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Yahoo news link do not work.. get 404 error.. has not worked for a long time.. Switched to Chrome over a year ago. Recently upgraded Firefox hoping the links would launch.. but no success. Appreciate advice on how to make it work.

Windows XP, Intel laptop with i5 processor.


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Installed Plug-ins

  • RealJukebox Netscape Plugin
  • RealPlayer(tm) HTML5VideoShim Plug-In
  • RealPlayer(tm) LiveConnect-Enabled Plug-In
  • RealPlayer Download Plugin
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in Web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • Shockwave Flash 11.2 r202
  • Google Talk Plugin Video Accelerator version:
  • Version
  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape 10.1.3
  • Picasa plugin
  • Google Update
  • VLC media player Web Plugin 2.0.0
  • iTunes Detector Plug-in
  • 4.1.10111.0
  • DivX Plus Web Player version
  • RealNetworks(tm) RealPlayer Chrome Background Extension Plug-In
  • GEPlugin
  • IBM 821 Conference Plugin for Mozilla version
  • Logitech Device Detection
  • Garmin Communicator Plug-In
  • DivX VOD Helper Plug-in
  • Adobe Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 11.6
  • ActiveTouch General Plugin Container Version 105
  • IE Tab Plug-in for Mozilla/Firefox
  • CANON iMAGE GATEWAY Album Plugin Utility Module
  • npdnupdater2
  • npdnu
  • Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) plug-in for Mozilla browsers
  • DRM Netscape Network Object
  • DRM Store Netscape Plugin
  • Npdsplay dll
  • np-mswmp
  • Office Plugin for Netscape Navigator


  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1; rv:10.0.4) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/10.0.4

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404 Not Found

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the following article lists some common causes & troubleshooting steps for this issue: Firefox can't load websites but other browsers can