[thelist] Setting permissions so localhost can be used by Firefox

Christian Heilmann codepo8 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 22 09:49:39 CDT 2005

> Can someone remind me how to set up the permissions to allow Firefox (and
> others) to access my localhost? IE is working fine. It is not the hosts
> file, as <> localhost, already exists there.
>  This is for WinXP Professional.

Have you tried "localhost" instead of the IP? I never had that
problem, my guess is that your proxy/firewall settings are to blame.

Chris Heilmann 
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