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I have an old MacBook laptop and it doesn't have enough memory for a new version of Firefox; why can't I keep the old version which works fine on this computer?

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I have an old MacBook laptop and it doesn't have enough memory for a new version of Firefox; why can't I keep the old version which works fine on this computer?

I am running Firefox version 3.6.23 and I keep getting a message saying that I should upgrade, but I am working on an older MacBook laptop computer with 640 MB of memory and an 800 MHz Power PC G4 with Mac OS X version 10.4.11 and when I tried to upgrade, your message said that it couldn't happen. Please let me keep running the older version of Firefox because it works fine on my old laptop.

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Re: I have an old MacBook laptop and it doesn't have enough memory for a new version of Firefox; why can't I keep the old version which works fine on this computer?

The latest 9.0.x version is not compatible with your os.

see :Firefox 9 System Requirements

Firefox 4 versions and later do not run on a PowerPC Mac(like yours) and require at least OS X 10.5 and an Intel Mac.

The latest supported version for your os is 3.6.25 (you have 3.6.23), your can download from here:

http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all-older.html

see : Firefox 3.6 System Requirements


[For older Macs that aren't supported in Firefox 4+ versions, if you like, try TenFourFox for PowerPC's running Mac 10.4.11 & 10.5.8]

http://www.floodgap.com/software/tenfourfox/

http://tenfourfox.blogspot.com/

https://code.google.com/p/tenfourfox/wiki/PluginsNoLongerSupported


thank you

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