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#1 Q695

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Posted 31 October 2013 - 01:37 AM

Does anyone know why firefox defaults to google if you type in an address that isn't "localhost/.../?", but when I put in it worked perfectly?

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Posted 18 November 2013 - 02:44 AM

localhost isn't being seen as a valid web address, so it doing a google search instead


You can modify the browsers behavior



can even change in your hosts file to redirect somewhere else  localhost

localhost get-a-domain-name.com

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