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Firefox vs. IE #181369
10/05/08 09:48 PM
10/05/08 09:48 PM
Grover  Offline OP
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Joined: Jan 2005
Posts: 109
Sebago, ME, USA
Not sure what happened, but for months my Firefox (now 3.0.3) worked fine with this site. Now it goes into perputal "downloading......" whenever I go to a forum topic.

On a whim I tried my Internet Explorer (6.0) - seems to work fine...

Any clues? If I'm in the wrong section, please let me know.

Thanks!

Grov

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Re: Firefox vs. IE [Re: Grover] #181386
10/06/08 01:09 PM
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Grov,

To my knowledge, the only thing that has changed here (in quite some time) is that the chatroom counter was added a month or so ago.

Bill

Re: Firefox vs. IE [Re: Admin] #181388
10/06/08 03:17 PM
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forqnc  Offline
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Suffolk,Va, USA
I have also experienced problems with firefox lately, it goes into perputal downloading when I try to open a .pdf, but IE works OK.
I know this doesn't help but, look forward to seeing if you get any answers.

Re: Firefox vs. IE [Re: forqnc] #181391
10/06/08 04:03 PM
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gfretwell  Online Content

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Joined: Jul 2004
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Estero,Fl,usa
I heard some guys over in Fine Homebuilding complaining about Firefox 3 hanging on graphic files.
My old 2.0.0.16 seems OK. Newer is not always better I guess.

sign me "stuck in the 20th century" (W/98)


Greg Fretwell
Re: Firefox vs. IE [Re: gfretwell] #181394
10/06/08 06:05 PM
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mbhydro  Offline
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Joined: Feb 2003
Posts: 349
Winnipeg MB Canada
I am having the same problem with this site starting about one month ago with firefox 3.0.3. When it does lock up it does show something to do with chat. As this is a new XP PC I didn't say anything as I am still tweaking it to get it to run like I want it.

If I exit the site and say to keep my tabs for next time I can come back in and continue on without any problem

Re: Firefox vs. IE [Re: mbhydro] #181445
10/08/08 06:45 AM
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SteveFehr  Offline
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Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 1,213
Chesapeake, VA
I've had Firefox randomly crash on me twice after clicking a link on this site. It's happened in multiple versions, always the latest update.


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