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Some sites won't work in Portable Firefox

Some sites, http://www.gmail.com, http://addons.mozilla.org, and http://sourceforge.net for example, work fine on my native install of Firefox 2.0.0.16, but not on the portable version I have on my flash drive. I have no clue why. Any help would be appreciated.

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"Not Working" means?

You get an error message, not everything loads, certain features missing?

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Problem loading page

I get the vaguely annoying "Problem loading page" error. For some reason, it only does this on my portable version.

(Error Message)

Unable to connect
-----------------

Firefox can't establish a connection to the server at www.[site].com

- The site could be temporarily unavailable or too busy. Try again in a few
moments.

- If you are unable to load any pages, check your computer's network
connection.

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

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I just visited

I just visited :

http://addons.mozilla.org/
and
http://sourceforge.net/

Using FFP 2.0.0.16 and .14

They work fine,
You couldn't pay me to visit gmail Blum

So, it's not FFP 2.0.0.16 itself, perhaps some other setting?

Tim

Things have got to get better, they can't get worse, or can they?

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Weird

I just did a completely new install of firefox portable and tried the websites. Only one that worked was sourceforge. Then I tried my native install and the sites worked perfectly. AUGH...

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Not sure if it matters but it

Not sure if it matters but it can't hurt to ask,
Is your FFP on a flash drive or hard drive.
I am using it from my hard drive.

As I said, it shouldn't matter, but ...

Tim

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Tried both to no avail...

I tried both a fresh install on my flash drive and on my hard drive. Nothing... I doubt this has anything to do with it but the installer is on my flash drive

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:(

This is really weird, all of them work for me.

Alive and kicking!
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Sometimes

its a problem if the installer is on the Flash drive cause it may choke due to the many reads and writes during install. SO its safer to install from the HDD.
Are you sitting behind a proxy or an over-protective firewall?
That might cause problems but then no page would work and not only a few so thats maybe not the problem...

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Nope...

I tested the installer from my hard drive, but that doesn't seem to be the problem. The other weird thing is that I tried portable firefox on my laptop and it can go to the sites. I don't use proxies or a "block everything" firewall. Must be some odd configuration on my pc.

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Before anything else, move to FF 3

Make sure the bug still exists with the new generation of FF before anything else.

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Everything works fine on

Everything works fine on mine.

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