When I try and open my localhost in the address bar in FF 1.5, the page doesn't load. There is not error displayed, just the page I was on before. When I type [localhost...] this doesn't load, however both [127.0.0.1...] and [192.168.8.1...] work!?
Anyone else experiencing this, and/or got a solution?
Help would be greatly appreciated Chris
6:42 pm on Dec 10, 2005 (gmt 0)
Is localhost defined in your hosts file? It may be missing or altered, which would mean that the name would not resolve.
7:31 pm on Dec 10, 2005 (gmt 0)
Well localhost resolves in IE so it must be in the hosts file. Its just in firefox.
7:56 pm on Dec 10, 2005 (gmt 0)
Don't depend on that as proof. Check the hosts file directly. IE could be resolving localhost as 127.0.0.1 internally without referencing the hosts file.
8:15 pm on Dec 10, 2005 (gmt 0)
I have checked the hosts file and it is fine
8:57 pm on Dec 10, 2005 (gmt 0)
Has always worked for me.
9:03 pm on Dec 10, 2005 (gmt 0)
It always worked for me until I installed 1.5. Maybe I should try to rollback to 1.0.7.
Thanks for the help
9:19 pm on Dec 10, 2005 (gmt 0)
Did you uninstall 1.0.7 before you upgraded to 1.5?
8:22 am on Dec 11, 2005 (gmt 0)
NO! Is there anyway I can recover from that? I have tried a complete uninstall, deleting all of the application data as well completely uninstalling the program, but it disn't help.