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#1 joe blow

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Posted 15 June 2009 - 02:18 AM

Hi,

I have just started using Firefox and I have noticed a few times that when I use it my firewall detects it connecting to an IP address that belongs to Mozilla. This happens even if I am not surfing the net. I thought that I had read that there are no "phone home" issues with Firefox, is this the case. Also is this normal behaviour.

Grateful for any help, thanks.

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Posted 15 June 2009 - 02:30 AM

Have a look in the Firefox preferences to make sure that you do not have it set to automatically look for updates.

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Posted 15 June 2009 - 03:59 AM

Thanks. That seems to have fixed the problem.

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Posted 16 June 2009 - 01:14 AM

Sorry, I spoke too soon.

I disabled automatic updates but I still get a problem. When I open firefox everything is ok but as soon as I click on my bookmarks my firewall detects firefox connecting to 2 ip addresses. One was from Mozila and the other was from the BBC.

Anyone know what this might be about?




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