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firefox won't connect to the internet, but I.E. will and does, Why???

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Firefox resently asked me to update it & after i went to your site i did. now I cant connect to the internet with firefox. But i can connect with Internet Explorer. Can you help me???

Additional System Details

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

This started when...

when i did the current updates

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 8.0; Windows NT 5.1; Trident/4.0; PicMorphSearchToolbar 1.2; .NET CLR 1.1.4322; .NET CLR 2.0.50727; .NET CLR 3.0.4506.2152; .NET CLR 3.5.30729; InfoPath.1)

More Information

Application Basics
Name
Firefox
Version
6.0.1
User Agent
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1; rv:6.0.1) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/6.0.1
Profile Directory
Open Containing Folder
Enabled Plugins
about:plugins
Build Configuration
about:buildconfig
Extensions
Name
Version
Enabled
ID
Java Quick Starter
1.0
true
jqs@sun.com
Mighty Magoo TextLinks
1.0.0
true
textlinks@mmagoo.com
Java Console
6.0.15
false
{CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0015-ABCDEFFEDCBA}
Java Console
6.0.17
false
{CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0017-ABCDEFFEDCBA}
Java Console
6.0.19
false
{CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0019-ABCDEFFEDCBA}
Java Console
6.0.20
false
{CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0020-ABCDEFFEDCBA}
Java Console
6.0.22
false
{CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0022-ABCDEFFEDCBA}
Java Console
6.0.23
false
{CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0023-ABCDEFFEDCBA}
Java Console
6.0.24
false
{CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0024-ABCDEFFEDCBA}
Java Console
6.0.26
false
{CAFEEFAC-0016-0000-0026-ABCDEFFEDCBA}
McAfee SiteAdvisor
3.3.1
false
{B7082FAA-CB62-4872-9106-E42DD88EDE45}
Microsoft .NET Framework Assistant
1.2.1
false
{20a82645-c095-46ed-80e3-08825760534b}
Skype extension for Firefox
4.2.0.5198
false
{AB2CE124-6272-4b12-94A9-7303C7397BD1}
Modified Preferences
Name
Value
accessibility.typeaheadfind.flashBar
0
browser.history_expire_days.mirror
180
browser.places.smartBookmarksVersion
2
browser.startup.homepage
http://headlines.verizon.com/headlines/portals/headlines.portal
browser.startup.homepage_override.buildID
20110830092941
browser.startup.homepage_override.mstone
rv:6.0.1
extensions.lastAppVersion
6.0.1
general.useragent.extra.microsoftdotnet
( .NET CLR 3.5.30729)
general.useragent.extra.searchtoolbar
PicMorphSearchToolbar/1.2
keyword.URL
http://www.bing.com/search?pc=Z006&form=ZGAADF&q=
network.cookie.prefsMigrated
true
places.database.lastMaintenance
1315053052
places.history.expiration.transient_current_max_pages
32148
places.last_vacuum
1303128061
privacy.donottrackheader.enabled
true
privacy.sanitize.migrateFx3Prefs
true
security.warn_viewing_mixed
false
security.warn_viewing_mixed.show_once
false
Graphics
Adapter Description
NVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS
Vendor ID
10de
Device ID
0427
Adapter RAM
Unknown
Adapter Drivers
nv4_disp
Driver Version
6.14.11.7431
Driver Date
2-22-2008
WebGL Renderer
Blocked for your graphics driver version. Try updating your graphics driver to version 257.21 or newer.
GPU Accelerated Windows
0/1. Blocked for your graphics driver version. Try updating your graphics driver to version 257.21 or newer.
Adapter DescriptionNVIDIA GeForce 8400M GS Vendor ID10deDevice ID0427Adapter RAMUnknownAdapter Driversnv4_dispDriver Version6.14.11.7431Driver Date2-22-2008WebGL RendererBlocked for your graphics driver version. Try updating your graphics driver to version 257.21 or newer.GPU Accelerated Windows0/1. Blocked for your graphics driver version. Try updating your graphics driver to version 257.21 or newer.

the-edmeister
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See this - https://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Cannot%20connect%20after%20upgrading%20Firefox

Modified by the-edmeister

Hasan 477 solutions 5600 answers

Firefox cannot load websites but other programs can

Check and tell if its working.

Also, Remove Multiple (older) Java Console extensions