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Solved: Firefox won't load

Question: Solved: Firefox won't load

Hi, firefox works some times but most of the time it won't load, I reinstalled it, it worked fine for a short time now it won't load again I can't see it in task manager, winxp 2GB ram

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Answer: Solved: Firefox won't load

Has it always had this behavior?

You may want to consider a "clean" re-install, the diagnostic tips may also be useful

Standard diagnostic - Firefox
http://kb.mozillazine.org/Standard_diagnostic_(Firefox)

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I run both IE 8 and Firefox on my Dell Dimension system. I'm having problems now with both browsers taking forever to load. This may be a virus or network problem. IE 8 just loaded now after 15 minutes (exactly - I timed it).

Details:
- Once it's loaded once, both browsers load in normal amounts of time.
- I haven't downloaded any new add-ons lately unless one browser or the other installed one in the background.
- The problem just started today after a reboot.
- I've also noticed that my network icon in the taskbar doesn't show up anymore when I first boot but by the time IE opens, it has showed up.
- Using ipconfig, I did determine that I am on the network and connected immediately after boot up (router also shows me connected immediately).
- I've tried running IE from the command line with iexplore.exe -extoff. It didn't make any difference. I don't know if this works with IE 8 though.
- When I click to open either web browser, the process shows up right away in Task Manager and remains.
- I have all the latest updates to both browsers that I know of.
- I've run a complete system scan with McAfee (fully updated as of today.)

Now I've run out of ideas on what to try. I appreciate any help!

Thanks!
Alec
 

Answer:Solved: Web browsers (both IE 8 and Firefox) won't load or load extremely slow

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Turned on PC this morn and Firefox refused to load.
My hard drive clicked/clunked 3-5 times then I received the CrashReporter dialog.
While it was trying to load all other windows and functions would not respond.
I updated, rebooted, scanned drive, defragged and rebooted again. Still not loading.

This is where it gets strange.
All over programs work. It seems to be just browsers functioning incorrectly.

Safari had similar issues.
Chrome clunks and clicks then eventually loads.
IE works first time! I hate IE.

I wondered could it be a firewall conflict? I use zonealarm free.

Please help.

Thanks.

Win 7 64
Asus p5b-e plus
8 gig
Q6600
 

Answer:Solved: Firefox Will Not Load

Solved!

JAVA.

Did a virus scan and got "SOME FILES COULD NOT BE SCANNED"
The file in question was JAVA. Cycling Redundency Check???

Anyway, I uninstalled and all is now good.
 

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Girlfirend is a regular firefox user.

Prompted for an update..and since the update has not been able to connect to the web with FF.

She tried reinstalling it but this still prevents her from using it

Any suggestions?

Appreciated.
 

Answer:Solved: Firefox will not load

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Im currently running windows xp home edition 2002 sp3 pentium 4, approx 3 ghz. My computer runs/starts normal and as usual when viewing files or playing games. HOWEVER, whenever i open IE or Firefox the cpu immedietely jumps to 100% and takes 40 seconds to load. Though once the browser is loaded, internet browsing speed is as normal. I recently had problems with Jushed.exe and CFPupdate.exe taking 100% cpu and i removed comodo firewall and took care of the java update problem. Im thinking there was a possiblity it was conflicting with my firewall, but i removed it and the problem persists. What i find unusual is that BOTH browsers load very slowly and use all CPU. One guy suggested to remove any entries in Hijack this with BHO in front of them.... Any help would be greatly appreciated thank. (hope i gave enough info)
 

Answer:Solved: IE and Firefox 30-40 sec load

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Does anyone know what the problem might be? I get mail from this web site (it is an environmental site) so apparently I have been there before, but I always get the "Unable to connect...can't establish a connection..." message. Always, whether I use Firefox or IE. I have tried many times over the last few months - the site cannot be that busy every single time I try to visit it, night or day, can it? I have not had this problem with any other site on the internet. I have run all my security software several times and nothing ever shows up. Could I inadvertently have blocked this web site in either Zone Alarm or AVG? If so, how?

Any suggestions very much appreciated. Thank you, Cheryl
 

Answer:Solved: Neither Firefox or IE will load care2.com

That site works fine for me using Opera and Firefox so the problems must be with a setting on your computer.

One possibility is that the URL for www.care2.com has somehow got added to your Hosts file, assuming you have one. If you use Spybot you definitely will have a Hosts file and you can check by doing a 'Find Files' search for 'hosts'. Mine is 68KB and I used Wordpad to open it.

If you find a Hosts file I'm afraid you will have to scroll down it and look for the care.com URL and, if you find it, delete it, reboot and try to access the site again. I know this has worked at least once for someone that had problems accessing only one site, so it might just help you as well.

If it doesn't help it will have eliminated one possibility and 'bumped' your post back to the top!
 

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I am using Windows Vista Home Premium and the Mozilla Firefox browser. After clicking on the Firefox icon in the taskbar it takes over a minute for the browser to open. Any idea what the problem could be?

Answer:[SOLVED] Firefox very slow to load.

Hmm it sounds random, could you try open firefox in safe mode? (firefox's safe mode not windows) and see if it is quicker....

Post back with your results

Cheers,
Jamey

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When I run IE I get the error "Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage" - no matter what webpage I am trying to access. I have no trouble with Firefox though. I used to be able to use IE but I am not sure when exactly it stopped working (since I so rarely use it). I have tried downloading the newest version of IE with no success.
I have Comcast internet service, TrendMicro PC-Illin Security software (firewall/virus protection), and am running on an eMachine computer running WinXp Home Edition, Service Pack 2. IE LAN's setting is set to "Automatically detect settings". Any help getting IE to work would be appreciated. Thanks.
 

Answer:Solved: IE does not load any web pages but Firefox can

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Hello, I am curethritis running Windows 8 On a 6-month old Toshiba Satellite. Everything was fine until two days ago when After a Firefox update the browser stopped loading any websites. Thinking something went wrong with the update I uninstalled Firefox, and opened IE to download it again. This is when I realized IE was having the same issue.

To clarify, my wifi connection is fine. Outlook and other web-based programs are working fine. I pinged Google.com through Command Prompt, and the results indicate a good connection to the Internet (average response 17ms). Also, dropbox is updating without any problem.

As soon as I am able to load and run TSG SysInfo I will post the results.
 

Answer:Solved: Firefox and IE will not load websites

Could be a firewall or security suite blocking your browsers. Or may need the following ...

TCP/IP stack repair options for use with Vista and 7 and 8.

Start - All Programs - Accessories and right click on Command Prompt, select "Run as Administrator" to open a command prompt. [For Windows 8: <Windows Logo> + x - Command Prompt(Admin)]

Reset WINSOCK entries to installation defaults: netsh winsock reset catalog

Reset IPv4 TCP/IP stack to installation defaults. netsh int ipv4 reset reset.log

Reset IPv6 TCP/IP stack to installation defaults. netsh int ipv6 reset reset.log

Reboot the machine.
 

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Hello

I've run into a very weird problem with FireFox. It won't load any images all of a sudden.

I was browsing along, everything was fine, then the page refreshed itself, and all the images were gone (I was on TSF).

Everything works in IE (which is weird cause it's usually the other way round). I'm using version 2.0.0.11 (updated itself today) though the problem start just before the new version installed itself.

Anyone know what's going on?

Thanks for reading

Answer:[SOLVED] Firefox won't load any images

Never mind, I figured it out

It was just ad block plus.

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Friday night I ran the online version of nod32. Because it installs an active X component I had to use Internet Explorer. Firefox has been my default browser for years. While running nod32 I was aware something was not quite right because an action that should've opened Firefox opened IE. Afterwards I rebooted and everything seemed to be fine.

This morning Firefox will not open. For an instant an icon appears as it normally does while Firefox is loading but it quickly goes away. Using IE I downloaded another copy of Firefox and installed it with the same result. As a test I downloaded Opera and it runs fine.

Where should I've been looking for some setting that is interfering with Firefox?

USED ROLLBACK SNAPSHOT TO RESTORE TO A TIME WHEN IT WORKED
 

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Hi I am a firefox user For the last couple of days I can't get it to load. I deleted Reminderfox about that time and installed Essential IPIM (Free Version) in its place. When I deleted ReminderFox I may have deleted parts of FF as well. I have since deleted and re-installed FF but this has not helped. Any ideas?
 

Answer:Solved: Firefox wont load

This probably messed up your firefox profile, which in turn could be why firefox will not load. Read through this link here to set up a new profile to see if that works.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/profile-manager-create-and-remove-firefox-profiles

Let us know how it goes ; )

EDIT : Just remembered, before you do that see if it firefox boots up with add-ons disabled, to do this start hold down the shift key while starting Firefox, and see if it runs if it does try disabling add-ons in safe mode then re-enable one at a time until you find the one that is causing the issue, then remove it.
 

