Firefox turned into internet exploiter! What?

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  1. RyanLilly

    RyanLilly No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    What the hell? Why does this say "internet explorer" when it is clearly firefox 3? :meh: :meh: :meh: :meh: :meh::( :( :( :( :( :( :( :confused: :confused: :confused: :confused:

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  2. Battou

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    lol what the hell, I have both browsers on this computer, IE is actually the primary but I use Firefox and I have never seen anything like that.
     
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    Unimaxium TPF Noob!

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    My guess is it's just the TPF web server imitating an IE error page.
     
  4. Chris of Arabia

    Chris of Arabia Herding cats since 1988... Supporting Member

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    Could be tricky seeing as it hasn't succeeded in connecting to the TPF server
     
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    Can you set FF to appear as other browsers to servers like you can with Opera?
     
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    Not to my knowledge, Further more I do not believe that doing so would alter the unable to connect error message recieved by the user.
     
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    Chris of Arabia Herding cats since 1988... Supporting Member

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    Just had a look and I can't find any way of doing that
     
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    There is an extension in Firefox where you can set it to switch between FF/IE. I think it is called IE Tabs. Someone would have had to install it though, so I'd check in your add-ons to see if anyone has been messing with it.
     
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    All you have to do to pretend you're another browser is change the useragent variable.
     
  10. nealjpage

    nealjpage multi format master in a film geek package

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    I see the problem...there's a little apple in the upper left corner. :p
     
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    hahaha! good ol' geek humor
     

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