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Is this Message received that Firefox will no longer work on my MacBook genuine?

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This message received this week also Firefox icon has disappeared from Dock.

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yes, it's a genuine information - there won't be any updates of firefox on mac osx 10.5 in the future Firefox no longer works with Mac OS X 10.5

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Every time Firefox opened

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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.
  • Microsoft Office for Mac SharePoint Browser Plug-in
  • iPhoto6

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  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.5; rv:16.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/16.0

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Firefox icon disappeared from dock but still there under a different image ( paper/pens)
I also receive a message that seems to be from Firefox saying that Apple no longer supports the browser on my MacBook and I should update to a new computer! Is the message genuine?

philipp
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yes, it's a genuine information - there won't be any updates of firefox on mac osx 10.5 in the future Firefox no longer works with Mac OS X 10.5

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Many thanks

cor-el
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Try the solution from this thread for the pencil icon on Mac: