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Restore previous version

I just updated Firefox and ended up with Quantum. How in the world can I get my previous version back, and get rid of Quantum? I have never been so disappointed in Firef… (read more)

I just updated Firefox and ended up with Quantum. How in the world can I get my previous version back, and get rid of Quantum? I have never been so disappointed in Firefox as I am right now. I never, ever would have clicked update if I knew I would end up with this.

Asked by Moxley 3 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 years ago

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How do you completely turn off update checks in Firefox 64?

I just updated to Firefox version 64 and noticed that you can no longer turn off update checks. The only available options are "Automatically install updates" and "Check … (read more)

I just updated to Firefox version 64 and noticed that you can no longer turn off update checks.

The only available options are "Automatically install updates" and "Check for updates but let you choose to install them".

I administer a public access computer lab and don't want "A new version is available!" popups to appear while our patrons are using our computers.

Is there a way to turn off update checking in this version of Firefox? Perhaps in about:config?

Asked by thelibrarytech 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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I wish to rollback to my previous version of Firefox.

Since this new version got updated without my consent, i have lost my add-ons which annoys me greatly. I am getting pop-up adds again, where as the version i was running … (read more)

Since this new version got updated without my consent, i have lost my add-ons which annoys me greatly.

I am getting pop-up adds again, where as the version i was running previously they did not show up.

I had my old version customised just the way i like it, and i want it back. I am unphased about "bugs, glitches and security issues" as i trust my anti-virus to do its job. I would just like the version i had back the way i had it. This new version is not good and looks like google chrome, and if i wanted chrome, i would download it

Asked by reddy07 8 years ago

Last reply by philipp 7 years ago

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all downloads are automatically failing

i've already tried all of the fixes stated here https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/cant-download-or-save-files and i've tried logging out my mozilla account and downloa… (read more)

i've already tried all of the fixes stated here https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/cant-download-or-save-files and i've tried logging out my mozilla account and downloading, i've tried starting firefox in safe mode without any add-ons, i've tried pretty much everything i can think of. no matter what the download fails and a 0kb file is created instead. when i try to download a webpage i get a 0kb html file and a folder containing all the contents of the html file, also i can download images perfectly fine even though it says they fail. i've tried downloading multiple types of files and it's not just webpages, .zip files fail, .exe files fail, everything that isn't a photo fails. the only other thing i can think of is .pdf files do a similar thing to html files, where a 0kb .pdf is created and a .pdf.part file is created the size of the actual pdf. also i've tried downloading using other browsers (excluding chrome, because it crashes my pc on startup) and they've worked perfectly fine, firefox and firefox nightly are the only programs having this issue.

Asked by mongoliangerbilm 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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How can I get my old Firefox browser back?

I opened my browser and automatically it began uploading and update from Mozilla, it is a new browser that I don't want. So I went to delete the program that had just be… (read more)

I opened my browser and automatically it began uploading and update from Mozilla, it is a new browser that I don't want. So I went to delete the program that had just been installed, and when I did it took the whole Firefox program. So I went to my thumb drive with my old download on it and when it opened viola' the new browser that I don't want. How do I get my old browser back, or can anyone recommend a browser without a whole lot of stuff I don't want or need being shoved down my throat against my will?

Asked by steven.mcghee.dr.com 3 years ago

Answered by Mkll 3 years ago

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Downloads window not showing

For the last few days my Firefox does not display the downloads window. I have tried to follow the suggestion set out in Firefox Help ie Tools --> Options --> Gene… (read more)

For the last few days my Firefox does not display the downloads window. I have tried to follow the suggestion set out in Firefox Help ie Tools --> Options --> General

But my General Tab doesn't show under Downloads the option to check the box "Show the Downloads window when downloading a file". Under Downloads, the only option shows "save files to Downloads" and "Always ask me where to save files".

Any suggestions on how I can get to --> Downloads the option to check the box "Show the Downloads window when downloading a file".

Thank you in anticipation

Asked by P1234 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago

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How to export Saved passwords

Hi All, I would like to change my laptop, so I would like to export my saved passwords, but I am unable to see such option to export all saved passwords. Please help me A… (read more)

Hi All, I would like to change my laptop, so I would like to export my saved passwords, but I am unable to see such option to export all saved passwords. Please help me Asap.

