Firefox Blocking Sites? - Help needed...

  ragingmountain 21:13 16 Oct 2006
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Ok so installed firefox on an old computer i'm going to have to use for a wee while... The problem is that it's blocking some of the sites i use alot, for no reason i can fathom. I have disabled all extensions and that doesnt change it, have reinstalled and no difference. I dont use the ad block on my firewall and running AVG free so no adblock etc on that.

I have used all the extensions etc i use now before and never had the same problems, as taking them off didnt change the problem then i dont know what will.... all the sites run in the dreaded IE! A first for everything..

The sites are a few i've noted anyhow...

click here
click here
click here
click here
click here

I'd greatly appreciate any help!

Thanks

  woodchip 21:47 16 Oct 2006

Check cookies in Firefox, it may be blocking them

  ragingmountain 21:51 16 Oct 2006

Nope cookies allowed, cleared cache etc as well, shift reload doesnt work either. its as is its not even trying to fetch the pages...

  g0nvs 21:54 16 Oct 2006

Have no problems loading the mentioned sites. Using Firefox ver 1.5.0.7.

  woodchip 21:55 16 Oct 2006

Check the firewall again, to see if is allowing the site in

  woodchip 21:56 16 Oct 2006

One way to test is Disable the Firewall temp

  ragingmountain 22:13 16 Oct 2006

Yup i'm using that version too... disabling the firewall has no affect either

  woodchip 22:17 16 Oct 2006

May be the Host file. To check that. Open Windows Explorer or do a search for HOSTS move the file to a different location then retry the sites. make a note of the location of the file so you can put it back after

  ragingmountain 22:51 16 Oct 2006

Nope not that either...

  woodchip 22:53 16 Oct 2006

Does IE block them?

  ashdav 23:19 16 Oct 2006

try this click here

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