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Update on Firefox Support for Windows XP and Vista

#1
In approximately March, 2017, Windows XP and Vista users will automatically be moved to the Firefox Extended Support Release (ESR).

Firefox is one of the few browsers that continues to support Windows XP and Vista, and we expect to continue to provide security updates for users until September 2017. Users do not need to take additional action to receive those updates. In mid-2017, user numbers on Windows XP and Vista will be reassessed and a final support end date will be announced...
Source: https://blog.mozilla.org/futurereleases/2016/12/23/firefox-support-for-xp-and-vista/

See also: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/end-support-windows-xp-and-vista
 
#3
An elderly relation is still using Vista on her PC just for emailing and she currently has Firefox. Is there going to be any browser that will be OK to use with Vista after Sept 2017?
 

Vistaar

Vista Guru
#8
Mozilla has extended support until June 2018:

[FONT=&amp]Last year we [/FONT]announced[FONT=&amp] that Windows XP and Vista users would be automatically moved to the [/FONT]Firefox Extended Support Release[FONT=&amp] (ESR), ensuring them continued updates until at least September, 2017.

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[FONT=&amp]Today we are announcing June 2018 as the final end of life date for Firefox support on Windows XP and Vista. As one of the few browsers that continues to support Windows XP and Vista, Firefox users on these platforms can expect security updates until that date. Users do not need to take additional action to receive those updates.[/FONT]
Source: Update on Firefox support for Windows XP and Vista | Future Releases