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Please stop interrupting a page I am on to notify me of an update - please use a new tab.

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A big orange page with the Firefox logo interrupts whatever I may be doing to notify me of some urgent update. It is EXTREMELY annoying and may cause problems with the page I'm using. Can the notice please be sent to a new tab instead, or even an email to me about it?

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hi Sanspur, this is a fake notification that is trying to trick you into installing malware & certainly no genuine message by firefox (firefox updates happen automatically in the background hassle-free)! we suspect that these fraudulent messages are spread through ads placed on legitimate websites, so i'd recommend installing an adblocking addon like https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/ublock-origin/

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hi Sanspur, this is a fake notification that is trying to trick you into installing malware & certainly no genuine message by firefox (firefox updates happen automatically in the background hassle-free)! we suspect that these fraudulent messages are spread through ads placed on legitimate websites, so i'd recommend installing an adblocking addon like https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/ublock-origin/

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Hi   Sanspur,
Would you also take a look at this article: 'Update Firefox to the latest version' :   http:/mzl.la/152VFwM

Thank you for reporting this fake update.
Please see the article:   I found a fake Firefox update.
You may also want to take a look at  'Avoid and report Mozilla tech support scams' :   http://mzl.la/1N46GnS

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Thank you for your reply. I'm glad to know I needn't install - because it interrupts what I'm doing by pasting its page on top of everything, I always opt to 'cancel' & just get rid of it.