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SOLVED - Can NoScript Be Run on a Vista Computer?

Post by Skeezix » Tue Oct 29, 2019 5:04 pm

I'm bringing up a Vista computer. When I go to the NoScript website I find I cannot download NoScript because the OS is too old. Is there an earlier version of NS that I could use for Windows Vista and if so, what is its version number and how can I obtain a copy?
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Re: Can NoScript Be Run on a Vista Computer?

Post by barbaz » Tue Oct 29, 2019 6:08 pm

What browser (& version) are you using on your Vista computer?
*Always* check the changelogs BEFORE updating that important software!
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Re: Can NoScript Be Run on a Vista Computer?

Post by Skeezix » Thu Oct 31, 2019 1:59 pm

I'm using the latest for Vista computers - version 52.9 I think.
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Re: Can NoScript Be Run on a Vista Computer?

Post by barbaz » Thu Oct 31, 2019 2:08 pm

For Firefox 52.9 use latest NoScript Classic from https://noscript.net/getit (5.1.9 at time of writing)
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Re: Can NoScript Be Run on a Vista Computer?

Post by Skeezix » Thu Nov 07, 2019 4:41 pm

Thank you. I went to the site and clicked on the "here" link. That link is about 1/2-way down the page. The download was successful but I keep getting a NoScript message that says, "Firefox prevented this site from asking you to install software on your computer." This was on the Vista computer.

Seems odd to me to get such a message. What should I do?
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Re: Can NoScript Be Run on a Vista Computer?

Post by barbaz » Thu Nov 07, 2019 9:40 pm

@Skeezix Remember to log in before posting so that you can use your chosen username and don't need to repeatedly solve the CAPTCHA each time. (I fixed your last post)
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Thu Nov 07, 2019 4:41 pm
Thank you. I went to the site and clicked on the "here" link. That link is about 1/2-way down the page. The download was successful but I keep getting a NoScript message that says, "Firefox prevented this site from asking you to install software on your computer." This was on the Vista computer.

Seems odd to me to get such a message. What should I do?
Does it give you the option to allow it?

Can you right-click the NoScript Classic download link > Save link as, then drag the downloaded xpi into your Firefox tab bar?

Do you have about:config > xpinstall.signatures.required set to false?
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Re: Can NoScript Be Run on a Vista Computer?

Post by therube » Fri Nov 08, 2019 12:22 am

Thinking it may be Mozilla's Y2K issue & you may need to install the fix for that, first.

Try installing this, Disabled Add-on Fix for Firefox 47 - 56.
Then see if NoScript will install?


(Heh. Mozilla hosting a legacy extension.)
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Re: Can NoScript Be Run on a Vista Computer?

Post by Skeezix » Fri Nov 08, 2019 5:27 pm

@barbaz - >>@Skeezix Remember to log in before posting so that you can use your chosen username and don't need to repeatedly solve the CAPTCHA each time. (I fixed your last post)<<

Thank you for fixing it.

>>Does it give you the option to allow it?<<

Yes, I get a dialog box with an "Allow" button. When I click on it I get a DB stating, "Firefox prevented this site from asking you to install software on your computer."

>>Can you right-click the NoScript Classic download link > Save link as, then drag the downloaded xpi into your Firefox tab bar?<<

When I do that I get a message stating, "This add-on cannot be installed because it has not been verified."

"xpinstall.signatures.required" was set to True, so I just set it to False. Then I closed and reopened FF and got a DB asking if I wanted to install (or something like that, I can't remember). I clicked "Yes" and NS then installed with version 5.1.9. PROBLEM SOLVED!

Thank you for your help. I'll write the fix in my NS notes for future use.
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Re: SOLVED - Can NoScript Be Run on a Vista Computer?

Post by therube » Sat Nov 09, 2019 11:34 am

(Ah, I forgot that 5.1.9 is not signed.)
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9.1.19) Gecko/20110420 SeaMonkey/2.0.14 Pinball NoScript FlashGot AdblockPlus
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