Firefox 3 & Firmware upgrade issue, and resolution for homeclass products.
Reported: Issue with Firefox 3: When trying to upgrade the firmware.
To resolve, either go into settings and turn off Java, or use Firefox 2 or IE6/IE7. Don't forget to turn Java back on so that you will able to surf the website that uses Java.
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Image #1 & #2 will show you that error your receiving with before you make any changes to FireFox.
FireFox 3 "Fixes"
"To resolve, either go into settings and turn off Java"
*NOTEYou should re-enable Java settings after you've upgraded the firmware, so that your sites will work normal again. Assuming they were working with them enabled.
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