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Not sure if this is the right forum to post this question in but here goes anyway...

I've been having problems accessing certain websites the last week and a half. Prior to this I haven't had any problems accessing the sites. I tried in both firefox and IE and both show a connection time out whenever I try to access the sites. I have cleared my Windows DNS cache and checked my firewalls and I still can't get access to the websites, specifically http://pitas.com, http://eat.pizzahuthawaii.com, http://zshare.net .

I am able to get into http://megaupload.com but whenever I try to download a file from there it gives me a timeout error. Also when I try to load google by google.com, it takes forever to load up the website.

The only firewall program that I'm running is windows firewall. I have the current Firefox 2.0.0.12 and my antivirus is McAffee but it doesn't contain a firewall. I am able to access all of these sites from other computers (at work) but not at home.

Does anyone have an idea as to what might be happening and can help me?
 

Answer:Solved: Firefox & IE won't load certain webpaes

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Hi all,

I can't find it in the options:

When i open a tab, i just get a blank page, so how do i make it open my homepage in the tab?

And like IE, is there a way to have multiple home pages when you start it up?

Thanks,

Nappymonster
 

Answer:Solved: Firefox- How do i load my homepage when i open a new tab?

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As of 5/22/08, my firefox won't completely load. Also, when I click on 'Bookmarks', it won't completely load. When I access 'managing bookmarks', and exit, then 'Bookmarks' will load and show all bookmarks. Also, half the time, Mozilla won't respond at all from my desktop. I have not had any problems prior to a couple of days ago. My wife has, over time, loaded a large number of bookmarks into the computer. Is it possible that I am running out of RAM and need to remove some of those bookmarks? I have 2.7GHz, 2GB RAM. Thanks - hawkeye777

Answer:[SOLVED] Mozilla Firefox won't completely load

Hey Hawkeye777, welcome to TSF.


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Originally Posted by Hawkeye777


As of 5/22/08, my firefox won't completely load. Also, when I click on 'Bookmarks', it won't completely load. When I access 'managing bookmarks', and exit, then 'Bookmarks' will load and show all bookmarks. Also, half the time, Mozilla won't respond at all from my desktop. I have not had any problems prior to a couple of days ago.




First of all let's check you have no extension issues causing your problems. Start Firefox in Safe Mode (from Start > Programs) and if it loads normally and your bookmark access is trouble free then I'd suggest it was an extension problem. If so, disable all your extensions (while in Safe Mode) and close Firefox. Re-open Firefox normally and enable your extensions 1 or 2 at a time (then close and re-open Firefox) to find the culprit(s).


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Originally Posted by Hawkeye777


My wife has, over time, loaded a large number of bookmarks into the computer. Is it possible that I am running out of RAM and need to remove some of those bookmarks? I have 2.7GHz, 2GB RAM. Thanks - hawkeye777




It won't be a RAM problem but what do you mean by large number of bookmarks? I have over 1500 and no real problems.

From something you said it sounds like you have either Minefield or Gran Paradiso (Firefox 3) but there are a few versions of Firefox so it would ... Read more

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Recently, I've installed the Windows Service Pack 3 for Windows XP. May or may not be the problem, but ever since, Firefox has not worked properly. It will not load pages and results in the "Network Timeout" error page. What is strange is that it does load my school email account which is held server side at the university. I am currently on a VPN network, but have had no problems with firefox in the past. Also, IE works properly, but Firefox refuses to load anything but my server side email account. I do not have a firewall on my computer and I have turned off windows firewall to no avail.

I have already deleted my profile for firefox and uninstalled/reinstalled and it did not help at all.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

Answer:[SOLVED] Firefox 3.0.6 fails to load pages

I'm having a similar problem, neither firefox or ie8 load pages as they used to - forums I seem to double post sometimes and other sites just time out, photobucket is the worst.

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Hi Guys

You have helped me out for years but I now find that I cannot access your site using firefox (my preferred web browser) it causes firefox to crash

I have a load of things to ask but will not address them until your site will load in FF

any advice on this would be greatly appreciated

Jon
 

Answer:Solved: Unable to load your site in firefox

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I just downloaded Mozilla Firefox 1.0.6 and I can't get any pages to load PERIOD!

Everything worked fine before I made the upgrade - and I even tried IE, and everything seemed to be working there, so the problem has to be with Firefox.

I'm getting really pissed off. Everytime I install an update with Firefox, I encounter some weird problem.

I even tried uninstalling this and then installing it directly from the homepage, and still the same problem. I can't get any page to load.
 

Answer:Solved: Mozilla Firefox 1.0.6 - Page won't load!

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Hi everyone,

I'm new to this forum as I recently have encounted a problem when surfing the net. Over time I have had some websites that I commonly view not load up in the browser any more. These websites do not load up in IE or Firefox, however they work on any other computer or free web proxy.

Website eg: www.digidesign.com

I've followed some other posts here and will post a Hijack This Log and a SuperAntispyware log.

If someone can give me some support on this your help is much appreciated.

Chris

HIJACKTHIS REPORT

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 2:56:58 PM, on 7/12/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16544)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\PCSuite\Services\ServiceLayer.exe
C:\Program Files\iPod\bin\iPodService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\WgaTray.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_02\bin\jusched.exe
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Answer:Solved: Websites no longer load in IE or Firefox

Hi, Welcome to TSG!!

Please print these instructions for reference, as you will have to restart your computer during the fix.

Please download FixWareout from Here or Here.

Note: You will need to run this tool while having an Internet Connection. The tool will download other files while running.

Save it to your desktop and run it. Click Next, then Install, make sure "Run fixit" is checked and click Finish.
The fix will begin; follow the prompts.
If your firewall gives an alert, (because this tool will download an additional files from the internet), please don't let your firewall block it, but allow it instead.
You will be asked to reboot your computer; please do so. Your system may take longer than usual to load; this is normal.
Once the desktop loads a text file will open (report.txt).
Please post the C:\fixwareout\report.txt ), along with a new HijackThis log into this thread.

 

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I've installed Firefox 1.0 on 15 of my church schools pc's. Most work well except for a few. The pages won't load and firefox times out. This happens with any website. I've tried all the connection settings and still it won't connect. It's an ISDN line.
Please help and may God bless,
Peter
 

Answer:Solved: Firefox won't load pages; times out....

Is there a firewall blocking FF
 

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Howdy Ya'll Being on dialup, I've done all I can to make using the internet as efficient as possible. I use Firefox browser and have installed the AdBlock Plus add on. That works really well, BTW. Additionally, I've installed a 3rd party addon called Preloader from Sourceforge. Once a page is loaded, revisiting that page is real snappy.

What this post is all about is every time I reboot my machine, the first time I visit any site its like I've never been there before. Typical dialup.. Slow step by step loading of even the smallest graphic. Just wonder if there is some setting in FF I've missed that might help this.

Checked cookies in my Firefox profile and there are a ton of them in there.

Thanks... Raybro
 

Answer:Solved: Firefox page load time

Your "ISP" could be the culprit to slow browsing. I tried several and have settled on "TOAST.net" [http://www.toast.net/] with great satisfaction. I use SeaMonkey as my browser, and it allows use of a proxy, which TOAST accommodates. It makes all the difference in the world! Further, TOAST provides a multi-setting accelerator that really does work. I use "maximum" for sites where graphics display is not important and "very good" when I am downloading pictures, which I do every day.

{redoak}

p.s. No broadband available where I am.
 

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Slow browsing... images take a long time to load in Firefox. Could my AV (Avast) or firewall (Comodo) or spybot have anything to do with this?

Sometimes, a site will just hang and never fully load. I tried updating java, but that didn't hep.

Does anyone have any suggestions?
 

Answer:Solved: Images won't load in Firefox- AV or firewall's fault?

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Hi can anybody help.
When i load either IE or Firefox and then type in a web site I get the following message----
Sorry, the page you were looking for cannot be found--The page you are looking for might have been removed, had its name changed, or is temporarily unavailable.
Error: (DNS), click the back button to try another link.
If I load a web page from favourites , bookmarks or browsing history the load fine and i can browse the site.Also I have Ask Jeeves and google in my IE favourites,IE will load Ask Jeeves but not Google. suggesting that the problem may lie with Google.

Both IE and Firefox worked fine up to a scheduled Adobe update, Thinking that this was the problem I did a system restore hoping that this would cure the problem -but no effect.
I would be very grateful if somebody could give me some help with the problem.
 

Answer:Solved: firefox or windows explorer won,t load web sites

Hi I reset the opening page to the default setting and problem cured.
many thanks.
 

