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Want to keep Firefox ESR version 52 since later versions are not accessible with Jaws for Windows version 16.

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I was using Firefox ESR version 52 just fine for many weeks now. Suddenly, upon restarting my computer just earlier today and opening Firefox again, it automatically updated to Firefox version 6.0, which is inaccessible with my version of Jaws For Windows (16). I am aware of more recent Jaws updates, but I am content with Jaws 16 and do not have any plans of updating anytime soon. Could a contributor please provide me with a hyperlink to where I can download the "true" Firefox ESR version 5.2? I found a Firefox-oriented page recently, but even when I specifically select older version of Firefox version 5.2, English, Win32, it automatically gives me the neweversion instead. (By the way, upon installing it, I did go into options and select the box that says "ask me to update but don't do it automatically") Thanks in advance.

I was using Firefox ESR version 52 just fine for many weeks now. Suddenly, upon restarting my computer just earlier today and opening Firefox again, it automatically updated to Firefox version 6.0, which is inaccessible with my version of Jaws For Windows (16). I am aware of more recent Jaws updates, but I am content with Jaws 16 and do not have any plans of updating anytime soon. Could a contributor please provide me with a hyperlink to where I can download the "true" Firefox ESR version 5.2? I found a Firefox-oriented page recently, but even when I specifically select older version of Firefox version 5.2, English, Win32, it automatically gives me the neweversion instead. (By the way, upon installing it, I did go into options and select the box that says "ask me to update but don't do it automatically") Thanks in advance.

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  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; Trident/7.0; SLCC2; .NET CLR 2.0.50727; .NET CLR 3.5.30729; .NET CLR 3.0.30729; Media Center PC 6.0; .NET4.0C; .NET4.0E; rv:11.0) like Gecko

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Shadow110 1072 solutions 14836 answers

Hi, not sure but please see this and enquire at Jaws : https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/can-i-use-my-screen-reader-new-firefox

Hi, not sure but please see this and enquire at Jaws : https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/can-i-use-my-screen-reader-new-firefox

Question owner

Hi, Thanks for the response. I read the article, but unfortunately, that doesn't answer my question. Again, I'm not interested in updating to a newer version of Jaws--I'd prefer to remain using v. 16. I just need a link and a way to remain using Firefox 5.2ESR without it automatically updating to v. 6.0. How could I go about doing this? Thank you

Hi, Thanks for the response. I read the article, but unfortunately, that doesn't answer my question. Again, I'm not interested in updating to a newer version of Jaws--I'd prefer to remain using v. 16. I just need a link and a way to remain using Firefox 5.2ESR without it automatically updating to v. 6.0. How could I go about doing this? Thank you
Shadow110 1072 solutions 14836 answers

So your willing to give up Security and allow attacks against your browser because you do not want to update Jaws when there is the option to do so.

Do know that as soon as there is a update for Firefox the existing version comes under attack.

So your willing to give up Security and allow attacks against your browser because you do not want to update Jaws when there is the option to do so. Do know that as soon as there is a update for Firefox the existing version comes under attack.

Question owner

Yes, indeed. I do appreciate you warning me about the security risks, but I do not have the capability to update to the latest version of Jaws right now and its urgent that I have FirefoxESR at my accessible disposal, considering I use it much more than IE or Google Chrome. I appreciate all the help in advance.

Yes, indeed. I do appreciate you warning me about the security risks, but I do not have the capability to update to the latest version of Jaws right now and its urgent that I have FirefoxESR at my accessible disposal, considering I use it much more than IE or Google Chrome. I appreciate all the help in advance.
Shadow110 1072 solutions 14836 answers
https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/52.9.0esr/win64/en-US/