locked Re: Updated Firefox to version 89, can no longer use w/NVDA


Chris
 

You are correct, but the default is to install automatically

The only other option is to be notified , but you cannot turn updates off

 

 

 

From: Jackie
Sent: 02 June 2021 20:37
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Updated Firefox to version 89, can no longer use w/NVDA

 

That's not accurate, Chris. There are options in Firefox to choose

when to install updates.

 

On 6/2/21, Chris via groups.io <chrismedley@...> wrote:

> Firefox automatically updates itself, Theres no way to stop it from doing so

> anymore

> From: JM Casey

> Sent: 02 June 2021 19:27

> To: nvda@nvda.groups.io

> Subject: Re: [nvda] Updated Firefox to version 89, can no longer use w/NVDA

> So, how long before we all get v.89 unless we take steps not to update.

> Don't want to be caught unawares before this happens.

> -----Original Message-----

> From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Jackie

> Sent: June 2, 2021 02:18 PM

> To: nvda@nvda.groups.io

> Subject: Re: [nvda] Updated Firefox to version 89, can no longer use w/NVDA

> I've tried both w/the NVDA beta as well as the stable version, folks.

> It's broken on my system, & that includes w/Narrator & Jaws also.

> On 6/2/21, Jackie McBride <abletec@...> wrote:

>> Obviously not, since I'm the 1 who actually started this thread. Given

>> that at least 1 other individual is experiencing this, & given that

>> Mozilla has made significant underlying changes to its interface, I'd

>> seriously suggest updating w/caution. I guess I'll not comment any

>> more though, because Narrator & Jaws don't work w/it either, so I

>> think this is not an issue w/NVDA, & I apologize for posting regarding

>> it.

>> 

>> Interestingly, if I start firefox when choosing a profile every time,

>> it works. If I select any profile & start it up w/o asking, it blows

>> up. In other words, even if I choose a profile from the profile list

>> and start it, everything's fine. If I load the same profile

>> automatically, stuff craters. Go figure! How the firetruck does one

>> report that & be believable?

>> 

>> On 6/2/21, brice Mijares <bmijares33@...> wrote:

>>> Are you the only one having this problem? I'd like to know, that a

>>> way I can say no to the update. thanks.

>>> 

>>> On 6/2/2021 9:49 AM, Sue J. Ward wrote:

>>>>  Hello. I am experiencing the same thing with NVDA, I uninstalled

>>>> and reinstalled firefox, ran the calm registration tool, created a

>>>> new profile, still nothing and did a system file check, did not find

>>>> anything. According to the scan everything was fixed on my windows10

>>>> home machine. That is the one I am on right now writing out the email.

>>>> Whenever I go to the website just to give you an example

>>>> cbsnews.com, I load it on to firefox and getting unknown message

>>>> whenever I tab around the page think it loads, whenever I press the

>>>> arrow keys it says unknown, am tabbing around again it comes up with

>>>> unknown but am not sure what is going on, but when I am going in to

>>>> the help section, I have to run the trouble shoot mode, it restarts

>>>> in trouble shoot mode everything is fine when am on a website so what is

>>>> going on here?

>>>> I am not on a network of any kind just your typical modem from

>>>> Cox.com using a wired connection. However I do have a second machine

>>>> windows10 pro 64 bit and both the home machine and the pro machine

>>>> have everything up to date and are running 64 bit, it is weird on

>>>> the

>>>> windows10 pro I did not have to do anything firefox works great on

>>>> that one verses the home machine. I can not figure out why I have to

>>>> restart firefox in trouble shoot mode on the windows home machine. I

>>>> even did a reset think that would help, no such luck there. In fact

>>>> I did load jaws, nothing there. Could someone tell us what is going

>>>> on here? Thank you.

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