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Important Security Update For Firefox Available


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From http://www.mozilla.org/press/mozilla-2004-10-01-02.html

October 1, 2004. The Mozilla Foundation releases an important security update for Firefox. All users should upgrade to the latest version of the Firefox Preview Release. A patch is available for current Preview Release users.


Preview Release users can update simply by going to the Preferences/Options dialog -> Advanced section and click the Check Now button on the Sfotware Updates section.

Edited by TCH-Raul
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  • 2 weeks later...

A few days after I did the update, my laptop installation of FF1.0 PR refused to start. I tried restarting the laptop-nothing. I tried running FF on a new profile (Start > Run > C:\...firefox.exe -p)--nothing.


I had to reinstall FF to get it to work again. Now the same thing happened on my computer at work.


Just as an FYI,


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My upgrade just refused to run.

It ran in the safe mode, so it was incompatable extensions.

I had to go into

C:\WINDOWS\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\default.q9k\extensions\

and rename XUL.mfl to force it to be recreated.

Still did not help

so rename extensions folder and bingo!

I had to reinstall extensions, but all is working.

Not saying this is your problem, but I found that on


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