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Will google toolbar work 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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No, Google has ended support for the Google Toolbar in Firefox 5+.

Toolbar not available for Firefox 5 or newer versions:

Michael Verdi
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We also have an article with more information - Google Toolbar is no longer compatible with Firefox - Here are some alternatives

sctl 36 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.

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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.

kattekop1980 0 solutions 1 answers

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

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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?


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:


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

Michael Verdi
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JKRJKR - Firefox has a built-in Google search. Learn more about - Search bar - Easily choose your favorite search engine

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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.