Hope I'm not repeating myself...Mac users, how do I--

jannaz_gwSeptember 21, 2011

I thought I posted this question and I'm really going to feel stupid if it pops up after I post this, but I can't see it anywhere, so....

I need to upgrade to a newer version of Firefox. I have never done this with my Mac (OS X, Leopard, 10.5.8)

Looking at FF's website, it says to upgrade, see update. Looking at update, I don't see anything about upgrading. Maybe I'm overlooking something obvious, but I'm lost.

Can someone give me some pointers?

Thanks, J

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    Bookmark   September 21, 2011 at 11:56AM
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Thanks for the ad! I'm ***already*** using, I need instuctions for performing the upgrade, please.


    Bookmark   September 21, 2011 at 1:58PM
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Zep gave you a link which will lead you to the newest version. Download and install it and you will be upgraded.

Here's the link just click it.

    Bookmark   September 21, 2011 at 3:16PM
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I have to admit the post is awful and looks like spam / ad!!

    Bookmark   September 21, 2011 at 3:19PM
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sorry if I sound stupid--I've never done this with the Mac.

Checking the link, I see where I'm supposed to download.

Am I correct in assuming this will install the new version over the old--I don't have to delete/uninstall anything?


    Bookmark   September 21, 2011 at 4:22PM
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That's right, just install the new one without uninstalling anything.

    Bookmark   September 21, 2011 at 4:29PM
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Hi jannaz,

Installing Firefox on Mac

Just in case! Here are installing instructions. Somewhere it says you need to drag it to the applications folder...

Hope it helps.

Here is a link that might be useful: Installing Firefox on Mac

    Bookmark   September 21, 2011 at 5:52PM
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Oh, goodie. I knew this was starting to sound too easy to be true. I'm not even sure I can find the applications folder.

Thank you for warning me, Zep.


    Bookmark   September 21, 2011 at 6:36PM
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Dang...I like Firefox, but your first message sounded like you just got on their cheerleading squad. You must have had a couple of beers tonight, right? If I didn't know about all of your other helpful posts, I would have assumed we had a new spammer here!

    Bookmark   September 22, 2011 at 1:00AM
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to upgrade your firefox, just go up to the menu Firefox -> About firefox,

and click "check for updates". That's it. The program will then download the necessary update for you.

    Bookmark   September 22, 2011 at 4:44AM
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Hi Kuduz9,

No I did not have a couple of beers, but I probably should have LOL. I'm a friend of bill & bob. I copy and paste a lot to the forum. My typing is so bad not to mention my command over the English language. I struggle with spelling and basic sentence structure. Getting thoughts from keyboard to forum has always been difficult for me. I continue to work at it and have improved.

    Bookmark   September 22, 2011 at 8:31AM
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Welcome to my club Zep. I have just about quit posting, it takes forever for me to put together a paragraph so that it makes sense, so I don't end up feeling stupid and so it doesn't offend anyone. Luckily spell checker takes of 99% of my spelling problems. I don't know about you but this is new territory for me and I hate it.

    Bookmark   September 22, 2011 at 3:03PM
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Well you know the famous saying about well-crafted writing?: "Sorry, but I didn't have time to write you a short letter."

Keep on posting guys...I've had my share of late night bloopers, too!

    Bookmark   September 22, 2011 at 5:07PM
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Well, I got it upgraded, and thank you all for your help, but it sure wasn't as straight-forward as FF advertised! I had icons all over the place that I didn't know what to do with. lucky for me, the Mac did, and all seems to be in working order. Whew.

Jann - who is still sweating and twitching.

    Bookmark   September 23, 2011 at 11:24AM
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