12:35:03 AM »
Finally got the data to download with ALPAR (US). However, when I attempted a 3 year back test I came up with an empty graph and empty results. Tried different times. Same results. Went carefully over my setups and cannot find any problems.
Any ideas?
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Offline donnaforex

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Re: Failure to download data
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2009, 08:10:19 AM »
What does it say in the "journal" tab? There will be some kind of error there i guess....? Backtests are a bit temperamental :-)
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Offline Andrew UK

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Re: Failure to download data
« Reply #3 on: June 01, 2012, 09:17:58 AM »
Hi, this is unrelated to the above, but could I have some advice on what causes an MT4 to crash? I'm trying to beta-test an EA but when I load it the MT4 screen appears for a couple of seconds then disappears. I've tried reinstalling but it stilll happens.

Thanks in advance.

Offline muzzamcc

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Re: Failure to download data
« Reply #4 on: June 01, 2012, 09:20:29 AM »
Probably the EA was compiled on a later build of mt4 than what you are trying to run it on. If your mt4 is not up to date, try updating it and see if that helps.

 

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