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  1. AliceWyman 4805 posts
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    This Thunderbird article was created today and is pending review/approval. The article's History shows this comment:


    According to https://support.mozilla.org/questions/1105122, the issue described here https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/get-latest-version-firefox-windows-xp-vista affects Thunderbird too.


    I don't review Thunderbird articles (I don't use TB and don't have it installed) but I wanted to post this thread for Thunderbird editors/reviewers.

    For references and related discussion, see the kbforum for the How can I get the latest version of Firefox on Windows XP or Vista? article.

    This Thunderbird article was created today and is pending review/approval. The article's History shows this comment: ----- According to https://support.mozilla.org/questions/1105122, the issue described here https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/get-latest-version-firefox-windows-xp-vista affects Thunderbird too. ----- I don't review Thunderbird articles (I don't use TB and don't have it installed) but I wanted to post this thread for Thunderbird editors/reviewers. For references and related discussion, see the [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/get-latest-version-firefox-windows-xp-vista/discuss kbforum] for the [[How can I get the latest version of Firefox on Windows XP or Vista?]] article.
  2. ideato 567 posts
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    Note that the /all/ can serve 38.5.1 in xp with sp2, BUT you can not install, it is not the same as firefox (the /all/ serve 43.0.1 not 43.0.4, and needs update to 43.0.4)

    https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/38.5.1/releasenotes/

    you need as the article said the 38.5.0 and then update to 38.5.1.

    Note that the [https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/all/ /all/] c'''an serve 38.5.1 in xp with sp2''', BUT '''you can not install''', it is not the same as firefox (the [https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all/ /all/] serve 43.0.1 not 43.0.4, and needs update to 43.0.4) https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/38.5.1/releasenotes/ you need as the article said the 38.5.0 and then update to 38.5.1.
  3. AliceWyman 4805 posts
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    Related bug report:

    Bug 1240511 - Thunderbird download page should offer 38.5.0 to Windows XP and Vista users

    Related bug report: [https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1240511 Bug 1240511] - Thunderbird download page should offer 38.5.0 to Windows XP and Vista users