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Firefox 4 released

by MelH / March 22, 2011 5:31 AM PDT

Working well so far. Seems faster. Some plugins may not work.

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(NT) Me too, all add-ons working fine.
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / March 24, 2011 6:52 AM PDT
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Not for me. It caused FF to crash, and never installed
by Ziks511 / March 25, 2011 4:36 AM PDT
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properly. Thanks to "Doctor" John Wilkinson I was able to revert to the FF 3.6.16 which had worked so well before, and kept everything just as it was.

John, you're clear, comprehensible, and what you suggest works. My profound thanks,

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(NT) Thanks, and you're welcome! :-)
by John.Wilkinson / March 25, 2011 11:44 AM PDT
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by MelH / March 26, 2011 4:34 AM PDT
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I have a problem with Google Maps.

The initial page loads, but any further action does nothing, e.g. mouse clicks, etc. do nothing. The initial page is static.

If, however, I load the initial page, then type in a location, everything works as it did with the last version of Firefox.

Anyone else having problems or have any ideas here?

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Seems OK to me
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / March 26, 2011 6:21 AM PDT
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Mouse clicks work, zooming works, and so does street view.

I wonder if there was a temporary glitch with data streaming? I used to get that sometimes with Google Earth when I had it.


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The Plot thickens....
by MelH / March 26, 2011 7:49 AM PDT
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I'm now on my laptop with Firefox 3.6.14 installed and Google behaves the same. Next thing to check is my router, as both computers go through this. Interesting.

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Perhaps check another browser first?
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / March 26, 2011 7:50 PM PDT
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That way, if another browser works, (IE, Chrome, etc), you know it is Firefox and not your internet connection.

If they all fail, then you are looking at a more general problem.


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It was cookies...
by MelH / March 26, 2011 8:48 PM PDT

With the previous version of Firefox, I had blocked cookies from Google. That seemed to work before, though. In this latest version, I changed that to 'Allow For Session' and Google now works properly.
I'll check to see if that clears things up on the laptop as well.

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Ahh, the old 'cookie' trick!
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / March 26, 2011 9:28 PM PDT
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Nice work in finding the problem.

I was going to suggest a complete reinstall of your OS next! Devil


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