Firewall Blocks a Page in Firefox, but not Chrome

  thegreypanther 28 Feb 13
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I have a page on the "Times" website which I used to regularly access using Firefox, but which I now can't get on to. The message which eventually appears tells me that a firewall may be blocking access to this page.

I can access other pages on the "Times" website, and I can access this particular page (Puzzles) using Chrome.

Is it possible for a firewall to block access to a particular page in a particular browser, and, if so, how can I unblock this?

  Woolwell 28 Feb 13

I doubt that a firewall is blocking a specific page in one browser only.

Suggest that you clear your cache/browsing history in Firefox and try again.

  thegreypanther 28 Feb 13

Woolwell

Many thanks, - your suggestion is spot on! Really grateful.

Curious, though, that the "Times" website suggests that the firewall may be to blame.

  difarn 28 Feb 13

Some crosswords in newspapers on line require the use of java and as a result of recent scares a lot of people have disabled theirs - Firefox itself disabled it in their browser for a while.

  Woolwell 28 Feb 13

You can get a "duff" page and clearing it sometimes helps.

  MuDelta 23 Mar 13

thegreypanther

Surely your problem is solved; if so mark it as such. I had a similar problem and it was the firewall! I changed firewall and all was OK.

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