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My students are getting an error when they try to search for a video, image, sound, etc. It was working find earlier today, so I'm trying to figure out why??
My students are getting an error, help!
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There was about a half hour window of time during which the Mozilla site seemed to be completely unavailable earlier today. If that was the issue, it should be working again now.
No, it is still happening today. They are getting the same error message when they try to search and when they try to work with their text.
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- Click the menu button , choose History, and then Clear Recent History....
- Under "Time range to clear", select "Everything".
- Now, click the arrow next to Details to toggle the Details list active.
- From the details list, check Cache and Cookies and uncheck everything else.
- Now click the Clear now button.
Further information can be found in the Clear your cache, history and other personal information in Firefox article.
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I haven't tried the previous suggestion as these are student computers that are "cleared" nightly through our district server. There isn't anything in the history, etc.
I had a further thought - could this be because we aren't using Firefox? We are on Google Chrome.
The issue isn't happening on my Mac - w/Safari or my desktop with Internet Explorer...
IE will connect to Webmaker/Popcorn Maker but Chrome won't? Perhaps it is Chrome setting or extension, but I hardly use Chrome at all so it's difficult for me to advise on that.