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Updated version will not work on my Mac (10.5.8). Message says not supported on this architecture. How do I get version 7 back.

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I had Firefox version just before the new 8. The icon for the new version has a circle with a crossbar. The application will not open. I want to get my old version back. How?

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Beginning with Firefox 4, Macs must have an Intel x86 processor; your system is a PPC Mac.

The good news is that Firefox 3.6.24 still supports the PPC Mac architecture. The bad news is that support for the Firefox 3.6.x series is likely to end in the first quarter of 2012.

You can try the third-party product TenFourFox that supports PPC Macs. Firefox 8 version of TenFourFox is available. The product is based on Firefox released versions. All support is provided by the developer, not by this site:


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Every time Firefox opened

This started when...

11/9/11

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; PPC Mac OS X 10_5_8) AppleWebKit/534.50.2 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/5.0.6 Safari/533.22.3

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Question owner

Where can I get the older version of Firefox to download.

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Chosen Solution

Beginning with Firefox 4, Macs must have an Intel x86 processor; your system is a PPC Mac.

The good news is that Firefox 3.6.24 still supports the PPC Mac architecture. The bad news is that support for the Firefox 3.6.x series is likely to end in the first quarter of 2012.

You can try the third-party product TenFourFox that supports PPC Macs. Firefox 8 version of TenFourFox is available. The product is based on Firefox released versions. All support is provided by the developer, not by this site:


If this reply solves your problem, please click "Solved It" next to this reply when signed-in to the forum.

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Question owner

Thank you SafeBrowser, I followed your suggestions and was able to get Firefox and all my stuff on it back.