firefox doesn't block https with proxy enabled

in internet explorer if it to use our proxy, I CAN NOT get to blocked sites like and so on.  now if i switch over to firefox with the proxy set i can go to https sites all day long.  Why is this and how can i prevent it?

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Maidine FouadEngineerCommented:
Are your browser updated ? what version are you using ?

Did you try loging in as another user on your computer ?

Do you have any firewall that might be blocking a browser ?

Did you check the proxy configuration in ie ? Its in :

Tools->Internet Options->Connections->Lan Settings
bbimisAuthor Commented:
works in Ie as  I mentioned.
doesn't work in firefox version 12
different users make no difference.
Maidine FouadEngineerCommented:
in ie go to Tools->Internet Options->Advanced tab :
Click on "Restore Advanced Settings" (Bottom Right)
Then on the "Privacy" tab :
Click on the "Default" button
Click on the "Security" tab
Click on "Reset all zones to default level"
Click on the Content tab
Click on Clear SSL State
Click on the "General" tab at the top
Click on the "Delete" button
Click on the "Delete All..." button
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bbimisAuthor Commented:
what is strange i found that it was in there correctly but if you go into about:config the network.proxy.ssl was blank
strange. added that and it works just fine now.

one question do you know how to lock it where the user can not type about:config and change it ?
Maidine FouadEngineerCommented:
Via GPO you can disable changing settings


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bbimisAuthor Commented:
great got it. there is also a plugin for firefox called public fox that lets me do what I want to do with a password.
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