I'm running Firefox on my computer, a 32 bits portable edition from portableapps.com.
When I click on
The popup informs me that
Firefox is up to date.
While, in fact, it is not.
What's happening here?
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PortableApps.com disables automatic update to prevent Firefox from updating itself. (It is said in their fine-print.) You need to use the PortableApps.com app launcher to update your Firefox. Or... by downloading and installing a fresh package from PortableApps.com. (That's what the app launcher do anyway. No delta downloading or such bandwidth-saving tricks.)
That said, you might want to check a few things around your Firefox configurations:
Now, restart your Firefox and try again, i.e. go to "About..." dialog box and see if Firefox notices the presence of a new update. But don't update from there. Like I said you need to use the PortableApps.com app launcher to update your Firefox. Or... by downloading and installing a fresh package from PortableApps.com.
Sometimes, when your internet provider blocks the Firefox-related websites, it can show as "Firefox is up to date", as it cannot connect to check for updates in the first place.
Make sure you have a connection to the website by first checking it in your browser. Then try again! You can also use a VPN service to change your country and then check for updates.
This WILL work although it seems ridiculous. Telling you based on my own experience.