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Herb_
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Unbranded portable intended?

https://wiki.mozilla.org/Add-ons/Extension_Signing#Unbranded_Builds
At least for users of old unsigned add-ons a good choice.

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Not Me

I'm personally uninterested as I wouldn't use an unsigned extension these days. Plus, encouraging unsigned extension use is probably a bad thing for 98% of users.

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when needed?

The problem is rather that we need to use old version of FF as the current one is almost unusable. This I consider more of a problem then using unsigned extensions. The current restriction in FF I consider rather nonsense too. The user should be able to define what he needs and not be permanently supervised.
The FF as it is now is completely useless.

Recently I was installing new desktop FF, after installation I was rather aggressively asked to 'register' or 'open an account' with mozilla, looks it is heading to become same junk as all this google products soon.

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I totally agree. Mozilla is

I totally agree. Mozilla is on the way of becoming an evil big brother like Google. Probably it is the time to switch to SeaMonkey.

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Hyperbolic

Switching to signed extensions is to ensure that normal end users don't have their browser taken over by malware.

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sure it does

it prevents the end user to use that browser at all, so true, it can not be taken by malware any more.

On my XP, which I have to use, it is work hardware, firefox decided that I am not allowed to view pdf files any more.
It is not the job of the browser publisher to tell me what I should see and what not.

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Very Stable, Extensions

Current Firefox is rock-solid stable in all my testing and usage. I use it daily for about 16 hours and haven't had a crash since I don't remember. At least last year.

The most common cause of instability is a misbehaving extension (entirely born out by Firefox telemetry reporting), which is the reason Firefox is switching to reviewed and signed extensions only as well as later switching to the new extension model.

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Easy--same as always

Just install Firefox Portable as you normally would, then do a custom install of the package you get from Mozilla (unbranded or whatever else) to the Firefox folder under App (where the browser executable modules et al are located). There are other ways to achieve the same result, but this is probably the most straightforward way for the typical user.

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The easier way is http:/

The easier way is http://pagebin.com/vrep2NPy
Works also on 49

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It works like a charm!

It works like a charm!
A complete instruction without omission of \ or / can be found at http://pastebin.com/BuVXNYyj
One only need to change C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\ to \PortableApps\FirefoxPortable\App\Firefox\ and \PortableApps\FirefoxPortable\App\Firefox64\ and follow all instructions.

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Since this wont be officially

Since this wont be officially packaged how would I go about doing this myself? I have zero experience with creating portable applications myself so if someone could leave a detailed description of what to get and what to do that would be appreciated.

Thanks.

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