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strange firefox problem

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  1. fourtay22

    fourtay22 Thread Starter

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    Just purchased a new sony laptop

    Tried installing firefox for my browser and installed it succesfully. However when I load firefox, the browser opens but it then says "start.mozilla.org could not be found. Please check the name and try again". For that matter, I can't seem to acess any webpage as it gives me the same msg.

    Any info is appreciated. I tried to download mozilla and I have the same problem. Seems like the laptop (sony) doesnt allow me to access the internet other than using internet explorer.
     
  2. Hugest

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    Have you tried connecting to the internet using other browesers (e.g.Internet Explorer)?
    If your answer is yes, then you can play around with the Options in the Mozilla Explorer ( GO TO Tools-Options)
     
  3. fourtay22

    fourtay22 Thread Starter

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    i have played with the options but cant seem to get an y browser to work othert than IE
     
  4. MFDnNC

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    Is it blocked by a firewall
     
  5. JRSellers

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    :confused: How can a browser be blocked by a firewall?
     
  6. MFDnNC

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    A fire wall, such as ZoneAlarm stops both incoming and outgoing connections.
     
  7. JRSellers

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    I knew that, I've used ZA, but why would anyone wanna block a particular browser?
     
  8. MFDnNC

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    No one would want to but could do it accidently
     
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