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Disable update prompt on 12.17(Opera)

  • How to

    Disable update prompt on 12.17(Opera)

    Its there and its stupid.

    I already got Opera 3x.xx for watching twitch

    Why does it ask me

  • Make sure you've turned off update checking by following:
    Menu > Tools > Advanced > Security: under Auto-update, select 'Do not check for updates' > OK.

    If that doesn't stop the update attempts, search out your opera_autoupdate.exe file and change its name to something like opera_autoupdate.Xexe . (NOTE: these filenames should actually contain one underscore symbol between opera and autoupdate - the Markdown language version used in these forums misinterprets the underscore symbol to cause italics thereafter instead, and I frankly don't remember the way to defeat that action for typing into these forums.)

    If your system pops up a warning that this could cause instability, go ahead anyhow - it's just Windows' normal warning about changing file extensions. That should block Opera from updating thereafter. It's how I've blocked update attempts to Olde Opera for a couple of years. (For stability reasons, nothing auto-updates on my systems except AV signatures; ALL updating is done manually at times of my choosing.)

  • Not finding "tools" under menu

  • Not finding "tools" under menu

    Try Menu > Settings > Preferences > Advanced > Security

  • Also recommended

    Type opera:config in address bar

    search keyword "update" and clear

    Autoupdate Geo Server

    Autoupdate Server

    don't forget press Save

    Or add and to hosts file or firewall. Because I noticed unauthorized values recovered in opera:config!

    "Not finding "tools" under menu"

    Select O-Menu > "Show Menu bar" first or Ctrl+F12

  • If you don't block access to, owners can remotely change any setting in your Opera browser! What and when they want. Even if auto-update off! Now they for example forcibly turn off TLS 1.1 and TLS 1.2. Check file autoupdate_response.xml by yourself

  • Not finding "tools" under menu

    Sorry! 😞

    I left 'Preferences' out of the middle of the instruction string:
    Menu > Tools > Preferences > Advanced > Security etc

    Or you could just use CTRL+F12 > Advanced > Security etc to cut to the chase.

  • [Mod note: Unnecessary and unhelpful post removed.If you will not try to help or, at least bring a point for a valid and civilized discussion, please don't post.

  • what about Disable Opera Package AutoUpdate ?

  • what about Disable Opera Package AutoUpdate ?

    What do you mean by Opera package?

  • What do you mean by Opera package?

    He means opera:config#UserPrefs|DisableOperaPackageAutoUpdate