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Once again (3 yrs later), I return to the experts for assistance:

I have a laptop that will receive my encrypted signal coming fromn the office, but it won't load firefox or IE , so my friends it's time for you to spell out the step I'm not doing here , I typed in my info once, it never asked again. If the signal received is excellent, why won't it connect to the net . I thank you in advance and apologise for being soooooooooooo
 

Answer:Solved: laptop says is receiving signal but won't load Firefox

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I am using firefox 3.6.10 and I can get into sportsnet.ca no problem. When I want to pick the players for the hockey pool in fantasy games http://fantasy.sportsnet.ca/sportsnet/h ... nter_picks it just sits there saying it is loading but never loads. I tried disabling all the add ons but that did not work, I tried in firefox safe mode and it loaded properly. I uninstalled firefox totally, settings and all and reinstalled firefox but the player selection will not load again. If I run firefox in safe mode again it works properly. I have no problems with IE8 but I want to use firefox. Any help to solve this would be appreciated
 

Answer:Solved: Firefox wont load hockey pool

I think I have narrowed it down to the google toolbar causing the problem. I dont know if there is a fix for that or if I will have to dump the toolbar and replace it with another. I have been using the google toolbar for years in that site and never had this problem before. I dont see any settings in the toolbar that could cause this. Anyone have any ideas? It is not the google toolbar solely, sometimes it loads sometimes it doesnt when I disable the toolbar. I have done a total uninstall of firefox including personal settings and all but it still wont work properly. The site loads ok with IE8. I have been using the firefox browser for 3 or 4 years now and never had any problems till now
 

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I am attempting to repair a Toshiba Laptop (Sat Pro A300) running Vista Home Premium. The computer is not mine: it belongs to someone who knows less than me about PC faults but I am no expert with Vista. MalwareBytes identified and removed Adware.Zango, Adware.Hotbar and Adware.Softomate with no noticeable difference in behaviour. In general the computer seems to be in working order except for some aspects of networking.

What doesn't work
Internet Explorer and Firefox can't load web pages
AVG can't download updates
ePrompter can't check for email
FTP can't connect to ftp site (connection refused)
Other computers on my network are not visible

What does work
Wired or wireless, the computer connects to my ADSL router and receives an appropriate IP address.
Ping works fine including DNS (e.g. google.com)
Windows update downloads updates as usual
Clock can be set from internet time server with usual reliability

My conclusions so far
There is something wrong with http or TCP/IP. It could be a corrupted or missing file or a faulty registry setting or maybe something is deliberately blocking certain types of traffic. Turning off the Windows firewall makes no difference.

Repair options
The computer can be reset to the factory default installation and all the additional software installation and configuration repeated.
There is no restore point old enough to be useful.
I have a backup image of the current hard drive configuration.

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Answer:Solved: Vista: Internet Explorer and Firefox can't load web pages

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I have used TSG before and am asking for help again. I would post information regarding my computer but I have notbeen able to open any internet connections on my desktop in several days. For some reason there are several non responsive programs on the desktop that will not open. I am writing this from my Asus netbook, which is connected to the same network so I do not believe its the network itself, but who knows. I tried to run HiJackThis, but it would not load, IE and Mozilla Firefox will not open or load...I double click, you see the hour glass, and then, nothing happens. When I try to use contorl-alt-delete to see if the program is nonresponsive my task manager will not open and then my start menu will also not open. Interestingly, my Mozilla Thunderbird email opens with no problems and downloads messages from the server. There are two things that are different about my computer in the last several months. One is that I got rid of my printer and got a new one, and I do not think that would affect the connectivity? The other is that I tried installing google chrome and was super disappointed to find toolbars installed without my knowledge or permission. I didnt care much for the software and did some research, mostly onthis site and found many complaints about the toolbars being downloaded with instalation of chrome and lots of difficulty getting rid of the toolbars despite uninstalling chrome. I found a solution that called for uninstalling and reinstalling chrome and th... Read more

Answer:Solved: IE 8 & Firefox wont even open or load? But Connection is FINE

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Answer:Solved: Unblocking Good Ads in IE 8 and Firefox 3.6 To Make Pages Load Better

I doubt the error has anything to do with AdBlock. It doesn't apply at all to IE. It's a Firefox plug-in.
 

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Hi, i'm on xp with sp3, every time I open internet explorer 7 and mozilla firefox both load for a second then close itself it, I have done a full scan using nod32 and spybot with latest update both have come up clean, I can't update window, window update page come up with error code "The website has encountered a problem and cannot display the page you are trying to view. The options provided below might help you solve the problem. Error number: 0x80072EFF", hibernate doesn't work anymore it just goes to "preparing to hibernate" then back to desktop screen, these problems started two days ago, so if anyone can help me please do.

*edit* i have try deleting temp, resetting ie7, re-installing and even upgrading to ie8 problem still occur.
 

Answer:Solved: open internet explorer 7 and mozilla firefox both load for a sec then close

-- Have you installed any software's 2 days ago, if so remove that software and try it
 

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This operation has been canceled due to restrictions in effect on this computer. Please contact your system administrator. Thats the message i get unless I load programs like jfk reloaded and hit check website or the check IP program i use loads it up but the firefox symbol gives me that message! I went into control panel and changed it to my default browser like I read on a read through on this problem but it changes it right back anyways and wont work so the read ups i read didn't work on a google search and I am scratching my head...Thanks!
 

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DirectX caused Firefox non-responsive. Direct3D Bypassed. Then Firefox couldn't load XPCOM
Goggle Chrome still works.
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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: AMD V160 Processor, x86 Family 16 Model 6 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 1
RAM: 1791 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4200 Series, 700 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 102398 MB, Free - 84475 MB; D: Total - 188465 MB, Free - 132189 MB; E:

Total - 157451 MB, Free - 139114 MB;
Motherboard: msi, MS-1458
Antivirus: Webroot SecureAnywhere, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled
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Never updated. Used to replace later version of XP I didn't like.
Crash recovery reports
C:\DOCUME~1\hitech\LOCALS~1\Temp\WERa820.dir00\Mini091614-01.dmp
C:\DOCUME~1\hitech\LOCALS~1\Temp\WERa820.dir00\sysdata.xml
C:\DOCUME~1\hitech\LOCALS~1\Temp\WER8a55.dir00\Mini092114-01.dmp
C:\DOCUME~1\hitech\LOCALS~1\Temp\WER8a55.dir00\sysdata.xml

Windows - No disk
Exception Processing Message c0000013 Parameters 75b6bf7c 4 75b6bf7c 75b6bf7c
[Continue]>okay
http://www.answers.com/Q/What_is_Exception_Processing_Message_c0000013_Parameter_75b6bf7c_

4_75b6bf7c_75b6bf7c

Error signature: BCCode : 1000008e BCP1 : C0000005 BCP2 : BF8B9646 BCP3 : A630CAC4
BCP4 : 00000000 OSVer : 5_1_2600 SP : 3_0 Product : 256_1
Error report:
C:\DOCUME~1\hitech\LOCALS~1\Temp\WER8f94.dir00\Mini092314-01.dmp
C:\DOCUME~1\hitech\LOCALS~1\Temp\WER8f94.dir00\sysdata.xml

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Hi everyone. I have a problem. I tried to go to a web page in Internet Explorer because it wouldn't work in Firefox. Well, when I typed in the web page address on Internet Explorer and hit the Enter button, it went to Firefox and proceeded to load the page in Firefox instead of Internet Explorer. Firefox is set as my default browser. I have Internet Explorer 6.0 and Firefox 3.0.1. The main problem with this is that I cannot download Internet Explorer 7.0 or 8.0 because I can't go to the Windows Update site. As you know, Firefox is incompatible with Windows Update. So, if you all could please help me out, it'd be greatly appreciated.
 

Answer:Solved: Trying to Load Link in Internet Explorer Results in Firefox Loading the Link

Why not just use IE View add-on that will let you load pages in IE with a single right-click, or mark certain sites to *always* load in IE
 

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tunnel adapter local area connection6,7 disconnected

Answer:[SOLVED] internet connection, internet explore, chrome, firefox wont load

please help also, PCI simple communication controller (yellow and black !)

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A "manual configuration" is supposed to speed up the time it takes for FireFox to load.....

Start Firefox3 and go to Tools Menu >>> Option >>> (in the new window) chose Advanced >>> Network Tab >>> (in connection Table) press Setting button >>> (in the new window) chose Manual Proxy Configuration >>> type in the HTTP Proxy Field: 127.0.0.1 >>> and Port: 0 >>> click OK >>> click OK >>> restart your firefox3

What exactly is happening with a "manual proxy configuration"?
Is anything compromised or would any functionality of the browser be lessened by configuring a manual proxy configuration?
Why doesn't FireFox have it set like this to begin with if it causes a faster start up?

