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FireFox 0.9.3 released

fixes security bugs, go get it!

     
3:01 am on Aug 5, 2004 (gmt 0)

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Spanking new:
[ftp.mozilla.org...]

Release notes:
[mozilla.org...]

Four critical fixes:
[bugzilla.mozilla.org...]

4:42 am on Aug 6, 2004 (gmt 0)

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Do I need to uninstall 0.9.x before installing 0.9.3?

If I uninstall 0.9.x before installing 0.9.3, will it keep or lose my settings, bookmarks, extensions etc?

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I installed it yesterday over my copy of 0.9.x and all the settings look to be the same.
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Even if you uninstall 0.9.2, your settings are still retained. However, if you have extensions installed and you've customized them, you may want to find their .rdf files and save a copy of those. They'll be under Windows->Application Data->Mozilla->Firefox->Profiles->[profle_name].glg in Win98.

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I believe the various versions of 0.9 can be reinstalled over one another. In fact I think the goal is for all future versions of FireFox to be upgradable that way. Personally, I prefer fresh installs anyway; makes it easier to compare and see about new or missing features.
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I think they do recommend removing previous copies before installing, at least while it's in beta.

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2:38 pm on Aug 6, 2004 (gmt 0)

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Uninstalling for this particular upgrade is not needed, I've already done it to a few pc's without any complications.

Rule of thumb is when .x changes, yeah uninstall. When .9x changes don't worry unless they strongly caution it.

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Thanks, amznvibe. Over-installed.
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Other than the critical fixes what exactly is new in .3? I don't see anything different in the release notes.