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Firefox 3.0 downloads hit 17.3 million, already

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Posted June 25, 2008 by admin in News

The browser saw 8 million downloads within the first 24-hours of its release, more than ever downloaded in a single day before and a statistic currently being considered for inclusion within the Guinness Book of Records.

Firefox 2 was downloaded 1.6 million times in its first 24 hours of release; to date, it has been downloaded more than half a billion times, according to Mozilla.

New features in the web browser include one-click bookmarking, the smart location bar and lightning fast performance. It also includes phishing and malware protection, built-in spell checking, session restore and full zoom.

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