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  • Written by Alex Kontos
  • June 14th, 2015
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Waterfox 38.1.0 Release

Waterfox 38.1.0 is now available to download for Windows & Mac and brings back support for XP and Vista users as well as fixing website issues.

What’s New in 38.1.0 (Waterfox)?

  • Fixed an issue that caused Waterfox not to run on XP and Vista computers
  • Fixed an issue that caused websites such as Google Music and Speedtest.net to not load due to having dom.webcomponents.enabled set to true
  • Fixed an issue where the user agent did not append Waterfox to the end
  • Fixed a regression causing JavaScript performance to be lower than usual
  • Disabled Pocket by default due to its closed source nature and availability of already existing plugin

What’s New in 38.1.0 (Firefox)?

  • Clean formatting for articles and blog posts with Reader View
  • Share the active tab or window in a Hello conversation
  • Fixed a race condition that would cause Firefox to stop painting when switching tabs
  • Fixed graphics performance when using the built-in VGA driver on Windows 7

Known Issues

  • Responsive images do not update when the enclosing viewport changes
  • Some systems suffer from memory leakages in certain scenarios
  • Speedtest.net may not render for certain systems

How do I get this update?

  • It should be available immediately and can be applied by clicking the Menu Icon > ? > About Waterfox or
  • Download from the front page