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The new version of Firefox was installed a few days ago, and I set it up the way I wanted; now it gets re-installed every day, and I have to set it up again.

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I just want to know why Firefox thinks it needs to be reinstalled every day, and what I can do to stop it.

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You mean it keeps updating itself? You can disable the Mozilla Maintenance Service and see if that helps. This page explains how:

You could set Firefox so that it does not do automatic updates as well. The settiing is in Options > Advanced > Update.

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You mean it keeps updating itself? You can disable the Mozilla Maintenance Service and see if that helps. This page explains how:

You could set Firefox so that it does not do automatic updates as well. The settiing is in Options > Advanced > Update.

jscher2000
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This article also might be relevant: How to fix preferences that won't save.

Tyler Downer
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Please update to firefox 19, then read How to fix preferences that won't save

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Disabling the Mozilla Maintenance Service seems to have worked, at least so far. Thanks to every one for all the suggestions.