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Cannot use Firefox with Message Board

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  • Cannot use Firefox with Message Board

    Quite suddenly I cannot use Firefox with the message board. I cannot see the buttons or images.
    FF was OK until a few days ago

    I can use IE 8 quite OK.

    Could there be an options somewhere which would cause this.
    Thanks for any help.
    Regards
    John

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    Re: Cannot use Firefox with Message Board

    John

    I'm replying with FF 3.6.10
    Al Buchholz
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      Re: Cannot use Firefox with Message Board

      I'm on the same Firefox version as Al, no troubles.

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      • #4
        Re: Cannot use Firefox with Message Board

        Thanks for the information I updated FF to 3.6.10 but it's made no difference. I have to use IE8 in order to be able to reply to this message.

        Stange because I cannot use IE8 to carry out a live preview. In that case I have to use FF.



        What a busy life!

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        • #5
          Re: Cannot use Firefox with Message Board

          FF goes through fluctuations. At times I cannot access applications I have built using FF, and then later I can. It helps to clear cache, close and restart FF. I often see FF running at 500KB in task manager. Normall that is when I have been programming and Alpha is also up around 300KB, and I have to kill both.
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          • #6
            Re: Cannot use Firefox with Message Board

            Thanks Steve
            Thats interesting.
            For me FF starts at 40,000K and gradually creeps up to 90,000K It seems to increase as time goes by with no reason.

            Whereas IE8 is around 38,000K
            Alpha is at 142,320K
            Where is the cache located for FF?

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            • #7
              Re: Cannot use Firefox with Message Board

              I followed the instructions on
              http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Managing+profiles and have FF working again now.
              Cheers
              John

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              • #8
                Re: Cannot use Firefox with Message Board

                No problem here using Firefox 3.6.10

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