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Fire IE DLL doesn't work!!!!!!!!!!!!!! That's my problem!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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I JUST loaded Firefox to my Windows 7 64 bit laptop...after researching to find that there is an IE addon to make the transition easier (Fire IE DDL). It seems that you forget to mention that it doesn't work on 64 bit. I've been dealing with this for hours before finding out. Something against 64 bit computers?!? Fed up and ready to uninstall. The only reason I did install Firefox was to be able to use a userscript that isn't compatible with IE. When are you going to fix the addon?!? Feeling like a third-class citizen here. Nice welcome. Thanks.

I JUST loaded Firefox to my Windows 7 64 bit laptop...after researching to find that there is an IE addon to make the transition easier (Fire IE DDL). It seems that you forget to mention that it doesn't work on 64 bit. I've been dealing with this for hours before finding out. Something against 64 bit computers?!? Fed up and ready to uninstall. The only reason I did install Firefox was to be able to use a userscript that isn't compatible with IE. When are you going to fix the addon?!? Feeling like a third-class citizen here. Nice welcome. Thanks.

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Welcome to Firefox!

Fire IE and the IE Tab family of add-ons -- not created or maintained by Mozilla -- are designed to embed certain components of Internet Explorer into a Firefox tab so that you can use IE from inside Firefox when IE is required by a particular site. This was very useful 10 years ago, but over time, I think the number of situations in which you would want to do that have dropped to barely any. It's simpler to use IE directly when a site only works in IE. Also, I suspect userscripts won't work on pages in IE tabs.

Was there anything in particular that you wanted to make easier in Firefox?

  • If you need help with Greasemonkey or particular user scripts, there are a number of support volunteers who are familiar with these add-ons.
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No idea, we do not these things at Support but the next Firefox Ver 55 is out Aug 8th.

We also have nothing to do with plug-ins or Extensions you would have to contact the developer of it hi@fireie.org

Please let us know if this solved your issue or if need further assistance.

No idea, we do not these things at Support but the next Firefox Ver 55 is out Aug 8th. We also have nothing to do with plug-ins or Extensions you would have to contact the developer of it hi@fireie.org Please let us know if this solved your issue or if need further assistance.
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Welcome to Firefox!

Fire IE and the IE Tab family of add-ons -- not created or maintained by Mozilla -- are designed to embed certain components of Internet Explorer into a Firefox tab so that you can use IE from inside Firefox when IE is required by a particular site. This was very useful 10 years ago, but over time, I think the number of situations in which you would want to do that have dropped to barely any. It's simpler to use IE directly when a site only works in IE. Also, I suspect userscripts won't work on pages in IE tabs.

Was there anything in particular that you wanted to make easier in Firefox?

  • If you need help with Greasemonkey or particular user scripts, there are a number of support volunteers who are familiar with these add-ons.
Welcome to Firefox! Fire IE and the IE Tab family of add-ons -- not created or maintained by Mozilla -- are designed to embed certain components of Internet Explorer into a Firefox tab so that you can use IE from inside Firefox when IE is required by a particular site. This was very useful 10 years ago, but over time, I think the number of situations in which you would want to do that have dropped to barely any. It's simpler to use IE directly when a site only works in IE. Also, I suspect userscripts won't work on pages in IE tabs. Was there anything in particular that you wanted to make easier in Firefox? * If you need to copy Favorites or other data from IE to Firefox, check out this article: [[Import Bookmarks and personal data from another browser]]. * If you need help with Greasemonkey or particular user scripts, there are a number of support volunteers who are familiar with these add-ons.
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Mozilla makes it sound as if the addons are simple and convenient. Not so, unless you're a developer, which I am not.

I'll muddle through all the myriad of semantics to make Firefox usable, but I'm not impressed. Luckily, I have the userscript working and it's a good one.  :) Thanks for the help and information.

Mozilla makes it sound as if the addons are simple and convenient. Not so, unless you're a developer, which I am not. I'll muddle through all the myriad of semantics to make Firefox usable, but I'm not impressed. Luckily, I have the userscript working and it's a good one. :) Thanks for the help and information.
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jscher2000
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There are a lot of simple and convenient add-ons, but that wasn't one of them, sorry.

What other semantics are causing issues for you?

There are a lot of simple and convenient add-ons, but that wasn't one of them, sorry. What other semantics are causing issues for you?
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It’s all the details that make a browser work better; i.e. ad blocker, tabs, organization. I don’t need another full time job to set up a browser that I’m only using because I’m forced to. I’ve decided to use Firefox in the background as a secondary browser as a means to an end. Thanks for your kind assistance.

It’s all the details that make a browser work better; i.e. ad blocker, tabs, organization. I don’t need another full time job to set up a browser that I’m only using because I’m forced to. I’ve decided to use Firefox in the background as a secondary browser as a means to an end. Thanks for your kind assistance.
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jscher2000
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Well, if you wouldn't mind, after using Firefox for a while, feel free to report back on what needs to be made easier/clearer for people like you who are very familiar with IE.

And this is a well-regarded ad blocker: https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/ublock-origin/

Well, if you wouldn't mind, after using Firefox for a while, feel free to report back on what needs to be made easier/clearer for people like you who are very familiar with IE. And this is a well-regarded ad blocker: https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/ublock-origin/
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