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Firefox/Windows 8

by Jack77232 / March 16, 2013 6:37 AM PDT

What firefox browser do I use for Windows 8?

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Just download the current version
by wpgwpg / March 16, 2013 6:44 AM PDT
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Go to http://www.mozilla.org and download Firefox. You'll get the current version that way, but I've been using earlier versions as well since over a year ago, and they work fine with Windows 8. The current version is 19.0.2 FWIW.

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Thanks
by beautifulflower1 / April 10, 2013 5:07 AM PDT

Thank you.It works for me now

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For those that love the bleeding edge.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 16, 2013 7:05 AM PDT
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Firefox/Windows 8
by Jack77232 / March 17, 2013 12:09 AM PDT
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I have a new laptop that works great except when using firefox. When I click on a bookmark it goes to where I want it. Then it jumps back to the bookmark. After I do this several times it works ok.
I have tried a number of different Firefox editions and it does the same thing. Help!

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Some things you can do
by wpgwpg / March 17, 2013 12:19 AM PDT
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It sounds like you could have a virus or other malware. Get your antivirus program up to date and boot into Safe Mode. Note that some viruses can hide themselves from your antivirus program in normal mode, so you really need to scan in Safe Mode. To get into Safe Mode when you first power up, hit F8 about once a second until you get the menu and select Safe Mode. Then run a full system scan.
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Microsoft has suggestions and offerings at
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/how-do-I-remove-a-computer-virus
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MS forum moderator Keith has some suggestions along this line at
http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-performance/windows-explorer-has-stopped-working/6ab02526-5071-4dcc-895f-d90202bad8b3
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If that fixes it, fine. If not, use System Restore to go back to a date prior to the beginning of the problem. To run System Restore, click Start -> Programs -> Accessories -> System Tools -> System Restore. Click the box that says Show more restore points.
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You can check for corrupted system files. Open an administrator command prompt and run SFC if the above doesn't help. Click START, then type CMD in the search box, right-click CMD.EXE and click Run as administrator. Then from the command prompt type sfc /scannow.
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Finally if all else fails, you can check the rather cryptic system event log. To do that click Start -> Control Panel -> Administrative Tools -> Event Viewer. Once in Event Viewer click on the system log and scroll through the entries looking for those flagged "error" to see if you can find hints as to where the problem could be.
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When you get your system back in good working order, I urge you to back your system up to an external hard drive and make regular periodic updates to it.
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I hope this helps. Good luck.

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It Works!
by clippingpathindia / March 19, 2013 4:35 PM PDT
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It works for me. Thanks!

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browser
by mariacateria / March 24, 2013 4:19 PM PDT
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use chrome,

firefox is not good enough

it is always broken~

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