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I have a 2008 iMac with El Capitan 10.11.6 ... Need to re-load my Firefox, but can't.

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I realize that you all don't support the older version. Yet it's also the case that Apple won't update this El Capitan on my 2008 model (terrible, a crying shame, I know).

I've also tried to install your Extended Support Release. Will that work? I'm an independent research scholar, not currently associated with either Oxford or Stanford.

So I really need to have your Firefox back — I had it until this morning, when I needed to trash it (b/c of a bug), and then re-install. Yet I've not been able to re-install so far.

Hence, I'm seeking your help!

Thank you, Davy

I realize that you all don't support the older version. Yet it's also the case that Apple won't update this El Capitan on my 2008 model (terrible, a crying shame, I know). I've also tried to install your Extended Support Release. Will that work? I'm an independent research scholar, not currently associated with either Oxford or Stanford. So I really need to have your Firefox back — I had it until this morning, when I needed to trash it (b/c of a bug), and then re-install. Yet I've not been able to re-install so far. Hence, I'm seeking your help! Thank you, Davy

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Firefox since Fx 79.0 and later including the current Fx 99 and Fx 91 ESR requires macOS10.12 (ten.twelve) at minimum.

Besides updating your macOS to macOS 10.12 (ten.twelve) or later, the most current Firefox version you can install on mac OS 10.11.6 is Fx 78.15.0 ESR though it is EOL with no more updates.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-mac-osx-users-esr

https://www.mozilla.org/firefox/78.0/system-requirements/ https://www.mozilla.org/firefox/79.0/system-requirements/ https://www.mozilla.org/firefox/98.0/system-requirements/

In case you need the Firefox 78.15.0esr file see below links. https://archive.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/78.15.0esr/mac/en-US/ other locales at https://archive.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/78.15.0esr/mac/

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Firefox since Fx 79.0 and later including the current Fx 99 and Fx 91 ESR requires macOS10.12 (ten.twelve) at minimum.

Besides updating your macOS to macOS 10.12 (ten.twelve) or later, the most current Firefox version you can install on mac OS 10.11.6 is Fx 78.15.0 ESR though it is EOL with no more updates.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-mac-osx-users-esr

https://www.mozilla.org/firefox/78.0/system-requirements/ https://www.mozilla.org/firefox/79.0/system-requirements/ https://www.mozilla.org/firefox/98.0/system-requirements/

In case you need the Firefox 78.15.0esr file see below links. https://archive.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/78.15.0esr/mac/en-US/ other locales at https://archive.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/78.15.0esr/mac/

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