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Apple Mail links will not open in Firefox. The address bar and page are blank.

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I have just upgraded Firefox to version 4.0 and when I receive an email with a link in it, the link will not work. Firefox will load but the page is blank and the web address bar will sometimes show the link and sometimes not. If I cut and paste the address from the email it will not work.

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Close and re-open both Apple Mail and Firefox. Then it will work. Bye.

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I really like my Mac but this is the most un-userfriendly, un-"it just works" thing I've run across in the 23 years I've been using Macintosh...