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Firefox XP Support Question

Hello: I understand that Google Chrome plans to continue supporting the Windows XP operating system for another year. Does anyone know Firefox's position concerning this support issue? Thanks in advance. Mckoan1
posted by Mckoan1 on Apr 11, 2014 - 3 answers

Are there any programs/extensions out there to make the editing/organizing of my bookmarks in Firefox any easier?

Are there any programs/extensions out there to make the editing/organizing of my bookmarks in Firefox any easier? I'm using XMarks to sync these bookmarks between my XP and OSX machines. [more inside]
posted by decrescendo on Feb 6, 2010 - 5 answers

Firefox has a mind of it's own.

Why does Firefox randomly break out one of my tabs in a new window? [more inside]
posted by daHIFI on Jul 16, 2009 - 5 answers

Help me avoid reloading my Vostro 1700 XP image!!!!

Both latest IE and Firefox are hanging. I get the following two errors in Event Viewer Application Log: 1. Application Hang Hanging application firefox.exe, version, hang module hungapp, version, hang address 0x00000000. 2. Fault bucket 943649184. I've run chkdsk...defrag...Dell diagnostics on memory and system. Nothing is jumping out. I've even run Ccleaner, nothing fixes this issue. My google-fu is failing me... Any ideas?
posted by littleredwagon on Oct 10, 2008 - 6 answers

XP Filter: I set up a non admin account for safer computing -- Am I safe enough now?

I've read so much here lately 1 2 3 about not browsing as an admin, decided to check it out and yepper, I surely was using an admin account. I've set up a non admin account, made a few other changes (described inside), hoping to find out from The Hive Mind if I am now safe enough to breathe easy(er). [more inside]
posted by dancestoblue on Jul 21, 2008 - 14 answers

Google in Internet Explorer but not Firefox?

Google search problems here. I've asked around the local tech circle and no one can think up an explanation for this one. Google will load in FF and IE7 - but - I can only execute a search from IE. [more inside]
posted by AdamOddo on May 27, 2008 - 8 answers

Weird Lines in Firefox

Strange lines/boxes appear in Firefox when scrolling or mousing over web items [more inside]
posted by edbyford on Oct 27, 2007 - 5 answers

Sit, Firefox! Stay.... good boy.

Firefox keeps disappearing from my task bar. [more inside]
posted by like_neon on Oct 12, 2007 - 12 answers

I want my Firefox!

Why is Firefox so sluggish on my laptop? [more inside]
posted by trip and a half on Jul 21, 2007 - 10 answers

Drivecleaner virus and firefox. Why is drivecleaner stalking me?

Firefox and disk cleaner virus - not sure if I have the virus or not.... [more inside]
posted by fox_terrier_guy on Jun 24, 2007 - 6 answers

The learning curve to switch to Firefox from IE6

How much work will it take me to change from IE6 to Firefox? Looking at the list of problems in AMF, should a person not highly computer literate make the change? I use XP and have MS office installed and am now learning to write web pages -- CSS, HTML, Java.. Thanks in advance for your advice.
posted by orlin on Dec 9, 2006 - 25 answers

Why is my computer suddenly grumpy, slow, and generally uncooperative?

Why is my computer suddenly grumpy, slow, and generally uncooperative? [more inside]
posted by chefscotticus on Sep 6, 2006 - 14 answers

Help me filter the porn!

For my work, I've been asked to prevent a client's son from browsing porn on the family computer without spending money on NetNanny style products. I confess to encountering some difficulty. I have set Win XP to use the MVPS hosts file and tried a couple of free porn filters but have come up against a brick wall. Help me! [more inside]
posted by dance on May 28, 2006 - 37 answers

Is Windows Media Player causing popups?

How do I stop popups that appear when Windows Media Player is running? [more inside]
posted by Brian James on May 2, 2006 - 6 answers

IE doesn't display gifs, but FireFox and Safari have no problem.

WebDevFilter: Why do some gifs GIFs *not* appear in Windows/IE, but do appear in Win/FireFox Mac/Safari and Mac/FireFox? Specific example inside. [more inside]
posted by Wild_Eep on Dec 20, 2005 - 22 answers

Dear God, Don't Let Me Use IE!

Attention all Firefox experts! Please help. This morning, I came in, and my beloved Firefox (1.04) will no longer display text! (DIT) [more inside]
posted by kungfujoe on Jun 16, 2005 - 6 answers

Internet connection problem

Internet connection problem. Odd circumstances. Knowledgeable people are invited inside to tell me that I'm missing something obvious. [more inside]
posted by Mayor Curley on Jan 17, 2005 - 9 answers

Why has my Firefox slowed down?

Why has my Firefox slowed down? It started a few day ago. Sometimes it takes several minutes for a page to load. Some only partially load, then stop. Some don't load at all. Not every page is this way, but I'd say about 20% suffer from one of these problems. IE is zipping right along though. I did a virus check, ran Spy-bot and Ad-Aware and cleaned up my registry. Yet the problem persists. Oh, I'm running 1.0 and XP Pro.
posted by zorro astor on Jan 17, 2005 - 8 answers

Do I have to install Windows XP Service Pack 2 now?

I was going to hold off installing XP Service Pack 2 for a few months. Whilst I use Firefox rather than IE6, the jpeg vulnerability is listed as affecting XP itself. Do I really need to installing it as soon as possible? Is everyone else installing SP2 now?
posted by Blue Stone on Sep 25, 2004 - 6 answers

Firefox opening twice in two identical windows

Eudora + Firefox + XP: every time I launch a link from within an email, Firefox opens it twice in two identical windows, and I also get a blank IE window. Needless to say, I just want one version of the link. In Firefox.
Spybot, Adaware, Hijackthis and AVG show nothing untoward on my system. Anyone else get this?
posted by nylon on Sep 16, 2004 - 5 answers

Is Microsoft's service pack messing with Firefox pop-up blocker?

MS Conspiracy Filter: Just installed XP SP2--which adds "pop-up blocking" to IE--and all of a sudden the pop-up blocking feature built into Firefox turns off every time I restart the app. Is anyone else seeing this? [little bit more inside] [more inside]
posted by LairBob on Aug 12, 2004 - 7 answers

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