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Firefox doesn't know how to open this address, because the protocol (javascript) isn't associated with any program

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Only FF fails; other browsers work fine.....seemed to happen with ff ver 23?

please help - I do not want to move to another browser if at all possible.

Example: I try to edit a calendar...when I click on edit, it gives error and can't open -- BUT - if I hold shift down, it gives the can't open in a new window, and the orig window is usually where I wanted to be....

Réiteach roghnaithe

Unless the user set lines relate to JavaScript, perhaps we can discuss them another time. ;-)

But seriously, if you don't notice any other strange behaviors, it's probably not worth your time to review them all.

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According to a suggestion in another thread, you may want to try the following to return certain JavaScript settings to their defaults.

(1) In a new tab, type or paste about:config in the address bar and press Enter. Click the button promising to be careful.

(2) In the filter box, type or paste javasc and pause while the list is filtered

(3) If the line with network.protocol-handler.external.javascript is bold (or shows user set true), double-click it to return its value to the default setting of false. This should get rid of that error.

(4) If the line with javascript.enabled is bold (or shows user set false), double-click it to return its value to the default setting of true.

If the links/buttons/etc. still do not work after that, please indicate whether any of the other settings show "user set".

Any luck?

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Just noticed that your More System Details shows you have a user.js file. Unless you recall creating that to override certain normal settings, it may have been created by an add-on or malware to force certain settings every time you restart Firefox. Please see the following article regarding renaming or removing this file: How to fix preferences that won't save.

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Also note that your System Details List shows that you have some obsolete preferences from previous Firefox versions that are no longer supported.

You can delete the prefs.js file and possible numbered prefs-##.js files and a possible user.js file to reset all prefs to the default value or edit the prefs.js file and remove the corresponding lines or reset these prefs to the default value via the right-click context menu.

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that seems to have solved it - or at least one or more instances of it's failing....it was so random (but repeatable) on quite a few pages that I'm guessing at this point that it is completely solved...<G>.

There are quite a few other bold lines in that page.....how did they get there??

do not know how user.js file got there, so I will look at that reference you supplied and see what I can learn.

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Hi lyletuttle, you asked:

There are quite a few other bold lines in that page.....how did they get there??

It's a hard question to answer in the abstract. Sometimes preferences that say "user set" were computed by Firefox, such as the optimal size of disk cache, or reflect information Firefox gathered, such as printer preferences, or show the last time something was done, like checking for updates. Others may be changes made through the Options dialog or by add-ons. The diversity of possible explanations is mind-boggling...

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I'm not sure I follow what I am to do.....not that smart...<G>...there are a LOT of BOLD lines....if I copy that file to you, can you assist - or dos it contain info that should not be shared?

For now, I am going to consider this solved/fixed, and mark it so.....only time will tell if another instance crops up.

Thanks for the great assistance!

Athraithe ag Lyle ar

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Réiteach Roghnaithe

Unless the user set lines relate to JavaScript, perhaps we can discuss them another time. ;-)

But seriously, if you don't notice any other strange behaviors, it's probably not worth your time to review them all.