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How do I stop firefox from updating, even when I marked it not to?

I have to use version 51 so that I can use Java to open Oracle (I refuse to use IE). I have checked the box to never check for updates, Mozilla updated anyway. I deleted… (pročitajte više)

I have to use version 51 so that I can use Java to open Oracle (I refuse to use IE). I have checked the box to never check for updates, Mozilla updated anyway. I deleted everything I could find on my computer Mozilla related, re-installed version 51, checked the box to not update and checked daily to make sure that there were no pending updates. I ran it for about a week just fine, but then it crashed and when it restarted, it was on version 53. I deleted everything Mozilla again, re-installed v51, told it not to install the sneaky background service, checked the never update box, went into the about:config and made sure the setting really said not to update, then went into the prefs.js file to triple check that it really really wouldn't be set to sneak in an update, and then went and double checked that the sneaky background service wasn't installed, then made sure it didn't have any pending updates anywhere. Ran it fine for a day, it crashed, and when I restarted it, surprise, surprise I'm on v54. It shouldn't be this hard to just stay on the version I want to use. What in God's name do I have to do to keep it from updating? Does Mozilla just ignore what the user actually tells it to do and does what it wants anyway or is my version of Mozilla just trying to start the Skynet revolution? I'm pretty close to just writing a vb script to just delete everything Mozilla off my computer and re-install v51 it everyday at midnight so I can just not have to deal with it anymore, but I figured I'd ask for help here first. If I can't get help here, I'll probably just go under my desk and cry while eating glue and rocking back and forth until they either fire me or have me committed.

Asked by Glebin47 prije 4 godina

Answered by John99 prije 4 godina

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How do you install Firefox for Android without using Google Play?

Is there a safe and legitimate way to download Firefox on Android without using Google Play or signing into the phone with a Google account? I tried to navigate to the of… (pročitajte više)

Is there a safe and legitimate way to download Firefox on Android without using Google Play or signing into the phone with a Google account? I tried to navigate to the official download page but the only option I can find is to use Google Play which requires sign in. Searching online just leads to alternative app stores and sketchy apk files that I'm not so sure if I can trust.

Asked by chris70794 prije 5 godina

Answered by philipp prije 5 godina

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How do I migrate to a new computer saving all my settings and add ons etc in Firefoz

I use Windows 7 Home Edition and Firefox .What is the easiest way to transfer Firefox from my Old Computer to my New Computer saving all my ADD ONS ,SETTINGS AND FAVOURIT… (pročitajte više)

I use Windows 7 Home Edition and Firefox .What is the easiest way to transfer Firefox from my Old Computer to my New Computer saving all my ADD ONS ,SETTINGS AND FAVOURITES

Asked by Rob Winearls prije 6 godina

Answered by FredMcD prije 6 godina

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How can I update my browser

I understand the latest version of Mozilla firefox is 27. When I try to update it tells me I have the latest version 25.0.1 Which is the correct version. … (pročitajte više)

I understand the latest version of Mozilla firefox is 27. When I try to update it tells me I have the latest version 25.0.1

Which is the correct version.

Asked by NancyGlenn prije 7 godina

Answered by cor-el prije 7 godina

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Firefox Installer gives error "VCRUNTIME140_1.dll was not found"

I was cleaning out my hard drive and deleting old installs of Microsoft Visual Studio Redistributable packages, and I almost certainly deleted the one that Firefox relies… (pročitajte više)

I was cleaning out my hard drive and deleting old installs of Microsoft Visual Studio Redistributable packages, and I almost certainly deleted the one that Firefox relies on.

I then attempted to start Firefox, getting the error, "The code execution cannot proceed because VCRUNTIME140_1.dll was not found. Reinstalling the program may fix this problem."

I uninstalled, following the clean install directions, and deleting the "Program Files/Mozilla Firefox/" directory.

Then, I ran the Firefox Installer, newly downloaded, and when running it, it gives the same error, "The code execution cannot proceed because VCRUNTIME140_1.dll was not found. Reinstalling the program may fix this problem." Selecting "Restore Defaults" has no effect either way. The installer then appears to complete in the background, and the Firefox directory is created, along with the executable.

