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Why does localhost page not show only in Firefox

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  • Igcine ukuphendulwa ngu Jai-Styl

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Every time I try to open the page 'http://localhost' in my FF, all I get is a blank, white page. I tried this with two different local server programs XAMPP and WAMPServer. Both give the same result, a blank, white page. Apache and MySQL, which those local servers provide, work perfectly fine. I can access that page only if I type in 'https://localhost' or the IP ''. But IE, Opera and Chrome have no problem showing the page the normal way. Could you please tell me what my problem is? I tried to find something in other forums and asked as well in a forum for XAMPP? But they couldn't help me. I changed my hosts file and also tried to disable IPv6 but that didn't help. The servers are both working perfectly fine, there were no error messages when I installed them. I also tried to disable the firewall and see if that would be the mistake but that didn't help either.

Here maybe some information you would need to analyse the problem: I use WIN7 Home Premium 64 bit, XAMPP version 1.7.3 and Firefox version 3.6.10

Thank you very much for all your efforts Jonny

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I found out what it was that blocked that page. It was a Programm on my computer to block porn pages. But unfortunately it also blocked other programs. Now I will use a different program to block porn. But my localhost is showing now.

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If you're working where there are proxies and Firefox is set to use the System Settings, then go to the Control Panel (Windows-XP)> Internet Properties> Connections (tab)> LAN settings. In the Proxy server section click the Advanced button. Add localhost to the Exceptions section.