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How do I fix "Error: The page isn't redirecting properly...."

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On one particular webpage I access through my e-mail, I can initially open the webpage just fine, but when I click on any link on that page, I get the error message "This page isn't redirecting properly. Firefox has detected that the server is redirecting the request for this address in a way that will never complete. This problem can sometimes be caused by disabling or refusing to accept cookies".

This is the only website that this occurs on, but it occurs on at least three e-mail accounts that I use on this computer using Firefox. It does not seem to occur on other computers using Firefox and does not occur when using other browsers. From the information I have been given, I have no idea how to go about fixing the problem. Any suggestions are appreciated.

On one particular webpage I access through my e-mail, I can initially open the webpage just fine, but when I click on any link on that page, I get the error message "This page isn't redirecting properly. Firefox has detected that the server is redirecting the request for this address in a way that will never complete. This problem can sometimes be caused by disabling or refusing to accept cookies". This is the only website that this occurs on, but it occurs on at least three e-mail accounts that I use on this computer using Firefox. It does not seem to occur on other computers using Firefox and does not occur when using other browsers. From the information I have been given, I have no idea how to go about fixing the problem. Any suggestions are appreciated.

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Hello, try to clear the cache and the cookies from sites that cause the problem.

Clear the cache, go from: 3-bar menu > Options > Advanced > Network > Cached Web Content: "Clear Now" > OK.

Remove Cookies from the problematic site: 3-bar menu > Options > Privacy > Set Firefox will: to Use custom settings for history > Cookies: "Show Cookies" > in search field, type the name of the site whose cookies you want to remove > select the cookie in the list to remove > click Remove Cookie > click Close

thank you

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GettingNoAnswers said

On one particular webpage I access through my e-mail, I can initially open the webpage just fine, but when I click on any link on that page, I get the error message "This page isn't redirecting properly. Firefox has detected that the server is redirecting the request for this address in a way that will never complete. This problem can sometimes be caused by disabling or refusing to accept cookies". This is the only website that this occurs on, but it occurs on at least three e-mail accounts that I use on this computer using Firefox. It does not seem to occur on other computers using Firefox and does not occur when using other browsers. From the information I have been given, I have no idea how to go about fixing the problem. Any suggestions are appreciated.

I periodically have this problem and have just realized it occurs ONLY on the Wall Street Journal web page that I have stored in my bookmarks for Apple stock. It won't load the page (like today) and I then go through an hour of reading forums, Googling, searching thru my Options, and then suddenly, right now, the page loads as if nothing has happened. Grrr. And i have altered nothing in my Options, or Cookies, or History blah blah blah. I have other issues with the WSJ quote pages such as, and yinz won't believe this, but I've noticed in the past that for certain stocks that they've written critical articles about, the real-time quotes are erratic. I've written to them 6 times in one week and they've only responded with a brief generalizaton of "clear your cache" or some such nonsense. Seems to me they refuse to acknowledge their servers are goofy.

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Chippy55 You do realize this post has had no activity since Aug?

Follow the instructions above. You can also try to create a new bookmark.