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Silent install switch to op-out of the Maintenance Service?

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T0morrow

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Post Posted June 8th, 2012, 10:16 pm

Trough searching the forum i found a registry key to disable the install of the Maintenance Service when user upgrades their firefox.
But how to install a clean version silently without the named service?

Mainly i want to know if there's some undocumented switch for it. I do not want to use hacks or to recompile the installer.
If there is not then maybe there's already an enchanment bug on bugzilla for this?

And if not then i might create one.

EDIT: Perhaps this?: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=741174

JayhawksRock

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Post Posted June 8th, 2012, 10:23 pm

You can opt out. Info here > https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/wh ... ce-service

[edit] It is a Windows Service that can be disabled like any other service. If already installed can be uninstalled in Windows Control Panel Add Remove programs
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T0morrow

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Post Posted June 8th, 2012, 10:51 pm

Yes this is the GUI method and it is post install. What i want is silent and during the main firefox install. I cant be bothered running post install cleanup scripts for firefox..

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