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MrAlex would you consider reverting back to firefox.exe filename rather than use waterfox.exe? I do not see what performance gains whatsoever doing this... it has created multiple issues so far already.
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Guys you can't play BF3 in this browser.

"Compatible 32-bit (not 64-bit) Web Browser"

Guess imma just switch back to Firefox
    
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I had a similar issue on my Windows 7 laptop -- when I installed Waterfox 14 and pinned it to the taskbar, the pin is created with the "firefox.exe" filename, which does not exist in the new version. The fix for me was to manually edit the pinned icon, located in: %UserProfile%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\User Pinned\TaskBar and change the filename to "waterfox.exe".
That way, when I start it from the pinned icon, it sets itself as default correctly, instead of asking over and over if I do a hard/symlink to the "firefox.exe" file. -- otherwise It would just tell me that the shortcut to the file did not exist and delete the pin. (So yes, I did a fair amount of troubleshooting for this silly issue)
Because of the firefox -> waterfox name change I ran into similar issues like:
http://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=329555
as well as that previous XULRunner error someone else posted a while back when I did an upgrade instead of uninstalling the app and deleting the entire folder.

There's something that's seriously annoying me related to this...

tmp-wfannoying.jpg 210k .jpg file

From LEFT to RIGHT

shortcut1 = waterfox start menu created by installer.. notice "Launch Waterfox"
before PROCEEDING further, take a look at the taskbar, notice that there are two pinned waterfox shortcuts. the first is shortcut2 and the second is shortcut3. because clicking shortcut2 for some reason creates a new taskbar icon, i went ahead to pin the newly created one to figure out whats going on. so shortcut3 is the manually newly pinned shortcut.
shortcut2 = my vbs script that pinned waterfox... notice "Launch Waterfox" (HAS ALWAYS BEEN WORKING PRIOR TO v14)
shortcut3 = pinned shortcut from the additional icon created by shortcut2. notice.... no more "launch waterfox"
shortcut4 = ms words well, just testing... was looking for a pattern
shortcut5= %appdata%\microsoft\internet explorer\quick launch

So, can someone tell me where the fault is? I need this scripted properly. I setup everything using a script .... right now, i need to manually click on all these.........

MrAlex can we see a quick fix for these issues please...

This is all I did:

Installed Waterfox.
Ran it from icon on desktop.
Right-clicked the Waterfox in the taskbar and pinned it.
Deleted icon on desktop.

No issues past that. One Waterfox icon in taskbar at all times.
Edited by kennyparker1337 - 8/17/12 at 11:43am
post #3394 of 7225
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Originally Posted by kennyparker1337 View Post

This is all I did:
Installed Waterfox.
Ran it from icon on desktop.
Right-clicked the Waterfox in the taskbar and pinned it.
Deleted icon on desktop.
No issues past that. One Waterfox icon in taskbar at all times.

1. I need this scripted. Silently, without clicking or touching the mouse.
2. It was working before the filename change
3. If you were to right click on the shortcut created by the waterfox installer and pin that, you'd get the same issue I've been talking about.
post #3395 of 7225
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Originally Posted by Lazdaa View Post

Guys you can't play BF3 in this browser.

"Compatible 32-bit (not 64-bit) Web Browser"

Guess imma just switch back to Firefox

This is already well known. It's because EA/DICE didn't release a browser plugin for 64-bit browsers.
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This is already well known. It's because EA/DICE didn't release a browser plugin for 64-bit browsers.

Really?... How weak
    
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This is already well known. It's because EA/DICE didn't release a browser plugin for 64-bit browsers.

Really?... How weak

Same for Adobe Reader, and Adobe Shockwave. Took a long time for Silverlight to make a 64bit one too.
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There's no Windows Media plugin either for 64-bit. Right now there's more or less Flash, Java and Silverlight. Maybe a 3rd party PDF or two too. Reason being 64-bit browsers are still far from being mainstream. It took years for Adobe to release a 64-bit Flash plugin.
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Just to let everyone know that I've read all your comments and I'm taking actions to make sure the same problems don't occur next release smile.gif

    
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Just make sure the installer removes the previous WaterFox as people cant read! That should solve most of the whining.

Also, maybe a window that says that the EA plugin is not 64bit.
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