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how to force firefox to search from web page on a new tab, not the address bar, not search bar.

Considering how many closed/archived threads there are about this, you'd think it'd be fixed by now. There have been add-ons like "New Tab Homepage" that worked to correc… (Lesen Sie mehr)

Considering how many closed/archived threads there are about this, you'd think it'd be fixed by now.

There have been add-ons like "New Tab Homepage" that worked to correct this but every time there is a solution, an 'update' corrects the 'problem' by forcing the search engine back to the toolbar.

After many years of trying solutions I've come to the conclusion that this is a deliberate 'feature', much like the many completely useless 'features' added to Windows for reasons known only to Microsoft, and the companies they share your data with.

Someone prove me wrong, please.

Gefragt von justmehereathome vor 4 Wochen

Beantwortet von jscher2000 - Support Volunteer vor 3 Wochen

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Cannot check "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed"

Hello, Until recently, I was able to have Firefox automatically clear all my cookies at the end of a session, EXCEPT for the cookies for websites that I had specified. Th… (Lesen Sie mehr)

Hello,

Until recently, I was able to have Firefox automatically clear all my cookies at the end of a session, EXCEPT for the cookies for websites that I had specified. This was possible by:

  • Checking the "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed" option under `Privacy and Security > Cookies and Site Data`
  • Setting the websties that I would like to keep cookies for, under `Privacy and Security > Cookies and Site Data > Manage exceptions`

Now, I simply can no longer use this feature. If I try checking the "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed" option, then quitting Firefox, it seems to insist on unchecking the box, then changing another section of my privacy settings. Namely the `Privacy and Security > History > Clear history when Firefox closes` section becomes checked, and inside, `Cookies` is marked as something to be cleared at the end of each session. This is unhelpful, because checking the box here means that any exceptions I set in the aforementioned section is not respected, and ALL cookies are deleted.

Am I doing something wrong? If there is a way to get it back to how it used to behave, that would be greatly appreciated.

Thank you!

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add-ons I didn't add and cannot remove

Hello - there are add-ons for Amazon, Google, Facebook, EBay and Twitter - none of which I added - showing up on the Firefox browser as running during browser start. I c… (Lesen Sie mehr)

Hello - there are add-ons for Amazon, Google, Facebook, EBay and Twitter - none of which I added - showing up on the Firefox browser as running during browser start. I can see them when I use CC Cleaner. They are browser plugins set to run upon start up. I can disable them but need to do it every time, as there is no way to delete them that I can see. I would like to find out why these plugins are there and how I can delete them.


Thanks

Jim

Gefragt von jimisaac vor 3 Wochen

Beantwortet von jscher2000 - Support Volunteer vor 3 Wochen

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Search Baron

I tried everything in the message I received but there was no (obvious) way to reply. I will attach a screenshot of what is occurring. Search Baron is hijacking my web se… (Lesen Sie mehr)

I tried everything in the message I received but there was no (obvious) way to reply. I will attach a screenshot of what is occurring. Search Baron is hijacking my web searches. If I specifically click on use google in the search bar then it works. If I just type a search phrase, search baron takes over (see the URL in the attached screenshot, that is what appears no matter what I search). I can open a web page fine.

Gefragt von cindyd1 vor 3 Wochen

Letzte Antwort von James vor 3 Wochen

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Message via bitdefender

I work with a laptop @home and have installed Bitdefender for security reasons. Today I had a warning (it's in Dutch, I do not know if that is a problem). Functie: Preve… (Lesen Sie mehr)

I work with a laptop @home and have installed Bitdefender for security reasons. Today I had a warning (it's in Dutch, I do not know if that is a problem). Functie: Preventie van online dreigingen

firefox.exe heeft geprobeerd om op basis van een niet-overeenstemmend certificaat een verbinding te maken met browser.pipe.aria.microsoft.com. We hebben de verbinding geblokkeerd om uw gegevens veilig te houden, vermits het gebruikte certificaat voor een ander webadres werd uitgegeven. Toevoegen aan uitsluitingen

""It says something like firefox.exe has tried to make a connection based on a not approved certificate with browser.pipe.aria.microsoft.com. We have blocked the connection to keep your data safe. I can add this to exclusions"" or something like that.

