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How do I authorize links to local files in Firefox?

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I can open links to my local files in IE but I need to be able to do this in Firefox. All of the information I found online is not helping. Is there a way to do it through the Internet settings?

I can open links to my local files in IE but I need to be able to do this in Firefox. All of the information I found online is not helping. Is there a way to do it through the Internet settings?

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  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:2.0.1) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/4.0.1

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Tyler Downer
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First, you'll want to update to Firefox 13.0.1. You are using Firefox 4 which is extremely old and out of date (thus insecure).

After you do that, does the issue still happen? What exactly are you trying to achieve?

First, you'll want to update to Firefox 13.0.1. You are using Firefox 4 which is extremely old and out of date (thus insecure). After you do that, does the issue still happen? What exactly are you trying to achieve?

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Well updating is a problem. I can't update unless I go through IT which could take a while. So as of right now I am stuck with version 4. All I am trying to do is open some files on the local network via hyperlinks. Every time I click on one it doesn't do anything.

Well updating is a problem. I can't update unless I go through IT which could take a while. So as of right now I am stuck with version 4. All I am trying to do is open some files on the local network via hyperlinks. Every time I click on one it doesn't do anything.
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See: *http://kb.mozillazine.org/Links_to_local_pages_do_not_work