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How do I install Firefox on a new Windows 10 PC?

I have an older PC that I have been using with Win 7 as its OS. It's still there on one of the three HDDs that's in the PC. I have since added a fourth drive, which is a… (read more)

I have an older PC that I have been using with Win 7 as its OS. It's still there on one of the three HDDs that's in the PC. I have since added a fourth drive, which is a WD Blue SSD which is 560 MB/s big, and has Windows 10 installed and running on it, when I start up this PC.

How do I go about replacing the Microsoft software with Firefox and Thunderbird? The Win 10 software is different than Win 7 so I don't know how to use very well. And the Win 10 instructions don't exactly match up with the Win 10 that is installed on my PC, so if some-body could list some of the steps that are more accurate than what MS has given, I would appreciate it.

Asked by warp4dennis 1 year ago

Answered by ARMAN KHAN 1 year ago

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Missing Pictures

I should have mentioned that the uneducated answer provided could not even be replied to. A good way for the uneducated robot to hide, you get one try and that’s it. Then… (read more)

I should have mentioned that the uneducated answer provided could not even be replied to. A good way for the uneducated robot to hide, you get one try and that’s it. Then as I said they moved on to something easy and that does not require any brain power. Mozilla might be around for a while longer, however if this is the way they want to treat clients they may not last too long.

Asked by rodger_mckibbon 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox download error

I keep trying to download some music off of YouTube through a ytmp3 website that I've used before. But it keeps popping this code up on the screen when I hit download and… (read more)

I keep trying to download some music off of YouTube through a ytmp3 website that I've used before. But it keeps popping this code up on the screen when I hit download and it doesn't work. Any idea what it means? Thank you

Asked by Jackhardman619 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Upgrade issue for 78.0.2

Dear Colleague, I am on a Surface Pro 3 running Windows 10 64-bit. I have been running Firefox for 15 years without a problem. So, I saw that there was an upgrade … (read more)

Dear Colleague,

  I am on a Surface Pro 3 running Windows 10 64-bit.     I have been running Firefox for 15 years without a problem. So,  I saw that there was an upgrade to Firefox, and I downloaded it and started installing.    I have completed this process many times in the past.
  When I started running the upgrade, I received the following error,  XUI Runner window that says  "Error Platform version '78.0.2' is not compatible with minVersion>=78.0.1 maxVersion <=78.0.1.  I checked the wiki and the bug list but did not see any bugs.    
  I have not uninstalled and reinstalled yet because I do not want to lose my bookmarks, history, etc. if I can help it.  
  Any help would be appreciated.

Thank you Marj

Asked by mgarrean 1 year ago

Answered by mgarrean 1 year ago

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Don't want to upgrade

I'm using Firefox 78.0.2 and i keep getting notices to upgrade. But the last time I upgraded, Firefox changed the locations of my tabs from below the address bar to above… (read more)

I'm using Firefox 78.0.2 and i keep getting notices to upgrade. But the last time I upgraded, Firefox changed the locations of my tabs from below the address bar to above the address bar and also changed the behavior of the address bar. It took me a couple of weeks to find the answers and get things back the way they were. I don't want to upgrade Firefox because I have no idea what it might change this time. Is there a way to keep Firefox from sending me upgrade notices when I don't want them?

Asked by mikejanus 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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import passwords from vivaldi

hi all, i try to import all passwords from vivaldi to firefox 78.0.2 but looks like there is completely no option to do that. the only export option is when i open impor… (read more)

hi all, i try to import all passwords from vivaldi to firefox 78.0.2 but looks like there is completely no option to do that. the only export option is when i open import wizard which tells me "no programs that contain bookmarks...could be found" which is complete nonsense as i have a vivaldi running and full of passwords. please do not advise me to put manually every password,i have close to 100,coze this will not happened. btw,im on latest manjaro xfce,just fyi if its important. thx for help in advance.

Asked by Me 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Is opening a pdf file in firefox browser safe?

Hi, I accidently opened a sensitive file using firefox browser. I reinstalled windows but is there a chance of the file being seen still on the internet? If so, is there … (read more)

Hi,

I accidently opened a sensitive file using firefox browser. I reinstalled windows but is there a chance of the file being seen still on the internet? If so, is there anything else I can do?

