unable to follow link on a href using explicitly file protocol: <a href=file:/a-path-to-a-file>look at this</a> same trouble if this is in a email. one has to enter it manually on the URL textfield bugTraqID 4502994
*** Bug 100487 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
*** Bug 100486 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
*** Bug 100488 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
*** Bug 100489 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
dup of bug 40538?
Is this link in a web page? if so, this is a security feature -- web content should _not_ load local content. This can be disabled with a pref, of course.
. *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 84128 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 18 years ago
Component: Browser-General → Networking
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Add this line to prefs.js in your user profile directory to disable this security feature: user_pref("security.checkloaduri", false);
Component: Networking → Security: General
QA Contact: doron → bsharma
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