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Firefox not finding server and connecting

by hondatool / August 23, 2006 4:55 AM PDT

I'm running windows xp pro media edition and just installed firefox the other day..I already made it my default browser but when i try to connect it to all the site it doesn't find for example the msn.com server and then i have to refresh it a couple of times then it connects..and then the process repeats with other open firefox browsers etc...this also happens when i change websites within a window/tab. Somebody help me with the cure!

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This seems to be a common problem
by rgfitz / October 17, 2006 5:52 AM PDT
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Did you first try
by PudgyOne / October 17, 2006 6:44 AM PDT

clicking on file and looking to see if the work offline is NOT checked.

Second click on tools

click on options

click on privacy

click on cache

click on clear cache now.

then click ok

close Mozilla Firefox.


If you are using a wireless router

click start

click run

type cmd or command hit enter (depending on which version of Windows you are using)

type

ipconfig /flushdns

**note - these is a space after the g and before the /

then hit enter.

Now try it and see what you got.


Hope this helps.


Rick

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Thanks
by rgfitz / October 17, 2006 11:36 AM PDT
In reply to: Did you first try

I have a dial-up connection and a 3 mos old Dell E510 computer. I tried a few of the things mentioned in the 13+ pages of the mozillazine forum then decided it was easier just to switch. It just takes a click or two to switch browsers.

I don't think I should have to try anything really. Firefox worked fine until the last update. Maybe the next update will work for me.

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Firefox 2.0
by rgfitz / October 27, 2006 1:02 AM PDT

This problem has ceased to occur with the installation of Firefox 2.0.

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