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How to Download and Install Firefox on Windows

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Introduction

In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • How to install the Mozilla Firefox web browser onto your PC.

1 Install Mozilla Firefox

We will use the built-in Edge browser on your computer to download and install Mozilla Firefox.

  1.  Open Microsoft Edge.
    Microsoft Edge.
  2. In the address bar at the top, type www.mozilla.com/firefox, then press enter.
    Edge address bar with address entered.
  3. Select Download now.
    Firefox download page with Download now highlighted.
  4. Select Run to start the installer right after downloading.
    Firefox download with Run highlighted.
  5. The installer will ask permission to run, select Yes.
    User Account Control with Yes highlighted.
  6. Select Install or Re-install (if you had Firefox installed before).
    Firefox installer with Re-install highlighted.
  7. The Import wizard should run, select Finish if prompted.
    Import wizard with Finish highlighted.
  8. Firefox should open automatically.
    Mozilla Firefox browser.

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In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • How to install the Mozilla Firefox web browser onto your PC.

We will use the built-in Edge browser on your computer to download and install Mozilla Firefox.

  1.  Open Microsoft Edge.
    Microsoft Edge.
  2. In the address bar at the top, type www.mozilla.com/firefox, then press enter.
    Edge address bar with address entered.
  3. Select Download now.
    Firefox download page with Download now highlighted.
  4. Select Run to start the installer right after downloading.
    Firefox download with Run highlighted.
  5. The installer will ask permission to run, select Yes.
    User Account Control with Yes highlighted.
  6. Select Install or Re-install (if you had Firefox installed before).
    Firefox installer with Re-install highlighted.
  7. The Import wizard should run, select Finish if prompted.
    Import wizard with Finish highlighted.
  8. Firefox should open automatically.
    Mozilla Firefox browser.