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How do I get 128 bit SSL for Firefox 2.0?

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Sharebuilder recently "udated" their web site and now won't let me log on unless I "upgrade" to a newer version of Firefox. A note on the force to upgrade screen says I need 128 bit SSL.

I'm running Firefox with Win 98 on an HP Pavilion.

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Firefox ever since it was known as Phoenix 0.1 has supported 256-bit encryption even if the sites provides support.

It may be due to the website not recognizing or supported the ancient Firefox 2.0 you are using (yes I know Fx is last for Win98) due to browser sniffing.

You could try the User Agent Switcher extension at

and perhaps you could manually change the useragent to say Firefox 3.6.17 to fool the site.

Modified by James

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