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Firefox automatically loads certain websites' mobile phone version.
Gawker sites (io9, lifehacker, gizmodo, etc.) are automatically loaded as mobile versions. Browser cache is cleared, firefox has no extensions or addons. 5 minutes prior to the problem arrising, everything was OK. Nothing was installed, nothing changed. Seems my firefox thinks my laptop is a phone.
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Same prob here. Gmail and goole maps is loaded as mobile version.
What is mozilla doing about this issue?
Now I have to use IE 8. Thanks!
Firefox sux arse!
And still nothing has been done or said about this issue.
Well I'm glad to see mozzila commited.
I guess it's time to move on to greener pastures, fcuk firefox!! I've had enough!
Anything else ?
Problem still exists in 3.7a6pre latest nightly build as of 6/14/2010 10:05 am EDT.
"Clear the Cache": Tools > Options > Advanced > Network > Offline Storage (Cache): "Clear Now" "Remove the Cookies" from sites that cause problems: Tools > Options > Privacy > Cookies: "Show Cookies"
Start Firefox in Troubleshoot Firefox issues using Safe Mode to check if one of your add-ons is causing your problem (switch to the DEFAULT theme: Tools > Add-ons > Themes). See Troubleshoot extensions, themes and hardware acceleration issues to solve common Firefox problems and Troubleshoot issues with plugins like Flash or Java to fix common Firefox problems --- You can also try "Reset all user preferences to Firefox defaults" on the Troubleshoot Firefox issues using Safe Mode start window - See http://kb.mozillazine.org/Resetting_preferences
Have solution : type about:config in url, filter "useragent" and reset the general.useragent.extra.firefox works for me
I have tried all of the suggestion and nothing works. Does not happen with Chrome, but I cannot switch due to work. I cannot work with these mobile pages. Seriously losing time and money. Please help. Ff 5.0 on Win7 64bit laptop. Here are current useragent settings (Status default for all):
Modified by ccat11