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Post Posted June 12th, 2014, 7:45 am

Is the version of Firefox available from Portable Apps created with the same standards of oversight and the same standards of security and testing as the regular version?

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Post Posted June 12th, 2014, 8:03 am

The current version of Firefox Portable Apps is (within a few days anyway) the very same Firefox as the current released version of Firefox. It will be to the same stardards since it is the same program. I doubt that being put the Portable Apps shell would cause any security problems.
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Post Posted June 12th, 2014, 8:24 am

In fact PortableFirefox *is* the same binary but packed in a special environment to allow it to run without accessing other computer resources.
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