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I am unable to change settings so that I don't have to allow Firefox to redirect everytime.
I get this message when I click on a link:
"firefox prevented this page from automaticaly redirecting to another page."
And I tried this:
Firefox > Options/Preferences > Advanced > General : Accessibility : [ ] "Warn me when web sites try to redirect or reload the page"
But it doesn't work. After I change the setting, instead of a window popping up that asks me to allow the redirect, I get a blank window.
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Hmm, perhaps the redirect was successful but the destination page did not load...
Can you tell from the address bar whether Firefox has gone to the link you clicked or to a different address?
What if you reload the blank page using Cmd+Shift+r (that bypasses the cache and forces a full reload). Does that allow you to progress further?
Could you test in Firefox's Safe Mode? That's a standard diagnostic tool to deactivate extensions and some advanced features of Firefox. More info: Diagnose Firefox issues using Troubleshoot Mode.
If Firefox is not running: Hold down the option key when starting Firefox.
If Firefox is running: You can restart Firefox in Safe Mode using either:
- "3-bar" menu button > "?" button > Restart with Add-ons Disabled
- Help menu > Restart with Add-ons Disabled
and OK the restart.
Both scenarios: A small dialog should appear. Click "Start in Safe Mode" (not Refresh).
Clear the cache and remove cookies only from websites that cause problems.
"Clear the Cache":
- Firefox > Preferences > Advanced > Network > Cached Web Content: "Clear Now"
"Remove Cookies" from sites causing problems:
- Firefox > Preferences > Privacy > "Use custom settings for history" > Cookies: "Show Cookies"