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I have downloaded Ver 8.0.1 a couple of times, but the Google web page keeps telling me I need to upgrade. Your own web page can't figure out what version I'm on?

I have downloaded Ver 8.0.1 a couple of times, but the Google web page keeps telling me I need to upgrade. Your own web page can't figure out what version I'm on?

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That text about not running the latest Firefox version is hardcoded on the www.google.com/firefox site that previous Firefox used as the home page and Google doesn't seem to maintain that page anymore. Current Firefox versions no longer use that Google site as the home page, but use the build-in about:home page as the home page. So Google assumes that you use an older Firefox version if you still visit that site and warns you about that and suggests to update. You can use another page as the home page like about:home or www.google.com

Options>General>HomePage: set your home page then press OK

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You may see that message below the Google search box on www.google.com/firefox which is the old Firefox default home page. It appears that page is no longer being maintained. You appear to have Firefox 8.0.1 installed which is the latest version.

If you want the Google search page as your home page, a new, updated version is now built-in to Firefox. Reset your home page to about:home for that new display.


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Not related to your question, but...

You may need to update some plug-ins. Check your plug-ins and update as necessary:

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Suluhisho teule

That text about not running the latest Firefox version is hardcoded on the www.google.com/firefox site that previous Firefox used as the home page and Google doesn't seem to maintain that page anymore. Current Firefox versions no longer use that Google site as the home page, but use the build-in about:home page as the home page. So Google assumes that you use an older Firefox version if you still visit that site and warns you about that and suggests to update. You can use another page as the home page like about:home or www.google.com

Options>General>HomePage: set your home page then press OK

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