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Windows 7: Mozilla to Force FF Update

17 May 2011   #21

Win7 Pro 64

There is a configuration in auto:config that shows auto update. Won't changing this to false stop them from automatically updating?

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17 May 2011   #22

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

Don't care too much. I'm using 4.0.1 and I am happy with it and I will always update when a new version is out. Like that, it's quicker, safer and like that, my browsing is safer.
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18 May 2011   #23
Phone Man

Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64bit, Windows 7 HP 64bit

Later, Legnitto said his choice of the word "force" was ill-advised, and noted that only Firefox 3.5 users who had left the default automatic updates setting enabled would be moved to Firefox 3.6 automatically.
Also it is so easy to control. My FF 4 is set to check for updates and then ask me what I want to do.

Mozilla to Force FF Update-update-option.png

So easy and I have full control.


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18 May 2011   #24

Windows Home premium 64bit

Last time I checked updates for programs were good so I dont see anything wrong with this.
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18 May 2011   #25

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1

Honestly, if 3.5 users are being moved to 3.6, I doubt they will even be able to tell the difference. 3.5 and 3.6 are pretyt much identical, on the surface at least. I am personally considering going back to 3.6 myself, I'm not 4.0's biggest fan.
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18 May 2011   #26

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Mint 9

I have no issue with this. FF4 works great.

I am seriously sick of people bitching about not wanting to upgrade because the new version is so slow or bloated. If you think it has issues, download (either in a VM or side install) the new version and test it yourself. You don't like it, at least you actually know why, but you might like it.

I you have a problem with auto-updates, get a different browser (like Internet Explorer).

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18 May 2011   #27

Windows 10 Pro

FF 4 and chrome are both horrible, horrible. Chrome has memory leaks and FF4 persona's is crap just as someone mentioned fancy tool bar, no one creates any half decent themes. I'm sticking with 3.6 until either one of them get their act together, it's a disgrace.
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18 May 2011   #28

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1 (desktop)

FF4 is great, I think...I'm glad it is here.
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20 May 2011   #29

Windows 7 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Enterprise X64/Windows 10 Pro X64/Linux Mint

FF4, won't even run right on my machine. If they force me to upadte to 4, Ill be uninstalling.
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22 May 2011   #30

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18 MATE, W10IP VM, W10 Home, #All 64 bit
That setting is twitchy on my PC.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Phone Man View Post
My FF 4 is set to check for updates and then ask me what I want to do.

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So easy and I have full control.

Mine is set to ask, but it installs whatever it likes anyway.
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