cba
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Firefox Trouble Shooting

Wed Sep 16, 2009 2:21 pm

I have been having an ongoing issue with Firefox that I cannot seem to resolve. I have downloaded the latest version and stayed current with all the updates (currently running 3.5.3).

However, when I go to certain web sites, I will get an error page saying that I need to update my browser to a newer version, 2.0 or higher. I recently installed the latest Flash plugin, however flash sites tell me that I still need to update!

I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling Firefox, and for some reason the problem persists... I have the newest version and the updated plugins but the web sites keep telling me the version I am running is too old, so I have to use Internet Explorer.

How can I fix this problem?
 
EMBQA
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RE: Firefox Trouble Shooting

Wed Sep 16, 2009 11:05 pm

Did the problems start after you upgraded...? I'm still running Firefox 3.0
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wilco737
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RE: Firefox Trouble Shooting

Wed Sep 16, 2009 11:15 pm



Quoting Cba (Thread starter):

I had smilar problems when I upgraded to the new FF and it was so annoying that I am using this browser now:

http://www.srware.net/en/software_srware_iron.php

It is excellent, very fast and a perfect pop- up blocker.

I cannot help you with your FF problems, just point you to an excellent browser.

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JBo
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RE: Firefox Trouble Shooting

Thu Sep 17, 2009 2:15 am

With my latest Firefox update it told me I should download the latest Adobe Flash plugin immediately due to some conflicts with the older plugin.

So, try updating your Flash plugin and see if it fixes your issues.
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cba
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RE: Firefox Trouble Shooting

Thu Sep 17, 2009 2:41 pm

The issue has been going on for months... its frankly very confusing. This is on my Lenovo Windows XP laptop at work, the Firefox I run on my Macbook Pro at home has no such issues.

Quoting JBo (Reply 3):
So, try updating your Flash plugin and see if it fixes your issues.

I did upgrade my flash plugin, and then I went to a site that immediately said that I needed the newest version... the one that I just installed.

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