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Re: [vox-tech] Firefox and MSN
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Re: [vox-tech] Firefox and MSN



Robert G. Scofield said:
> I gave a friend some LUGOD-inspired advice to switch her browser from
> Internet Explorer to Firefox.  She is trying to, but there's a catch.
> Her ISP is MSN.  When she connects to MSN with Internet Explorer she
> gets the membership webpage which allows her to do things like check
> e-mail, etc.  But when she connects to MSN with Firefox she gets the
> same webpage that any of us non-members would get.  So it's almost like
> you can't be a member of MSN without using Internet Explorer.
>
> Does anybody know how to fix this problem?  I realize that this is not
> the best list to ask about how to connect to MSN, but does anyone have
> an idea of what we can do to get Firefox to connect to MSN in such a way
>  as to give her a membership webpage?

Would changing the user agent string help?  There's an extension you can
get for Firefox which allows you to do just that:

http://update.mozilla.org/extensions/moreinfo.php?id=59&vid=62&category=


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