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Firefox says downloading verifying add on but does not complete

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I have long used yahoo toolbar, but now since the signing thing, not working,w hen i try to download it as extension, it looks to be ok, but then gets stuck on verifying and never goes anywhere. I even dragged it over in the manager ( saw info on that) that doesn't work either, and so it goes, now i am leery of downloading 44.0.1 since having this problem, already made ahash of trying to create new profile, it became a huge mess... dont want to go down that dark alley again, please tell me ( other than reinstalling firefox...) how to make this work again. also yahoo page in fire fox changed, but not on all my computers, ironicially they are all windows 7, so what is up with that? I am using same firefox 43 version in all. when i just now tried to click on link on this page to automatically add troubleshotting information, it happened again, it just hung... on the 'verifying support...

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Please provide a link to that add-on.

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It looks like this has not been signed by the Mozilla team.

This will disable add-on signature enforcement; Enter about:config into your Firefox address bar Click the I'll be careful button Find xpinstall.signatures.required in the list Right click the preference Select Toggle until the value is false https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/add-on-signing-in-firefox

https://wiki.mozilla.org/Firefox/AddOns/Status/Updates#Exec_Summary “Currently targeting Signing with no pref to turn off in Firefox 47”

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FredMcD said

https://wiki.mozilla.org/Firefox/AddOns/Status/Updates#Exec_Summary “Currently targeting Signing with no pref to turn off in Firefox 47”

Update :

Firefox 46: Release and Beta versions of Firefox will not allow unsigned extensions to be installed, with no override.

https://wiki.mozilla.org/Addons/Extension_Signing#Timeline

https://blog.mozilla.org/addons/2016/01/22/add-on-signing-update/

thank you