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for several months I have not used Firefox, proxy server refuses service

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each time I go to use Firefox I get the response. the "Proxy server is refusing service." What is a 'proxy server' and how do I fix this? I have not been able to use Firefox for weeks, had to go to Google .. what should I do?.

each time I go to use Firefox I get the response. the "Proxy server is refusing service." What is a 'proxy server' and how do I fix this? I have not been able to use Firefox for weeks, had to go to Google .. what should I do?.
FredMcD
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Type about:preferences#advanced<Enter> in the address bar.

Under Advanced, Select Network. Look for Configure How Firefox Connects and press the Settings button. If you are using a proxy, make sure those settings are correct. If there is no proxy, first use No Proxy. If there is a problem, then try System Proxy.


What are you using as your home page?


Start Firefox in Safe Mode {web Link} by holding down the <Shift>
(Mac Options)
key, and then starting Firefox. Is the problem still there?

Type '''about:preferences#advanced'''<Enter> in the address bar. Under '''Advanced,''' Select '''Network.''' Look for '''Configure How Firefox Connects''' and press the '''Settings''' button. If you are using a proxy, make sure those settings are correct. If there is no proxy, first use '''No Proxy.''' If there is a problem, then try '''System Proxy.''' ------------ What are you using as your home page? ---------- Start '''[https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-firefox-issues-using-safe-mode Firefox in Safe Mode]''' {web Link} by holding down the '''<Shift><br> ''(Mac Options)'' ''' key, and then starting Firefox. Is the problem still there?