WWW FAQs: Is it safe to install Firefox?

2005-07-22: Yes, it is safe to install Firefox if you obtain Firefox directly from the Mozilla Project website. If you are installing Firefox because of virus and spyware problems with Microsoft Internet Explorer for Windows, you should carry out all of the steps recommended in the why is my web browser broken entry. Otherwise, existing spyware and viruses already on your computer may modify Firefox, just as they might modify any program on your computer and create problems. There is no shortcut, you need to install, use and regularly update your antivirus and spyware removal software.

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