why does WinSCP work, but firefox not?

Steve smorrey at gmail.com
Wed Jan 30 23:34:14 MST 2008


AOL Internet tools are actually made by McAfee,  so if it happened for
AOL, there is a good chance similar behavior would be exhibited with
McAfee which is much more likely to be installed on the machine.


On Jan 30, 2008 10:40 PM, Joel Finlinson <joel at finlinson.net> wrote:
> <snip>
>
> > I guess the fact that WinSCP seems to work, is what throws me, but perhaps
> > > that is just cause it works locally, but not out on the greater 'Net.
> > >
> > > Ideas?
> > >
> > > scott
>
>
>        Does this machine have AOL installed on it?  A recent update from AOL
> called Parental Controls will disable all internet browsing except through
> the AOL browser (IE, Opera, Firefox, Netscape will all be disabled).  Find
> and kill any AOL software on the machine and I would get that it will start
> working again.
>
>    JOEL
>
>
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