Answer:[SOLVED] "Manual proxy configuration" to speed up FireFox load time

Hi -

Because those "fixes" end up giving you an unstable Firefox You'll find out.
Saluti . . .

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Some websites, for example:
http://www.colonialfirstate.com.au/ and
http://postbillpay.com.au

do not load in my newly installed IE7.

The error message says:

This program cannot display the webpage

Most likely causes:
You are not connected to the Internet.
The website is encountering problems.
There might be a typing error in the address.

What you can try:
Check your Internet connection. Try visiting another website to make sure you are connected.
Retype the address.
Go back to the previous page.
More information

But the same websites load OK in Firefox.

I have fiddled around with the security settings etc., but still no joy.

I did not have such a problem with IE6.

I also use Maxthon Browser from time to time. But since that is based on IE engine, even that will not show some websites.

Can somebody suggest a solution?

The only Firewall that I use is WinPatrol. I clean up Malware once in a while with AdAware SE.

Answer:Websites Will Not Load in IE, But Will Load in Firefox

Hello, This is not an answer to your question, I just wanted to say that 'WinPatrol' is not a firewall.

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I recently uninstalled and wiped all my firefox settings after installing a addon call ghostborwser (or something similar) it has a icon of Casper the Friendly ghost to represent it. It Removed all my colour and images form ALL websites visited it was suposed to be (I assumed anyways) like a 'bosskey to hide the browser/make it invisible, after the colour faded from my world I uninstalled the Addon and restarted firefox and the colour and images were still gone so I uninstalled firefox and erased all of my settings out of the Docs setting folder (Exept for backing up my bookmarks)and used ccleaner to purge the rgistery of firefox enteies to start fresh.

I then reinstlled firefox 2.0.0.14 and tried loading it I got the

"firefox.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience."

Message restarted and got the same I rebooted and still the same message
I uninstalled and reinstalled it several times still and still get:

firefox.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

Any ideas?

Answer:Firefox Won't Load at all get "encountered Prob. will close now" popup before it load

Have you scanned for viruses or tried downloading an earlier version?

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Hi,I am trying to access this web page www.seek.com.au. I never had any problem with it.http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2590/375589...e6e32eed4_o.jpgRecently, I had to reformat 1 of my notebooks. After which, I cannot access the above web page using Firefox (I have tried version 3.5 and 3.0). However, I can if I use IE.Using my other old notebook, I did not have any problems with this web page using Firefox or IE.I simply can't work out why it will not work on Firefox on my re-formatted notebook.Please advise. Thanks.

Answer:webpage will not load in 1 firefox but does so in another firefox

I know what went wrong.

WIith the formatted Notebook, it was using an old version of Java.
I downloaded the latest version of Java and its working fine. )

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Hello guys,
I'm making this thread to share with you this extension, which let you load or save preferences into Mozilla Firefox and Firefox-based browsers.
This extension can be very important when we use mobile devices, because when we use them we can't access to the directory of our Firefox profile.

LINK: https://addons.mozilla.org/it/firefox/addon/save-load-prefs/?src=cb-dl-created
 

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Hi there and hope everyones well. I have a Dell:

VOSTRO 1310 : INTEL CORE 2 DUO T5870 (2.
DISPLAY : 13.3" WIDESCREEN WXGA (1280X80
RESOURCE DVD : VOSTRO 1310 DIAGNOSTICS &
MEMORY : 1024MB (2X512) 667MHZ DDR2 DUAL
HARD DRIVE : 160GB SERIAL ATA (5400RPM)
OPTICAL DRIVE : 8X DVD+/-RW DRIVE INCLUD
POWER DVD 8.2 - VISTA & XP
POWER CORD : 3 WIRE 65W AC ADAPTER
BATTERY : PRIMARY 6-CELL 56W/HR LI-ION
GRAPHICS : INTEL INTEGRATED GMA X3100
WIRELESS : EMEA DELL WIRELESS 1395 (802.

The problem I am having is that my browsers will not load www.microsoft.com webpage.
I DL Hijack this and did a scan .Please see Hijack this log report below:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 4:55:21 PM, on 3/26/2013
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Application Updater\ApplicationUpdater.exe
C:\Program Files\3 Mobile Broadband\3Connect\BecHelperService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero 7\InCD\InCDsrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\O2Micro Flash Memory Card Driver\o2flash.exe
C:\P... Read more

Answer:Solved: Browsers will not load microsoft website but will load FB, Google etc etc

Either it's a problem server side for them, which would be an issue with your IP,
or a process/service altered some of your core system settings on your end which blocks the microsoft website for some reason....., you can try a different IP address just to make sure it's not server side for them, and then if that doesn't work I am not sure what to tell you other than reinstalling all browsers, and eventually refromatting if reinstalling browsers does not work.

IF it is an IP issue it could be something with your network, if a network admin blocked the microsoft website, or even theoretically your ISP if there was a strange issue with them, however that would be rare.
 

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I have downloaded and run ad-aware 6 and spybot s&d. I am running in XP on a PIII 600 with 256 MB RAM. Thanks for reviewing Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.3
Scan saved at 9:35:23 PM, on 14/10/2003
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee Internet Security\GUARDDOG.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee Internet Security\GUARDDOG.EXE
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee VirusScan\Avsynmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\EPSON\EBAPI\SAgent2.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Iomega\System32\ActivityDisk.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Utilities\NPROTECT.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee VirusScan\VsStat.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee Firewall\CPD.EXE
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee Firewall\CPD.EXE
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee VirusScan\VsStat.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee VirusScan\Vshwin32.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Network Associates\McShield\Mcshield.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee VirusScan\Avconsol.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\INCRED~1\bin\IncMail.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\McAfee Shared Components\Guardian\CMGrdian.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\MusicMatch\MusicMatch Ju... Read more

Answer:Solved: increasing delay to load programs/load webpages

Try a few of these preformance tweaks.
 

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I have a very simple web page that automatically updates daily. However, very often when I view it I just get the version that is in my browser cache rather than the latest version from the web. I have to do a manual refresh from the browser to see the latest version. Not a problem for me, but other viewers of the page may not realize they aren't seeing the latest information.

Is there an HTML tag or some such that can be included in the page that will force a refresh and override any old version that the viewer may still have in their browser cache?
 

Answer:Solved: Force load of web page vs. load from cache?

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Question: Firefox won't load

This is getting a wee bit irritating.

Firefox does not want to load at times.

I have tried reinstalling it and it does the same thing. Tried a system an XP System Restore to before it acted up to no avail

If I have it open and try to open up Firefox again to have a couple of windows open the 2nd attempt won't load. The first window will work. But then when I close the first window out it won't load either.

If I go into the task manager and close the process I can get it to load but still can only have one page. Running XP Home Edition

Any thoughts???
 

Answer:Firefox won't load

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Hello, I am hoping someone can help. Yesterday I turned on my laptop and Firefox won't connect, my internet is wirelessly connected and works fine on all other browsers except firefox which constantly says, 'cannot connect to the server'. I have not updated it or renewed my internet protection so I uninstalled firefox in order to re-install but now if I go on the webpage it will not open. The pop up opens but is blank and I cannot download it. I have tried internet explorer and google crome but the same thing happens. Any help welcome!
 

Answer:Firefox Will Not Load

I find that you need to delete your firefox profile in the following locations
c:\users\<your name>\AppData\Local\Mozilla
c:\users\<your name>\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla

If you need to keep your bookmarks, copy the *.json files somewhere else.
 

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Working on a computer for a friend. the problem is Internet explorer nor Firefox (new install from USB drive) will load, I get the error that there is a problem and the program has stopped working. I downloaded AVG for Free 9.9 (can't install no internet connection), same for Spybot Search and Destroy. Also downloaded Malwarebites, but could not install - I try and run as administrator and the hour galss appears for a second like it was going to start the installation and just quits. Was able to run Defoggger, HijackThis, and DDR. Extracted GMER but when I try to run the program I get the same error as IE and Firefox. Since I cannot get to the internet (I am connect to my network and have local and internet capability), I had to download all of the programs and install via usb drive. When I boot the machine I get an error that says "MSASCui.exe failed to initialize", and Windows Security Center wont run properly either - it also states Windows defender stopped. Tried to do a system restore, but Vista says that there are no restore points available.

On the DEsktop there is a shortcut for the following program:

c:\Program Data\08517526\08517526.exe.

Norton 360 will not run.

UPDATE: changed name of gmer.exe and was able to run and have attached the file - ark.txt, also attached the attach.txt file from DDR.
DDS (Ver_09-12-01.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Da Quayster at 20:58:34.35 on Sat 02/06/2010
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18865
Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home ... Read more

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Today I tried to load FireFox to check my e-mail. I can't progress past accepting the FireFox EULA. I accept it, press OK multiple times and nothing happens. See thumbnail. Do I have to re-install FireFox?

