FireFox is a free browser provided by Mozilla.org. Many users use this browser on Windows computers. These instructions are for the latest version of FireFox at the time of this writing: version 26.0. If you are not at that version, go to Mozilla.org and upgrade to the latest version please.
Once you find the installer you want to run (e.g. Birder's Diary or a taxonomic list), click on the link on the appropriate page. This will quickly display a popup message prompting for Save File or Cancel, as shown below. You may also be prompted by any of your anti-virus software programs on your computer at this point in time; be sure to allow this program to run.
Choose Save File.
You may also be prompted by any of your anti-virus software programs on your computer at this point in time; be sure to allow this program to run.
After you choose Save File, a green download arrow will display in the upper right corner of the Browser window as shown below.
Click on that arrow to display a list of recently downloaded files. In here you will see your installer. Click on it to start the installation, and respond to any prompts by your anti-virus software, the installer will display a window and start to prompt you for installation specifics.
This is generally all it takes to start running an installer with FireFox. This can be different from version to version of FireFox. If you find this doesn't match your experience, please let us know by sending email to firstname.lastname@example.org
. Please include your version of FireFox.