Switch to Firefox Extended Support Release (ESR) for personal use

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Firefox Extended Support Release (ESR) is an official version of Firefox developed for large organizations like universities and businesses that need to set up and maintain Firefox on a large scale. Firefox ESR does not come with the latest features but it has the latest security and stability fixes.

If you are having issues using your screen reader with the new Firefox version, you can install Firefox ESR as a workaround. You can download Firefox ESR for your operating system and language from the Firefox ESR download page.

Warning: By default, different versions of Firefox will use the same user profile data. If you install Firefox 52 ESR after using Firefox version 55 or above, you will lose your browsing history and any saved session. Other potential problems include error messages, breakage in portions of Firefox and issues with some websites but these other issues can usually be resolved with the Refresh Firefox feature.

If your browsing history or saved session is important, you can use one of these workarounds BEFORE you install Firefox 52 ESR:

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