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I have an apple iMac PPC running OSX 10.5.8 Firefox version 3. Is there a newer version of Firefox that will run on my machine?

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I have been using Safari for years, so I thought maybe if I reloaded it . . . and GREAT, my bookmarks were all there! Saved, so I exported them to Firefox and also saved them to a flash stick.

Many thanks for your help, and the links. Interesting reading.

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The last Firefox version that runs on a PowerPC Mac is Firefox 3.6.28

You can find the latest Firefox release in all languages and for all Operating Systems here:

For an unofficial Firefox 10.0.6 ESR compatible version (TenFourFox) that runs on PowerPC Macs with OS X 10.4.11 or OS X 10.5.8 you can look at:

Plugins are no longer supported by TenFourFox.

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Thanks cor-el.

I have upgraded to Firefox 3.6.28 and when asked if I wanted to replace an older version I hit yes . . . trouble is iv lost all my bookmarks. Can I retrieve them?
cor-el
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You can check for problems with the places.sqlite database file.

You can try to check and repair the places database with this extension:

See also:

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I have been using Safari for years, so I thought maybe if I reloaded it . . . and GREAT, my bookmarks were all there! Saved, so I exported them to Firefox and also saved them to a flash stick.

Many thanks for your help, and the links. Interesting reading.