User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.5) Gecko/20031007 Firebird/0.7 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.6) Gecko/20040206 Firefox/0.8 With a VPN/intranet networking (which may block other E-mail server such as hotmail and Yahoo E-mail), Yahoo cannot launch on Firefox, nor can we add it to bookmark. It tested OK with Internet Explorer. This is serious because Yahoo is very popular. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Open Mozilla Firefox0.8 browser. 2. Type in “www.yahoo.com” and Press “Enter” key. 3. It says Done, but notice the website doesn't launch 4. Try to “Add to bookmarks”, 5. Notice that the added bookmark is not for “yahoo.com” Actual Results: www.yahoo.com cannot launch, it cannot be added to bookmarks either Expected Results: www.yahoo.com can launch successfully, and can be added to bookmarks
I have not seen this behaviour and can open yahoo.com perfectly. If we couldn't open yahoo we'd have dozens of bugs by now. Are you sure this isn't a networking/proxy problem? Does shift-reload have any effect?
The problem maybe from the interface between proxy and Firefox. Please be noted that IE has no problem with that (with the same proxy).
If you test Mozilla 1.6, do you get the same effect? Are the settings used by IE and Firefox identical?
resolving WORKSFORME due to lack of response from reporter in one month.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 15 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
sorry for bugspam, long-overdue mass reassign of ancient QA contact bugs, filter on "beltznerLovesGoats" to get rid of this mass change
QA Contact: mconnor → bookmarks
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