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firefox update not offered for windows 7

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Hello... I love your browser and have it running on all my machines! I currently use it on my FreeBSD rig, my Windows 7 and Windows 8 rigs too. I always make sure to check for updates every few days because I know how important keeping internet-facing programs up to date is. This concerns Firefox 19 for Windows 7. I was able to update Firefox for Windows 8 to version 19.0.1.4805, I was doing some work in Windows 7 but Firefox did not update (it says its up to date). I was wondering if this was a glitch or if I have been given a fake copy from a unknown source (I also noticed Firefox is still version 19 on your download website). Thank you for your prompt attention in this matter.

Jeremy Cox

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thank you for your prompt reply! that answered my question 100%!

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ideato
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Hello Jeremy, the 19.0.1 update is for win 8 only to fixed stability issue for some AMD Radeon HD graphics cards.

see : https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/19.0.1/releasenotes/

see also from contributors forum : https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/forums/contributors/708997?last=51165#post-51107

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/forums/contributors/708997?last=51165#post-51079

you are updated in your win 7


thank you

Modified by ideato

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thank you for your prompt reply! that answered my question 100%!

ideato
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617 solutions 4263 answers

you are welcome