Thank you guys in advance! I'm kinda worried :(

Asked by for_rebecca 1 year ago

Answered by Balázs Meskó 1 year ago

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Newly updated Firefox 78.0.2 doesn't render pages well under MacOS 10.15.6

I just updated to Firefox 78.0.2 on my MacBook Air running MacOS 10.5.6. Firefox starts and opens all my windows as normal, but the page rendering is completely wrong. Al… (read more)

I just updated to Firefox 78.0.2 on my MacBook Air running MacOS 10.5.6. Firefox starts and opens all my windows as normal, but the page rendering is completely wrong. All pages are affected- yahoo.com, duckduckgo.com, I get plaintext HTML instead of any graphics working. Anyone else have this issue?

Asked by jayce_seven 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox Installer is WAY too simplified.

The Firefox Installer is WAY too simple for my needs. How? There isn't any "Custom Installation" or Advanced" option. When you open the installer, it just installs Firefo… (read more)

The Firefox Installer is WAY too simple for my needs. How? There isn't any "Custom Installation" or Advanced" option. When you open the installer, it just installs Firefox. What I want is something to let me choose where to install Firefox. Anyone know how I can do this? I really like firefox, but the installer is WAYYY too simple, please make an advanced options menu, and tell my WHY you made the installer so SIMPLE. How can we change if it creates a start menu folder, or desktop icon? We cant! Please make the installer more advanced, can someone PLEASE tell me how to change the installation location?

Asked by kennylr2007 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Restoring lost profile

I replaced the HDD in my iMac, and in the process of copying data and applications back to the new HDD from various backups, my olngtime Firefox profile got lost. I have … (read more)

I replaced the HDD in my iMac, and in the process of copying data and applications back to the new HDD from various backups, my olngtime Firefox profile got lost. I have now retrieved it from what I think is the last computer backup. I can't quite achieve getting my new version of FF (78.0.2) on the new HDD to recognize and use the longtime profile. I really miss my bookmarks and logins/passwords. (No, I didn't have Firefox Sync set before this.) Any suggestions greatly appreciated.

Wes

Asked by wessokolosky 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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64 bit install has sheild flag and will not open

Ever done something and wish you hadn't. I upgraded my 32 bit Firefox install to 64 bit and it's all gone horribly wrong. The Firefox icon has a wee shield on it and wh… (read more)

Ever done something and wish you hadn't. I upgraded my 32 bit Firefox install to 64 bit and it's all gone horribly wrong. The Firefox icon has a wee shield on it and when I try to run it I'm constantly asked if I want Firefox to update my PC.

I've tried uninstalling and re-installing several times with no success. It looks like I have 4 options

  • Forget using Firefox (don't want to do that)
  • Buy a new PC (can't afford that)
  • Plead with the experts on here to help me get it fixed.
  • Rollback my PC to yesterday!

I'm running windows 10 build 1903 on a Lenovo all in one PC. Please please please can someone help?

Asked by colin.mclennan 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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"Virginize" Firefox

Hello, I am using Firefox, syncronized, on two computers and I have to separate from one of them, a laptop PC. The problem that, even if I log out on it, the browser keep… (read more)

Hello, I am using Firefox, syncronized, on two computers and I have to separate from one of them, a laptop PC. The problem that, even if I log out on it, the browser keeps my bookmarks. How can I "virginize" the browser before separating from my laptop, please? Thank you for your reply. Armorik

Asked by armorik 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Automatic Firefox Updates fail

Update to the most recent Firefox Browser Version unsuccessful. 'Automatic update' option is active, but I receive a failure message like "... could not be updated to the… (read more)

Update to the most recent Firefox Browser Version unsuccessful. 'Automatic update' option is active, but I receive a failure message like "... could not be updated to the newest version". I'm stuck at version 69 or so. Manual update equally unsuccessful - I tried the commonly known tips already. Windows 8 PC, active user profile is not 'administrator' (this was not a problem in the past). P.S.: I'm sending thsi message from a different PC (... wher updating Firefox no problem) - so educated guesses below may be misleading

Asked by aliasnospam 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox Update 79.0 from Version 78.0.2 64bit Windows 10

Hello Community, I'm new here ;) My Question is: Why didn't the new version 79.0 install itself automatic like the other versions did before? I should download it from th… (read more)

Hello Community,

I'm new here ;)

My Question is:

Why didn't the new version 79.0 install itself automatic like the other versions did before? I should download it from the Homepage and install it (maybe deinstall the Browser before). I got v.78.0.2 64bit on a Windows 10 desktop.

Thank you, friendly regards,

Robert

Asked by Robert 1 year ago

Answered by Standard8 1 year ago