HOWTO: Still Access Firefox 2 Download
As just about everyone knows, yesterday Mozilla released their third major version of the Firefox browser. Though this release comes with an overwhelming amount of improvements, some people may still want to use Firefox 2. As a web developer, my company doesn’t officially support version 3 yet (even though support for it seems trivial), so I’m using Firefox 3 Portable for QA with my full Firefox 2 install still intact.
The new design of the Firefox download page doesn’t indicate older versions can be downloaded, so to get them, browse to:
From there you can choose a version, your platform and language. For en-US Windows users, here’s a direct link to the latest FF2: Firefox 188.8.131.52 [updated 27 January 2009].