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    Hotmail looks weird in Firefox


    Why does hotmail look so weird in Firefox? There are no images when I'm logged in and it looks different than usually.

    I use Firefox 1.5.0.1 and it also looked like that in 1.0.7.

    What could be wrong?

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    More than likely Hotmail (owned by Microsoft) is using non-standard code in its pages that causes it to only render correctly in Microsoft Internet Explorer.
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    That's odd, when I use my hotmail account (only for msn messenger, got gmal bt i have over 150 contacts and it is a pain to transfer them) on firefox it is fine.... I could give you a gmail account if you like.

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    I have a hotmail account and it looks the same whether I am in IE or FF 1.5 or Linux with FF 1.5.
    It could be you changed something in the way FF renders images.

    If I were you I would take onlinebacon's offer of Gmail. It is much better than Hotmail, IMO.
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    Quote Originally Posted by onlinebacon
    That's odd, when I use my hotmail account (only for msn messenger, got gmal bt i have over 150 contacts and it is a pain to transfer them) on firefox it is fine.... I could give you a gmail account if you like.
    Thanks, but I already have one. But my parents use Hotmail. I've offered them a gmail, but they are used to Hotmail.

    It's probably something with the setup. It looks normal on other computers where I've used Firefox. But I've not experienced problems with other sites.

    About those contacts of yours, I transferred mine somehow. It's something with a .cvs file. You can read it here: http://gmail.google.com/support/bin/...py?answer=8301

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    you said some images weren't there. Are you using Adblock?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigtomrodney
    you said some images weren't there. Are you using Adblock?
    I'm not sure, but I don't think so. That would also block content on other sites, right? It's only hotmail that looks like that.

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