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Messed up; lost Firefox

I was using ATT as my dialup ISP until I recently got broadband. I was kind of fooling around and using Add/Remove to get rid of some superfluous programs. So I clicked to remove ATT. I got a message saying that I should do some kind of configuring, it didn't say what kind, before removing ATT if I wanted to use another way of connecting to the internet. I decided to ignore that and clicked to remove ATT. Now, I can't connect to Firefox though I can to IE6. When I click on my Firefox desktop icon I get a message saying "The connection was refused when attempting to contact the proxy server you have configured. Please check your proxy setting again."

I've tried to find out how I am supposed to do that but haven't figured it out, so I'm coming here for help.

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(NT) (NT) WIndows XP, Dell Dimension 3400, what else should I put?

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Tools>Options>General. Then click on Connections Settings (lower right corner with me) and choose radio box for direct internet connection (upper one with me) thus unchecking and greying out everything that has to do with proxies.
Given the error message, this seems a logical step to me.

Hope this helps and let us know.


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Grandpaw, nice to have Kees Baker around. I would never ever think of that solution. I was thinking just reload the software. I am too new to Firefox and still learning about it to know that. Good news from Kees.

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Good job Kees

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Thanks for the info, you can come back tomorrow!

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