OT: Can;'t find a Mozilla user group

Anthra Norell anthra.norell at bluewin.ch
Thu Jun 4 03:13:32 EDT 2009

Terry Reedy wrote:
> 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
Thank you all! Great advice!

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