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Windows 7: Windows 7 is blocking Twitter

22 Feb 2010   #1

Windows 7
 
 
Windows 7 is blocking Twitter

Have been unable to log in to Twitter for over a week with any browser. Tried clearing cache, turning off firewall to no avail. Ran Spybot but nothing was found. Was able to log in through a proxy site for one day but no longer. Tried MSIE 8 and Firefox 3.6 on ASUS U50A laptop. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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22 Feb 2010   #2
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Windows 7 Ultimate - 64-bit | Windows 8 Pro - 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by HarryPrince View Post
Have been unable to log in to Twitter for over a week with any browser. Tried clearing cache, turning off firewall to no avail. Ran Spybot but nothing was found. Was able to log in through a proxy site for one day but no longer. Tried MSIE 8 and Firefox 3.6 on ASUS U50A laptop. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Hello Welcome to SF,

What exactly is happening ?? Your getting some error ?? Could you provide us some more information

- Captain
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23 Feb 2010   #3

Windows 7
 
 
Windows 7 is blocking Twitter

Hi:

This is the error message I get when trying to open Twitter in a tab:
File not found

Firefox can't find the file at jar:file:///C:/Program Files (x86)/Mozilla Firefox/chrome/en-US.jar!/locale/browser-region/region.propertiestwitter.

* Check the file name for capitalization or other typing errors.

* Check to see if the file was moved, renamed or deleted.
Thanks again for any suggestions.
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23 Feb 2010   #4
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate - 64-bit | Windows 8 Pro - 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by HarryPrince View Post
Hi:

This is the error message I get when trying to open Twitter in a tab:
File not found

Firefox can't find the file at jar:file:///C:/Program Files (x86)/Mozilla Firefox/chrome/en-US.jar!/locale/browser-region/region.propertiestwitter.

* Check the file name for capitalization or other typing errors.

* Check to see if the file was moved, renamed or deleted.
Thanks again for any suggestions.
You wanna look these two links

address bar search doesn't work

Address bar wont work correctly • mozillaZine Forums

Good Luck,
Captain
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24 Feb 2010   #5

Windows 7
 
 
Windows 7 is blocking Twitter

Hello and thanks for the suggestions. I launched Firefox in safe mode and got the same error message: File not found... I have also looked at the host file but didn't see anything that looked wrong. I still believe the problem is not with the browsers but with either the computer or the ISP. If you have any more ideas I would love to try.

Thank you.
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