Thanks, Jagadekara Reddy

Asked by jagadekar 6 months ago

Last reply by Chris Ilias 1 month ago

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why is firefox continually updating itself, despite being set to never update, done it 4 bloody times now

I saw the utter uselessness of version 29, removing many of the useful buttons etc. Once I saw it I pretty quickly went back up to v 28, a useful version. Since then it h… (read more)

I saw the utter uselessness of version 29, removing many of the useful buttons etc. Once I saw it I pretty quickly went back up to v 28, a useful version. Since then it has gone back to v 29 4 times, despite being set to never update itself, precisely to avoid it doing this. Frankly this is a virus like behaviour. If the v29 was actually an improvement over 28 I would have updated to it, but it is crap so I do not want it. I have set everything to stop it updating and it just keeps updating itself to this useless version, probably going to have to go to pale moon now, a browser which seems to actually work and do what it is told.

Asked by nicrayner 7 years ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 7 years ago

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I have Firefox 19.0 on Mac OS 10.6.3. It downloaded an update and threatens to install it next time I run Firefox. How do I prevent this? I don't want it.

I used "Show package contents" to open Firefox.app, and I see a Firefox icon named "updated". Can I just delete this, or will it also remove Firefox entirely? If so, ca… (read more)

I used "Show package contents" to open Firefox.app, and I see a Firefox icon named "updated". Can I just delete this, or will it also remove Firefox entirely? If so, can I get my old version of Firefox back? Until I can figure out how to not install this update, I won't restart Firefox. Thanks!

Asked by fidofootage 8 years ago

Last reply by user633449 8 years ago

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Why am I running Firefox ESR?

At some time in the past I installed regular Firefox and updated throughout the years. But for the past maybe year or so, the updates have been Firefox ESR. I don't recal… (read more)

At some time in the past I installed regular Firefox and updated throughout the years. But for the past maybe year or so, the updates have been Firefox ESR. I don't recall ever having installed the ESR version. Why am I only getting Firefox ESR updates?

Asked by 777bb 1 year ago

Answered by AliceWyman 1 year ago

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OS 10.14.6 on new Mac. Firefox will not run nor will Profile Manager

New iMac. Downloaded Fire Fox and after verification, I get Message=Your Firefox profile cannot be loaded. It may be missing or inaccessible. This is a fresh install. Pr… (read more)

New iMac. Downloaded Fire Fox and after verification, I get Message=Your Firefox profile cannot be loaded. It may be missing or inaccessible.

This is a fresh install. Profile Manager will not run- error = /Applications/Firefox.app/Contents/MacOS/firefox-bin: No such file or directory

Asked by Taz-D 2 years ago

Answered by Chris Ilias 2 years ago

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Revert back to older version

Sorry guys, i am disgusted with this upgrade. 29 does not seem like a good ui update at all. The menu bar looks really bad and so does the tab. Furthermore this does not … (read more)

Sorry guys, i am disgusted with this upgrade. 29 does not seem like a good ui update at all. The menu bar looks really bad and so does the tab. Furthermore this does not solve my other tab issue i have either in another question i have asked.

How can i revert back to my last version with all my tabs/windows/history restored? I will do a system restore if i have to and then cancel all automatic updates. I honestly dont care if it gives me a bigger security risk.

Asked by MajorFoley 7 years ago

Answered by Moses 7 years ago

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Where can I get the Firefox version 28 install exe file for windows?

Can anyone point me to the firefox version 28 exe file fore windows? I can find this link " https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/releases/ " but it lists a num… (read more)

Can anyone point me to the firefox version 28 exe file fore windows?

I can find this link " https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/releases/ " but it lists a number for version 28s (28.0, .0b1/2/3.../9) and the sub-directories there are a mess of stuff that I have no idea where to go and what to get.

Thanks in advance.

P.S. I updated to 29 and the GUI change is too much for me, so I installed a really old version of ff and am looking to update back to 28 until I feel like I want to adjust to 29.

Asked by nugee 7 years ago

Answered by Moses 7 years ago

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Can't install firefox browser on windows 10

I've been using Firefox for years but this morning it stopped working. the little firefox button just kept moving left-right and never found the page. Eventually I gave u… (read more)

I've been using Firefox for years but this morning it stopped working. the little firefox button just kept moving left-right and never found the page. Eventually I gave up and uninstalled firefox but when I tried to reinstall it, it states that firefox was previously installed and allows me to reinstall. when I do that it always gives an error message that it was unsuccessful.

Asked by hillstrom0036 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago