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Forum: Windows 7 Forum Yesterday, 02:10 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 67
Views: 124
Posted By R.Wieser
Latest Firefox ESR

mechanic,

But the posts then wouldn't go to a group that belongs in
alt.nostalgia.old-timers where all XP related traffic belongs.

Troll ! Flamewar !! :-)
Forum: General XP issues or comments Yesterday, 02:10 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 67
Views: 163
Posted By R.Wieser
Latest Firefox ESR

mechanic,

But the posts then wouldn't go to a group that belongs in
alt.nostalgia.old-timers where all XP related traffic belongs.

Troll ! Flamewar !! :-)
Forum: Windows 7 Forum Yesterday, 09:52 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 67
Views: 124
Posted By R.Wieser
Latest Firefox ESR

Heck!

Yesterday I changed both the location and tiles URL preferences in
about:config (redirecting them to a local webserver) and a bit later reset
them to their defaults, and now the boot-up...
Forum: General XP issues or comments Yesterday, 09:52 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 67
Views: 163
Posted By R.Wieser
Latest Firefox ESR

Heck!

Yesterday I changed both the location and tiles URL preferences in
about:config (redirecting them to a local webserver) and a bit later reset
them to their defaults, and now the boot-up...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum Yesterday, 09:46 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 67
Views: 124
Posted By R.Wieser
Latest Firefox ESR

Mayayana,

I guess I think of it kind of like.... FF is a flakey but
well meaning friend who often shows up trying to
sell me some new junk.

:-) Not a too-bad description.

I do regard it as...
Forum: General XP issues or comments Yesterday, 09:46 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 67
Views: 163
Posted By R.Wieser
Latest Firefox ESR

Mayayana,

I guess I think of it kind of like.... FF is a flakey but
well meaning friend who often shows up trying to
sell me some new junk.

:-) Not a too-bad description.

I do regard it as...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum Yesterday, 09:15 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 67
Views: 124
Posted By R.Wieser
Latest Firefox ESR

John,

So thank you, but I don't think "I will just hope for the best" and
replace my functioning browser with it.

You can install it _as well as_ your "functioning" browser; in fact...
Forum: General XP issues or comments Yesterday, 09:15 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 67
Views: 163
Posted By R.Wieser
Latest Firefox ESR

John,

So thank you, but I don't think "I will just hope for the best" and
replace my functioning browser with it.

You can install it _as well as_ your "functioning" browser; in fact...
Forum: General XP issues or comments August 13th 18, 07:52 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 67
Views: 163
Posted By R.Wieser
Latest Firefox ESR

Paul,

Posts to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general are archived on Google Groups.

Posts to alt.windows7.general are not archived.

Crossposting to both groups, should cause it to be archived...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum August 13th 18, 07:52 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 67
Views: 124
Posted By R.Wieser
Latest Firefox ESR

Paul,

Posts to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general are archived on Google Groups.

Posts to alt.windows7.general are not archived.

Crossposting to both groups, should cause it to be archived...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum August 13th 18, 07:41 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 67
Views: 124
Posted By R.Wieser
Latest Firefox ESR

Mayayana,

For what it's worth, I always remove all URLs
in about:config.

Yeah, that was pretty-much what I did too (though I prepended all URLs with
a "no place like home" IP, allowing me to...
Forum: General XP issues or comments August 13th 18, 07:41 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 67
Views: 163
Posted By R.Wieser
Latest Firefox ESR

Mayayana,

For what it's worth, I always remove all URLs
in about:config.

Yeah, that was pretty-much what I did too (though I prepended all URLs with
a "no place like home" IP, allowing me to...
Forum: General XP issues or comments August 13th 18, 06:24 PM Posted to microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 3
Views: 30
Posted By R.Wieser
Firefox - Watch Out With Chase !

Geepers,

Making it difficult to complete transactions since a portion of the top of
an inset page is covered by a white bar so I cannot get to the button
needed to proceed

If you feel...
Forum: General XP issues or comments August 13th 18, 06:11 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 67
Views: 163
Posted By R.Wieser
Latest Firefox ESR

Peter,

I see you've changed the follow-up to alt.windows7.general. I do not visit
that newsgroup (guess which newsgroup I'm reading and posting in :-) ).
Further communication would therefore be...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum August 13th 18, 06:11 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 67
Views: 124
Posted By R.Wieser
Latest Firefox ESR

Peter,

I see you've changed the follow-up to alt.windows7.general. I do not visit
that newsgroup (guess which newsgroup I'm reading and posting in :-) ).
Further communication would therefore be...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum August 13th 18, 10:09 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 67
Views: 124
Posted By R.Wieser
Latest Firefox ESR

David,

At the least, SeaMonkey does not protect me from things
from which I definitely do NOT want any protection

In other things it seems to be nannying and worse: as-braindead as FF (52
ESR)...
Forum: General XP issues or comments August 13th 18, 10:09 AM Posted to alt.windows7.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 67
Views: 163
Posted By R.Wieser
Latest Firefox ESR

David,

At the least, SeaMonkey does not protect me from things
from which I definitely do NOT want any protection

In other things it seems to be nannying and worse: as-braindead as FF (52
ESR)...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum August 12th 18, 09:14 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 67
Views: 124
Posted By R.Wieser
Latest Firefox ESR

Mark ,

I got a lot of vague problem statements. One was "it doesn't print". The
user would refuse to give any more information.

A colleague of mine, directly opposite of me, had a problem with...
Forum: General XP issues or comments August 12th 18, 09:14 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 67
Views: 163
Posted By R.Wieser
Latest Firefox ESR

Mark ,

I got a lot of vague problem statements. One was "it doesn't print". The
user would refuse to give any more information.

A colleague of mine, directly opposite of me, had a problem with...
Forum: General XP issues or comments August 12th 18, 02:35 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 67
Views: 163
Posted By R.Wieser
Latest Firefox ESR

Daniel60,

The moderator of the mozilla.support.* groups maintains that ...

Too bad that that isn't made clear in those newsgroups themselves.

Did you also note my suggestion about a...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum August 12th 18, 02:35 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 67
Views: 124
Posted By R.Wieser
Latest Firefox ESR

Daniel60,

The moderator of the mozilla.support.* groups maintains that ...

Too bad that that isn't made clear in those newsgroups themselves.

Did you also note my suggestion about a...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum August 11th 18, 09:26 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 67
Views: 124
Posted By R.Wieser
Latest Firefox ESR

OG,

If I restart Firefox, how do I get to the download folder ????

So, you mean that exit the firefox program, and than doubleclick the FireFox
icon on your desktop to make it appear again. ...
Forum: General XP issues or comments August 11th 18, 09:26 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 67
Views: 163
Posted By R.Wieser
Latest Firefox ESR

OG,

If I restart Firefox, how do I get to the download folder ????

So, you mean that exit the firefox program, and than doubleclick the FireFox
icon on your desktop to make it appear again. ...
Forum: Windows 7 Forum August 11th 18, 08:21 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 67
Views: 124
Posted By R.Wieser
Latest Firefox ESR

David,

The user interfaces, however, are quite different.

In my case I have isolated the DLLs FF 52 uses to set up an SSL connection,
and am fully ignoring the browser part.

But ... Reading...
Forum: General XP issues or comments August 11th 18, 08:21 PM Posted to alt.windows7.general,microsoft.public.windowsxp.general
Replies: 67
Views: 163
Posted By R.Wieser
Latest Firefox ESR

David,

The user interfaces, however, are quite different.

In my case I have isolated the DLLs FF 52 uses to set up an SSL connection,
and am fully ignoring the browser part.

But ... Reading...
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