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I get this message," The proxy server is refusing connections"

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The proxy server is refusing connections

Firefox is configured to use a proxy server that is refusing connections.

   Check the proxy settings to make sure that they are correct.
   Contact your network administrator to make sure the proxy server is working.

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hello dave, please check in the firefox menu ≡ > options > advanced > network > connection - settings... that firefox is set up to directly connect to the internet ('no proxy'). Firefox can't load websites but other browsers can

in addition since there is the malicious "general crawler" extension present in your list of addons, please perform a scan of your system with those two free security tools specialised in removing adware and browser hijackers:

Troubleshoot Firefox issues caused by malware

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hello dave, please check in the firefox menu ≡ > options > advanced > network > connection - settings... that firefox is set up to directly connect to the internet ('no proxy'). Firefox can't load websites but other browsers can

in addition since there is the malicious "general crawler" extension present in your list of addons, please perform a scan of your system with those two free security tools specialised in removing adware and browser hijackers:

Troubleshoot Firefox issues caused by malware