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despite Firefox is uptodate, PortableApps insists in download a "new" version

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despite Firefox is uptodate, PortableApps insists in download a "new" version

Hi. I have Firefox version 93.0 64 bits as PortableApp. I use a general password to open Firefox. Each time I run PortableApps it insists in upload a "new version" of Firefox despite it is uptodate.

The result of this is that it corrupts the Firefox installation and the general Password won't work anymore. And of course, that after it tries to upload without success, he shows an error message :
Download Error, cancelled at file http://portableapps.com/redirect/?s=p&a=FirefoxPortable&d=sfpa&wv=8.1&f=...

Waiting for suggestions.
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Fixed Hash

The issue was an incorrect hash in the updater database just for the PortugueseBR download. It's unrelated to your general password. Please try again. It's recommended you update via the platform and not the internal updater as that way you get updates to the FirefoxPortable.exe launcher that handles portablization. But updating via Firefox itself and then the platform after will cause no issues.

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The issue remains

HI, thanks for your answer. Unfortunately, the message from PortableApps asking to update Firefox is still appearing. It's a strange behaviour: it makes the update download twice (one after the other) and after that I receive an error message. Firefox keeps updated, no problem. Luckily I have a backup, so, after the P.A. program corrupts my Firefox App, I replace it with my backup.

- Walter Tabax
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Hash Properly Fixed

I checked the hash and it was still incorrect. I've fixed it and confirmed it will properly download PortugueseBr Firefox stable.

On a related note, when a version is downloaded does not match the MD5, nothing is altered in your install as the installer is never run. There was no need for you to restore from backup.

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