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This preference determines the amount of time between checks to see if an update-related timer should fire.

This preference is now obsolete; it has been replaced by app.update.interval, measured in seconds.

Possible values and their effects

The number of milliseconds between checks to update-related timers. (Default: 600,000, or 10 minutes)

First checked in


Has an effect in

  • Firefox (all versions before 1.0)
  • Thunderbird (all versions before 1.0)
  • Mozilla Suite (versions?)

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