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

Markus Staas markus at staas.biz
Fri Jul 22 10:56:05 CDT 2005


it happened to me as well, as son as I typed http://localhost or the IP a
password box would come up in firefox.

There were no new permission to set, my problem was that the personal
webserver installation was messed as I installed dotnet framework on my
machine. I reinstalled pws after the dotnet installation and everything went

I hope this might help you.


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[mailto:thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org] On Behalf Of Michele Foster
Sent: Freitag, 22. Juli 2005 18:27
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Subject: [thelist] Setting permissions so localhost can be used by Firefox

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. 

Michele Foster
Mishka's Playground - http://mishka.ca/
WizarDev - http://wizardev.ca/

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