I wish my email link accepted Opera and I would give FF the flick. Bazza
 

Answer:Can't load FireFox.

Different strokes for different folks. :-D I am definitely launching it.
Or trying to. :cry

Bazza

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MarkTrent said:





Hi Bazza

I must say I'm confused since you only get a Fx Eula when you are installing it, not launching it.Click to expand...


 

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The IE browser opens briefly, then closes immediately. Firefox crashes without even opening, whereas previously, it at least came up with a box saying that it had crashed.
I tried a system restore without luck and finally, via friend on MSN Messenger, managed to install and launch Opera. Since then, I have tried to download IE 8 and an earlier version of Firefox, but without success.
My Norton 360 2.0is also unable to scan my PC!
I have attached my HJ log. I do hope you are able to help.
Many thanks

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 15:05:41, on 01/05/2009
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18226)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Roxio Shared\9.0\SharedCOM\RoxWatchTray9.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktop.exe
C:\Program Files\Picasa2\PicasaMediaDetector.exe
C:\Program Files\Packard Bell\FIJI\ABoard.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe
C:\Program Files\Packard Bell\FIJI\AOSD.exe
C:\Program Files\Search Settings\SearchSettings.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exe
C:\Windows\System32\DeltaIITray.exe
C:\Program Files\Kontiki\KHost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Roxio Shared\9.0\SharedCOM\CPSHelpRunner.exe
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Answer:I can't get IE or Firefox to load

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I am running Windows XP and Firefox 3 when two days ago Firefox would not load. It starts to, by asking whether I want to resume or start a new session. I select start new. Then it just hangs. I go into Task Manager and it shows that firefox.exe is using about 50% CPU and 200MB memory but nothing is loading.

Any suggestions as to why this has just started to happen and more importantly, how do I get back to it working properly.

Thanks, Ray
 

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is there a way to get firefox to load into memory so that i dont have to wait for it to load when ever i double click it after all the windows have closed down. so that loading will be on par with IE
 

Answer:how to load firefox into sys mem?

How bout just leave one window open all the time?
 

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Firefox wouldn't load up, when trying to launch Firefox error message came up and it said “couldn't load XPCOM”.

Answer:firefox will not load up

Using a different Browser download the latest version of Firefox and save to your Downloads Folder, then install it. No need to try to uninstall your present (broken) Firefox.

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Firefox White - then BlackI have used Firefox in preference to IE for about 2 years. Just recently Firefox occasionally refuses to open. It is in that state right now. There is an empty window frame (with the desktop inside it) and when the close button is pressed, the whole inside goes black. Then it justs sits there - all black. Only Ctrl-Alt-Del gets rid. I use RoboForm which I find really useful and which does not work on Opera or Chrome so I am loath to change and keep going back to FF in case it works. Sometimes yes, sometimes no. Getting teed off. What can I do? I have uninstalled and reinstalled FF a couple of times to try to cure it to no avail. Any ideas?

Answer:Firefox will not load!!

try disabling any add ons then retry again enabling one at a time.see if you can find if any of them are the culprit.Have you tried mozilla firefox(safe mode)?When you reinstalled was it a clean install.?click here

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Question: Firefox Won't Load

Hi -- New kid on the block here. I've got a basket of problems that all may be related, but I'll start with the most obvious one. I've been using Firefox for years very satisfactorily. Somehow, this past week it has gone bad (maybe the v 3.5.6 or whatever), and it would not work at all, so I uninstalled it and then downloaded and reinstalled. Now after it is downloaded and ready to install, I get the following message: title "Firefox .exe application error"; message, "The application was unable to start correctly. (0X0000056)." What does this mean and how to resolve the error? Any help would really be appreciated. rfb100
 

Answer:Firefox Won't Load

Try the suggestions here.
 

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Question: can't load Firefox

I recently did a system restore to fix a problem and Firefox wouldn't load from the desktop shortcut - it says it's invalid- can't find. It is c:\Program files\mozilla firefox\firefox.exe which seems right. I can't find a Firefox.exe folder in Mozilla folder though (except in a text file). It won't load from all programs or run either. I have an Intel D845gvsr motherboard XP OS 512mb RAM computer. Is there an easy fix? I have a slow dial-up connection and it would take a long time to download Firefox again. Another option would be to restore again with an older restore point if that would help but I would really like to learn how to fix this. thanks

Answer:can't load Firefox

Try following the path you posted in search...then rite clik that .exe and create a shortcut to it...name it different so you know which is which...

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Using the latest version of Firefox 3.5.1 and having problems getting browser to load on PC to get to sites on the Internet. I have uninstalled firefox and reloaded newest version from a memory stick and firefox will install on PC fine but when I try to click on icon, firefox won't load. I have tried to run the firefox in the safe mode by clicking on and can't get to internet. I have checked with Internet provider and the connection is fine because my AVG 8.5 is updating just fine. Not sure what else to do? Please help.
 

Answer:Firefox won't load on PC

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Downloaded SlimBrowser and now my Firefox and Chrome jus sits there "Loading"....Gotta have my FireFox back....Uninstalled and reinstalled and same thing...WhiteWolf
 

Answer:FireFox won't Load.....

http://kb.mozillazine.org/Error_loading_websites
 

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Firefox will not load via my login. It works with three other users. There is no problem with Chrome or IE8. I have tried re-installing. Any suggestions?

Answer:Firefox will not load

I'm not sure how you removed it, but remove it again, then run ccleaner>>click here then download a fresh version>>click here After cleaning with ccleaner & remembering to do the registery cleaner also, reboot pc and install new copy.Best of luck !!

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Question: Firefox Won't Load

Hi again,After working on Mother-In-Law's computer, I seem to have been designated the official puter person in the family. I've told them to ask you guys, since you're the ones responsible for her machine being back on line, yet here I am again, hat in hand asking for help.Aunt Jean couldn't get her ad-aware to run. It always seemed to hang up at the same place. Also, she can't get Firefox to work even though she has removed and installed it several times. She has Win XP Pro w/ SP2. A search at Lavasoft suggested that I run chkdsk and defrag. Chkdsk found and repaired several clusters. I defragged, although there is very little on the HD (131 GB free space out of 145 GB). It also told me to change some Ad-aware settings, specifically, under "Scanning" to un-tick 'scan within archives' and under "Tweak-->Scanning Engine" to un-tick 'Unload recognised modules during scan,' This allowed me to run ad-aware successfully.However, Firefox is still a no go. I've installed and removed it several times. AJ has Norton Systemworks on her machine and after running their "Live Update," I've run Norton's WinDoctor a couple of times as well as Disk Doctor to no avail.As of now, I've followed all your Prep to posting steps and very little has been found by any of the malware programs you suggest (I expected to find lots of big baddies!):*Ad-aware found 3 tracking cookies (found in the run before I began your prep steps, found none the next tim... Read more

Answer:Firefox Won't Load

Hello Paul (the fixer), I am SifuMike and I will be helping you. Aunt Jean couldn't get her ad-aware to run. It always seemed to hang up at the same place. I am assuming you solved the Ad-aware problem. Ad-aware SE uses a lot of memory when it runs, so adding more memory or running it in Safe Mode may fix it. How to Reboot into Safe Mode tap F8 key during reboot, until the boot menu appears...use the arrow keys to choose "Safe Mode" from the menu......,then press the "Enter" key. Also, she can't get Firefox to work even though she has removed and installed it several times. She has Win XP Pro w/ SP2. This sounds like a firewall interfearing with Firefox. Try turning off the XP firewall, then see if can run FireFox. How to turn on or turn off the firewall in Windows XP She has "Earthlink Setup Files" in Add/remove programs. Uses TimeWarner's Roadrunner, so any reason I can't remove it?Also, something called Learn2 Player. Can I safely uninstall this one?You can uninstall "Earthlink Setup Files" and Learn2 Player. Also, Spyware Blaster is here. It is not in your log, so it must have been installed. SpywareBlaster is a great antispyware program that prevents the installation of spyware and other potentially unwanted software!******************Lets run some scans to make sure there is no malware lurking. You will need to use Internet Explorer for this scan. Disable your antivirus program and go here to run BitDefen... Read more

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Just started getting this message. "your Firefox profile cannot be loaded it may be missing or inaccessible" Uninstalled and reinstalled --still getting error..any solutions?

Answer:firefox will not load

Hi,

Create a new user profile >> Use the Profile Manager to create and remove Firefox profiles

After you make sure that one works, delete the old.

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This started with a message "Firefox could not install this item because of a failure in Chrome Registration" so I started a Google search for a solution and found one straight away - right click on Firefox icon and 'run as administrator'. Lots of folk saying, 'thanks, worked like a dream'. Unfortunately not for me.

