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Does anyone ELSE have FireFox shut down (just refuses to work) when you refuse to do the upgrade?

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Every week - EVERY week, I get notification that I need to upgrade FireFox. If I refuse to do the upgrade, FireFox refuses to work after about 4-5 days. The longer I go before I bow to the pressure, the LESS FireFox actually WORKS. Right now, I'm trying to read an email message. FireFox has basically shut down OTHER than this page. Anything else? Nope. I am seriously considering going back to the despised IE. I hate Windows, but this is SO ANNOYING! Shouldn't I have ANY say as to whether or not I WANT to upgrade? Because I am denied that choice. I either DO it, or FireFox will refuse to work. Thanks loads. Every upgrade, I spend DAYS getting things back to where I want them. I just get them right and I get notice of ANOTHER upgrade. Why not wait until you get it RIGHT??????

Every week - EVERY week, I get notification that I need to upgrade FireFox. If I refuse to do the upgrade, FireFox refuses to work after about 4-5 days. The longer I go before I bow to the pressure, the LESS FireFox actually WORKS. Right now, I'm trying to read an email message. FireFox has basically shut down OTHER than this page. Anything else? Nope. I am seriously considering going back to the despised IE. I hate Windows, but this is SO ANNOYING! Shouldn't I have ANY say as to whether or not I WANT to upgrade? Because I am denied that choice. I either DO it, or FireFox will refuse to work. Thanks loads. Every upgrade, I spend DAYS getting things back to where I want them. I just get them right and I get notice of ANOTHER upgrade. Why not wait until you get it RIGHT??????

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FredMcD
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[https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-firefox-issues-using-safe-mode Start Firefox in Safe Mode] {web link} by holding down the '''<Shift> ''(Mac=Options)''''' key, and then starting Firefox. A small dialog should appear. Click '''Start In Safe Mode''' (not Refresh). Is the problem still there? https://support.mozilla.org/kb/Firefox+is+already+running+but+is+not+responding https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-slow-how-make-it-faster https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-uses-too-many-cpu-resources-how-fix https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-uses-too-much-memory-ram https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-hangs-or-not-responding

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Still bogging down and I can't run FireFox in safe mode all the time. I appreciate the help, but the problem seems to have to do with NOT 'upgrading' when FireFox seems to want (demand). And FireFox has an upgrade every WEEK.

Still bogging down and I can't run FireFox in safe mode all the time. I appreciate the help, but the problem seems to have to do with NOT 'upgrading' when FireFox seems to want (demand). And FireFox has an upgrade every WEEK.
FredMcD
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I am still using v54 and have had no such problems. As to every week, if the browser did not update, the notices may keep coming.

Note: The setting to never check for updates was removed, but you can change how often it checks for updates.

  • 1 In the Location bar, type about:config and press Enter. The about:config "This might void your warranty!" warning page may appear.
  • 2 Click I accept the risk!, to continue to the about:config page.
  • 3 Search for the preference app.update.interval
  • 4 Double-click on it, and set the value to the number of seconds between update checks.
I am still using v54 and have had no such problems. As to every week, if the browser did not update, the notices may keep coming. '''Note:''' The setting to never check for updates was removed, but you can change how often it checks for updates. *1 In the Location bar, type '''about:config''' and press '''Enter'''. The about:config "This might void your warranty!" warning page may appear. *2 Click '''I accept the risk!''', to continue to the about:config page. *3 Search for the preference '''app.update.interval''' *4 Double-click on it, and set the value to the number of seconds between update checks.