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Downloading Firefox With Explorer


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#1 progun

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Posted 16 December 2005 - 10:38 PM

hi, progun here, i'm new to this forum. i'm trying to download firefox with explorer on an apple and i get this "internet explorer does not know how to handle this file type" gibberish typical of microsoft. what's the secret to downloading firefox so i can dump uncle bills browser once and for all? thanks

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#2 acklan

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Posted 17 December 2005 - 01:44 AM

Welcome to BD progun. Have you tried to open instead of save when downloading?
If that does not work try a different site. I prefer http://www.mozilla.com
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Posted 27 December 2005 - 06:48 PM

:thumbsup: to BC! progunp.

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Posted 27 December 2005 - 07:16 PM

Make sure you are downloading the Mac version and follow the installation instructions:

"Once you have downloaded the Firefox 1.5.dmg file, double click the Firefox Disk Image to open it in Finder, and then drag the Firefox application onto your hard disk. Drag the icon to your Dock if you want it to appear there."

This seems ( I am no Mac expert) to say hat you must save the file. then use a Mac utility to install it.
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Edited by jgweed, 27 December 2005 - 07:17 PM.

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