How to disable autoupdate and return to the working version?

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How to disable autoupdate and return to the working version?

Postby yun » Thu Mar 30, 2017 4:07 am

I had v. 1.13. I always disable all autoupdates in my system. However, 1.13.2 installed w/o asking me, making all pages crash. I had to copy Opera Stable folder from backup to make Opera work again. But today it happened again! How to stop this?! Moreover, even copying the backup files didn't fix the problem - after several minutes Adblock 1.13 stopped working, too!
My Opera is 36.0, and I cannot update it because it's the last XP-compatible version. I am happy with it with Adblock 1.13 (or earlier), just tell me how to disable any updates and to restore the working version!
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Re: How to disable autoupdate and return to the working version?

Postby yun » Thu Mar 30, 2017 9:34 am

So, it's not Adblock but Opera problem, and the only solution is to change next_check value in Preference file? Does anybody know how to decipher the format like "next_check":"13135333185271875? Will changing this number to 99999999999999999 work?
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Re: How to disable autoupdate and return to the working version?

Postby yun » Fri Mar 31, 2017 3:13 am

No changes of next_check work - Opera restores the previous value and makes update again :(
So it is still Adblock problem that it's 1.13.2 does not work correctly with Opera 36! Any way to fix it?
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Re: How to disable autoupdate and return to the working version?

Postby mapx » Fri Mar 31, 2017 8:17 am

Did you set that file (preferences) as read-only ?
As for 1.13.2 is incompatible with your opera version. A fix (to set the correct limit) is under review.
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Re: How to disable autoupdate and return to the working version?

Postby yun » Fri Mar 31, 2017 8:31 am

mapx wrote:Did you set that file (preferences) as read-only ?

No. If I do, will I be able to change preferences when it is really needed?
As for 1.13.2 is incompatible with your opera version. A fix (to set the correct limit) is under review.

OK, let's wait for the fix.
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