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I can view my HTTPS site in FF 3.5.6 but not in 3.6.8

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This week, FF 3.6.8 stopped being able to access an HTTPS site that I edit. The status bar rapidly alternates between "Connected to..." and "Connecting to..." before the browser give up and displays a "Connection was reset" error page.

Our network uses a proxy server, and another machine on the network has FF 3.5.6 with the same add-ons (Adblock Plus, Firebug, Web Developer), but I can get to the site fine from the older browser.

My site's HTACCESS file has a RewriteRule to force pages to load securely, and this version of FF 3.6.8 can only see my site if I disable the HTTPS.

My guess is that the problem resides in how this specific copy of FF interacts with the network's proxy server. At home I have two machines with FF 3.6.8 and both of them can get to my site. Any help would be great.

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Still not working. Firebug's Net display suggests that the DNS lookup is failing.