Firefox will install, and open the FIREFOX home page--------------but then is unable to download anything else-WHY
Win7 on DELL XPS9000-----64bit. Successfully run IE, Safari and Chrome. Download Mozilla Firefox 17 (and other versions before 17) Firefox home page loads----------but nothing else loads! i.e., can not access other pages, such as nbcnews, etc.----Nothing.
My laptop runs firefox nicely; I like firefox--------but I can't wait for the thing to never load.
any suggestions will be appreciated.
Additional System Details
- User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; MSIE 9.0; Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; Trident/5.0; SLCC2; .NET CLR 2.0.50727; .NET CLR 3.5.30729; .NET CLR 3.0.30729; Media Center PC 6.0; .NET CLR 1.1.4322; .NET4.0C; AskTbORJ/184.108.40.20607; BRI/2; .NET4.0E; Creative AutoUpdate v1.40.03)
A possible cause is security software (firewall,anti-virus) that blocks or restricts Firefox or the plugin-container process without informing you, possibly after detecting changes (update) to the Firefox program.
Remove all rules for Firefox and the plugin-container from the permissions list in the firewall and let your firewall ask again for permission to get full unrestricted access to internet for Firefox and the plugin-container process and the updater process.