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Message appears: There is a problem connecting to the server. URLs withthe type "file" are not supported. ????

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What does this mean? How can I fix it?

What does this mean? How can I fix it?

Additional System Details

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

This started when...

after upgrade to Mountain Lion on MacBook Pro

Installed Plug-ins

  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • Version 3.7.1.9330
  • Google Talk Plugin Video Accelerator version:0.1.44.16
  • Shockwave Flash 11.4 r402
  • Microsoft Office for Mac SharePoint Browser Plug-in
  • Displays Java applet content, or a placeholder if Java is not installed.
  • The Google Earth Plugin allows you to view 3D imagery and terrain in your web browser.
  • Picasa plugin.
  • iPhoto6

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.8; rv:15.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/15.0.1

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cor-el
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Helpful Reply

Try to clear the cache and the cookies from sites that cause problems.

"Clear the Cache":

  • Firefox > Preferences > Advanced > Network > Cached Web Content: "Clear Now"

"Remove Cookies" from sites causing problems:

  • Firefox > Preferences > Privacy > Cookies: "Show Cookies"

Can you post a link?

Try to clear the cache and the cookies from sites that cause problems. "Clear the Cache": *Firefox > Preferences > Advanced > Network > Cached Web Content: "Clear Now" "Remove Cookies" from sites causing problems: *Firefox > Preferences > Privacy > Cookies: "Show Cookies" Can you post a link?