Example: 4.01 installed and has turned off my AVG safe search add-on. Firefox announces a new update is available and then goes ahead and installs it.It also has made it impossible to use system restore. Make it impossible for Firefox to update without my permission? Example: 4.01 installed and has turned off my AVG safe search add-on. The setting is located in the Advanced menu accessible by clicking the Firefox button, go to Options | Options | Advanced and in the Update tab, checkmark the option "''' Ask me what I want to do'''". do the following: #Go to [ Firefox v3.6.17] and download it to the desktop.workaround is run as root: , so for example I want to prevent Firefox from updating to version above 56, because a lot of add-ons, like "Tab Groups" don't work any more with the new Firefox 57 (see "Web Extensions Update").
* Repeat the same steps, but click the top one called "Menu bar". * To rearrange the layout, repeat the same steps again and choose "Customize".
A very good thing if you think your system was compromised some how.
I have firefox 56, but it keeps updating to firefox 57.
Your bookmarks, customizations etc., are maintained in a different location and will become available to you again once you complete the installation.
---- After you complete the installation, go to the [ Plugins Check] page and update where necessary.