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Shamim

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    Firefox update
    « on: July 01, 2009, 11:29:09 AM »
    I have updated Firefox today.The latest version works smoothly. But in the add and remove  programs list in control panel shows the Firefox's previous version (3.0).Then I try my best to remove the programs but not removed. After this I delete the mozilla's file from 'C' drive. What is the problem?what shall I do?I am using windows XP pro (sp 2), AVG Free,spybot & advanced system care free.pls help me.   
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    Re: Firefox update
    « Reply #1 on: July 01, 2009, 01:48:48 PM »
    Does Add and Remove Programs show both a 3.0 entry and a 3.5 entry?

    I have noticed that sometimes when I update Firefox, the new version is added to the list but the old version is not removed from the list.  It seems that it is just a mistake in the update process.

    My solution has been to use CCleaner to remove the old entry.  In CCleaner, go to "Tools" in the left column, go to "Uninstall", select the old Firefox entry, and click "Delete Entry".  (If you decide to try CCleaner, I recommend going to this page and downloading the "Slim" version.)
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      Re: Firefox update
      « Reply #2 on: July 01, 2009, 07:46:24 PM »
      No only shows 3.0 version. I use advanced system care free. My question is : what is better? Ccleaner   or advanced system care free. Can I use both?

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      Re: Firefox update
      « Reply #3 on: July 01, 2009, 07:55:06 PM »
      I think you can use both CCleaner and Advanced System Care, but I have not tried.

      Since you do not have a Firefox 3.5 entry, I would try downloading and installing Firefox from the Mozilla website.  You should not have to uninstall your current Firefox version before installing the new one.
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      Re: Firefox update
      « Reply #4 on: July 01, 2009, 08:44:07 PM »
         
       
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        Re: Firefox update
        « Reply #5 on: July 02, 2009, 01:39:22 AM »
        I have installed the latest version(3.5) again.I also installed wot,flagfox,foxtab,personas for firefox and speed dial add ons.Now add/remove programes list show the latest version.But size show 25.52 MB.Is it correct size?

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        Re: Firefox update
        « Reply #6 on: July 02, 2009, 08:30:03 AM »
        That looks about right.  My Firefox is 26.98 MB, but I have more add-ons.
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        Re: Firefox update
        « Reply #7 on: July 02, 2009, 08:41:12 AM »
        Those are just your program files.

        Look here:
        C:\Documents and Settings\username\Application Data\Mozilla\

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        Re: Firefox update
        « Reply #8 on: July 02, 2009, 09:17:37 AM »
        Now add/remove programes list show the latest version.
        And, the older version is gone, or do both versions appear there?

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          Re: Firefox update
          « Reply #9 on: July 02, 2009, 07:05:42 PM »
          In the all programs  list from start menu there are two Firefox. One is Mozilla Firefox and second is Mozilla Firefox (safe mode). Why?

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          Re: Firefox update
          « Reply #10 on: July 03, 2009, 05:03:57 PM »
          Because Safemode is built into FireFox...
          It's used for troubleshooting stubborn extensions or browser issues.
          Perfectly normal.
             
           
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