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Windows 7: Firefox 8 final now available for upgrade

08 Nov 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Firefox 8 final now available for upgrade

Download here: Get More From Your Firefox

Or if you are feeling a little bit adventuresome try the 64 bit Nightly along with Java6 x64 and Flashplayer 11 x64......It is definately stable enough for a daily driver.

Nightly x64 (v10.0a1): Firefox Nightly Builds
Java6: Java Downloads for All Operating Systems
Flash-player 11: Adobe - Install a different version of Adobe Flash Player

Happy browsing which ever fork you chose to follow.

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08 Nov 2011   #2

Windows 7 Professional SP1 32-bit
 
 

Whoah. STOP.

"http://www.mozilas.com/download/firefox8.htm" is not the real Mozilla website. And this page looks pretty shabby and poorly written too.
I'm pretty sure there is no "Gecko 8.0" either - Gecko has completely different version numbering than FF.

Plus...if 8.0 is out when why does my 7.01 say it's the latest version? (I just doublechecked.)

Beware... this smells like malware.


Yeah, so.. erm... see below. LOL.
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08 Nov 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 
Firefox 8 availability !

New version of Mozilla Firefox is now availability !

Change Log
information   Information
- Add-ons installed by third-party programs are now disabled by default
- Added a one-time add-on selection dialog to manage previously installed add-ons
- Added Twitter to the search bar
- Added a preference to load tabs on demand, improving start-up time when windows are restored
- Improved performance and memory handling when using <audio> and <video> elements
- Added Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) support for cross-domain textures in WebGL
- Added support for HTML5 context menus
- Added support for insertAdjacentHTML
- Improved CSS hyphen support for many languages
- Improved WebSocket support
- Fixed several stability issues


Download Firefox 8

Mine is already updated.

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08 Nov 2011   #4

Windows 7 Professional SP1 32-bit
 
 

Oh, man.

Just hours earlier someone posted a link from a non-Mozilla site that reeked of malware...I checked manually for updates in my Firefox 7.0.1 and got nothing. Pretty much spoke my mind about it too.

And now, it's actually here.

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08 Nov 2011   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

No problem.

Yes, I also saw that thread linked to non official site...
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09 Nov 2011   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Corazon View Post
Whoah. STOP.

"http://www.mozilas.com/download/firefox8.htm" is not the real Mozilla website. And this page looks pretty shabby and poorly written too.
I'm pretty sure there is no "Gecko 8.0" either - Gecko has completely different version numbering than FF.

Plus...if 8.0 is out when why does my 7.01 say it's the latest version? (I just doublechecked.)

Beware... this smells like malware. Fixed link
Fixed the link to the REAL Mozilla.....you may be right, didn't pay close enough attention when I posted the link....it was late and I was in a hurry after upgrading all my other pc's and converting my main x64 desktop to x64 nightly. The x64 information is correct however, Thanks for your assist.

Even though your 7.0.1 says it is the latest it WAS available last night....usually available 12-24 hours before official release, but you have to download it not just click the check for updates....it allows you to get a jump on the Millions of downloads when the upgrade link is activated which can be very frustrating waiting.
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09 Nov 2011   #7

Windows 7 Professional SP1 32-bit
 
 

Thanks for not taking my first post personally and ripping my head off bobtran.

As it so happens, Firefox already updated itself on my laptop and I'll do it on my desktop right after browsing the forums.
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09 Nov 2011   #8

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

running smoothly here, those annoying freezes in ff 7.0.1 have stopped and alls well.
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09 Nov 2011   #9

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1 (desktop)
 
 

Working fine here!
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09 Nov 2011   #10

Windows 7 Professional SP1 32-bit
 
 

Ditto. Really, I never had issues with any version of FF since 3.5.
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