Decryption tool for passwords in Firefox

Back in November 2023 I had the misfortune of a software engineer not doing his job correctly and he reinstalled the OS on my laptop instead of repairing some software th… (read more)

Back in November 2023 I had the misfortune of a software engineer not doing his job correctly and he reinstalled the OS on my laptop instead of repairing some software that wasn't functioning correctly. Mercifully, I have had Microsoft support working on recovering my data, which has proved a tremendous task. 4 months and counting.


We have now finally managed to recover my passwords for my browsers, but they are encrypted. Microsoft Support have therefore asked if Mozilla do a decryption tool as they cannot open the file without it being decrypted first. If I was using Microsoft Edge, they would have been able to assist as that is a Microsoft product, but as Firefox is a third party application, they've asked for assistance. By the way, these are NOT scammers or hackers 'helping' me, but Microsoft support and I get everything emailed about our support etc.

Thanks in advance.

Asked by darrenallen73 2 months ago

Last reply by TechHorse 1 month ago

Autofill address not working anymore

Autofill has been working perfectly fine until yesterday. There's not even a manage addresses in the privacy and security settings anymore. Autofill card still works, bu… (read more)

Autofill has been working perfectly fine until yesterday. There's not even a manage addresses in the privacy and security settings anymore.

Autofill card still works, but not addresses.

Asked by allanrivers99 2 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 2 months ago

Logins and password losts

My profile is not able to recover saved password. Logins.json file copied in the new profile but password not visible. In the default profile logins.json.corrupt appeared… (read more)

My profile is not able to recover saved password. Logins.json file copied in the new profile but password not visible. In the default profile logins.json.corrupt appeared. I am looking for a procedure to recover information in corrupted profile. Can you help?

Asked by Testone99 4 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 months ago

Mozilla log in

Hey I registered for sync Mozilla. After each lunch I have message windows pass code...Its really irritating me. How to leave passcode (becouse I want to protecs my pass… (read more)

Hey I registered for sync Mozilla. After each lunch I have message windows pass code...Its really irritating me. How to leave passcode (becouse I want to protecs my passcodes manager settings ) and have turned on passcode windows just when I need pass code manager. Please fix it at next updates

Asked by Paul Kutskir 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

Blocked pages

When I try to access my payment preferences page on xfinity.com, the page goes blank and it appears that it is being blocked. I can't figure out how to unblock it. I had … (read more)

When I try to access my payment preferences page on xfinity.com, the page goes blank and it appears that it is being blocked. I can't figure out how to unblock it. I had to use Microsoft Edge to access the page to change my information. Can you please assist?

Asked by Neil 3 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 month ago

HTTPS overkill by Firefox

Later version refuses to connect to my modem, and goes into security web mode. This modem uses HTTP/HTTPS for access, i.e., connects directly it's IP address, then the us… (read more)

Later version refuses to connect to my modem, and goes into security web mode. This modem uses HTTP/HTTPS for access, i.e., connects directly it's IP address, then the user enters a username and password. At that point, the the modem switches to HTTPS for control.

With this recent update, there is NO WAY to access the modem for any work, or upgrade the HTTPS certificate on the modem. This is a BUG.

What should happen is that if the web site will accept a HTTP connection, Firefox should NOT refuse connection or test for security issues UNTIL the user or the device switches to HTTPS.

As an aside, I've used Firefox on this Zywall modem for years until recently.

Asked by ted41 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

"Your browser is managed by your organization" suddenly appeared

So this "Your browser is managed by your organization" appeared out of no where. How to remove it? I've tried: Removing the registry key in the certificates Reinstalling … (read more)

So this "Your browser is managed by your organization" appeared out of no where. How to remove it? I've tried: Removing the registry key in the certificates Reinstalling the browser

Asked by Tadapol 4 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 3 months ago

Always ask you where to save files is broken and uselesss

Despite reading almost 100 questions about this exact issue asked for years, there still seems to be no answer, and no fix to get this function to work properly. Checkin… (read more)

Despite reading almost 100 questions about this exact issue asked for years, there still seems to be no answer, and no fix to get this function to work properly.

Checking the box should completely remove the drop box for location, and the entire point is that it should ask you where to save every file,instead of defaulting.

Asked by chadwitk 4 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 3 months ago

Prevented access to website

Firefox is blocking/preventing me from visiting a website even though it is secure but Firefox does not recognize the certificate issuer. How do I get around this? Thank … (read more)

Firefox is blocking/preventing me from visiting a website even though it is secure but Firefox does not recognize the certificate issuer. How do I get around this? Thank you.

Asked by cagey.k 5 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 5 months ago

"Access your data for all websites" Can a ADDON transmit that data over the internet?

I understand the necessity of some Extensions / add-ons to "Access your data for all websites" and therefore i agree to that for some of them. So here's the question: Is … (read more)

I understand the necessity of some Extensions / add-ons to "Access your data for all websites" and therefore i agree to that for some of them. So here's the question: Is it possible for the data collected by that ADDON to be transmitted over the internet to either the ADDON maker or any other unknown recipient? Or is it that they indeed are collected but stored and processed locally on my computer and never transmitted elsewhere?

Asked by RHXE 4 months ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 4 months ago

recaptcha problem

Until yesterday everything was fine. I was able to complete recaptcha. But when I tried searching something today, I couldn't do it because of the recaptcha. It was stuck… (read more)

Until yesterday everything was fine. I was able to complete recaptcha. But when I tried searching something today, I couldn't do it because of the recaptcha. It was stuck on infinite loading. Every website I visited the problem was there. I tried fixing it from the tips I found in the forum here but nothing seems to work. I was frustrated. Then I tried Brave browser and it was working. Please help me fix this problem. Thank you.

