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I keep getting a message asking if I would like to update Firefox or Firefox Add-ons. How can I stop this happening?

To prevent Firefox automatically checking for updates you will need to:-

  • Open Firefox browser
  • Click the Menu icon in the top right of the screen
  • Click Preferences
  • Click the Advanced icon
  • Click the Update tab
  • Under Firefox updates select Never check for updates
  • Click OK

You should only have to do this once - the changes will remain even if you login on a different PC.

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Created by Sandy Radford on 9 September 2011 and last updated by Claire Craig on 23 June 2015