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We have a legacy Classic ASP application which makes use of Remote Scripting in a critical module to mimic AJAX (it was written before AJAX became a buzzword). I would like to make Firefox the default browser for our company (most people here use IE; there's no software update services or GPOs defined here so any upgrading has to be a manual process - however it's not that bad as we're a tiny company of only 6 people), but I would like to know if there is any way to get Remote Scripting to work. Right now when I try to access that module with Firefox I get an error stating Cannot locate proxy which supports Remote Scripting.

Is there any way around this or are we stuck with using IE for this module?

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Firefox support probably depends on exactly how Remote scripting is used, as the term encompasses various technologies.

As a quick solution, you could use IETab to embed IE into firefox for sites that need IE. This of course requires a working installation of IE on the system.

Other than that, you'll probably have to analyze the webapp to see what it does.

  • +1, IETab is just the thing for this! – ThatGraemeGuy Jul 15 '09 at 15:05
  • IETab doesn't work on systems that don't have IE – Malfist Jul 15 '09 at 20:42
  • @malfist: Yes, of course, I thought that would be obvious. Still can't hurt to mention it :-). Edited. – sleske Jul 16 '09 at 7:42
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This should be helpful to you:

http://www.eggheadcafe.com/articles/20050514.asp

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