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I have updated Windows XP with SP3, but still cannot download Firefox to my computer

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Firefox has always been my browser, but I lost function when I updated to Firefox 18. I backed up my profile to a flash drive then deleted Firefox from my computer thinking to download again. I updated Windows XP with SP3, but still am unable to download latest version of Firefox.

Firefox has always been my browser, but I lost function when I updated to Firefox 18. I backed up my profile to a flash drive then deleted Firefox from my computer thinking to download again. I updated Windows XP with SP3, but still am unable to download latest version of Firefox.

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  • User Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 8.0; Windows NT 5.1; Trident/4.0; .NET CLR 1.1.4322; .NET CLR 2.0.50727; .NET CLR 3.0.4506.2152; .NET CLR 3.5.30729; BOIE8;ENUSMSCOM)

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Andrew
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Hello aniwhitlo,

Thank you for posting on Mozilla Support. We value and appreciate you as a user.

At this moment there are known download issues with Firefox 18. If you have 18 installed, we suggest that you revert back to version 17.0.1; You can get then here: http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/products/download.html?product=firefox-17.0.1&os=win&lang=en-US

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Hello aniwhitlo, Thank you for posting on Mozilla Support. We value and appreciate you as a user. At this moment there are known download issues with Firefox 18. If you have 18 installed, we suggest that you revert back to version 17.0.1; You can get then here: http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/products/download.html?product=firefox-17.0.1&os=win&lang=en-US Thank you! -- Did you know that Mozilla Support is helped out by volunteers? Be part of SUMO! http://mzl.la/OJtpch Donate more than $30 and get a T-Shirt! https://donate.mozilla.org/page/contribute/joinmozilla

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ideato
  • Top 25 Contributor
690 solutions 5048 answers

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Hi aniwhitlo, check Internet security software, including Configure firewalls so that Firefox can access the Internet, antivirus programs, anti-spyware programs, and others can block certain file downloads.

Check the settings in your security software to see if there is an setting that may be blocking downloads. Configure firewalls so that Firefox can access the Internet.

You can try temporarily disabling antivirus/firewall, to seeing if downloads work, and then re-enabling the software.


thank you

Hi aniwhitlo, check Internet security software, including [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/configure-firewalls-so-firefox-can-access-internet#os=win7&browser=fx18 Configure firewalls so that Firefox can access the Internet], antivirus programs, anti-spyware programs, and others can block certain file downloads. Check the settings in your security software to see if there is an setting that may be blocking downloads. Configure firewalls so that Firefox can access the Internet. You can try temporarily disabling antivirus/firewall, to seeing if downloads work, and then re-enabling the software. thank you