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Forum Thread: Mozilla Firefox 3.0.x

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Snowskier Mozilla Firefox 3.0.x
Member 28th May, 2010 03:58
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I have not been able to clear a security threat that says I need to download Mozilla Firefox 3.0.x. It has been coming up on Secunia for months. I repeatedly downloaded it, cleared extra entries from my list of downloads, rescanned and done everything I know to do. Each time I boot up my computer I get the warning that there is 1 program that is insecure/end-of-life and expose me to security threat. When I open Secunia, it instructs me to download Mozilla Firefox 3.0.x. That download is so old now I don't even know how to download it but I have updated all the Mozilla Firefox updates including that one and every one since.

diligentinquirer RE: Mozilla Firefox 3.0.x
Member 28th May, 2010 05:09
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basic same prob here >> Mozilla firefox 3.6x is insecure.

have fresh new Fx installed. What gives please?

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c0m4r RE: Mozilla Firefox 3.0.x
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Can you guys tell us what is "Installation Path" from the allert?
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TiMow RE: Mozilla Firefox 3.0.x
Dedicated Contributor 28th May, 2010 07:49
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Using PSI Advanced mode, click on Insecure tab, where the insecure version of Firefox should be listed. Then click on [+] to expand toolbox icons, find Open Folder icon and click - this takes you to the location of the insecure file.

Providing you have latest version also installed (3.6.3) you can manually remove the old insecure file that PSI is reporting - highlight>right click>delete. May need further deleting from recycle bin.

Restart and rescan PSI.

You could also look under add/remove programs (from control panel) to see if the old version is listed here, where it can be removed if it's present.

If the above doesn't work, you could consider:

1) Uninstall and reinstall of Firefox;

2) Uninstall and reinstall of PSI - solved a few similar problems, a couple of months back, after Secunia did some maintenance work on the server.

TiMow

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