How to stop firefox updating automatically
That is however no biggie, I thought, because I can just download the previous version, and work with it, I thought.
So, I do something like this: So far so good, but unfortunately, as soon as I click Alt / Help / About Firefox, the damn thing starts updating: ...
When Mozilla fixes its problems with Firefox Quantum and you want to update to the latest version, you can simply download the latest version of Firefox and install it.
This is the method recommended by both Freedom Scientific and NV Access.
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He gives an example where the Wikipedia World War 1 page takes 13 seconds to render in Firefox Quantum beta with NVDA, whereas with JAWS it takes closer to a minute. We’ve performed a similar test to James and found the same results.
JAWS and NVDA users are likely to experience varying levels of delay when web pages are loading.
The irony is that Firefox Quantum is switching to a multiprocessor methodology to increase speed for its users.
JAWS and NVDA screen reader users are being advised not to upgrade to Firefox Quantum (version 57) which launches on 14 November 2017.
In separate news articles, Freedom Scientific (creators of JAWS) and NV Access (creators of NVDA) have both stated that the experience for screen readers will be compromised if users upgrade to Firefox Quantum.
Firefox ESR is currently on version 52.4.1 which was released on 9 October 2017.