OT: Can;'t find a Mozilla user group

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Wed Jun 3 19:31:11 EDT 2009

News123 wrote:
> Anthra Norell wrote:
>> I can't run Firefox and Thunderbird without getting these upgrade
>> ordering windows. I don't touch them, because I have reason to suspect
>> that they are some (Russian) virus that hijacks my traffic. Occasionally
>> one of these window pops up the very moment I hit a key and next a
>> confirmation message appears "reassuring" me that the upgrade will be
>> installed the next time I start. I meant to ask Mozilla about their
>> upgrade policy and facilities but for all the googling I do I can't find
>> a contact address, nor an active user group. Hints will be greatly
>> appreciated. Thanks!
>> Frederic
> I don't know a Mozilla news group,
> but in Settings Advanced -> Settings ->  Updates
> you can choose if updats will be installed automatically or if you want
> to be asked.

In my copies of Firefox and Thunderbird:
Tools - Options - Advanced - Update

I have 'ask me' checked because auto updates do not seem to work in 
non-admin accounts.  So at my convenience, I switch to admin, go to Help 
- Check for Updates, and when it finds it, click install.

> Additionally you could check your SW version in the Help->About Menu and
> then go to the Firefox / Thunderbird web site and look at which version
> they are?
> So you know at least whether there is a pending update

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