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Firefox 32-bit installation

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#1 vev46


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Posted 19 January 2018 - 11:30 AM

Is it possible to install Firefox 32-bit on my Windows 7 (64-bit) OS?  Java will is not recognized by FF 64-bit, and is necessary for some interactive websites I need to use.  If this can be done, will all my FF settings remain?




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#2 mightywiz


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Posted 19 January 2018 - 12:19 PM

yes, but i believe firefox currently doesn't support 32-bit any more so you would have to download an older version to get it....


I assume you are wanting to do this because of addons not working anymore, correct?


myself I've been able to find suitable replacements for everything i used on the 32-bit version on the 64-bit platform.  and if you can't it will be there sooner or later.

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Posted 19 January 2018 - 01:16 PM

Firefox ESR is 32-bit and still functioning properly on my XP install.




I don't know if it will install on Win 7, since it is not intended for Win 7 and Firefox should autoupdate to the newest version on any Win 7 install, IMO.



Edited by hamluis, 19 January 2018 - 01:18 PM.

#4 vev46

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Posted 19 January 2018 - 01:17 PM

Thanks for replying.....In my case, my internet bank makes available the display of checks if I need to look at them once in a while.  This used to work just fine until FF was updated to version 57.0 (Quantum).  Yes, it's faster, but unable to be customized to the same extent as before, like tabs below address bar, soft corners on tabs, AND, of course the Java thing.  Really sucks, but I can live with it for now.  I can always look at my checks on the IE browser if I really need to.

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Posted 19 January 2018 - 01:35 PM

The problem is not with Firefox, it's your bank. They need to upgrade to HTML5 just for security alone

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Posted 19 January 2018 - 02:47 PM

Yeah a bank that is using java is not good, java is a major security risk.


Ironically Banks are very cheap.


Anyhow 32bit apps and programs will work in 64bit OS's as the codebase is backwards compatible.

Edited by MadmanRB, 19 January 2018 - 02:48 PM.

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