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Change version identity of Firefox?


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#1 ray5450

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Posted 08 June 2018 - 04:36 PM

Is there a way to make Firefox identify itself to a website as a different version?

 

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Posted 08 June 2018 - 08:11 PM

Curious as to why you need to do that. I can think of a couple of reasons.

 

See info in link below:

How to reset the default user agent on Firefox | Firefox Help

 

QUOTE A BIT: You can change Firefox's user agent to trick outdated websites into thinking that you're using a different version of the browser. Web developers might do this to see how their websites will appear on different versions of a browser. Sometimes, add-ons and other installations can change your user agent without your knowledge. In any case, it's important to switch it back to the default user agent to display most websites correctly.


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Posted 09 June 2018 - 05:22 PM

Thanks.  I won't be able to try it for a few weeks.

 

(Nothing illegal).






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