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Firefox Portable - Use Countermail without installing anything

Countermail Portable (for Windows)

If you want use Countermail on Windows without installing anything you can use this solution. You can install it anywhere, on you local hard drive, on an USB, memory cards etc. We are using FireFox portable and Java portable to achieve this. There are two ways to do this: 

Method 1 (recommended)

  1. Download our prebuilt ZIP-file (89 MB). This contains FirefoxPortable ver. 32.03, Java ver. 1.7.0.67 and Countermail Login client ver. 1.72. All cache is disabled in this version.
  2. Extract the ZIP file where you want it
  3. IMPORTANT! If you have the normal Firefox started, you must always close it before starting our portable version!
  4. Login to Countermail by double clicking on the FireFoxPortable.exe.

IMPORTANT! If you have the normal Firefox started, you must close it before starting our portable version! 

Method 2 (complicated and only for advanced users)

Install everything by yourself:
  1. Download and install Firefox portable
  2. Create a folder called "Java" under your Firefox portable root directory
  3. Download and install Java portable, install it under the Firefox portable directory "Java" that you created earlier
  4. Create or Download this FirefoxPortable.ini and store it in same folder as FirefoxPortable.exe
  5. Create or Download this deployment.properties and store it in the folder "Java/Lib"
  6. Copy the file "Java\bin\plugin2\npjp2.dll" to the "Java\bin\" folder
  7. Download Countermail Offline Login client, unzip it to the same folder as FirefoxPortable.exe
  8. IMPORTANT! If you have the normal Firefox started, you must always close it before starting our portable version!
  9. With Firefox 23 or newer, enter "about:config" in the URL field and press Enter
  10. Click on the button [I'll be careful, I promise]
  11. Search for "fileuri"
  12. Double click on "security.fileuri.strict_origin_policy", the value should change to "false"
  13. Close Firefox
  14. Login to Countermail by double clicking on the FireFoxPortable.exe

IMPORTANT! If you have the normal Firefox started, you must always close it before starting our portable version! 


 Last updated Sat, May 4 2013 01:00

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