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I got message indicating there was a revised version of Firefox so I clicked on the button to allow the upgrade to happen. Now I find it is a beta version (5.0) of Firefox. I do not want to be a beta tester and want to go back to the previous version.
When I tried to give this as feed back, nothing happened when I clicked on the "Submit Feedback" button.
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The Final Release version of Firefox 5 was released on June 21, 2011.
To check which version your have currently installed, do the following:
- click Help > Troubleshooting information
- on the new display, next to ""Build Configuration", click the link shown (the link should be: about:buildconfig)
- on the page with the title about:buildconfig, click the link next to "Built from"
- this display should show "FIREFOX_5_0_RELEASE FIREFOX_5_0_BUILD1" if it is the Firefox 5 Release version released 2011-06-21; mine is highlighted in yellow.
What does yours show on that last page?
Modified by Helper7677
It is possible that you are still on the beta update channel if you ever installed a Firefox 4 beta version or a release candidate.
You can check that by looking at the pref app.update.channel on the about:config page.
If the value of that pref is beta then it is better to download and install the latest Firefox 5 release.
To open the about:config page, type about:config in the location (address) bar and press the "Enter" key, just like you type the url of a website to open a website.
If you see a warning then you can confirm that you want to access that page.
You can use the Filter bar at to top of the about:config page to locate a pref more easily.
You were most likely updated from Firefox 4 to Firefox 5 Release version since it happened this week.