I uninstalled, emptied the recycle bin and made sure no instances of Mozilla were in my file (as far as I could see) and reinstalled but the problem persists. I even tried to start FF in safe mode but my computer just shut down.

Any ideas? I'm in Vista (unfortunately)

thanks

edit: I no longer get the chrome registration error just a Mozilla crash reporter
 

Answer:Firefox will not load

Well, in my case started with the same thing, I scanned with my aplicattions (viruses, malware, etc) and now still does not load, but at least give some popup asking with what program I want to open it, so I click firefox and after clicking home it loads "perfectly". I have another problems with other programs/applications that does not load as a result of some broken links "virus" that I had been not able to fix, so my next step, backing up and fresh install. So, if you tryed some of this, and if your SO has been long time, start thinking in a fresh install.
 

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Question: Can't load Firefox

Well, I've had the new laptop (with cursed Vista) for three days and already there're problems.

I've been using Firefox this evening but now I can't get it to start. There was a window which said Firefox is already running---but it's not---now, even that window doesn't appear; the little "busy circle" spins for thirty seconds then disappears. The task manager shows nothing running. I rebooted with same results. I decided to uninstall/reinstall but add/remove says I can't when Firefox is running---but it's not. It's not, I tell you, it's not.

There are other things I can't yet figure out but I'll leave those until later.

Answer:Can't load Firefox

in the task manager go to to the processes tab and look for firefox.exe if it is still there then firefox is running the background.

left click on it and click end process and this will stop Firefox.

you then should be able to reopen firefox and it begin to work.

hope this helps

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Turned on PC this morn and Firefox refused to load.
My hard drive clicked/clunked 3-5 times then I received the CrashReporter dialog.
While it was trying to load all other windows and functions would not respond.
I updated, rebooted, scanned drive, defragged and rebooted again. Still not loading.

This is where it gets strange.
All other programs work. It seems to be just browsers functioning incorrectly.

Safari had similar issues.
Chrome clunks and clicks then eventually loads.
IE works first time! I hate IE.

I wondered could it be a firewall conflict? I use zonealarm free.

Please help.

Thanks.

Win 7 64
Asus p5b-e plus
8 gig
Q6600

Answer:Firefox Will Not Load

Solved!

JAVA.

Did a virus scan and got "SOME FILES COULD NOT BE SCANNED"
The file in question was JAVA. Cycling Redundency Check???

Anyway, I uninstalled and all is now good.

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Question: can't load Firefox

I recently did a system restore to fix a problem and Firefox wouldn't load from the desktop shortcut - it says it's invalid- can't find. It is c:\Program files\mozilla firefox\firefox.exe which seems right. I can't find a Firefox.exe folder in Mozilla folder though (except in a text file). It won't load from all programs or run either. I have an Intel D845gvsr motherboard XP OS 512mb RAM computer. Is there an easy fix? I have a slow dial-up connection and it would take a long time to download Firefox again. Another option would be to restore again with an older restore point if that would help but I would really like to learn how to fix this. thanks

Answer:can't load Firefox

Try following the path you posted in search...then rite clik that .exe and create a shortcut to it...name it different so you know which is which...

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Hey guys,

Seems like quite an active forum here. I've run into a little problem today I'm hoping someone can help me with: I am using Firefox (1.05, I think) as my browser, only since this morning it won't load more than once.

What I mean is, when I boot my system (running Win XP) I can load Firefox either by using a shortcut or navigating to the executable directly. If I want to open another window (either because I want 2 windows at once, or took a break from browsing and then came back) it doesn't load up: precisely nothing appear to happen. This happens whether I use the shortcut or executable. Firefox doesn't appear among running processes, either. This problem has persisted despite several reboots.

Unless there was some Windows Update automatically downloaded last night, I've not changed my configuration for a while. Spyware and virus checkers come up clean.

Any ideas, anyone?
 

Answer:Firefox won't load more than once...

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I am trying to figure out how to fix my firefox. Every time I try to start it I get an error screen stating "We're SorryFirefox had a problem and crashed. We'll try to restore your tabs and windows when it restarts.To help us diagnose and fix the problem, you can send us a crash report."The crash report is as follows.......Add-ons: {3f963a5b-e555-4543-90e2-c3908898db71}:8.5.0.429,[email protected]:1.3,{CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0005-ABCDEFFEDCBA}:6.0.05,{CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0003-ABCDEFFEDCBA}:6.0.03,{CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0007-ABCDEFFEDCBA}:6.0.07,{CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0011-ABCDEFFEDCBA}:6.0.11,{CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0017-ABCDEFFEDCBA}:6.0.17,[email protected]:1.0,{20a82645-c095-46ed-80e3-08825760534b}:1.1,[email protected]:1.0.0.07103010,{972ce4c6-7e08-4474-a285-3208198ce6fd}:3.6.3BuildID: 20100401080539CrashTime: 1272655619EMCheckCompatibility: trueEmail: [email protected]: 00000000f0de0000FramePoisonSize: 65536InstallTime: 1272649080ProductName: FirefoxReleaseChannel: releaseSecondsSinceLastCrash: 5765StartupTime: 1272655604Theme: classic/1.0Throttleable: 1URL: http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/3.6.3/whatsnew/Vendor: MozillaVersion: 3.6.3This report also contains technical information about the state of the application when it crashed.I have run AVG scan and Spybot- search and destroy. Neither located anything.Anyone have any ideas?EDIT: Moved from XP to Web Browsing ~ Hamluis.

Answer:Firefox will not load

Edit: See Keyboardninja's post below.

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Can someone please help me. Firefox was working, but for some reason today, I can't load firefox on my computer. I can get into IE though. I thought if I updated Firefox, it would work. It didn't, so I deleted Firefox from my computer and re-installed, but it still won't load. I don't get an error or anything. I also went into task manager and deleted any processes and retried. Nothing. Please help me. I need firefox for my work. There one website that doesn't work, unless I'm in firefox
 

Answer:Firefox will not load??

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I have been having this problem a few days now. Firefox loads certain sites and not others. Does anyone know what is causing this?

HijackThis log:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 11:57:35 AM, on 6/24/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16674)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\ConfigFree\CFSvcs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\DVDRAMSV.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Authentium\AntiVirus\dvpapi.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Common\Google Updater\GoogleUpdaterService.exe
C:\Program Files\CA\PPRT\bin\ITMRTSVC.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\Program Files\Raxco\PerfectDisk\PDAgent.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\HPZipm12.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\RegSrvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
c:\TOSHIBA\IVP\swupdate\swupdtmr.exe
C:\Program Files\TOSHIBA\TOSHIBA Applet\TAPPSRV.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\SearchIndexer.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\Toshiba\Toshiba Applet\thotkey.exe
C:\Program Files\ltmoh\Ltmoh.exe
C:\WINDOWS\AGRSMMSG.exe
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Answer:Firefox 3 Won't Load Certain Sites.

jm_m said:


I have been having this problem a few days now. Firefox loads certain sites and not others. Does anyone know what is causing this?
Click to expand...

Which sites are giving you grief?

Peace...
 

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Hi there....I previously had a problem where Firefox doesn't load even though i pressed on a link many times. But after a while, it was fine. Now it's starting yet again. Had reinstalled it but same thing. When it loads, sometimes, ok, most of the times, the pictures do not appear and at times, the website looks like a 'primitive' or 'base' outline of the page. What I meant was that the background etc and certain features do not appear. Tables don't have borders, and even this page is a bit distorted with sentences not in correct placings at times. Any ideas what's going on? Thanks.

Answer:Firefox won't load completely

What version of Firefox are you running?

Also, go to Firefox Options and make sure you have load images automatically and java and javascript checked.

Let me know

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Hello!

Whenever I try to open the internet (in either IE7 or FF), the page won't load. It seems to be stuck on "website found, waiting for reply".

I've tested out both my wireless and my LAN with another laptop (the one I'm using now), plus called my ISP, so I'm pretty sure it's not the connection. Rather, the computer itself.

I'm really not sure what to do...I've run AVG a few times, and there doesn't seem to be a virus. I recently had a worm/stration, but I removed it. That's when the problem seemed to start. I'm only mildly computer literate, so any advice would be really helpful!

Also, I'm new here so...I hope I did everything right ^^;

---Friska

Answer:Internet won't load (IE7 or Firefox)

Hi,

Can you tell me your OS?
Sound like a winsock problem, what security software do you have installed?

