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Will google toolbar work with Firefox 8?

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I am using Firefox 4.0.1 and never upgraded because Google Toolbar won't work with Firefox 7. Has this been resolved with Firefox 8?

I am using Firefox 4.0.1 and never upgraded because Google Toolbar won't work with Firefox 7. Has this been resolved with Firefox 8?

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cor-el
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No, Google has ended support for the Google Toolbar in Firefox 5+. * http://googletoolbarhelp.blogspot.com/2011/07/update-on-google-toolbar-for-firefox.html Toolbar not available for Firefox 5 or newer versions: * http://www.google.com/support/toolbar/bin/answer.py?answer=1342452&topic=15356 * http://kb.mozillazine.org/Using_Google_Toolbar_features_without_toolbars
Michael Verdi
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We also have an article with more information - [[Google Toolbar is not compatible with Firefox]]
sctl 35 solutions 219 answers

Google's page says that their toolbar works in Firefox version 2.0 - 4.0.*.

Old browser versions are not necessarily secure, so you should always upgrade to the newest version for the best security. Look for add-ons -- there are many -- that replace the toolbar functionality, like Googlebar Lite.

[http://www.google.com/toolbar/ff/index.html Google's page] says that their toolbar works in Firefox version 2.0 - 4.0.*. Old browser versions are not necessarily secure, so you should always upgrade to the newest version for the best security. Look for add-ons -- there are many -- that replace the toolbar functionality, like [https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/googlebar-lite/ Googlebar Lite].
James
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sctl, this thread was already answered.

sctl, this thread was already answered.
edmccabe54 0 solutions 1 answers

toolbarlite works great. amazed i had response, let alone one that worked. try that with ie if your feeling amazingly lucky.

toolbarlite works great. amazed i had response, let alone one that worked. try that with ie if your feeling amazingly lucky.
kattekop1980 0 solutions 1 answers

Work's like a charm! Thank you very Much!!!

Work's like a charm! Thank you very Much!!!
abes137 0 solutions 1 answers

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Firefox has Google Shortcuts addon instead in newer versions.

Firefox has Google Shortcuts addon instead in newer versions.
jlee949 0 solutions 2 answers

So all of that was interesting reading however I would still like to know how I can simply DELETE the Google toolbar. I will miss it but it's a problem. I guess that my other choice would be to delete Firefox and download Opera instead. I've used Firefox for a long time and I would miss that as well. Why can't life be simpler and everyone get along.

There are things about Windows I hate and things about Mac's I hate yet I use both of them. So why are so many people have trouble getting rid of Google's toolbar? Did they do something to prevent an easy uninstall?

John

So all of that was interesting reading however I would still like to know how I can simply DELETE the Google toolbar. I will miss it but it's a problem. I guess that my other choice would be to delete Firefox and download Opera instead. I've used Firefox for a long time and I would miss that as well. Why can't life be simpler and everyone get along. There are things about Windows I hate and things about Mac's I hate yet I use both of them. So why are so many people have trouble getting rid of Google's toolbar? Did they do something to prevent an easy uninstall? John
kickerofelves 0 solutions 1 answers

There is a Firefox add-on that works with FF8 called googlebar lite. It's missing a few things (like a gmail button) from the original googlebar but gets you 80-90% of the way there:

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/googlebar-lite/

There is a Firefox add-on that works with FF8 called googlebar lite. It's missing a few things (like a gmail button) from the original googlebar but gets you 80-90% of the way there: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/googlebar-lite/
JKRJKR 0 solutions 7 answers

I still use firefox 4 because of google search .....if i update to f/f 8 what search engine should i use? i can just no imagine no google..

help this old grammy find out what to do...please help me

I still use firefox 4 because of google search .....if i update to f/f 8 what search engine should i use? i can just no imagine no google.. help this old grammy find out what to do...please help me
Michael Verdi
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JKRJKR - Firefox has a built-in Google search. Learn more about - Use the Search bar in Firefox and manage search engines

JKRJKR - Firefox has a built-in Google search. Learn more about - [[Search bar]]
AliceWyman
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Since the thread has been marked as "solved" I'm locking this thread. If anyone has other questions please start a new thread.

Since the thread has been marked as "solved" I'm locking this thread. If anyone has other questions please start a new thread.