Disable Firefox Auto Update

Method 1 In Firefox address bar, type about:config then click I accept the risk.   You can now search for app.update.auto and double-click on it to set to false. Method 2 Edit prefs.js file that can be found in %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\randomstring.  If the line containing app.update.enabled is not found, then add user_pref(“app.update.enabled”, false); to disable the Firefox…

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Cisco Unified SSL Issue with New Firefox

Issue Since the 30th of June of 2015, Mozilla Firefox doesn’t support connections to a server with weak Diffie-Hellman ciphers anymore (Mozilla Release Notes🙂 Solution Perform at your own risk. Accidental adjustment may effect Firefox’s performance. To fix type about:config in your Firefox web browser, in the address bar. Change…

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Firefox Network Proxy Settings

All the proxy settings in Firefox are stored in the file prefs.js.  The file can be found %appdata%\Firefox\Profiles\hd2m8hz2.default where hd2m8hz2 is a random string created when you install Firefox. user_pref(“network.proxy.backup.ftp”, “”); user_pref(“network.proxy.backup.ftp_port”, 0); user_pref(“network.proxy.backup.socks”, “”); user_pref(“network.proxy.backup.socks_port”, 0); user_pref(“network.proxy.backup.ssl”, “”); user_pref(“network.proxy.backup.ssl_port”, 0); user_pref(“network.proxy.ftp”, “255.255.255.100”); user_pref(“network.proxy.ftp_port”, 3333); user_pref(“network.proxy.http”, “255.255.255.100”); user_pref(“network.proxy.http_port”, 3333); user_pref(“network.proxy.no_proxies_on”,…

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