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My Firefox says it's 7.0.1 but webpages and the Firefox update page say I am using an old version. What is going on?

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I have Firefox 7.0.1. It says this in the Help-->About section of my Firefox. It says I am up to date. However, when I navigate to the updates page online, it says I am out of date. And some websites, like Pandora, say I'm running an old version of Firefox that is not compatible with their website. Any help would be appreciated. Google Chrome won't open Java, Firefox won't update, but IE works fine...how weird is that? What happened to my world?!?

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Your UserAgent string in Firefox is messed up by another program that you installed.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_Agent

type about:config in the URL bar and hit Enter
If you see the warning, you can confirm that you want to access that page.
Filter = general.useragent.
Right-click the preferences that are bold, one line at a time, and select Reset.
Then restart Firefox

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Your UserAgent string in Firefox is messed up by another program that you installed.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_Agent

type about:config in the URL bar and hit Enter
If you see the warning, you can confirm that you want to access that page.
Filter = general.useragent.
Right-click the preferences that are bold, one line at a time, and select Reset.
Then restart Firefox

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