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I am supposed to be getting automatic updates but I keep getting requests to download updates--why?

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A pop up window comes on my screen and says something like 'we strongly urge you to update..... ' and then lists the current version number. When I check to see what version I have, it already is the latest. I have had identity theft and am very leery of these notices when Firefox says it automatically updates--if so then why do I get these requests? I am running Win10. What is NPWLPG?

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. Whenever you get a message / popup that software / files need to be updated;

DO NOT USE ANY OF THE PROVIDED LINKS

While this may be a legitimate message, it could also be Malware or a Virus. Anytime you want or need to check for upgrades, go to the website of the True Owner of the program in question. For example, to check out Firefox, go to https://www.mozilla.org {web link}

You can report such a site at; Google Report Phishing Page {web link} which is the same when done while on site by going to Help > Report Web Forgery

Help us safeguard Mozilla’s trademarks by reporting misuse {web link}

For the last eight months, an epidemic of Fake Update Notices have been popping up all over the place. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/i-found-fake-firefox-update