Is Opera 15 standard portable or not ?

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Re: Is Opera 15 standard portable or not ?

#61 Post by webfork » Mon Sep 05, 2016 12:46 pm

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Re: Is Opera 15 standard portable or not ?

#62 Post by JohnTHaller » Tue Sep 06, 2016 7:54 am

webfork wrote:Opera just dropped XP and Vista: http://www.opera.com/docs/changelogs/unified/3700/
This happened back in May when Chrome and Chromium dropped XP and Vista. Opera is still maintaining an old 37.x build for XP that XP users will have installed when they download the Opera stub installer but it's unknown how long they will maintain it or if they will announce when they stop maintaining it and it has known security issues (similar to Opera 12.x).
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Re: Is Opera 15 standard portable or not ?

#63 Post by webfork » Sun Sep 11, 2016 12:09 pm

JohnTHaller wrote:This happened back in May when Chrome and Chromium dropped XP and Vista.
Good to know, thanks.

We have something for the Iron browser on that point but Chromium is still listing Vista so I'll get that fixed. The Google Chrome Portable entry is correct thanks to billon.
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Re: Is Opera 15 standard portable or not ?

#64 Post by Midas » Tue Sep 13, 2016 10:26 am

I'm not an Opera user, but I found this at Ghacks.net:

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Re: Is Opera 15 standard portable or not ?

#65 Post by joby_toss » Tue Sep 13, 2016 9:53 pm

Not so long time ago, they couldn't care less about the portable version of their browser and now they officially release it! Alongside their first 64 bit version! Man, they're getting desperate! :)

http://www.opera.com/blogs/desktop/2016 ... -0-update/
It’s a new version of the Opera Network Installer, with the user interface better suited for portable installations.
The portable installer provides the stand-alone version selected by default (no need to dive into the Options section), detects portable drives automatically and suggests installation to these devices by default.

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Re: Opera adding Ads to the New Tab Page

#66 Post by smaragdus » Tue May 16, 2017 5:05 am

Opera adding Ads to the New Tab Page
https://www.ghacks.net/2017/05/16/opera ... -tab-page/

I suppose the database entry may be granted the ADWARE label.

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#67 Post by SYSTEM » Tue May 16, 2017 6:25 am

smaragdus wrote:I suppose the database entry may be granted the ADWARE label.
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Re: Is Opera 15 standard portable or not ?

#68 Post by giulia » Fri Jun 23, 2017 10:31 pm

hi
may i know why recently opera is marked Adware?
thanks

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Re: Is Opera 15 standard portable or not ?

#69 Post by SYSTEM » Sat Jun 24, 2017 12:08 am

giulia wrote:hi
may i know why recently opera is marked Adware?
thanks
The two posts right above yours.
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Re: Is Opera 15 standard portable or not ?

#70 Post by giulia » Sat Jun 24, 2017 1:07 am

SYSTEM wrote:
giulia wrote:hi
may i know why recently opera is marked Adware?
thanks
The two posts right above yours.
yes
i have read but there is no information about when opera start to be bundle with adware

thanks

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Re: Is Opera 15 standard portable or not ?

#71 Post by SYSTEM » Sat Jun 24, 2017 5:14 am

giulia wrote:
SYSTEM wrote:
giulia wrote:hi
may i know why recently opera is marked Adware?
thanks
The two posts right above yours.
yes
i have read but there is no information about when opera start to be bundle with adware

thanks
According to the article smaragdus linked, it started in Opera 45, which was released on May 10.
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Re: Is Opera 15 standard portable or not ?

#72 Post by giulia » Sat Jun 24, 2017 7:47 am

SYSTEM wrote:
According to the article smaragdus linked, it started in Opera 45, which was released on May 10.
hi
thank you so much

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Re: Is Opera 15 standard portable or not ?

#73 Post by Specular » Sat Jun 24, 2017 11:08 pm

Something I can't figure out is how to disable auto updates on the PortableApps version of Opera (Blink). It auto updates my portable install to the latest version, which is surprising as I don't recall any other portable browsers I've unpacked doing this in the past.

No results for 'update' in the settings or flags. Is there no way to stick to a particular version?

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Re: Is Opera 15 standard portable or not ?

#74 Post by JohnTHaller » Sun Jun 25, 2017 10:36 am

Specular wrote:Something I can't figure out is how to disable auto updates on the PortableApps version of Opera (Blink). It auto updates my portable install to the latest version, which is surprising as I don't recall any other portable browsers I've unpacked doing this in the past.

No results for 'update' in the settings or flags. Is there no way to stick to a particular version?
You will have to manually remove the file Opera\Releases\OperaPortable\App\Opera\OPERA.VERSION.NUMBER.HERE\opera_autoupdate.exe. Opera provides no mechanism to disable or delay updates internally. This is in contrast to Firefox, which allows you to set it to notify but not update, which is how Firefox Portable is configured. The portable version of Opera is setup to automatically update when used by itself and not to when used with the PortableApps.com Platform since you'd be using the PortableApps.com Updater to safely update all your apps.
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Re: Is Opera 15 standard portable or not ?

#75 Post by Specular » Sun Jun 25, 2017 9:57 pm

JohnTHaller wrote:You will have to manually remove the file Opera\Releases\OperaPortable\App\Opera\OPERA.VERSION.NUMBER.HERE\opera_autoupdate.exe. Opera provides no mechanism to disable or delay updates internally.

The portable version of Opera is setup to automatically update when used by itself and not to when used with the PortableApps.com Platform since you'd be using the PortableApps.com Updater to safely update all your apps.
Thanks. So if I'm understanding it correctly using the PA Platform program somehow prevents the installation of the automatically downloaded auto updates upon relaunch?

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