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The latest Firefox Portable (65.0.2) just auto updated itself

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lwc
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The latest Firefox Portable (65.0.2) just auto updated itself

I clicked Help=>About to check which version I have and it started updating itself!
Until now it always had a message that this feature was disabled.

What will happen once I restart Firefox? Will the portable version still work fine?

John T. Haller
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Works Fine

The updater in Firefox can update Firefox Portable (though not its launcher, of course). Firefox no longer respects disabling the update setting within about:config. Just setting it to ask to update. It ships set like this by default.

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How will the portable version handle the new version?

Is it okay the portable executable is now version X while the actual program is X+1 (66 in this case)?

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It's hard to say how Firefox

It's hard to say how Firefox will perform after interrupting an update. If all else fails just reinstall FF portable, don't forget to save your bookmarks if you haven't allready.

Have you put in place any policies, including -> "DisableAppUpdate": true - you'll need to stay on top of updates but this should prevent FF from updating without your permission... see this thread for help -> https://portableapps.com/node/59514

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