09/26/2012 4251 views

When an out of date version of Firefox is opened, the user is immediately presented with a notification. I would like to disable this notification tab. Is this possible?

As clarification, this isn't a notification prompt or anything, but a whole tab in the browser that opens up very loudly declaring the browser is out of date.

Answer Summary:
The answer seems to be "just use the maintenance service" and keep it updated. This solution is automatic and lets each user update without administrative rights.
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The latest versions which come for Firefox now have an update service with which users will be updated with the latest version without having elevated privileges.


Answered 09/26/2012 by: piyushnasa
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have you tried to change it under tools, options, advanced, update to never and see if it stops.

Answered 09/26/2012 by: SMal.tmcc
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  • Updates are already disabled.
  • what is the home page set to?



You can opt to install or not this service  while installing firefox (custom setup ) or if it is pushed then disabling and then deleting this service.

Answered 09/28/2012 by: rock_star
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