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Is Firefox compatible with Vista Ultimate?

by mjb1980 / December 12, 2007 12:40 PM PST

I recently downloaded Mozilla Firefox on Vista Ultimate. It downloaded fine, but when I tried to open it, nothing happened. I even right-clicked it and hit run as administrator. It just will not open. Is anyone else having this problem? Please help.

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It's compatible
by gascan555 / December 12, 2007 12:45 PM PST

Check your processes (if you don't know how to do this, just reboot and try again)

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Firefox on Vista
by mjb1980 / December 12, 2007 12:51 PM PST
In reply to: It's compatible

Thanks for the reply. But I've downloaded it, installed it, and uninstalled it and repeated these steps several times, rebooting between downloads and get the same result.

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by gascan555 / December 12, 2007 12:57 PM PST
In reply to: Firefox on Vista

Try another source. Or maybe an older version. If all else fails, try Seamonkey or Opera.

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by mjb1980 / December 12, 2007 2:04 PM PST
In reply to: Try...

Thanks. I can't seem to find any older versions. Is there a link you can post for me?

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firefox 3 beta
by mjb1980 / December 13, 2007 9:30 AM PST
In reply to: TAdaaaaaa

thanks for the links. the firefox link is doing the same thing as the newest version. i did, however, download firefox 3 beta, and i was able to use that, but it's a beta version, so i really don't want to use it. am i going to just have to wait until the real firefox 3 comes out?

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by gascan555 / December 14, 2007 12:43 AM PST
In reply to: firefox 3 beta

I really don't know why Firefox isn't working. It works fine on my Vista Ultimate. Try using either one of the other browsers I suggested or try using a different fork of Firefox such as Flock or Netscape or even XeroBank. Basically Firefox isn't the only safe/awesome browser out there. Try something else (I suggest Opera first!). Hope this all helps.

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by mjb1980 / December 14, 2007 3:43 AM PST
In reply to: Puzzling...

Yeah I downloaded Opera and installed it and it works with no problems. The thing with Opera is that some sites that i go to won't load with it. I guess I'll just keep using IE 7. Thanks for the help though.

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