MANY problems since installing 4.0, can i go back to old version?
since updating a couple of weeks ago, firefox freezes frequently - cannot type info into search bars, pauses, etc.
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after updating to new version of firefox
- Adobe Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 11.0
- Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape 10.0.1
- NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
- Shockwave Flash 10.2 r153
- Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_24 for Mozilla browsers
- User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US; rv:22.214.171.124) Gecko/2009082707 Firefox/3.0.14 FunWebProducts (.NET CLR 3.5.30729) FBSMTWB
To downgrade to Firefox 3.6 first uninstall Firefox 4, but do not select the option to "Remove my Firefox personal data". If you select that option it will delete your bookmarks, passwords and other user data.
You can then install the latest version of Firefox 3.6 available from http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/all-older.html - it will automatically use your current bookmarks, passwords etc.
To avoid possible problems with downgrading, I recommend going to your profile folder and deleting the following files if they exist - extensions.cache, extensions.rdf, extensions.ini, extensions.sqlite and localstore.rdf. Deleting these files will force Firefox to rebuild the list of installed extensions, checking their compatibility, and reset toolbar customizations.
For details of how to find your profile folder see https://support.mozilla.com/kb/Profiles
You don't say how to uninstall this awful browser. I have always liked FIREFOX but I HATE Firefox 4.
I got it. I am now running version 3.6.17 again. It is a great browser. I don't know why they changed it to one that sucks.
I can't believe this is what they rolled out with, I'm going back to the previous version ASAP, the layout is absolutely atrocious and the change in the way remember password pops up is moronic at best. I'd be furious if I actually paid for it, as it is I'd go back to IE before I'd use firefox 4.
myself was a FF user for last 12 yrs !! even i remember recommending ppl abt it...but FF 4 is a real PAIN IN THE APPROPRIATE PLACE....
it hogs memory...for simple functions (available by default in previous vers) ,now u have to install add-ons for them (like new tab button, FF4 either lets u have a new tab button OR the "+" button near opened tabs..but U CANT HAVE THEM BOTH SAME TIME!! WHAT THE.......
PC hangs/freezes almost everytime i ran FF 4 ..and for that i have lost valuable data..mind u, my machine config is not outdated. I have reverted back to previous vers FF 3.6...and am NOT UPDATING IT SOON....
ALL OF U FOLKS HAVIN PROBS WITH FF4 : easiest solution for all your probs -
1) get rid of FF4 and install the previous vers - http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/all-older.html after backing up - https://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Backing+up+your+information
2) get an alternative browser
yes folks, the above solution will at least give u peace of mind and a more peaceful good night sleep