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Windows 7: Firefox 4.0 Beta 6 Released

15 Sep 2010   #1
yowanvista

Windows 8.1 Pro x64
 
 
Firefox 4.0 Beta 6 Released

Download from Mozilla:
Firefox web browser | Help us test the latest beta

Changelog:
Release Notes: Mozilla Firefox 4 Beta Release Notes


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15 Sep 2010   #2
mhasanbulli

Windows 7 (32-Bits)
 
 

Thanks for the heads up
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15 Sep 2010   #3
si8mon

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by yowanvista View Post
Thanks, seems it was more than a bug fix then anything else.
Interesting how Mozilla released the beta just hours before IE9 is released.
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15 Sep 2010   #4
s31

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

firefox had already planned heaps of beta's before IE so not really interesting and according to the firefox website beta 6 was released on the 14th
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15 Sep 2010   #5
si8mon

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by s31 View Post
firefox had already planned heaps of beta's before IE so not really interesting and according to the firefox website beta 6 was released on the 14th
I know, bad choice of words on my part. It's more of a coincidence.
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15 Sep 2010   #6
swarfega

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

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15 Sep 2010   #7
Lemur

Systems 1 and 2: Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Win 8 Developer
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by swarfega View Post
And to make this more confusing, the pre 7 is out. Yawn.
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15 Sep 2010   #8
gaz

Windows 7 X64 Bit
 
 
ff

hardly no add-ons work im afraid, out of 11 only 1 of mine worked!!!!!!!!!!!
sad really, i prefer Firefox
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15 Sep 2010   #9
Lemur

Systems 1 and 2: Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Win 8 Developer
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gaz View Post
hardly no add-ons work im afraid, out of 11 only 1 of mine worked!!!!!!!!!!!
sad really, i prefer Firefox
That's the price of trying betas. If you really wanted to continue with your add-ons, you can do it a couple of ways.

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Type about:config in your browser address bar and agree to the warning message. Now right click inside the browser, choose New –> Boolean, type the preference name as extensions.checkCompatibility.4.0b and set it to False.
How to Make your old add-ons work with Firefox 4
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15 Sep 2010   #10
hackerman1

W7-Enterprise + WS-2008 (Converted to Workstation)
 
 

add-ons: NoScript, AddBlockPlus, WOT is working.

although i miss other add-ons, those 3 makes beta 6 usable at least ...

beta 6 renamed ?

swarfega´s link:
"According to Mozilla’s Developer Center, company will issue a minor update to Beta 5 sometime this week, which will fix stability bug on Windows systems as well as OSX rendering and keyboard/mouse focus issues. As a result of this update, upcoming Beta 6 release will be renamed to Beta 7 and it set for the second half of September release."


"upcoming Beta 6 release" ?

i just downloaded the latest, which is beta 6...
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