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Firefox Offline Installer

The challenge is simple.  How do you install Firefox on a PC that might not be hooked up to the internet? You could have applications or programs that need a web browser, and Chrome or Internet Explorer aren’t your proverbial cup of tea.  No worries though, there is an easy way to install Firefox offline.

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What Are Share Services?

I woke up this morning to an interesting new button in my Firefox browser.  This paper airplane button was resting in my toolbar and I wondered to myself, “what add-on added this?”.  I was delightfully surprised though that this looks like a new Firefox feature called Share Services.  It builds sharing a page on a number of services into the browser.

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Change Default Search Back to Google

Mozilla recently made a deal with Yahoo to take over the default search function in Firefox.  Now, this is great news for competition and all but I don’t use Yahoo.  I use Google.  So, how can you set your default search from Yahoo (or anything else) back to Google?  Follow these simple steps.

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Move Unsorted Bookmarks to Bookmarks Toolbar

Recently, I started to reorganize some of my bookmarks in Firefox.  Rather than keep a “Misc” folder to store all my random unsorted links in, I thought I should use the Unsorted Bookmarks option built into Firefox.  The only problem is there is not a real easy way to add this shortcut to the Bookmark Toolbar. 

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How to Setup Firefox Sync

Now that the mobile version of Firefox is a lot better, I have ditched the basic browser that came with my phone and reinstalled Firefox. One nice thing about Firefox is it allows you to sync your bookmarks and more across multiple devices.  This means I can access my same list of bookmarks from anywhere.

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SafeBrowser

View web pages you’re not sure you trust safely. SafeBrowser is an intelligent blocker of JavaScript, java applets and flash, it has an optional ad blocker and can block gif images, Silverlight and ActiveX controls.

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