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How to install Mozilla Firefox on my computer?

Here are the easy steps to install Mozilla Firefox on your computer:


For Mac:


Before anything else, make sure your Mac meets the System Requirements for Firefox. If you are using an old version of OS X, see these articles for more information:

Now, for the steps on how to install Firefox on Mac:
  1. Visit the Firefox download page in any browser (for example, Apple Safari). It will automatically detect the platform and language on your computer and recommend the best version of Firefox for you.
  2. Click the green download button to download Firefox.
  3. Once the download has completed, the file (Firefox.dmg) should open by itself and pop open a Finder window containing the Firefox application. Drag the Firefox Icon on top of the Applications folder in order to copy it there.
    • Note: If you do not see this window, click the Firefox.dmg file that you downloaded to open it.
  4. After dragging Firefox to the Applications folder, hold down the Control key while clicking in the window and select Eject "Firefox" from the menu.
  5. You can add Firefox to your dock for easy access. Just open your Applications folder and drag Firefox to the dock. Congratulations, you are done installing Firefox!
  6. When you first start up Firefox, you will be warned that you downloaded Firefox from the Internet. Because you download Firefox from the official site, you can click "Open".


For Windows:


Before installing Firefox, see the Firefox System Requirements to make sure that your computer has the required operating system and recommended hardware.

Now, here are the steps:
  1. Visit this Firefox download page in any browser, such as Microsoft Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on the "Free Download" button to download the Firefox installer. The page will automatically recommend the best version of Firefox for you. Alternatively, use this download link for the latest English (U.S.) Firefox version.
    • ​​​If you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer, a notification bar will appear at the bottom of the page with the options to run the installer or save the file to your computer. Click "Run" to start the process.
    • In other browsers, you may need to first save the Firefox installer to your computer, then open the file you downloaded.
      • Note: If you see an Open File - Security Warning dialog, click "Run".
  3. Then, just click "Install"Congratulations, you are done installing Firefox!
  4. Double-click on the Firefox icon whenever you want to go online.

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