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Disc for protection of online attacks will not open and it says it is corruptedl

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When I opened Firefox I got the following message--

URGENT!

Your version of Firefox is no longer protected against online attacks. Get the upgrade - it’s fast and free! I clicked on the site and downloaded the disc and it would not open

When I opened Firefox I got the following message-- URGENT! Your version of Firefox is no longer protected against online attacks. Get the upgrade - it’s fast and free! I clicked on the site and downloaded the disc and it would not open

Additional System Details

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

This started when...

I downloaded the security upgrade

Installed Plug-ins

  • Netscape Navigator Default Plug-in
  • Runs Java applets using the latest installed versions of Java. For more information: Java Embedding Plugin. Run version test: Java Information.
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • The Flip4Mac WMV Plugin allows you to view Windows Media content using QuickTime.
  • Shockwave Flash 9.0 r124
  • Provides support for Digital Rights Management
  • Java 1.3.1 Plug-in (CFM)
  • Macromedia Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 8.5.1
  • Java 1.3.1 Plug-in

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X Mach-O; en-US; rv:1.8.1.20) Gecko/20081217 Firefox/2.0.0.20

More Information

TonyE
  • Moderator
1044 solutions 8863 answers

Do you have OS X 10.3.9 or earlier? Firefox 3.6 requires at least OS X 10.4 and you get that error if trying to install it on an earlier version of OS X.

The last version of Firefox that works on OS X 10.2 - 10.3.9 is Firefox 2.0.0.20

Do you have OS X 10.3.9 or earlier? Firefox 3.6 requires at least OS X 10.4 and you get that error if trying to install it on an earlier version of OS X. The last version of Firefox that works on OS X 10.2 - 10.3.9 is Firefox 2.0.0.20