Firefox 8 Update

  Boghound 13:03 PM 09 Nov 11
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Anyone updated to Firefox 8 without pulling their hair out over all the add-ons extensions being disabled or disappearing? Is there a way to avoid laboriously installing them all? Thank God I've more then one PC!!!!

  mikef. 13:31 PM 09 Nov 11

No problems here on all three computers, one desktop, one laptop and a netbook

  birdface 13:39 PM 09 Nov 11

When updating it did ask if you wanted to save your add-ons maybe you missed it.

Maybe best removing firefox completely and just updating the latest version.

I have no problem since updating earlier except it is slow opening PCA and it's pages but I think that is down to PCA and not Firefox.

  Boghound 13:51 PM 09 Nov 11

Thanks Buteman.....I must have missed that...Did you use the Firefox update or a download file?

  birdface 14:02 PM 09 Nov 11

No just used the update in help, and about Firefox.

  cocteau48 14:17 PM 09 Nov 11
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"is there a way to avoid laboriously installing them all? Thank God I've more then one PC!!!!"

If you have got the same Firefox setup on your other PC then use Mozbackupenter link description here to transfer your profile across from one machine to the other.

This should transfer all bookmarks and add-ons etc.

  northumbria61 17:42 PM 09 Nov 11

Good link here regarding the Add-Ons enter link description here

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