Firefox 53 Officially Drops Support for Windows XP and Windows Vista

Windows XP and Windows Vista users are running out of options when it comes to browsers, as Mozilla has just pulled the plug on these two versions of the operating system with the release of Firefox 53.

Starting today, Windows XP and Windows Vista are no longer getting new features in Firefox, and the latest versions for these platforms is Firefox 52. Mozilla will continue to roll out updates and bug fixes for one extra year, but no new features are being developed.

Mozilla announced in late 2016 that security updates would be provided to Windows XP until at least September 2016, but users would be moved to the Extended Support Release branch where new features are no longer shipped.

“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 no… (read more)

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