We’ve covered  Firefox 8.0.1 release few days back which Mozilla made available via their FTP servers with crashes from RoboForm add-on where Mozilla did pulled back these downloads later from their servers and now they officially released Firefox 8.0.1 as an update to Firefox except for Firefox 8.

Firefox 8.0.1

So Firefox 4,5,6,7 users will be automatically upgraded to Firefox 8.0.1 irrespective of whether they’re using RoboForm or not. Where Firefox 8 users on Windows & Linux platforms won’t be upgraded to new version nor they won’t be notified about this update. Mac users should upgrade to this release as JRE causing the crashes.

Firefox 8

What’s new in Firefox 8.0.1

  • Fixed Mac OS X crash that occurred in certain instances when a Java Applet is loaded with Java SE 6 version 1.6.0_29 installed.
  • Fixed Windows startup crash caused by RoboForm versions older than 7.6.2.

RoboForm users using Firefox should know and install the latest RoboForm version 7.6.4 from their website.

Download Firefox 8.0.1

Firefox 8.0.1 release notes