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Re: Why is Firefox such a beast?? -- New trouble



On Sun, Sep 28, 2008 at 11:42 AM, Beartooth <Beartooth swva net> wrote:
> On Wed, 24 Sep 2008 15:03:44 +0000, Beartooth wrote:
>
>> I'm running Firefox under F8 and F9 on five different machines, and it's
>> a pain on every one of them, albeit in slightly different ways; but the
>> differences differ, too.
>>
>>       The first thing they have in common is that it takes forever to
>> launch -- when it does launch. The second is that it mostly doesn't. It
>> will try, and the little blue dots will circle for a while, and the
>> window list on the panel will show a mark for it -- for a while.
>> Sometimes one or another window will flash up and disappear, usually too
>> fast even to identify.
>        [....]
>
>        I'm getting confused as between machines, which is which; but
> Firefox has come up with another little nasty trick on at least two of
> them : when it does launch, it does so in offline mode -- and then
> complains because it can't refresh various sites.
>
>        Surely there has to be a setting somewhere for whether to launch
> in online or offline mode? I haven't seen it, much less changed it on
> purpose ...
>

Is there an option like File->Work Offline checked in the browser?

~af


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