Receive an error when trying to connect to Yahoo Mail

RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 396683

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RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 396683
11 years ago
11 years ago

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(Reporter: lenlangevin, Unassigned)

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Description

11 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8.1.7) Gecko/20070914 Firefox/2.0.0.7
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8.1.7) Gecko/20070914 Firefox/2.0.0.7

When trying to connect to mail.yahoo.com, an error page is generated with the following message:

The page isn't redirecting properly

Firefox has detected that the server is redirecting the request for this address in a way that will never complete.

    *   This problem can sometimes be caused by disabling or refusing to accept
          cookies.

My security setting are to accept cookies until they expire.

I can access Yahoo Mail using IE 7.

The problem started Sept. 19/07

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Go to mail.yahoo.com

Actual Results:  
The following error page/message is generated:

The page isn't redirecting properly

Firefox has detected that the server is redirecting the request for this address in a way that will never complete.

    *   This problem can sometimes be caused by disabling or refusing to accept
          cookies.

Expected Results:  
I should be able to log in to my Yahoo Mail account.

The problem started Sept. 19 after the latest Firefox update. I accessed my Yahoo account without problem prior to that.
do yahoo mail work when you delete the yahoo cookies, see https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=396683#c3
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Comment 2

11 years ago
Clearing cookies and cache solved access problem.
okay, thanks for your feedback, so it seems the same problem as in 396683
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 11 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Duplicate of bug: 396683
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