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Keep Firefox alive on win7

Stanzi11
Making moves

Why is the support for windows 7 not continued? There are many of us who do not want to switch to other systems. Why don't you offer support for a fee? I and others would be happy to pay an annual fee for firefox support on windows 7. So?

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Agentvirtuel
Contributor

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1594270

Hello

Do you know
Firefox users on Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 moving to Extended Support Release
https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-users-windows-7-8-and-81-moving-extended-support

Otherwise, do you know
According to https://thunderbird.topicbox.com/groups/beta/Ta0335ce0a41fa07e-M31c08501af76ab6c3d91fec6
Windows: Windows 10 or later - Windows 7 and Windows 8* are desupported
Mac: macOS 10.15 or later - macOS 10.14 is desupported
System Requirements https://www.thunderbird.net/en-US/thunderbird/116.0beta/system-requirements 116.0 bêta

Firefox Release Calendar
https://whattrainisitnow.com/calendar
Thunderbird release cycle Extended Support Releases (ESR) for organizations
https://enterprise.thunderbird.net/explore/thunderbird-release-cycle
Thunderbird releases are maintained for more than a year with point releases that coincide with the rapid releases of the Mozilla platform

For my part, illustration https://forums.mozfr.org/viewtopic.php?p=949449#p949449 with Windows7, I installed Linux, Firefox  and Thunderbird , it's ok, as for my Linux discovery, at first glance, installation and use are cool https://forums.mozfr.org/viewtopic.php?p=950012

Agentvirtuel
Contributor

Firefox release notes
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/releases
Thunderbird Release Notes
https://www.thunderbird.net/en-US/thunderbird/releases

Currently
Firefox 121.0 and Thunderbird 115.6.020dec2023linuxfirefoxthunderbird.png

Clarification
Bookmarks in Firefox
https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/bookmarks-firefox
In my screenshots, you can't see the star in the address bar
This is normal, and for this reason I use a userChrome.css code
#star-button-box {display:none!important;}
https://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?f=38&t=3114663

The Internet’s Invisible Carbon Footprint
https://foundation.mozilla.org/en/blog/ai-internet-carbon-footprint
Consider the environmental impact of device production and disposal. Recycle electronic devices through certified e-waste programs or donate/sell functioning devices you’re done with instead of trashing them

Installing Linux is another option before donate

Install Firefox on Linux
https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/install-firefox-linux
System Firefox installation (for advanced users) that's my installation.
Installing Thunderbird on Linux
https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/installing-thunderbird-linux
System Thunderbird installation (for advanced users) that's my installation.