User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; cs; rv:188.8.131.52pre) Gecko/20070415 Firefox/184.108.40.206 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; cs; rv:220.127.116.11pre) Gecko/20070415 Firefox/18.104.22.168 Clicking a bookmark pointing to file://///test/test.html freezes Firefox 22.214.171.124. Minefield freezes only for a few seconds. It seems the five consecutive slashes are the culprit, when I leave only two slashes, the problem disappears. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Create a bookmark pointing to file://///test/test.html 2. Click on the bookmark Actual Results: The browser becomes unresponsive. Expected Results: The browser should show "URL does not exist" error message.
It's because you're trying to access a non-available Windows UNC share.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 11 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Duplicate of bug: 98682
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