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Error message - Unable to find proxy server - how can I solve this problem

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When I try to enter some sites I get the error message: Unable to find the proxy server, Firefox is configured to use a proxy server that can't be found. This happened suddenly and I'm not sure why or how I can fix it, it doesn't help that most help site are blocked. Im using a Mac 10.5.8 and Firefox 15.

When I try to enter some sites I get the error message: Unable to find the proxy server, Firefox is configured to use a proxy server that can't be found. This happened suddenly and I'm not sure why or how I can fix it, it doesn't help that most help site are blocked. Im using a Mac 10.5.8 and Firefox 15.

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Set to use no proxy.

Firefox> Preferences > Advanced > Network > Setting > mark No proxy

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Set to use no proxy.

Firefox> Preferences > Advanced > Network > Setting > mark No proxy

Set to use no proxy. '''Firefox'''> '''Preferences''' >''' Advanced''' > '''Network''' >''' Setting '''> mark '''No proxy'''
cor-el
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You can check the connection settings.

If you do not need to use a proxy to connect to internet then try to select "No Proxy" if "Use the system proxy settings" or one of the others do not work properly.

See "Firefox connection settings":

You can check the connection settings. *Firefox > Preferences > Advanced > Network : Connection > Settings *https://support.mozilla.org/kb/Options+window+-+Advanced+panel If you do not need to use a proxy to connect to internet then try to select "No Proxy" if "Use the system proxy settings" or one of the others do not work properly. See "Firefox connection settings": *https://support.mozilla.org/kb/Firefox+cannot+load+websites+but+other+programs+can

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Thank you very much to the both of you - problem solved! Yey thanks!!!

Thank you very much to the both of you - problem solved! Yey thanks!!!
FredMcD
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Hello, I am glad to hear that your problem has been resolved. If you haven't already, please select the answer that solves the problem. This will help other users with similar problems find the solution more easily. Thank you for contacting Mozilla Support.