Gmail says Safari is out of date - looking to see if I can use TenFourFox on my old MacBook

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jon rose

18 Mar, 2016 06:43 PM

Gmail says Safari is out of date - looking to see if I can use TenFourFox on my old MacBook. That is the crux of it.
 I am using Mac OS X Lion Version 10.7.5 ( 11G63b )
The above sentence makes little to no sense to me so I hope it does to you and you are able to tell me if I can and should use TenFourFox and how to install it properly for best results.
Thank you !
Jon Rose

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Chris (chtrusch... on 18 Mar, 2016 07:15 PM

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    Hello Jon, I'm sorry, TenFourFox cannot run on Macs using OS X 10.7. TenFourFox is for older Macs with PPC processors running 10.4 and 10.5. Your options are:

    - upgrade your Macbook to the most recent OS X version it can run, which will likely be >10.7 if it was manufactured in 2009 or later. It will contain a more recent version of Safari.

    or:

    - go to https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/new/ and download+install the latest Firefox.

    Firefox still supports 10.6-10.8, but not for long. The better option (also security-wise) is to upgrade OS X to the most recent version if at all possible.

  2. 2 Posted by r.mazur on 28 Mar, 2016 05:55 PM

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    I have the old version of Safari per intel I need an update I have Ten Four Fox G5 3 can any one help me?

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Chris (chtrusch... on 29 Mar, 2016 08:11 AM

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    Please click the Apple top left on your screen and choose "About this Mac". What does it say about your processor and the version of Mac OS X?

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