User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win 9x 4.90; en-US; rv:1.7.6) Gecko/20050317 Firefox/1.0.2 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Win 9x 4.90; en-US; rv:1.7.6) Gecko/20050317 Firefox/1.0.2 Running Firefox 1.0.2 tried to update to 1.03 or 1.0.4. On startup can not open default home page. Message: "WWW. ****(anything)" could not be found. Please checkName and try again." Get this message no matter what URL i use. Go back to 1.0.2 and all works. Tried deleting all Mozilla and Firefox folders, datasets, and registry entries, still 1.0.3 and 1.0.4 still won't work. Recently installed Symantec's Norton Internet Security. I'm missing something but don't know what... Have uninstalled 1.0.2 reboot install 1.0.3 reboot still fails. Tried a new profile still no-go. Thanks Marty Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. 2. 3. Actual Results: Receive message WWW.xxxx.xxx could not bee found. Please check name and try again. Expected Results: Display a page. System doesn't crash. If I bring up IE 6 it works. Workaround is to reinstall 1.0.2.
You need to configure your firewall to allow the new version of Firefox to access the internet. See bug 291080 comment 1, bug 290658, bug 291345, bug 287464, and others. *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 291080 ***