When I run Firefox.exe, it seems to load the program, but any address I type in fails to begin loading. This includes websites (www.google.com) and help/utility pages (about:config). I'm therefore unable to change any settings within Firefox.

I then tried re-installing the "Visual C++ 2008" and "Visual C++ 2015-2019" packages in an attempt to restore that DLL, but that had no effect after repeating the same steps above (clean uninstall, re-install). Which VC++ Redist Package should I be re-installing? Ideally, I should be able to just get a copy of VCRUNTIME140_1.dll and place it where Firefox is looking for it.

Asked by trevorawestphal prije 1 godina

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convert pst to mbox and Import mbox to thunderbird

I have 18 gb of pst file and want a solution to convert pst to mbox for saving backup file for future and import mbox file to my Thunderbird account directly. Please help… (pročitajte više)

I have 18 gb of pst file and want a solution to convert pst to mbox for saving backup file for future and import mbox file to my Thunderbird account directly.

Please help me???

Asked by kritikasingh88 prije 3 godina

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Can't install Adobe flash player in firefox

Adobe Flash Player works well in Internet Explorer but I cannot download & install it in FireFox. I always get the error message "An error has occurred in the scrip… (pročitajte više)

Adobe Flash Player works well in Internet Explorer but I cannot download & install it in FireFox. I always get the error message "An error has occurred in the script on this page. Line:883 Char: 37217 Error: error in loading DLL Code:0 URL:Http://127.0.0.1:53437/App/_js/main-merge.js Do you want to continue running running scripts on this page? Yes/No" Selecting either yes or no makes no difference and the error never changes. Closing the error results in a message from Adobe stating that it was unable to install the program. Their download version is now 12.0. Adobe Reader 10 downloaded & installed fine but Flash Player just won't do it.

Asked by CabinBob prije 7 godina

Answered by cor-el prije 7 godina

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Can I add a second email to my email account?

Okay, I downloaded the Thunderbird email program, so I am now able to get one of my emails through the thunderbird. However, I have another email that I would like to al… (pročitajte više)

Okay, I downloaded the Thunderbird email program, so I am now able to get one of my emails through the thunderbird. However, I have another email that I would like to also go through Thunderbird. How would I do that?

Asked by SWinett prije 7 godina

Answered by user01229325 prije 7 godina

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How Can I set up Thunderbird for multiple email addresses

I am using Eudora 7 to handle 6 email accounts on a Windows XP SP3 machine. I want to install Thunderbird on the same machine and import the email addresses. I have Eud… (pročitajte više)

I am using Eudora 7 to handle 6 email accounts on a Windows XP SP3 machine. I want to install Thunderbird on the same machine and import the email addresses. I have Eudora setup to store the data files for each email address in a different data directory. This allows me to have a different icon on the desktop for each email account. Clicking on an icon starts Eudora with the email address data stored in a specific directory.

What I don't know is how to have Thunderbird import the different email addresses from Eudora to Thunderbird and how to keep the individual email address data separate in Thunderbird.

Any help would be appreciated.

Asked by DrDavid prije 7 godina

Answered by Matt prije 7 godina

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Can I install and use two different versions of Firefox at the same time? If yes, how ?

The main use of the PC in my living room is as a media center. My GUI (Plex) runs in the browser and plays videos with VLC via a custom addon. Currently it is also used f… (pročitajte više)

The main use of the PC in my living room is as a media center. My GUI (Plex) runs in the browser and plays videos with VLC via a custom addon. Currently it is also used for browsing from time to time and I need to keep that part of it secure. As Mozilla is about to break all my addons as well as force me onto 64 bit, I've no choice but to stop updating Firefox on that PC.

I found a old post (3 years old) about running two different versions of Firefox at the same time. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/974208

Is it still possible to do this? Does the same methods still work?

I want to freeze my current 32 bit Firefox at v54.0.1 and use it only for local content. (I've already disabled updates on it)

Then I want to then install a second 64 bit Firefox v55, use it for internet, and allow it to update normally.

If this isn't possible I'll just have to switch to a different browser.

