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regaining control over my computer

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Please tell me how I can regain control over my own computer, and block companies hijacking or derailing it. I'm very tired of incessant reminders of unwanted updates, as well as their arbitrary limitations, and apparently will somehow have to remove layers of them to regain flash player stolen away by Adobe. If only they had left well enough alone...

The Firefox 78 ESR is the last version of Firefox that supports Flash - how can I reinstate it? Do I have to roll back browser versions to regain control of my own computer? If I had a problem with Flash, I would have dealt with it myself!

Does Open Office respect customers' rights better? I hope so!

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As to ad/mal-ware. Further information can be found in this article; https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-firefox-issues-caused-malware?cache=no

Run most or all of the listed free to use malware scanners. Each works differently. If one program misses something, another may pick it up.

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Step one: How do you completely turn off update checks in Firefox v64? You can use a policies.json file to disable updates for all users. https://github.com/mozilla/policy-templates/blob/master/README.md or https://winaero.com/blog/disable-updates-firefox-63-above/

You can use a policies.json file in the distribution folder in the Firefox installation folder instead as also listed in the article, so no need to use GPO keys in the Windows Registry. • https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/customizing-firefox-using-policiesjson ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

You can use the ManualAppUpdateOnly policy in Firefox 87+ to enable only manual updates e.g. via "Help -> About Firefox".

Note that it is important to stay up to date and install the latest security patches.

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Step two: Note: Some versions of Quantum change how the data files are set up, so they may not be backward compatible.

Install Older Version Of Firefox {web link} Be sure to read everything here.

If you still want to downgrade, look under; I still want to downgrade. Click the Directory of other versions and languages link. Look for the directory of the version that you want. But, remember that old versions may have security issues.

Note: If you know what version you want, press <Control> (Mac=<Command>) F to open the search bar. Then enter the version number to see the available files.


You should also check out Firefox; Extended Support Release {web link} ESR Notes System Requirements

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