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Firefox browser and

by nondaj / October 29, 2004 3:10 PM PDT

Have tried everything and posted everywhere re this problem. When I use this browser, which I do like because of the security features, now on almost every website I get the message "this doctument has no data" and so I have to start all over again. Many times when I try to post on line will get the message and have to click out of the browser and begin from desktop to access the website again to redo my message. It is getting to be a headache it is so persistent now.

Have tried the following:

checked my ISP and they claim not due to their service p

tried to check with MS but trying to get through to
their tech lines is another whole issue in itself.
Gave up in frustration at the delays, convoluted
menu and continued disconects from the phone line

tried to check with firefox, directed to Bugzilla and gave up in frustration at all I would have to go through to get any info, leave a message

checked with other users of Firefox; they claim have no problems and only difference I can find is they do not have SP2. Whether that is the culprit do not know.

Tried checking on several SP2 sites but could find no info about broswers problems with SP2 - just other horror stories:)

Anyone out there in PC ether having similar problem with this browser?

Using XP Pro SP2
Pentium 4,
CPU Processor 2.53 gigahertz
512 RAM
Outlook Express
IE and Firefox browsers

Grateful for ANY new information anyone might have.

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Re: Firefox browser and
by vera kofler / October 29, 2004 8:31 PM PDT
In reply to: Firefox browser and

I am no expert but have you tried whith tools, options,cookies, exeptions, for me it worked, it works the same as when the firewall begins and you have to allow new programms, I have sp2, mozilla was very slow, yeasterday I made a skan and a defrag and it runs fine

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Re: Firefox browser and
by nondaj / October 30, 2004 3:02 AM PDT

Vera K. - sure do appreciate your feedback. Gives me some hope. Would you be so kind as to tell me what window I should be in for tools, options, cookies, exceptions. I could only go as far as tools and options. Found no notation re cookies but did find under web features an exception window. Not clear if this is where I should be to do any posting.

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Re: Firefox browser and
by vera kofler / October 30, 2004 3:16 AM PDT

when you open mozilla firefox there,are tools, go to options,then privacy (i am translating from spanish) there you have cookies hope it helps.

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