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I have installed firefox 8.0.1. When I start firefox up it says I have the latest version, but simultaneously there is a warning saying that I do not use the latest version?.

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When I click the firefox icon it tells me that I have firefox 8.0.1.Under is written Firefox-is-up-to-date (shadow line) It also mentions that I use the release-update channel. When i start firefox there is a warning that I do not use the latest version

When I click the firefox icon it tells me that I have firefox 8.0.1.Under is written Firefox-is-up-to-date (shadow line) It also mentions that I use the release-update channel. When i start firefox there is a warning that I do not use the latest version

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Which page opens if you start Firefox?

You can set the home page to about:home by clearing the Home page field.

  • Firefox > Preferences > General > Startup: Home page
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Every time Firefox opened

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after I installed firefox 8.0.1

Installed Plug-ins

  • Shockwave Flash 10.3 r183
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • Displays Java applet content, or a placeholder if Java is not installed.
  • Microsoft Office for Mac SharePoint Browser Plug-in

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  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.7; rv:8.0.1) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/8.0.1

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the-edmeister
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This - http://www.google.com/firefox - is the old Firefox Start Page used by the Firefox 3.6 and earlier versions of Firefox, I don't think it is being maintained by Google.

Starting with the Firefox 4 version, Firefox is using a "local" Start Page with the address of about:home. It looks similar to the old Start Page, but it isn't exactly the same.

This - http://www.google.com/firefox - is the old Firefox Start Page used by the Firefox 3.6 and earlier versions of Firefox, I don't think it is being maintained by Google. Starting with the Firefox 4 version, Firefox is using a "local" Start Page with the address of '''about:home'''. It looks similar to the old Start Page, but it isn't exactly the same.

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I have downloaded the 8.0.1 version of Firefox from its own site (found via Google). When I click on the button of Firefox and go to "about Firefox" is says I have the 8.0.1 version. When I start Firefox I get the warning. I do not know whether your answer (which I welcome very much) solves the problem. My question is: what should/can I do?

I have downloaded the 8.0.1 version of Firefox from its own site (found via Google). When I click on the button of Firefox and go to "about Firefox" is says I have the 8.0.1 version. When I start Firefox I get the warning. I do not know whether your answer (which I welcome very much) solves the problem. My question is: what should/can I do?

Question owner

I have downloaded the 8.0.1 version of Firefox from its own site (found via Google). When I click on the button of Firefox and go to "about Firefox" is says I have the 8.0.1 version. When I start Firefox I get the warning. I do not know whether your answer (which I welcome very much) solves the problem. My question is: what should/can I do?

I have downloaded the 8.0.1 version of Firefox from its own site (found via Google). When I click on the button of Firefox and go to "about Firefox" is says I have the 8.0.1 version. When I start Firefox I get the warning. I do not know whether your answer (which I welcome very much) solves the problem. My question is: what should/can I do?
cor-el
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Which page opens if you start Firefox?

You can set the home page to about:home by clearing the Home page field.

  • Firefox > Preferences > General > Startup: Home page
Which page opens if you start Firefox? You can set the home page to about:home by clearing the Home page field. *Firefox > Preferences > General > Startup: Home page *https://support.mozilla.com/kb/How+to+set+the+home+page