Wednesday, February 9, 2011

How to Install Firefox on Windows

How to Install Firefox on Windows

This article will give you an insight on installing firefox on a windows based machine.

Before you install Firefox

Make sure that your computer meets the System Requirements.

Operating Systems Supported
Minimum Hardware
  • Pentium 233 MHz (Recommended: Pentium 500 MHz or greater)
  • 64 MB RAM (Recommended: 128 MB RAM or greater)
  • 52 MB hard drive space

Installing Firefox on Windows
Visit the Firefox download page  in any browser (e.g. Microsoft Internet Explorer). The page will automatically recommend the best version(s) of Firefox for you.

Click on the green download link to download the Firefox installer, then Run the file. It is recommended that you exit all your other running programs

(Windows Vista / Windows 7) You may see a User Account Control message. In this case, allow the setup to run by clicking Yes.

You will be greeted with a welcome screen. Click Next to continue.

This will bring you to the Setup Type screen. A Standard setup is selected by default, which will install Firefox with a recommended configuration that will work for most users.

Check Use Firefox as my default browser if you want to use Firefox when you open a link in your mail application, an Internet shortcut, or HTML document. Click Next.

Once the installation is complete, close the setup wizard by clicking Finish.
If the "Launch Firefox now" checkbox is checked, Firefox will start for the first time immediately after you click Finish.

Congratulations, you are done installing Firefox! You can now open firefox from Start menu or Desktop.

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