Hotmail Problem in Firefox

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by TheKid7, May 6, 2012.

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  1. TheKid7
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    On one of my 3 PC's I am able to login and logout of hotmail, but I cannot open E-Mails or access folders other than the Inbox (Firefox Only). If I click on an E-Mail or folder nothing happens. The problem started recently. I am not sure if it was related to the latest Sun Java Update. I always have my web browsers Sandboxed except when I update software related to the Sandbox.

    What could be the cause of this problem? Any ideas on how to correct the problem?

    Thanks in Advance.
  2. Cudni
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    Cudni Global Moderator

    other browser can open all folders? Are you blocking scripting?
  3. TheKid7
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    I found out the the problem is related to Firefox 12 and the Foxit Reader Plugin.

    Disabling the Foxit Reader Plugin causes the problem to go away. I tried uninstalling Foxit Reader, Restarting and then Re-installing Foxit Reader, but the problem came back. I found out that some people (Firefox 12 + Foxit Reader) are having this issue and others are not.
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  5. kontakos
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    +1

    You are a lifesaver TheKid7! :thumb:

    Noticed this problem a few days ago and felt terribly frustrated as I could read my mail in IE but not in Firefox 12.

    Disabled the Foxit Reader plugin and everything is back to normal.
  6. ASM
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    Hi, thanks for your findings. In fact, you should rephrase the title. LOL.
  7. TheKid7
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    Today I see in the above Foxit Forum link, a Foxit Moderator has acknowleged the problem and indicated that they are working at resolving the problem.
  8. buckshee
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    Now that's weird. I had the same problem with Hptmail but it was caused by Avira web checker. I would get in to Hotmail, not be able to select folders unless I logged out and then back in again. If I disabled Avira Web scan - no problem. By the way I don't have Foxit installed
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