Backup your profile and bookmarks. You can do this by simply
duplicating the Firefox folder in your home
Download 24.7.0 and run it once.
Download 31.8.0 and run it once.
Download 38.10.0 and run it once.
Download 45.7.0 and run it. Your profile should be fully
upgraded. Check that your bookmarks and settings have transferred.
If they have, you can delete the copy of the Firefox
folder; you don't need it anymore.
By running each version inbetween, this ensures that any small
changes to the profile that happened from version to version are
properly reproduced. Note that after this process your profile will
not be compatible with earlier versions (particularly Firefox 3.6
and prior), and you should delete those browsers from your system.
If you have a need for Firefox 3.6, Camino has the same rendering
engine and will not be affected because it has a separate
Sorry, I misunderstood, I thought you were already on 3.6.
However, if you already ran 17.0.11 once, your profile was already
updated past 3.6, so you don't need to. Just make sure you don't
run anything before 17.0.11 once you begin this
OK, I'll stipulate I'm dense. Are you saying it doesn't matter what version of Firefox I am starting with, that the TFF updates give all the functionality that the newer versions of FF do? Looking forward to seeing how much better things get when fully upgraded, since I've already gotten back some lost attributes.
No, I'm saying you already ran TenFourFox 17.0.11 once (didn't
you?), so the intervening versions of Firefox are no longer
required. You can proceed as if you were running 17.0.11 to start
with, since it already did any necessary alterations to your
profile, and go directly to 24, 31, 38 and then 45.
If I still misunderstand your question, please be explicit.