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How may one cancel the download of an update that was started by having actuated the "Check for Updates" button in the "About Firefox" window, please?

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How may one cancel the download of an update that was started by having actuated the "Check for Updates" button in the "About Firefox" window, please? If possible please cover all platforms, Mac, Windows, Linux, although the first mentioned is what currently applies to my circumstances.

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Such a download is usually saved in an updates or updated folder in the Firefox program/application folder. You can delete this folder to cancel the download.

If files already have been downloaded then remove the files in the updates and updates\0 folder.

Mac: /Applications/Firefox.app/updates "/path_to/Firefox.app/Updated.app"
Linux: "/path_to/firefox/updated"
Windows: C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Local\Mozilla\Firefox\Mozilla Firefox\updates
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Such a download is usually saved in an updates or updated folder in the Firefox program/application folder. You can delete this folder to cancel the download.

If files already have been downloaded then remove the files in the updates and updates\0 folder.

Mac: /Applications/Firefox.app/updates "/path_to/Firefox.app/Updated.app"
Linux: "/path_to/firefox/updated"
Windows: C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Local\Mozilla\Firefox\Mozilla Firefox\updates