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Should I uninstall Firefox 3.6.6 before Upgrading to OSX 10.6?

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I want absolutely no glitches when I upgrade my MacBookPro from OSX 10.5.8 to 10.6.3. I use Safari as my main browser and Firefox only when a website does not work well with Safari. Therefore, I thought it might be best to uninstall Firefox before I upgrade, because I can always re-install Firefox after I have upgraded. What do you think? I have AppZapper to use to uninstall Firefox since it will search out and collect all Preference lists, etc., that accompany Firefox, resulting in a complete and clean uninstall. Any thoughts? Thanks!

I want absolutely no glitches when I upgrade my MacBookPro from OSX 10.5.8 to 10.6.3. I use Safari as my main browser and Firefox only when a website does not work well with Safari. Therefore, I thought it might be best to uninstall Firefox before I upgrade, because I can always re-install Firefox after I have upgraded. What do you think? I have AppZapper to use to uninstall Firefox since it will search out and collect all Preference lists, etc., that accompany Firefox, resulting in a complete and clean uninstall. Any thoughts? Thanks!

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Hello Gordon.

I don't know if you should uninstall Firefox before upgrading Mac OS X (I don't think so, in any case), but you may be interested in knowing how to back up your information, if you are afraid of loosing it in the upgrade:

http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Backing+up+your+information

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Hello Gordon.

I don't know if you should uninstall Firefox before upgrading Mac OS X (I don't think so, in any case), but you may be interested in knowing how to back up your information, if you are afraid of loosing it in the upgrade:

http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Backing+up+your+information

Hello Gordon. I don't know if you should uninstall Firefox before upgrading Mac OS X (I don't think so, in any case), but you may be interested in knowing how to back up your information, if you are afraid of loosing it in the upgrade: http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Backing+up+your+information