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Firefox is a PITA over this issue

When I open FF2, it goes to my homepage no problem. If I stop that page from loading and use my bookmark to go somewhere else instead, it immediately jumps to the mozilla update page informing me that FF has been updated with a new link on the page to go to my homepage. If I then go to bookmarks and click the other link, it will go there.

If I open a new tab, click bookmarks, click a link, it again goes to the updated FF page, with a link to my homepage, and I again have to use the bookmarks link to go where I want it to.

How can I stop this and just go where I want it to go right away?


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Click on tools

In reply to: Firefox is a PITA over this issue

click on options

click on advanced

click on update

I have the top two checked and the bottom two checked. You can choose what you want.


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Install the update

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The only update to Firefox 2.0 so far has been to fix a few potentially nasty security issues. It'd take you probably less than a minute to download and install the update, then restart Firefox to be on your way again. And that's if you're on dialup.

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It's already been updated

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It was just reminding me over and over that it was instead of just going to the bookmark.

However, the tools/option tip suggested worked had to change the context menu in order to stop that. And I appreciate that info.


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TONI, my curiosioty has me thinking of FF but

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Would I have to uninstall IE7 ad Uncheck the box for Internet Explorer? I don't want to create a conflict between browsers. Darrell L.

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I actually use both .. sometimes like now

In reply to: TONI, my curiosioty has me thinking of FF but

even at the same time. I currently have one window open in IE and one in FF. Reason being is that some sites load extremely slowly for me using dial up with IE because of many graphics on the page, and I have IE set to check for updated/changed webpages each time I visit them (such as these forums), and I have it set to empty my temp int files upon closure of IE.

With FF, it caches those graphics and very rarely has to get new graphics loaded at each site so the page loads much faster since most times the graphics don't change. For streaming graphics, flash, and java it still loads much faster compared to IE.

I have IE set as my default browser but I keep a shortcut to firefox in my quicklaunch area so once I'm on the net if I want to use FF, it opens quickly with a click of the shortcut icon for me.

And I only use OE for my email.

Hope this helps.


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TONI, Dial-up, CA ETrust AV but AOL is email, AIM

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Had a grand ol' time trying to delete OE!! Messenger 4.7 & Butterfly is gone though. FireFox no problem with IE7. TY

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