Unique Way to Download Firefox without IE

If you’ve just installed your computer using new Windows OS, then the browser you’ll get surely the original browser, which is IE and probably you will rare to use it or even you won’t use it at all. In this situation, you’d surely want to install popular browser like Firefox. If you want to install Firefox, without using IE, you can follow this steps.

Here is OS installation which can be considered as hard, unique, and strange in installing Firefox without IE. It can be said this is a geek way! So, what PG used is, downloading Firefox by using FTP. Here is the geek way you can use:

Windows Explorer

In order to access Mozilla FTP server from Windows Explorer, you just have to type on ftp://ftp.mozilla.org/ and press Enter.

Unique way to Download Firefox without IE

Then open the folder which its address in pub/firefox/releases/latest/win32/en-US/ for faster way, copy this address ftp://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/15.0.1/win32/en-US/ and paste it into Windows Explorer.

Unique way to Download Firefox without IE

Then right click on Firefox Setup and select Copy To Folder. Put the installer into the folder you wanted.

Unique way to Download Firefox without IE

Unique way to Download Firefox without IE

After that, you can find Mozilla installer in the folder you’ve selected before, the last, install the Mozilla.


It’s quite interesting, isn’t it? If you find other geek way to download Mozilla without IE, you can leave a comment below.


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