links in browser go to 'server not found' when in fact it's a good url




10 years ago
8 years ago


(Reporter: kendeltay, Unassigned)


3.5 Branch

Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)


(Whiteboard: [CLOSEME 2011-2-25])



10 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; Intel Mac OS X 10.5; en-US; rv: Gecko/20090715 Firefox/3.5.1
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; Intel Mac OS X 10.5; en-US; rv: Gecko/20090715 Firefox/3.5.1

The links in my Gmail account have recently (after downloading the latest FF) been sending me to 'Server Not found'. When I copy the URL and paste it into Stainless or Safari I get the url with no problem. This has happened repeatedly to ALL my links in Gmail as well a links from other webpages. 

Hope this helps. If you need, I could send you a screen shot to better illustrate. Please let me know. Thank you for your time and understanding

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Open Gmail
2.Click on a link
Actual Results:  
After clicking on link you will go to the url ( but the web page will say: "Server not found" 
Firefox can't find the server at



    *   Check the address for typing errors such as
 instead of

    *   If you are unable to load any pages, check your computer's network

    *   If your computer or network is protected by a firewall or proxy, make sure
          that Firefox is permitted to access the Web.

Expected Results:

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Reporter, are you still seeing this issue with Firefox 3.6.13 or later in safe mode or a fresh profile? If not, please close. These links can help you in your testing.
Whiteboard: [CLOSEME 2011-2-25]
This bug has had the CLOSEME tag for several weeks and the date in the tag is far gone. If the reporter can still see this issue, Please retest with Firefox 3.6.x or later and a new profile ( Then please remove the closeme tag in the whiteboard, mark the bug against the proper version and comment on the bug.
Last Resolved: 8 years ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
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