Jeff

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I have cleaned up a desktop running XP Prof. which had some vundo dll problems. Now, when I open my browser and click on any link, the new page is listed on the address bar, but nothing shows up. Sometimes I can select "refresh" about 10 times and it will show up. This problem is also prevalent in IE as well. Any suggestions?? Thanks

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Am using the latest version of Firefox (1.07) and notice that a few pages that I visit occasionally won't load. The status bar shows "done" but all I have is a white screen. One site is Optimum Online's speed check page: speedcheck2.optonline.net/speedcheck/speedcheck.html
Any ideas? Thanks in advance. Steve
 

Answer:Firefox won't load certain pages

Its possible that the Applet on this page takes time to load and you think its not going anywhere. Are you using dialup?
 

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Hello, I just got a Lenovo Ideapad S10 with XP. The first thing I did was install Firefox, as well as flash player directly from Adobe. Then I got to work uninstalling Norton Internet Security using the Add/Remove Programs tool in the Control Panel. Since uninstalling Norton I am unable to use IE7. It will say that it is unable to load the web page and when I try to refresh, all that appears in the address bar is http:/// While I don't generally use IE7 for the web, I do want it to work properly. Any thoughts on what may be wrong? Thanks in advance for the help.

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I'm not sure if this is the correct place to post this. If not, please let me know.

There is a website that I want to go to:
Morelia Viridis Forum Forum

It absolutely will not load in firefox on this laptop. If I switch over to internet explorer, it does load. What possible reason would cause firefox to fail to load a website?

I've ran spyware and it comes up clean. My Kaspersky scans turn up clean. I have deleted my caches (I think).

Any ideas?

Thanks
Keith

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in fact ANY browser besides windows internet exploiter will not work anymore on my machine =(

it all started with allowing scripts and downloding the new firefox 3. somthing
version 2 worked fine. then a windows update to fix firefox 3 (haha) and now its even worse.
I have tried: 1: uninstalling firefox and re-installing, nope. 2: reinstalling fire fox version 2 and that wont work now either. 3: tried removing the windows update, nope. 4: installed safari for windows xp only to have it tell me the same thing "can't find internet" even tho its connected and on. 5: installed opera for windows xp and the same problem...

SOooooooooooo it leads me to believe that windows xp is blocking all browsers except its own IE somehow. Which is Horrible since its the worst, slowest, and most annoying browser out there.
(not to mention it seems illegal to do something like that, or at least it should be)

can any one help me???
anyone else have this problem??

thanks for your time and efforts - jorge

Answer:Firefox won't load ANY pages

Browse to C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\etc open the Hosts file with Notepad. Delete any entries after the words in the Example: 127.0.0.1 localhost

Save the file and try it again.

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Referred from here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/269837/rootrepeal-now-running-for-20-hours/ ~ OBThe lay of the land: home network running netgear dsn2000 wireless-n router/modem; gateway gt5426e running Windows Vista Home Premium sp2, 32-bit (wired); macbook pro, dual boot running os 10.5.8/windows xp (wireless, currently on mac side).I open a firefox browser, the browser window gets hung up and never finishes loading the home page or any page. It never returns an error stating there is no internet connection. Refresh doesn't change anything. I can't login to my router/modem either, as it won't load pages. When I hover the mouse over the internet icon on the tray it says there is an internet connection.When I run Clamwin it reveals the following worm - C:\Users\Mary\Desktop\desktop:Worm.Autorun-2190 FOUND. I am not able to run Spybot because it can't connect to initialize and update its database.I've gone through the various system checks outlined in these forums. I ran dds and root repeal. After 4 days of continuous operation, I finally stopped root repeal and posted the problem under "Am I infected? What do I do?". There I was asked to download and run Win32KDiag.exe, which returned a report saying it was denied access to everything it tried to check. The administrator told me then to post my dds.txt log here, explaining what happened.So here you go. Thanks for your help.DDS (Ver_09-10-26.01) - NTFSx86 Run by Mary at 15:48:45.09 on Fri 11/06/2009Int... Read more

Answer:Firefox and IE can't load web pages

To whomever starts to help with this request: please disregard request. We couldn't wait any longer: we're paying to have it repaired.

Thanks

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I had some problems with my computer and ran some anti spyware/malware programs and afterwards certain web pages would not load. I posted a Hijackthis log and am still waiting to see what's up with that, but I was wondering if there is anything I could do to fix this problem.

I read Trojan.Vundo might be the reason, but I'm afraid to delete some of the files because of they're dll.

Answer:Certain Web Pages Won't Load In Firefox Or Ie

It is unwise to muck about in the registry unless you are very careful and completely sure of what you are doing. It would be best to do nothing, since you could very easily invalidate the data contained in the HJT log you have submitted and cause confusion.
Regards,
John

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hi, i had a Trojan virus on my dell laptop and i download a program call Trojan remover to get rid of the virus and it worked but now my firefox and IE wouldn't work. The only thing i get is a blank screen on firefox and "The page cannot be displayed" on IE. I don't know much about computer, so can someone please help me ?

Answer:firefox won't load any web sites !

Hi,

It would be percievable that you might have more than one infection on your computer, even if you think that you are totally clean. I would recommend that you take a look at this thread and follow the directions at the end of the thread. It will have you post a new thread in the Virus/Trojan/Spyware Forum.

Cheers!

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Question: Firefox wont load

Hi,
I've somehow cocked up Firefox. I downloaded a file from the Tor site to try the proxy IP program and installed it. I couldn't get it to work so I unistalled it but Firefox refused to start. I clicked the shortcut but the hour glass appeared for about a second then nothing. I have since uninstalled Firefox 3.0.9 together with all folders etc. and reinstalled it but just the same. A message appeared on 1 unistall saying that I had to close Firefox to uninstall it so even though nothing appears on the desktop it must be running somewhere! I even tried going to a restore point before the download from the Tor site but no difference.

Any ideas please.

Dave
 

Answer:Firefox wont load

You can try the Revo Uninstaller to make sure Firefox is correctly removed.
 

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Several days ago, my computer froze and had several issues with drivers that I was able to fix in safe mode (with networking). I thought everything was fine, until I tried to use IE (ver. 9) and Firefox because a website I needed wasn't compatible with chrome. Anyway, no page would load, and it wouldn't even get to a point where it stopped loading. However, in safe mode, both firefox and IE work fine. Ran anti-malware and avast, no luck. I have posted my hijackthis file in this OP. Is it a proxy thing? Is it from my previous troubles? HELP.
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 4:57:35 PM, on 4/21/2011
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16421)
Boot mode: Safe mode with network support

Running processes:
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Windows\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Users\Mat\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\9ZBLUAJL\HijackThis.exe
C:\Users\Mat\AppData\Local\RockMelt\Application\rockmelt.exe
C:\Users\Mat\AppData\Local\RockMelt\Application\rockmelt.exe
C:\Users\Mat\AppData\Local\RockMelt\Application\rockmelt.exe
C:\Users\Mat\AppData\Local\RockMelt\Application\rockmelt.exe
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Answer:IE and Firefox won't load, chrome does

Hello and Welcome to the forums! My name is Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems. Somethings to remember while we are working together.Do not run any other tool untill instructed to do so!Please Do not Attach logs or put in code boxes.Tell me about any problems that have occurred during the fix.Tell me of any other symptoms you may be having as these can help also.Do not run anything while running a fix.We apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.Click on the Watch Topic Button and select Immediate Notification and click on proceed, this will help you to get notified faster when I have replied and make the cleaning process faster.In order for me to see the status of the infection I will need a new set of logs to start with.Please print out or make a copy in notpad of any instructions given, as sometimes it is necessary to go offline and you will lose access to them.DeFogger: Please download DeFogger to your desktop.

Double click DeFogger to run the tool.
The application window will appear Click the Disable button to disable your CD Emulation drivers Click Yes to continue A 'Finished!' message will ap... Read more

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Many of my firefox pages are not loading or not loading fully, it can't be cache problems or temp. internet files, I use ccleaner and clean my firefox a lot, i use disk cleaner and such, but some pages will take forever to load and then say not responding, these pages work perfectly fine on my other computer, and another example are facebook images, they wont load, and ill have to click refresh like 2-3 times for it to actually show up, I have avg and malware bytes so I doubt a virus is a problem, any help is appreciated!

Answer:Firefox Pages Won't Load

If you think that virus causing your problem, I would suggest to follow the instructions in this link: Read this before requesting malware removal help

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Anyone got any ideas that'll speed up Firefox? One click on IE7 and it's up and ready to go. One click on Firefox and you're left sitting there wondering if you really did click the icon or only imagined it!

Answer:Firefox Slow to Load!

i don't use firefox but generally i think it is normally quicker than ie7,have you installed any add ons lately?

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Today when my Mom tried to access the Internet using Mozilla Firefox on her laptop she got the following error message:

Failed to Connect

Firefox can't establish a connection to the server at Google

Though the site seems valid, the browser was unable to establish a connection.

Could the site be temporarily unavailable? Try again later.

Are you unable to browse other sites? Check the computer's network connection.

