March 10, 1997 6:15 PM ET
CompuServe to close down forums during system upgrade
By Maria Seminerio

  CompuServe Inc. will perform a hardware and software upgrade on Tuesday that will result in 17 discussion forums being shut down for up to 7 hours.

The upgrade is scheduled to begin at 6 a.m. EST, and forum system operators will be notified by E-mail when their forums are up and running once it is finished, according to sources. The forums affected include General Computing, Private Outsourcing, Autodesk 3D, Mindscape and The Games Site, sources said. Several sports, health and travel forums also will be affected.

CompuServe is based in Columbus, Ohio.

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