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Post Posted July 4th, 2017, 2:16 pm

I am using a sports forum it says am banned on Firefox not on IE how do I see the forum on Firefox

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Post Posted July 4th, 2017, 2:29 pm

Moving to Firefox Support.

What sports forum (URL?) and what is the exact text of the error message?

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Post Posted July 4th, 2017, 2:38 pm

DanRaisch am using a sports forum SBR https://www.sportsbookreview.com/forum/ it says am banned on Firefox not on IE how do I see the forum on Firefox



You have been banned for the following reason:
No reason was specified.

Date the ban will be lifted: Never

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Post Posted July 4th, 2017, 2:40 pm

Clear the browser cache (use menu path Tools->Options->Advanced->Network tab->click on "Clear Now" button.)

Delete any cookies relating to the site(s) involved (Tools->Options->Privacy->Firefox will "Use custom settings for History"->Show Cookies button).

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Post Posted July 4th, 2017, 3:59 pm

DanRaisch did not work using Firefox 54 64bit can you give me the directions again please

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Post Posted July 4th, 2017, 4:25 pm

Are you sure it is an account ban and not a IP ban?

Do you use the same IP or proxy with both web browsers?

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Post Posted July 4th, 2017, 4:30 pm

Have you tried changing your user-agent with something like the User-Agent Switcher addon? You can set it to IE for that site and maybe it'll work if your account isn't banned.

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Post Posted July 4th, 2017, 4:37 pm

It would be odd if they are banning people based on what web browser useragent they are displaying.

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Post Posted July 4th, 2017, 4:45 pm

James wrote:It would be odd if they are banning people based on what web browser useragent they are displaying.

Agree but try going to youtube with anything but the very latest and you'll be blocked from doing most things. I've been to sites where it's Chrome only but changing the user agent does trick it for now. So if this site wants only IE they wouldn't be the first.

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Post Posted July 4th, 2017, 5:07 pm

applepen, I just went to that site and it's working fine for me. Are you having problems signing in or is it like that all the time?

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Post Posted July 4th, 2017, 6:36 pm

marty60 having problems signing in

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Post Posted July 4th, 2017, 7:28 pm

You can try and see if changing the user string to IE resolves it without even installing an addon.

In the address bar type about:config. In the search bar copy in this:

general.useragent.override

If the preference isn't there right click to create a string and give it that name.

In the string copy in this:

Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; Trident/7.0; rv:11.0) like Gecko

Then try signing in. If it works then you know it's a browser problem. You should contact the admin at that forum to find out why it's not signing you in with firefox.

To go back to the default string right click general.useragent.override and reset.

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Post Posted July 4th, 2017, 7:46 pm

marty60 having problems signing in with my account you want to try for me at SBR please

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Post Posted July 4th, 2017, 8:04 pm

You want me to sign up with that forum, I'm not a member or do you want me to try with your account?

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Post Posted July 4th, 2017, 8:29 pm

marty60 want you to try with my account can I pm you here ?

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