Asked by MOVIE BOSS 3 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 weeks ago

How to repiar error message: PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR

I have dealt with this message when searching the web... after a google product search etc., the results populate- then I click on all the top results and I get nothing b… (read more)

I have dealt with this message when searching the web... after a google product search etc., the results populate- then I click on all the top results and I get nothing but this message and the sites will not open:

Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to www.googleadservices.com. PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR Error code: PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR

   The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
   Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem.

Learn more…

I noticed it's with most "Sponsored" results. Incredibly frustrating.

Please help!

Kevin

Asked by kmf777 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

Not showing Disquis Comments and Blogs when visiting virtueonline.org

When I visit the web site virtueonline.org using Firefox browser, the Disqus comment section does not appear below articles on the site. Sometimes, when I go in and out … (read more)

When I visit the web site virtueonline.org using Firefox browser, the Disqus comment section does not appear below articles on the site. Sometimes, when I go in and out of the article, the Disqus comment section will appear, but not always. When I use Microsoft Edge, the Disqus comment sections appear.

Asked by Roy Quick 4 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 week ago

recently bookmarked (would like to toggle OFF)

My laptop is often "borrowed"; access to my "recently bookmarked" items can (occasionally) be inappropriate. I am surprised that there is not a 'easy to access' method to… (read more)

My laptop is often "borrowed"; access to my "recently bookmarked" items can (occasionally) be inappropriate. I am surprised that there is not a 'easy to access' method to toggle it OFF (!?) I found the below describing how to does this. HOWEVER, I do not find the key (showRecentlyBookmarked).

SUGGESTIONS ?

using: Windows 10 Home 22H2 build 19045.3930


Directly Edit a Preference The menu item switches a hidden preference from true to false, and you can do that directly as follows: (A) In a new tab, type or paste about:config in the address bar and press Enter/Return. Click the button promising to be careful. (B) In the search box above the list, type or paste book and pause while the list is filtered (C) Double-click the browser.bookmarks.showRecentlyBookmarked preference to switch the value from true to false

Asked by Mark Kubicki 4 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 3 months ago

Root Certificates

I want to delete all my web certs except for the top seven, which cover 99.32% of current web certs. I specifically do NOT want the EU Cyber Resilience Act to have the a… (read more)

I want to delete all my web certs except for the top seven, which cover 99.32% of current web certs. I specifically do NOT want the EU Cyber Resilience Act to have the ability to insert their certs into my root store, enabling their member countries unfettered power to compel acceptance of their certs.

I tried following https://wiki.mozilla.org/CA/Changing_Trust_Settings, but this must be for an earlier version. I don't seem to have an Options/Preferences window. On the other hand I am pretty old & maybe just can't find it....

Any hints on how to do this?

Asked by theHook 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

Yahoo email

When we log into our Yahoo email, there's a small triangle (see screen shot) next to the padlock on the address bar that says "connection not secure". Not sure what to … (read more)

When we log into our Yahoo email, there's a small triangle (see screen shot) next to the padlock on the address bar that says "connection not secure".

Not sure what to do to get rid of it.

Asked by pbcb8835 3 weeks ago

Last reply by zeroknight 3 weeks ago

unwanted background connection while starting mozilla firefox browser

Hello, I like using Firefox browser every day. After installing and running Avast antivirus protection (program version : 24.3.6108 (build 24.3.8975.832)), Avast no… (read more)

Hello,

I like using Firefox browser every day. After installing and running Avast antivirus protection (program version : 24.3.6108 (build 24.3.8975.832)), Avast notification always show this message every time I start up Firefox : please check the uploaded images : FPA Scam.jpg.

I already checked the extenstion, the Settings, and the Advance Settings of Firefox browser. I'd like to know if there is any parameter related to engine.forexpeacearmy.com and it is enabled. Unfortunately, I can't found any related parameters.

So, I decide to contact Firefox support to find out what happen to my Firefox browser, why it always call the forexpeacearmy site at the start up, and finally I want to remove it. Because I'm affraid it could be some kind of trojans / malwares and put my laptop into risks.

Kindly need your advise. Thank you.

Kind regards, Gideon

Asked by gidhsk 1 month ago

Last reply by zeroknight 3 weeks ago

Firefox forgets my data (Cookies?)

Hi, I am using Firefox vsn 120 for Linux Mint. I believe that I have the privacy and security set with the default settings. However, Firefox seems to forget the informa… (read more)

Hi, I am using Firefox vsn 120 for Linux Mint. I believe that I have the privacy and security set with the default settings.

However, Firefox seems to forget the information stored by websites, so that can't simply login.

Each. And. Every. Time. I have to go through the process of re-introducing myself to the security of the website provider who insists on sending me emails, SMS messages, etc. with codes to confirm who I am.

This applies, every time I use a site that requires a login (bank, BBC, Fidelity, eBay, Facebook....).

Once I have been approved on a site, then my login seems to work for a few days, up to a week and then off we go again with a new set of security codes. My settings do not delete cookies, and firefox is never closed, except if the PC needs a reboot, which is rare.

I would appreciate any help in settings that would allow me to use Firefox normally without having to enter security codes. Cheers, Mark

Asked by mark_holtom 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

How do I turn off your firewall?

I am sick and tired of Firefox denying me access to common store websites. How do I turn off your firewall? I want to shop on Lowes.com and I cannot get access. Firefo… (read more)

I am sick and tired of Firefox denying me access to common store websites. How do I turn off your firewall? I want to shop on Lowes.com and I cannot get access. Firefox is proving recently to be more of a problem than an asset.

Asked by janetinlargo 2 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 2 months ago