What's this in my Firefox settings?

  1. RingTailCoon's Avatar
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    What's this in my Firefox settings?


    Noticed a small warning box in the top of my FireFox settings:

    What's this in my Firefox settings?-what.jpg

    So my question is, what is the meaning of this? And it's all over my settings pages of FF!

    (I translated it for you)
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  2. Bree's Avatar
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    RingTailCoon said:
    So my question is, what is the meaning of this? And it's all over my settings pages of FF!
    Have you disabled updates? If so, it would likely be due to this...

    Never check for updates is one setting I want. As soon as I realized that Mozilla got rid of it, I searched for instructions on how to disable automatic updates. And there they were...
    ...After applying the policy, this is what you ll see ... in Firefox Options...

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    Bree said:
    Have you disabled updates? If so, it would likely be due to this...

    Latest Firefox Released for Windows - Page 151 - Windows 10 Forums
    No, but I tried a little regtweak but my Windows bluescreened (it was supposed to removed that line)
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  4. Bree's Avatar
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    The 'organisation' message is from Firefox, not Windows. The tweak that produced the message in Firefox is to a policies.json file a directory called distribution within the Firefox installation directory. See the post I linked to for more details, and links to further information about Firefox policies.

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