The beta version is the version of a product (usually software) that is still under development and testing.

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Can I switch from chrome dev to beta without uninstalling?

I'm on OS X 10.9 using Chrome 36.0.1976.2 dev. I want to "downgrade" to the beta track. Do I need to back up my user data and reinstall chrome as outlined (for windows but I get the gist) in this ...
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Aurora Firefox “Sync encountered an error while synchronising: Unknown error. Sync will automatically retry this action.”

Firefox keeps giving me this error: "Sync encountered an error while synchronising: Unknown error. Sync will automatically retry this action." I'm able to login, but some minutes later... bam! the ...
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Change the update channel in Portable Thunderbird?

I think it needs some explanation How to update a TB Portable installation to beta or aurora. I tried to change the preferences in about:config: update.channel to aurora but that had no effect. Then ...
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What I must do to add SHA-2 MAC TLS ciphers in Firefox?

I tested the latest Firefox beta using https://cc.dcsec.uni-hannover.de/ and all ciphers supported by Firefox 25 use MAC SHA1, none of them allow SHA-2. Can this be changed? Have Firefox plans to use ...
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Switch to classic menu in Chrome beta

After updating to 26.0.1410.19 beta-m, Chrome menu has a different look. Is it possible to switch back to classic menu view, whilst staying on beta channel?
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Google Portable Beta is not a beta

I've installed Google Portable 24 beta from PortableApps.com. At the bottom of this page you may find installers for Google Chrome Portable Beta 24.0 and Dev 25.0. After installation I opened the ...
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Windows 8 Drivers for Synaptics Touchpad? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I don’t have a touchscreen. How can I do gestures on my Windows 8 laptop’s touchpad? Have there been any beta drivers released from Synaptics for Windows 8? I'd love to ...
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Windows 7 BSOD, safe mode working,

I need help getting my dualboot with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 to work, and since I'm not to experienced with computers I've been pretty dumb. Here's what I've done, quite shortend though: First ...
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Install XCode 4.5 beta along XCode 4.3 to keep App Store publishing option

What is the correct way to install Xcode 4.5 beta along existing Xcode 4.3 stable? I want to keep App Store publishing option. Last time i did install an Xcode beta, it wiped out my existing install ...
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Photoshop CS6 beta - functionality

Is Photoshop beta cs6 full featured, or is just a preview of SOME of the new functions? I want to make sure before I remove my cs5 version. There are two contradictions that are making me unsure (as ...
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Can I uninstall Visual Basic from Visual Studio 11 beta?

Is it possible to not install all components of Visual Studio 11 Ultimate? Specifically, having Visual Basic installed makes project selection clumsy. While I am at it, I would also uninstall F# and ...
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Where do I give feedback for the latest Windows beta?

I currently have the Windows 8 Consumer preview installed.I see a lot of possible improvements that people would be thankful for, how can I let them know. While some Metro applications provide a ...
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Are there even newer better NVIDIA beta drivers for my GTX 570M, which are not listed on the NVIDIA website? [closed]

I found the driver 295.51 on some website (I cannot remember which website), and the website said it was, in short, very awesome. However, when I tried to install, it said that my laptop was not ...
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Adobe Flash Player won't update

When I go to Adobe - Flash Player website, it tells me that I have 11,0,1,148 version of Flash Player installed on my Chrome yet 10.3.183.10 version is available and when I go to Adobe - Install Adobe ...
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How to install iOS5 Beta on Second Generation iPod Touch? [closed]

I am a registered apple developer, and I am interested in installing the iOS5 beta on my devices to test iCloud syncing. However, I only have an iPad and a second-generation ipod touch, which does not ...
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Get out of Beta Channel? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to switch Firefox channel to Stable? Is there a way to get out of doing beta releases? I want to only be updated for normal, fully tested releases instead. That ...
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Office 2010 beta affects trial installation

I've found that after expiration of Office 2010 beta when I want to install trial, installation always ends up with an error 25400, even if everything is uninstalled. I've read that it's because ...
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How can I restore my Chrome search engine list after beta killed it?

So I have loads of keyword sites (>100) built into Chrome (8.0.552.231) in what it calls search engines even though most are actually simple keyword links and only a few actually search anything. I ...
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Is there a way to make Firefox 4 less ugly?

The only reasons I'm not using the Firefox 4 beta are purely aesthetic -- the bright orange menu button is awful and there's the fact that toolbars (such as the Bookmarks toolbar and StumbleUpon) are ...
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where to report firefox bugs

What's the correct place to report bugs found in firefox (4.0 beta 6)?
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Internet Explorer 9 only for Windows 7?

Just tried to download IE9 beta. And all what I got is: Since you're running Windows XP, you won't be able to install Internet Explorer 9 unless you upgrade to a more recent version of Windows. ...
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Firefox 4 Image Auto Resize

Firefox 4 Beta 4 doesn't seem to automatically resize images anymore that are opened in a separate tab/window. Is there some option that I am missing? The option ...
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Is it safe the use Firefox Sync to sync between Firefox 3.6 and Firefox 4.0 beta?

I want to test out the Firefox 4 beta, and I currently use Firefox Sync (previously known as Weave Sync) to synchronise various computers. I don't want to install Firefox 4 on all of the computers. ...
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Does Firefox 4 beta version 3 have per-process tab like Chrome?

I've heard of Electrolysis but is it in the beta yet?
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jolicloud 1.0 - is it the final version?

I've just upgraded to my laptop jolicloud 1.0, and well is it the finished version or is the beta or something, because it seems unfinished. For Example the File browser tab on the homescreen. ...
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Switch to tab in FireFox awesome bar (4 beta 1)

On the "what's new" page for FF4b1 there is the feature described as "Navigate more easily by switching to open tabs from your Awesome Bar." - how do I activate it? Clicking in the address bar just ...
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How do I obtain the sounds from the Windows Live Messenger Beta?

in a beta version of the Windows Live Messenger they had different sounds once. They weren't like the current ones, they sounded brighter. The normal "dling" when logging in was replaced by a more ...
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about:config issue with firefox nightlies

I use Minefield, the Firefox nightlies, but a couple of my addons are unsurprisingly incompatible. Usually adding extensions.checkCompatibility = false and extensions.checkUpdateSecurity = false ...
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Chrome 3.0.195.24 Wiped Extensions, Themes, and Properties on BSOD

I'm using Google Chrome 3.0 on dev channel (I think, even though mine didn't update to 4.0), and I noticed a few days ago that Chrome updated from 3.0.195.21 to 3.0.195.24. For some reason, the ...
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Windows 7 doesn't start anymore

I've experienced some BSOD on windows 7 RC, and some freezing when startup, but today was big surprise, it doesn't start anymore. I tried to start on safe mode and no results too, it shows the ...
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chrome loses cookies

I'm using google chrome beta version, recently i found all my saved authentications get lost when closing the window and reopen. It is not saving any passwords or "stay signed in" or "remember me in ...