You will need
- - administrator rights.
Open the Opera browser. In the address bar (where you type website address — for example, mail.ru type opera:config and press enter on the keyboard. You will be taken to the menu fine-tuning the application. This menu is mainly caused by manually since these settings are listed in the main pane of the browser.
Locate Auto Update (usually second order) and expand this position, for preference items were available. Parameter Auto Update State make equal to zero, if you do disable automatic updates. However, it should be noted that the automatic update was introduced to the program developers to real-time the user could always get the new version of the program. If you disable this feature, you may experience various display problems sites.
In paragraphs Add-ons Check Interval and Update Check Interval sets the interval after which the app will query the server and see if the new updates and additions. Unfortunately, the maximum size of the parameter in just 30 days, and you specify it in seconds. Set the value to 2 592 000 seconds in both paragraphs, which is equal to 30 days.
Save the changes by clicking the Save button at the bottom of this section. Opera confirms that all program changes are fully saved. It is also worth noting that this software will warn you that changing some settings requires restarting the application. Other options of this item and other configuration items are available in the using Mozilla the link http://www.opera.com/support/usingopera/operaini. You can call up the help page by clicking Help at the top of the page settings.
Advice 2 : How to disable update in Opera
Makers of the popular browsers are working on their programs continuously is a matter of survival of the product on a very active market apps to a global network. For faster delivery of improved versions of these companies use built-in browsers automatic update feature. As a rule, it is convenient for the user, but there are many reasons to abandon this feature. Disable it in Opera, easy.
Running the application invoke the window with its basic settings. This can be done via menu - click on the corresponding button in the browser window to expand it, go to "Settings" and select the top row - "General settings". If you prefer keyboard shortcuts to travel through menus, just hit Ctrl + F12.
The browser manufacturers believe that the function of AutoUpdate applies to the settings security find the section with the same name in the list, is placed on the "Advanced" tab of the settings window of the application. Turning to this section, open the drop-down list next to "Update Opera".
Depending on the reasons you want to disable autoupdate, select one of the options list. Choose the "Ask before installing" will cause the browser when a new version is on the server of the manufacturer to show the window with the question whether it should be downloaded and installed. Another point - "do Not check" - will leave you and browser in the dark about the release of future updates.
After making your selection, click OK, and Opera will take to the performance of your new policy.
If for some reason you are not able to disable the automatic update by the browser itself, you can mislead him - to change the address at which Opera checks for new versions, putting in his place a "cap". It can be done, for example, using the hosts file. Find it in the Windows system folder at System32driversetc. To make changes to this file by using any text editor - for example, the standard Notepad of Windows.
Open hosts and add at the end of the list of existing entries the following line:127.0.0.1 autoupdate.opera.com
To avoid problems with the rights to edit the system objects, rename the original hosts, e.g. to hosts.old, and only after that save open in the editor file as Appendix.
Advice 3 : How to cancel the update of the Opera
Opera from 10, equipped with an auto-update mechanism, which is enabled by default. It is advisable to use them only in the presence of unlimited channel. If it is not, in order to avoid unexpected expenses auto update should be turned off.
If Opera is configured in such a way that included the classic user interface, click on the menu item "Tools", and in the appeared submenu, select the "Settings". A window opens in your browser settings.
In the browser, the settings of which the modern user interface (since version 11 it is enabled by default), click on the red button with the letter O in the top left corner, select the menu item "Settings" and then the submenu item "General settings". The result will be the same as in the previous case.
Find it in the settings window the five tabs. Go to the last one, called "Advanced" or "Advanced".
On the left in the settings window will see a vertical list of sections. Select the line "Security". The right of the list appears appropriate for this section combination of buttons and input fields.
Locate the bottom row, starting with "Update Opera". Near there is input field with two options: "do Not check" and "Ask before installing". Enabled by default the second of them, select instead the first. Click "OK".
Also disable the automatic update of the Opera browser you can use the settings editor. Go to one of the tabs to the local address opera:config. Expand Auto Update, and then in the Autoupdate Server line https://autoupdate.opera.com/ replace on the blank. Click the "Save" button located at the bottom of the section. Then close the tab.
Remember that if the version of Opera is not the latest, the security of the system is reduced. To prevent this from happening, periodically update the browser manually. The metered channel, it is advisable to download a new version of the browser in another location where there is unlimited channel, and then bring it to your computer using a USB flash drive. It is important that both machines were not infected.