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Can Chrome be a satisfactory replacement for Firefox on Windows 2000 ?

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Firefox recommends Opera as a replacement. Would Chrome be as satisfactory a replacement for Windows 2000 Pro

Firefox recommends Opera as a replacement. Would Chrome be as satisfactory a replacement for Windows 2000 Pro

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Firefox 12.0 should work on Win2000 just fine. It is Firefox 13.0 that Win2000 will not be able to support.

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TonyE
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Chrome does not work on Windows 2000, it requires at least Windows XP SP2.

Chrome does not work on Windows 2000, it requires at least Windows XP SP2.
James
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Firefox 12.0 should work on Win2000 just fine. It is Firefox 13.0 that Win2000 will not be able to support.

Firefox 12.0 should work on Win2000 just fine. It is Firefox 13.0 that Win2000 will not be able to support.

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I'm on the Beta update channel. How do I get off and just stick with version 12 ?

I'm on the Beta update channel. How do I get off and just stick with version 12 ?
Michael Verdi 128 solutions 857 answers

If you have Windows 2000 and Firefox 12, you won't receive anymore updates. Windows 2000 hasn't been supported for almost 2 years so you should update Windows if possible.

If you have Windows 2000 and Firefox 12, you won't receive anymore updates. Windows 2000 hasn't been supported for almost 2 years so you should update Windows if possible.