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Please change about:config toolkit.winRegisterApplicationRestart default from true to false.

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Auto starting your application on every system reboot is presumptuous. I don't want every application I have installed on my computer to automatically start when I boot my machine. That would likely be impossible due to memory constraints. Why do you believe Firefox should be auto started? What if every application enabled this feature (which is possible) by default. It would be chaos.

Please, simply create checkbox in the easily accessible Options menu allowing users to choose to automatically start Firefox on Windows startup. Don't enable this by default and hide the setting in the hidden about:config toolkit.winRegisterApplicationRestart settings.

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Auto starting your application on every system reboot is presumptuous. I don't want every application I have installed on my computer to automatically start when I boot my machine. That would likely be impossible due to memory constraints. Why do you believe Firefox should be auto started? What if every application enabled this feature (which is possible) by default. It would be chaos. Please, simply create checkbox in the easily accessible Options menu allowing users to choose to automatically start Firefox on Windows startup. Don't enable this by default and hide the setting in the hidden about:config toolkit.winRegisterApplicationRestart settings. Thank you.

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Requests for new or changed features are beyond the scope of this support forum. We deal with Firefox as it is, not how users want it to be or think it should be.

You can submit feedback about Firefox features to Mozilla staff here: https://qsurvey.mozilla.com/s3/FirefoxInput/

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This would normally only happen if you do not close Firefox before closing down Windows.

So Why don't you close Firefox properly before you close Windows?

This would normally only happen if you do not close Firefox before closing down Windows. So Why don't you close Firefox properly before you close Windows? *https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-starts-automatically-when-i-restart-window
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No, this option triggers Firefox to automatically start at system startup even when the app was "properly" closed before the last shutdown.

No, this option triggers Firefox to automatically start at system startup even when the app was "properly" closed before the last shutdown.
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[https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-starts-automatically-when-i-restart-window Firefox starts automatically when I restart Windows]
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Did you even read my request? I know how to disable the feature. I'm suggesting this default behavior be changed and/or moved to a normal Options menu checkbox.

Did you even read my request? I know how to disable the feature. I'm suggesting this default behavior be changed and/or moved to a normal Options menu checkbox.
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Requests for new or changed features are beyond the scope of this support forum. We deal with Firefox as it is, not how users want it to be or think it should be.

You can submit feedback about Firefox features to Mozilla staff here: https://qsurvey.mozilla.com/s3/FirefoxInput/

Requests for new or changed features are beyond the scope of this support forum. We deal with Firefox as it is, not how users want it to be or think it should be. You can submit feedback about Firefox features to Mozilla staff here: https://qsurvey.mozilla.com/s3/FirefoxInput/
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What is the value of "toolkit.winRegisterApplicationRestart" ? Does that value get changed?

What is the value of "toolkit.winRegisterApplicationRestart" ? Does that value get changed?
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cor-el
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So this is merely about that you need to go to about:config to change the pref and that you would prefer to have this option available in the user interface (Options/Preferences) or that this feature is enabled by default?

You can leave feedback and comments via "Help -> Submit Feedback"

So this is merely about that you need to go to about:config to change the pref and that you would prefer to have this option available in the user interface (Options/Preferences) or that this feature is enabled by default? You can leave feedback and comments via "Help -> Submit Feedback"
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I mistakenly thought this forum was the correct way to request feature changes.

I mistakenly thought this forum was the correct way to request feature changes.
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