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Firefox update keeps popping up.

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I have Firefox 35.0.1 and I've been trying to update it. I get the notification for the update, click on it, it prompts me to restart Firefox, so I click restart and after it restarts, it prompts me to update again and in About, it still says I'm at 35.0.1.

TL;DR: I'm getting recursive update notifications that never update. Restart, update, restart, update, restart, update...

(Mac OSX 10.10.2)

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Hello 3OAM, please download and install firefox, follow the next steps:

1. Download a copy of the latest firefox from http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all.html (full dmg package)

2. Trash the current Firefox application to do a clean install.

3. Install the version that you have downloaded.

Do not select to remove your personal data, your profile data is stored elsewhere in the Firefox Profile Folder, so you won't lose your bookmarks or other personal data.

see also: How to download and install Firefox on Mac


thank you

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Hello 3OAM, please download and install firefox, follow the next steps:

1. Download a copy of the latest firefox from http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all.html (full dmg package)

2. Trash the current Firefox application to do a clean install.

3. Install the version that you have downloaded.

Do not select to remove your personal data, your profile data is stored elsewhere in the Firefox Profile Folder, so you won't lose your bookmarks or other personal data.

see also: How to download and install Firefox on Mac


thank you