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Windows 7: firefox 29 keeps reinstalling itself

28 May 2014   #11
lehnerus2000

W7 Ultimate SP1, LM18.3 MATE, W10 Home, #All 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by UsernameIssues View Post
lehnerus2000,
There seems to be a Pale Moon for Linux too. But I've not tested it.
I recently discovered that info too.
Like you, I haven't tried it.

Firefox seems much faster and more reliable running on Linux Distros, than it does on Windows.
For example, the session restore feature has never failed in my Linux installs.

Pale Moon suffers from the same session restore issue (on my PC in W7).

I suspect that the Avast Resident scanner is responsible (i.e. it interferes with the loading of the session restore file).
I did try adding "Exceptions" for the session restore files, but it didn't fix the issue.
In any case, "Exceptions" don't work properly in Avast (unlike AVG).

The restore files are not being corrupted (I've tested them).

I now use the session restore feature in Tab Mix Plus, because even if it initially fails, you can just load a past session from the menu.

Pale Moon also suffers the same spell checker issue as Firefox (on my PC in W7).


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