Asked by MadeUpName30 prije 4 godina

Answered by MadeUpName30 prije 4 godina

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I can't open anything in my Downloads list

I can't open anything in my Downloads list. I've tried resetting firefox and I've also tried everything in your article "What to do if you can't download or save files" … (pročitajte više)

I can't open anything in my Downloads list. I've tried resetting firefox and I've also tried everything in your article "What to do if you can't download or save files" but nothing helps. I tried to upgrade to the latest firefox to see if this helps but once I've hit the Download button, 1 minute later it appears in my downloads list and... same issue... I can't open it to run it! It's like it's crashed, because no amount of clicking on a download will activate anything. It seems like the Downloads list is dead! Also, (and I think this is linked), I cannot save web pages. I go though the motions and it looks like it's doing the right thing but the pages don't save - they just disappear into the ether! I'm on Windows Vista and have been downloading things happily for years, but suddenly this problem has occured and I've run out of ideas now... Please help!

Asked by Elephant02 prije 8 godina

Answered by cor-el prije 8 godina

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Install and enable flash player in firefox

I have read too many misleading and uniformed statements about installing and enabling Flash Player in Firefox. However after reading way too many comments one little t… (pročitajte više)

I have read too many misleading and uniformed statements about installing and enabling Flash Player in Firefox. However after reading way too many comments one little tidbit made as an afterthought by a respondent GOT MY ATTENTION. it said, " be sure Firefox is closed [as well as IE]. Everyone knows to down load and install one has Firefox OPEN because you go to the arrow and click on the executable. WRONG. You must close Firefox and go find the executable somewhere in your download folder and execute it from explorer. The Voila it all works fine and Shockwave shows up in your Add-ons ready for action. Hope this helps all.

Asked by desiarnaiz prije 4 godina

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Missing mozglue.dll when launching Firefox

Hi, I'm getting an error "The program can't start because mozglue.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix the problem." when launching Fire… (pročitajte više)

Hi, I'm getting an error "The program can't start because mozglue.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix the problem." when launching Firefox. Firefox was working last night. I have Windows 7.

I have uninstalled Firefox and reinstalled it from latest version from Mozilla website but got same error when I launched Firefox again. I have tried reinstalling Firefox about 4 times but this did not help to fix the issue.

Would it help fix the issue if someone provides me a copy of mozglue.dll to place in C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\ on my computer?

Please help. Thanks.

Regards, Andrew


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Hi, there seem to be a couple of other users affected by this reading this thread (judging by 30 users clicking "I have this problem too").

It would be helpful if you could chime in as well & report what antivirus software (& sandboxing software, if any?) you are using on your system. Also if you take a look into your Firefox program folder: Is the mozglue.dll file actually missing there?

Firefox program folder is in one of these locations:
Windows 32-bit users: C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox
Windows 64-bit users: C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox
~J99

Asked by andrewli7 prije 5 godina

Answered by philipp prije 4 godina

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installing Thunderbird on android

Hi, I downloaded Thunderbird Portable for Android onto my Samsung Tablet successfully. However, when I go to the Downloads folder and tap the exe file I get a message whi… (pročitajte više)

Hi, I downloaded Thunderbird Portable for Android onto my Samsung Tablet successfully. However, when I go to the Downloads folder and tap the exe file I get a message which says: "Unable to find a program to install this app". I have already allowed installation from unknown sources under the security setting, so that isn't the problem.

Can anyone help please? Many thanks.

Asked by everest prije 5 godina

Answered by James prije 5 godina

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Found that Firefox 53.2.0 is available for XP but the link on that page to download only offer v.57. I'm trying to download on a Linux machine w/v.57.

Found existing message that Firefox 53.2.0 is available for XP, but the download link on the page only offers v. 57. I'm trying to download on a Linux machine that is ru… (pročitajte više)

Found existing message that Firefox 53.2.0 is available for XP, but the download link on the page only offers v. 57. I'm trying to download on a Linux machine that is running v.40 which I will update, but still need the version for XP. The XP machine is airgapped so can't download directly.

Asked by b-wallen prije 3 godina

Answered by James prije 3 godina