Mozilla's Firefox 12 browser made its official debut on Tuesday, featuring a nearly silent update process as one of its most important new features.
“We put a lot of work into making the Firefox update experience easier,” explained the official announcement on the Mozilla Blog on Tuesday.
From now on, “once users give explicit permission to Firefox on their first installation, they will not be prompted again for subsequent releases,” Mozilla says.
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Firefox for Windows achieves this simplified process by removing the user account control dialog (UAC) pop-up that has traditionally required explicit user permission for each update. There's no adverse effect on system security, Mozilla said, but there is a great benefit in terms of fewer interruptions for users.
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