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Firefox Updates regularily break SAP Employee Self-Service functionality on all company laptops - how to prevent firefox to update or rollback updates?

Firefox Updates regularily break the complete SAP Employee Self-Service (ESS) functionality on all company laptops - how to prevent Firefox to update or rollback updates?… (read more)

Firefox Updates regularily break the complete SAP Employee Self-Service (ESS) functionality on all company laptops - how to prevent Firefox to update or rollback updates? Best solution would be one that each employee can do without admin rights! Thanks & Kind regards!

Background Info: Since Firefox does not support SAP apps eg. Employee Self Service (ESS) we need to use IE for that. But unfortunately Firefox Updates even destroy IE functionality for SAP ESS. What happen is, that IE crashes and Firefox is opened! (Eventhough firefox is not standard browser! It's chrome!) Only solution is to completely remove all firefox installations company wide from all employee laptops! Until then, we have after each (enforced) firefox update enormous traffic on our first level support hotline.

Thus: How can Firefox Updates be permanently prevented? Or how can Firefox Updates be reversed (without Admin rights) by enduser without IT Support!?

Asked by Uli 6 days ago

Checksum for FIrefox ESR 78.6.1 - Software Supply Chain Security

With concerns about supply chain security, I would like the ability to ensure that the file download matches a recognized checksum. Downloading from: https://www.mozilla.… (read more)

With concerns about supply chain security, I would like the ability to ensure that the file download matches a recognized checksum.

Downloading from: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/78.6.1/releasenotes/ yields checksum SHA256 55249C4861FE521CB32D72785481A146B64812AF2ECE7341FAAA5C79ABC0F395

This does not match any of the checksums available at: https://archive.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/78.6.1esr/

Best practice would be to publish the official checksum along with the release notes.

Is there another way to close the loop on this?

Asked by linden1 6 days ago

firefox portable as default browser

I run Firefox in portable mode in Windows 10. It works wonderfully. However, when i click on web links outside of FF, it loads Chrome. So in FF I go to options and set… (read more)

I run Firefox in portable mode in Windows 10. It works wonderfully. However, when i click on web links outside of FF, it loads Chrome. So in FF I go to options and set it as a default. In "default apps" it shows up there. But Because I am running FF portable, by setting it as default browser, it creates a new profile on c:\users\username . And loads a whole new instance of FF. That is not what I would like to happen.

Is there a way to set it up so that when I click a link in an email, it will load the FF from the portable instance? using the profile within the portable directory. Usually I always have FF open. It is never closed.

Asked by Imajica 3 days ago

Installed FF onMac yesterday and today it is gone and NA at Apple App store

I do not want to use Safari any longer. I downloaded Firefox yesterday on my Mac. I set up my preferences. Then when I went to open it it had disappeared. Gone. Not in my… (read more)

I do not want to use Safari any longer. I downloaded Firefox yesterday on my Mac. I set up my preferences. Then when I went to open it it had disappeared. Gone. Not in my Application or Download folders. I tried again to install it and the Download on your site shows a pop up with a FF icon and an arrow to the App store. It is to in the App store anymore. It was there yesterday!

Asked by KimiB333 3 days ago

Firefox keeps automatically updating, even when I've clicked in settings to check with me before updating

A piece of software I need to use for work requires an older version of Firefox (Firefox 68.4.2 ESR) to run, so in the past, I've had to delete Firefox and re-download th… (read more)

A piece of software I need to use for work requires an older version of Firefox (Firefox 68.4.2 ESR) to run, so in the past, I've had to delete Firefox and re-download the older version which has worked fine. However, I recently got a new Mac and now when I try the same thing it's not working. Whenever I first open Firefox after downloading it, it opens as the correct (older) version, however it does not seem to be able to connect to the internet and I get the spinning wheel that never ends, and then whenever I close out of Firefox and reopen it, it automatically updates to the newest version. I have multiple times gone into the settings on Firefox and changed my preferences to check with me before installing updates and I've gone into the settings of the App Store to make sure it's not automatically updating any apps or programs. My computer is currently running OS version 11.1 (Big Sur) and I'm wondering if maybe this version is too new to be compatible with Firefox 68 ESR? Any help, ideas, or advice is greatly appreciated!

Asked by PNW_MWS92 2 days ago

Lost Fiefox browser

1. I had firefox in a 64bit win7 proff with relatively high specs desktop forever. Last week it started showing update notification every time i restart firefox and I ch… (read more)

1. I had firefox in a 64bit win7 proff with relatively high specs desktop forever. Last week it started showing update notification every time i restart firefox and I choose to "remind me later" or something like that (I made the settings so that it won't auto install).

2. During that week i did restart firefox and the computer and everything was normal untill yesterday when I did something normal but I rarely do, that is i turned of the computer for more than a minute and then turned it back on. Then firefox started having trouble loading certain webpages. Things like youtube, google maps, google search, bing home page, were flawless, while things like some businesses (i remember craigslist and goodwill) and some famous podcast webpages and my wifi controlled devices struggle (take too long, then message that they were taking too long, but never show up)

3. I first "refreshed" my firefox, then reinstalled it, then when it wasn't fixed deleted the whole thing and tried installing a fresh downloaded version (I think it was 83). The downloaded installer tells me that i already had firefox and if i wish to reinstall it and after that it takes a long time to throw a message at me that starts with ("hmmmm" for "some" reason unknown reason, the installation failed to work) or very similar wording.

4. The only browser left in the computer is the microsoft one that comes with the computer and it does open the modzilla website but refuses to download the installed (obviously) so i have to download it from a windows tablet and transfer it to this computer.

any advice/insight is very much welcome

Asked by imad.shabeeb 1 day ago

Last reply by imad.shabeeb 11 hours ago

Nightly can't update itself and opens only on 2nd time

Hi! More than a month ago, I realised that my firefox nightly version is few months old. It couldn't update itself, everytime I tried to use update function, after restar… (read more)

Hi! More than a month ago, I realised that my firefox nightly version is few months old. It couldn't update itself, everytime I tried to use update function, after restarting browser it didn't udpate and it didn't even restart, just close itself. So I downloaded latest version from mozilla site to update. But now I remembered that moment and checked what version I have. Guess what, it's that version I downloaded back then. And I can't update it still. I don't know what the error is, but I know what it's connected to it. Every time I open firefox I have to open it double. First opening does literally nothing, and I have to open it 2nd time to open it.

Asked by Qbsoon 1 week ago

Last reply by Qbsoon 11 hours ago