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I can't download the newest version of firefox, it downloads, and then when I want to drag the icon into the applications folder, it doesn't complete.


same as above, but at the end of the download it goes "boink" and closes

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  • Gecko default plugin
  • Runs Java applets using the latest installed versions of Java. For more information: Java Embedding Plugin. Run version test: Java Information.
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  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X 10.4; en-US; rv: Gecko/20120128 Firefox/3.6.26

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I have an mac OSX version 10.4.11

Tyler Downer
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This is because Firefox 3.6 is the last version of Firefox that will run on your computer. Firefox no longer works with Mac OS X 10.4 or PowerPC processors

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Hello ndorrien, you cannot complete the installation because Firefox no longer works with Mac OS X 10.4 or PowerPC processors

if you want you can try : tenfourfox

see also for tenfourfox : TenFourFox no longer supports browser plugins

thank you

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