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Does anyone ELSE have FireFox shut down (just refuses to work) when you refuse to do the upgrade?

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Every week - EVERY week, I get notification that I need to upgrade FireFox. If I refuse to do the upgrade, FireFox refuses to work after about 4-5 days. The longer I go before I bow to the pressure, the LESS FireFox actually WORKS. Right now, I'm trying to read an email message. FireFox has basically shut down OTHER than this page. Anything else? Nope. I am seriously considering going back to the despised IE. I hate Windows, but this is SO ANNOYING! Shouldn't I have ANY say as to whether or not I WANT to upgrade? Because I am denied that choice. I either DO it, or FireFox will refuse to work. Thanks loads. Every upgrade, I spend DAYS getting things back to where I want them. I just get them right and I get notice of ANOTHER upgrade. Why not wait until you get it RIGHT??????

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Still bogging down and I can't run FireFox in safe mode all the time. I appreciate the help, but the problem seems to have to do with NOT 'upgrading' when FireFox seems to want (demand). And FireFox has an upgrade every WEEK.

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I am still using v54 and have had no such problems. As to every week, if the browser did not update, the notices may keep coming.

Note: The setting to never check for updates was removed, but you can change how often it checks for updates.

  • 1 In the Location bar, type about:config and press Enter. The about:config "This might void your warranty!" warning page may appear.
  • 2 Click I accept the risk!, to continue to the about:config page.
  • 3 Search for the preference app.update.interval
  • 4 Double-click on it, and set the value to the number of seconds between update checks.