How can I disable local file access security check?
Windows 7 Firefox 3.6.16 I would like to disable the security check used for blocking access to local files.
Chosen solutionby cor-el
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I would like to disable the security check used for blocking access to local files.
Thank you cor-el. I found this information very usefull in helping me decide the best solution to accessing local files.
I don't know if this is completely correct, but...
I have the NoScript extension installed. When I looked in about:config, I found an entry called:
When I toggled this to "true," I was able to navigate via URLs to local and networked files.
When I looked it up, I found out that you can set this switch using the NoScript UI (Options|Advanced|Trusted).
Modified by vknowles
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