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Windows 7: Firefox 6.0 Released

16 Aug 2011   #11
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Airbot View Post
I see.
Actually for died in the wool must have FF user portable into ramdisk is fairly easy to set up. Instead of the "save the image on shutdown" approach just abandon the ramdisk on shutdown. On startup, do an XCopy from the portable folder into the ramdisk.

Only fly in the ointment if you want to make changes you have to remember to run from the HD folder so the updates will "stick". Other than that it's pretty painless. I just don't have need for it now. I do miss SyncPlaces. I guess there's always at least one FF AddOn that should be ported to the other browser but isn't.


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16 Aug 2011   #12
Roderunner

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1
 
 

No Java.


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17 Aug 2011   #13
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

heres a real doozy for you. i had ff 5 and did the compatibility tricks and upgraded to 6, every add on and extension worked fine . i cocked something up a bit later with wmp and had to roll back ,something went bonkers with ff after that. i tried to find a setup exe of firefox 5 and i cant get hold of it after searching all over the internet , unfortuneately i didnt have a copy saved ,it was an upgrade.
so i had to install ff4 (which i did have saved!) got my extensions and addons working .did the compatability tricks and upgraded now about half my addons wont work even though i had them working with ff6 earlier.

can someone upload a copy of ff5 setup please or link me if you can find a copy., i hate not having my homepage tab addon not working and stylish wont work ( another wind up as i like dark google)
thanks.
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17 Aug 2011   #14
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

You can get ff 5, 5.01 here.

Index of /pub/mozilla.org/firefox/releases

Keep this link - all FF releases.

https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla....efox/releases/
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17 Aug 2011   #15
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

Thanks Aaron i couldn't find that page earlier big relief.
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17 Aug 2011   #16
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by boohbah View Post
Thanks Aaron i couldn't find that page earlier big relief.
For other stuff where older is sometimes better:

Oldversions of Windows, Mac, Linux Software & Abandonware Games
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17 Aug 2011   #17
boohbah

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

All is well again in loopyland, FF6 with all singing and dancing extensions ,thanks again, much obliged.
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17 Aug 2011   #18
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

I have new tab homepage working just fine using Aurora FF7.0a2 here with an edit.

You'll like this one - looks like they'll bring back URL customizing in the new tab in Firefox 9. "New Tab Page". No more need for that addon. Be nice if it follows through to the release of it.

https://wiki.mozilla.org/Features/Release_Tracking
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17 Aug 2011   #19
A Guy

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by boohbah View Post
heres a real doozy for you. i had ff 5 and did the compatibility tricks and upgraded to 6, every add on and extension worked fine . i cocked something up a bit later with wmp and had to roll back ,something went bonkers with ff after that. i tried to find a setup exe of firefox 5 and i cant get hold of it after searching all over the internet , unfortuneately i didnt have a copy saved ,it was an upgrade.
so i had to install ff4 (which i did have saved!) got my extensions and addons working .did the compatability tricks and upgraded now about half my addons wont work even though i had them working with ff6 earlier.

can someone upload a copy of ff5 setup please or link me if you can find a copy., i hate not having my homepage tab addon not working and stylish wont work ( another wind up as i like dark google)
thanks.
If Filehippo lists it, it has older versions always.

Download Firefox 6.0 - FileHippo.com

A Guy
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17 Aug 2011   #20
niemiro

Vista Home Premium x86 SP2
 
 

And when things look the same, and feel the same, how wrong it would be to call it a minor update! March onwards in the name of major updates with little change!
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