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Cannot get about:config in FFox


Muergo

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I am still struggling to get graphics to appear in Firefox as per my thread of 2/05 in which rdav link took me to Mozilla Knowledge base about it.

I have done most of the recommended cures to no result but there is one that requires entering about:config.

When I put this into the address bar it refuses to load, saying retype.

I have tried combinations with spaces but nothing gets me into the site.

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buteman

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Works ok for me.

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buteman

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Try.Tool.Options.Content and make sure load images automatically is ticked.

See if that helps.

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Muergo

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Everything is ticked or not and all exception boxes are empty.

Re graphics which is the basic problem, when I look at the PC Advisor news page in firefox there are photo/graphics/header missing, if I then change the same tab to view in IE9 then they all appear.

I thought that going from FF4 to FF5 would have fixed it but it hasn't.

I still can't get about:config to run

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Muergo

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For some inexplicable reason suddenly I was able to access about:config so that problem is cleared. BUT having checked the two items that MozillaZine Knowledge base highlights about missing images, both are set correctly no alteration required and I still need to use IE9 if I want to see images.

I have unistalled Skype which was another query and have Adblock turned off, I even disabled all the addons but no go.

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Pine Man

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I would be inclined to remove Firefox completely including the profiles directory, which includes your bookmarks and settings.

I appreciate that you will lose your bookmarks but as you use IE as well I assume that both browsers have the same bookmarks/favourites so they can be imported back into Firefox after re-installation.

If you have tried this my next suggestion would be to remove it all again and then ensure that all references to Firefox are removed from the registry.

Good luck!

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buteman

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I take it you have the proper Flash player installed for Firefox.

Check in add remove it should say Adobe Flash player Plugin.

The Active X one is for I/E.

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