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THUNDER KEEPS TELLING ME IHAVE WIN XP BUT I HAVE WIN 7 HOME EDITION...WHAT IS GOING ON ??????

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I AM TRYING TO UP DATE TO NEWER VERSION OF THUNDER. BUT FIREFOX REFUSES !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I DO HAVE WIN 7 HOME ED. YOUR EDUCATED GUESS IS WRONG

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thanks for all the help...I am not quite sure how it happened but today it was as it should be with update 60........ once again thanks

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Hi MALEON, Windows might be running the application in "XP Compatibility" mode. Here's how you can switch it back to Windows 7 native mode.

For Firefox, Thunderbird presumably is similar:

Find the icon you use to start Firefox, and either:

  • Right-click a desktop shortcut, then click Properties
  • Right-click a Firefox icon pinned to the Taskbar then right-click Mozilla Firefox, then click Properties

You should clear all the boxes on the Compatibility tab for best results (giant screenshot below).

Any difference the next time you start Firefox -- can you update?

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PROBLEM SOLVED IN THUNDERBIRD BUT NOT IN FIRE FOX. WHEN I CHANGE IN FIREFOX THE PROGRAM WILL NOT RUN, BUT THUNDER DOES . ANY SUGESTIONS AND THANKS FOR THE HELP

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Do you get an error message in Firefox? What happens, exactly?

Also, please turn off your CAPS LOCK key on this forum.

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In text talk, that is shouting.

MALEON said

WHEN I CHANGE IN FIREFOX THE PROGRAM WILL NOT RUN

Make sure you made the right changes.

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You can check this pref on the about:config page to see if resist fingerprinting (RFP) is enabled and if this pref is user set (bold) reset to false via the right-click context menu.

  • privacy.resistFingerprinting = false

You can open the about:config page via the location/address bar. You can accept the warning and click "I accept the risk!" to continue.

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thanks for all the help...I am not quite sure how it happened but today it was as it should be with update 60........ once again thanks