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Old 02-25-05, 03:53 AM
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Heads up - Firefox updated: 1.0.1

Opera's great! Use Maxthon! Avant browser is the only way to go! They're all slow as molasses except Internet Explorer on my overclocked freezer cooled pentutilium gaming rig of death!

Now that that's out of the way, for those who do use Firefox, an update has been released. Story here.

Enjoy and remember to back your stuff up just in case...
Old 02-25-05, 12:11 PM
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The info at the link you've provided says that you have to uninstall 1.0 before you can install 1.0.1. Since I'm new to Firefox, can anyone tell me if I'm going to lose my bookmarks and personal settings if I do this?
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Just export everything before updating. I actually installed the update (tools -> options -> advanced -> check for updates) and it seems to have worked fine (bookmarks and settings still intact).
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Actually, I had to completly uninstall firefox and THEN downloaded a new version (crash) and it Kept EVERYTHING.

I believe it prompts you to deleat a settings folder, which you can refuse
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Actually, it prompts you to delete the program files\mozilla firefox folder, which is a perfectly fine thing to do. Your bookmarks, extensions, and themes are saved under the Mozilla Firefox folder under documents and settings\your login\application data. You can uninstall Firefox and totally remove it from your PC without losing any personalized settings.
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Still no fix for the copy/paste problems? Ugh.
Old 02-25-05, 05:00 PM
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Originally Posted by Jeremy517
Still no fix for the copy/paste problems? Ugh.
Which copy/paste problem?
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I had some times when it doesn't paste after doing a copy, is that it?
and times when it highlights a bunch of stuff but it isn't truely highlighted (it can't be copied) and can't be unhighlighted
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Originally Posted by mikehunt
I had some times when it doesn't paste after doing a copy, is that it?
That's it. It happens to me all the time. You can choose copy, but it doesn't actually put anything into the clipboard.
Old 02-25-05, 07:22 PM
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Originally Posted by Jeremy517
That's it. It happens to me all the time. You can choose copy, but it doesn't actually put anything into the clipboard.
All the time as in messageboard forms or just anywhere? I know in DVDTalk I can copy and paste to my heart's content, but where others have reported the problem, it's been in only certain messageboards. (As most people only post to certain boards, it might be the case that some people might never see the bug while others will see it all the time like in your case.)
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Originally Posted by mikehunt
I had some times when it doesn't paste after doing a copy, is that it?
and times when it highlights a bunch of stuff but it isn't truely highlighted (it can't be copied) and can't be unhighlighted
Never heard of that problem. I use both the keyboard CTRL C and CTRL V, and mouse and never had an issue.
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I just downloaded it and installed. It installed itself over my old version and works fine.
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I have 1.0 & was wondering if the status bar clock extension will work under this new version. I love that feature since I auto-hide the task bar and like to have the date & time on the screen when I take a screenshot of an order. Just a handy little feature.
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I installed 1.01 over 1.0 without any problems.
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Originally Posted by DVD-ho78(DTS)
I have 1.0 & was wondering if the status bar clock extension will work under this new version. I love that feature since I auto-hide the task bar and like to have the date & time on the screen when I take a screenshot of an order. Just a handy little feature.
All extensions that are compatible with verison 1.0 will work for 1.0.1. accorinding to http://www.extensionsmirror.nl/
This is primarily a security release.
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Use MozBackup 1.4 to backup your profile ocassionally.

MozBackup is a utility for creating backups of Mozilla, Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla Thunderbird and Netscape profiles. It allows you to backup mail, favorites, contacts, etc. This program is freeware.

Saves in a .pcv format that you can view the contents with your zipping program such as WinRar etc..
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Originally Posted by 68ShelbyGT500KR
All extensions that are compatible with verison 1.0 will work for 1.0.1. accorinding to http://www.extensionsmirror.nl/
This is primarily a security release.
Thanks! You're always a big help. Hope you never leave the forum.
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1.0.1 crashes often for me. 1.0 never did. Ugh.
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It seems to crash every time I go to espn.com right now.
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To those having copy/paste issues, try the Auto Copy extension
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Originally Posted by Jeremy517
It seems to crash every time I go to espn.com right now.
yup espn.com makes it shit the bed
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Yeah, that's not from the upgrade to 1.0.1 though...ESPN is doing that to my 1.0 version of Firefox (on my work PC)
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Originally Posted by Jeremy517
It seems to crash every time I go to espn.com right now.
I thought it was just me. Dang it. First it was the links not working, now it crashes the browser outright. Grrr
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Originally Posted by habers
yup espn.com makes it shit the bed
Well, from a technical standpoint it is one of the worst bigname sites out there.
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When I used FF 1.0, I had frequent crashes when I accessed espn radio, although the main area would work fine. The application would start streaming before it crashed. Now the main area doesn't work -- it seems to occur after the advertisement loads up.

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