Is your computer or network protected by a firewall or proxy? Incorrect settings can interfere with web browsing.

It connects using wireless, and according to the wireless network connection status:

Status: Connected

Speed: 54.0 Mbps

Signal Strength: Excellent

The address was assigned by DHCP and the IP address and default gateway are what they usually are. I tried to ping my desktop from the laptop and received this error message:

PING: transmit failed, error code 65 (x4)

Ping statistics for xxx.xxx.x.xxx:

Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 0, Lost = 4 (100% loss)

I then tried connecting wired and it also said I was connected, but it still will not load a web page. My brother was using the laptop earlier and said that he could not load a web page on Firefox either, but could load one in Internet Explorer.
 

Answer:Firefox won't load a web page

Rather than post a new thread, I found this one because the problem is very similar to the one I'm having.

I just got a Dell desktop with XP and service pack 2 from family. After creating a dialup connection, the only thing I can access the intenet with is Internet Explorer. Firefox wont connect (I'm getting the same message as DigatalMan above), my gmail notifier won't connect, and I can't update my Flash, AVG antivirus, media players, or any of my anti-spyware programs.

I've disabled Windows firewall and am using Sygate, but I'm still not getting anywhere. I've even briefly disabled both firewalls and still can't get anywhere. Any help on this would be very much appreciated, so thank you in advance.
 

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In the last month or two, I've been unable to use http://www.google.com/ as my homepage. It connects, but then hangs and fails to load. I can use the google newshttp://news.google.com/news?ned=us just fine.

If I click on the Web button while on the google news page, it attempts to load the google.com page and fails.

However, if I first run a search in google news, then click the Web button (which automatically runs the same search on google.com), it works immediately.

Google.com works just fine in Windows Internet Explorer, but I prefer Firefox.

Yahoo.com works just fine in Firefox, but I prefer google.

I've cleaned cache, cleaned cookies, restarted, pinged google.com successfully, turned off my Norton firewall, tried a direct connection past my router.

footloose

Answer:google.com won't load in firefox 2.0

Hi,

Can you get to any of the other google country specific sites. I would recommend that you try to reach google.ca and see if you are able to. This will help me to figure out if it is all the google search engines of just google.com. Until we get this figured out I would like you to turn your firewall back on. A firewall is a very integral part of security for your computer.

Cheers!

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hi ive just recently brought a new laptop and installed mcafee total protection, and i am having problems loading facebook, i have tried ie8 and i have found that i cant open any emails once i have logged into hotmail but i can load facebook and log in but cant view messages notifications or open facebook chat..
please help

Answer:cant load facebook through firefox

I suspect macafee may be causing those problems but you'll have to completely remove it to be sure whether it is macafee or not. As long as you have Windows Firewall enabled and don't download any files while testing without macafee installed, you'll be safe.

If all works okay without macafee installed you'll need to choose a different security software.

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Yes this is happening to me too. Firefox won't load at all and I can't get into Internet Options either. It comes up with "This operation has been cancelled due to restrictions in effect on this computer. Please contact your system administrator"

I gave up yesturday and tried other browsers but don't like any of them. Please help.
 

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I have Firefox the last version. My Antivirus Avast (Free)
I have these problems with my Firefox, sometimes the website does not load right. This happens mainly in ebay, hotmail, and some other websites.
I uploaded a picture of it, after this happens I need to refresh the website 1 or 2 times, in order to see it normal.
I scanned my computer, but no virus. Somebody said a spyware could be the problem, but my computer (AV) does not detect any.
I wonder what the problem could be
I hope someone can help me, thank you!

Answer:Firefox does not load websites right.

Looks like an old version to me. Latest is v6.0.2 so try that:
Mozilla Firefox Web Browser

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I have 2 websites that I cannot access "page cannot be found" error on one of my PC's. The other PC's in the office get to the sites just fine. It started suddenly about 1 week ago. I have uninstalled all Microsoft updates back to 12/1/2010. I am using IE 6, and upgraded to IE8 but the same problem exists. The os is XP Pro SP3. I reset all the IE settings to default, I installed Firefox and that has the same problem. All other sites load fine with no errors, just these two sites have problems. Any thoughts?

https://liheap.dpw.state.pa.us/default.asp

http://liheap.dpw.state.pa.us/welcome_lh.asp

Answer:site will not load with IE or Firefox

Go to start then run type in cmd hit enter. In the big black box that comes up type the following:

nslookup liheap.dpw.state.pa.us >> c:\nslookup.txt

THen do the following

notepad c:\nslookup.txt

Copy the contents in notepad and paste them here.

You should get something like this:
C:\Users\cryptodan>nslookup liheap.dpw.state.pa.us
Server: nsphil01.verizon.net
Address: 71.242.0.12

Non-authoritative answer:
Name: liheap.dpw.state.pa.us
Address: 65.222.130.27
C:\Users\cryptodan>

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This is driving me nuts! Suddenly a few days ago, I was unable to open certain websites on either Firefox 3.5 or IE 8. I'm running XP Pro on my laptop and the puzzling element here is that the majority of sites are fine. All my FF bookmarks open and, for example Yahoo Sports will open, but ESPN.com will not. Connection either times out or I get the dreaded The connection was reset-The connection to the server was reset while the page was loading. There are numerous similar examples, but no trend or pattern is apparent as to which sites will open and which will not--but it's always the same sites that time out.

I have reset Firefox (reset user preferences to default), disabled all my add-ons, and temporarily disabled my antivirus program (Avast). I've confirmed Firefox is an exception on the Windows Firewall--all to no avail. I've run Malwarebytes, Spybot and Adaware with no malware found. I'm out of ideas!

I've seen and attempted a number of fixes from numerous forums, with no joy. Can anyone assist?

Thanks

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I have done all 5 steps. You guys have helped me in the past so i am hopeing you can help me again. I am also an Avid WOW player and am haveing frequently haveing disconecting problems. These are my 2 Logs.

;***********************************************************************************************************************************************************************************
ANALYSIS: 2008-09-23 14:14:14
PROTECTIONS: 1
MALWARE: 4
SUSPECTS: 0
;***********************************************************************************************************************************************************************************
PROTECTIONS
Description Version Active Updated
;===================================================================================================================================================================================
avast! antivirus 4.7.1098 [VPS 080425-1] 4.7.1098 Yes Yes
;===================================================================================================================================================================================
MALWARE
Id Description Type Active Severity Disinfectable Disinfected Location
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Answer:IE will not load and now Firefox is slowing down

bump, please

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Hello.

My Acer 3002LC laptop isn't particulary fast, but Firefox 2 take a very long time to load. I've used "Fire-tune". Does anyone have any other ideas as to how to improve its performance?

I attach a "Hijack" log for interest.

Thanks.

Penny
 

Answer:Firefox 2 Very Slow to Load

try fasterfox....

http://fasterfox.mozdev.org/installation.html

there is also a guide to speed up firefox manually here

http://forevergeek.com/geek_resources/speeding_up_firefox.php

you can also change/increase the amount of memory/ram that firefox can use....this would be based on how much memory you have installed
 

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Friday night I ran the online version of nod32. Because it installs an active X component I had to use Internet Explorer. Firefox has been my default browser for years. While running nod32 I was aware something was not quite right because an action that should've opened Firefox opened IE. Afterwards I rebooted and everything seemed to be fine.

This morning Firefox will not open. For an instant an icon appears as it normally does while Firefox is loading but it quickly goes away. Using IE I downloaded another copy of Firefox and installed it with the same result. As a test I downloaded Opera and it runs fine.

Where should I be been looking for some setting that is interfering with Firefox?
 

Answer:After NOD32 run Firefox will not load

Did you uninstall Firefox before installing it again? Did you try installing a different version of Firefox as opposed to the one you usually use?
 

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I use Windows 7 on a Dell Inspiron laptop, and have had problems getting Firefox to load. I was advised on another forum to uninstall Firefox, reinstall to Firefox (Firefox 25) and make sure all the administrator boxes were unchecked. I've done this, but it still takes Firefox at least a minute to come up after I connect to the internet and click on the Firefox icon. If I right click on Troubleshoot Compatibilities, I get a long message that has something to do with Games Legacy Hangs and a lot of + signs. Of course, I cannot get this message to come now to paste into this email. Any suggestions? Thanks.
 

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Hio!

So, my browser won't open since recently. I've been using Firefox via Sandboxie and neither would open, so I uninstalled both programs and reinstalled just Mozilla but that didn't help.
Explorer is working just fine.
When I open Windows Task Manager it displays firefox as an active process with 32.428 K of memory usage but not as a current application obviously.
I tried runing firefox in safe mode and sometimes it opens, sometimes not.

So, any thoughts would be greatly appreciated since I really don't like using Explorer!
 

Answer:Mozilla Firefox won't load

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