The Norton Toolbar is missing again in Firefox 18. How can this be corrected?
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Is the toolbar compatible with the latest FF version? If not shoot norton support a message asking them when they will release compatible version or patch to fix it. FF is not the problem why it's disabled, as with previous version as well when updating to the latest version it runs compatibility check and if its not then auto disabled so it won't cause stability issues and bugs to further complicate things.
The Mozilla Foundation is incapable of reliably helping it users who depend on the Norton toolbar working correctly.
No one should trust Firefox to provide good security when they keep screwing up one of the best add ons available.
Pushing everything back on Norton is one the biggest cop outs in the history of the Mozilla Foundation.
Due to a binary component of the Norton toolbar, Norton must update its toolbar for each release of Firefox. They, Norton, restrict their toolbar to one version of Firefox at a time. That is the reason that they release an updated version of the toolbar (usually on the same day as a new Firefox version release) for each new Firefox version. You can confirm by posting your question/complaint in the forum in the 2nd link below.
Thanks TY, but security isn't the only issue for the Norton Toolbar. I use my 'puter for work. For security purposes, I have many different passwords to many sites that I cannot remember. For that matter, I can't even recall 90 percent of the Phone numbers on my iPhone if I lost it. That tool bar is extremely important as far as recalling log in info. Between Mozilla (which I love) and Norton (which I also like) there has to be a common interest somehow. Disabling my access to such an integral part of my computer is just not satisfactory. Norton is not an add on that makes emoticons. I trust Norton for security and I applaud Mozilla for it's attempt to keep the internet safe for all..personally speaking, these two idiots need to get their collective heads out of the arses and work together....
first time in here, but I think it's time. I love FF. I have been using only FF since 3- and stayed on 3,6 for the longest time. Then took a leap to 11. Now, I am on 16.02. But - I also love Norton, a relationship I've had for many, many years. I love my add-ons, the Silvermel.... I am sad to have to say I'm getting tired of all the up-date notifications on my desktop all the time. Update. update, UPDATE! So when I check, there's no place for Norton, no place for Silvermel, no place for...... This is getting to remind me of a software I know; new releases every year....not quite working as it should, so you get the hazzle of patches all the time. Fix this, fix that. Not very user friendly ? One gets the impression that it's renewal for the sake of the renewal, and faster than useful for the user. Why not try a little slower pace? Why not ensure that those onboard, that should be onboard, IS onboard? Norton is a major player. Accept maybe, that so many of us WANT the toolbar?
Someone gave me a tip about Waterfox. You know, I would have liked a 64 bit browser like FF. I just don't dare to change. Why? I'm not at all sure that my familiar add-ons and plug-ins will work. This is really a major issue for me. When you use the browser as a tool, you have to be sure it's working as you intended. Please, take a deep breath- and slow down a little?
Using an out of date version of a browser is not advisable as security issues are fixed with each release. Using an old version subjects your system to know vulnerabilities every time you go on the internet. With the proliferation of hacking tools freely available on the internet, keeping your (1) OS, (2) browser, (3) plugins, (4) applications, (5) security system (firewall, anti-virus, etc.), and so on, up to date is vital to your online security. A little discipline on your part as a responsible computer user in devoting time to staying up to date is vital to your own security and the security of those with whom you communicate using the internet.
Frequent updates have become the norm and that is not likely to change.