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Offline rbidness

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Firefox ESR replacing Firefox
« on: September 27, 2018, 07:45:52 AM »
Every few days, I have to rip out Firefox ESR (thank you, Revo Uninstaller)and install the current release of Firefox (x64) because PatchMyPC has installed the ESR release. That lasts a few days until PatchMyPC AGAIN installs Firefox ESR and I have to go through the process all over again. Why is this happening? Am I doing something wrong??
« Last Edit: October 01, 2018, 09:44:24 AM by rbidness »

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Re: Firefox ESR replacing Firefox
« Reply #1 on: September 27, 2018, 08:39:33 AM »
You must have chosen Firefox ESR to install instead of the regular Firefox! Are you sure you are not selecting the ESR from Patch My PC ?

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Re: Firefox ESR replacing Firefox
« Reply #2 on: September 28, 2018, 09:35:16 AM »
Absolutely positive! Even after I uninstall ESR, and install the regular version, the next time I check PMPC (after a daily scheduled run), the ESR is installed right along side the regular version. Then I have to rip them both out and install the regular version, login in to sync, and let the add-ons and other settings catch up.

And here's a new wrinkle. Since I posted this yesterday, now PMPC shows both versions installed, although both Revo & 'Programs & Features' show only the regular version. I guess PMPC is seeing some setting or file that is common to both, and cannot differentiate between them.

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Re: Firefox ESR replacing Firefox
« Reply #3 on: September 29, 2018, 06:50:50 AM »
Aha I think it's a bug and I think I know the problem now!
If you right-click on Firefox ESR will there be "Remove auto-install in PatchMyPC.ini" ?? if so then please select it to remove it and this should fix it!
The problem is when you you choose to "Add Auto-Install" Firefox it also adds Firefox ESR automatically ! This will be fixed in the next update, sorry about this!
Just let me know if "Remove auto-install in PatchMyPC.ini" worked for Firefox ESR.

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Re: Firefox ESR replacing Firefox
« Reply #4 on: October 01, 2018, 09:55:54 AM »
I've done this (I didn't realize the option was available. Thanks for that!), so now we'll see how it goes.