I have never seen something like this before and I would like to know what it means and if I should exclude this, etc. So that's why I send you a mail to check it. Like to hear from you and many thanks in advance. Greetz Karin

Gefragt von karinpankras vor 3 Wochen

Beantwortet von jscher2000 - Support Volunteer vor 3 Wochen

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Password Protect in Wordpress.Org does not secure in Firefox

I have created a page (https://wp.me/s20nYT-dustind) with a password protect, in July 2022. The password box appears in both Chrome and Edge on a PC, and Safari on an iPh… (Lesen Sie mehr)

I have created a page (https://wp.me/s20nYT-dustind) with a password protect, in July 2022. The password box appears in both Chrome and Edge on a PC, and Safari on an iPhone, but the page opens without a password in Firefox.

Any help that anyone can provide is appreciated beyond expression. Thank you in advance.

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Beantwortet von buffalogolfer vor 3 Wochen

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"Secure Connection Failed" Persistent Error

I recently installed Firefox 102.0.1 64-bit on a new WinX laptop. Using the same link as always (http://www.henderson.lib.nc.us/) I am unable to connect with my county li… (Lesen Sie mehr)

I recently installed Firefox 102.0.1 64-bit on a new WinX laptop. Using the same link as always (http://www.henderson.lib.nc.us/) I am unable to connect with my county library. I'm not having trouble with other sites. The error message says

Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to www.hendersoncountync.gov. PR_END_OF_FILE_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.

I turned off HTTPS-Only Mode but the problem persisted. I also tried entering this site as an exception for HTTPS-Only but that didn't help. Even after restarting the computer, Firefox continues to reset the URL to HTTPS from HTTP. My wife was able to access this website on her desktop WinX with Firefox and no problem. On my WinX desktop with Firefox I connected to https://www.hendersoncountync.gov/library instantly.

Is the HTTPS-Only Mode sticky? What am I missing?

Gefragt von Anan vor 3 Wochen

Beantwortet von Anan vor 3 Wochen

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I can't access my home router

Hello, I can't access the home router. 192.168.1.1 results in "Secure Connection Failed" and nothing can be done. How can I solve the problem? Please answer me at [email]… (Lesen Sie mehr)

Hello, I can't access the home router. 192.168.1.1 results in "Secure Connection Failed" and nothing can be done. How can I solve the problem?

Please answer me at [email]@yahoo.com

Best regards, Ioana Udrea

Gefragt von udreaioana23 vor 1 Monat

Beantwortet von jscher2000 - Support Volunteer vor 1 Monat

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Special character option for "generate strong passwords"?

I use/like the randomly-generated 'strong' password feature, but is there a setting/option to have it include one or more special character(s)? So many sites nowadays re… (Lesen Sie mehr)

I use/like the randomly-generated 'strong' password feature, but is there a setting/option to have it include one or more special character(s)? So many sites nowadays require one, and VERY few *prohibit* them. I know I can 'substitute' one in there, but I'm VERY lazy! Thanks.

Gefragt von Conrad vor 1 Monat

Letzte Antwort von Paul vor 4 Wochen

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Why won't exceptions for deleting cookies and cookie protection software not work every time

I added a few sites I frequently visit, such as banks, credit card company Google, to the exceptions list in Cookies And Site Data. When my version of Firefox was recent… (Lesen Sie mehr)

I added a few sites I frequently visit, such as banks, credit card company Google, to the exceptions list in Cookies And Site Data. When my version of Firefox was recently updated to 102.0.1, a few of those sites began asking for additional authentication because they didn't recognize my computer. So I added the recommended add-on, Cookie Quick Manager. and listed those sites as protected. This worked for a few days but Google and my credit card company again don't recognize my computer. I am not using a VPN.

Thank you.

Gefragt von crl4242 vor 4 Wochen

Beantwortet von crl4242 vor 4 Wochen

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always use Private Browsing not recognized

A few days ago, I tried to have one window for private mode and one for public. For Private mode, I used settings for custom history and Always use Private browsing Mode.… (Lesen Sie mehr)

A few days ago, I tried to have one window for private mode and one for public. For Private mode, I used settings for custom history and Always use Private browsing Mode. Somehow, it didn't work. I'm old and forget a lot of what I did. I reinstalled FF a few times, to no avail. So did uninstall and told them why, and that I planned to be back in a few days. Also, I uninstalled the Maintenance program first. I went to EDGE, but really hate it, so I downloaded FF now. Set for Private browsing. But it doesn't work. Keep getting public browsing. Even if I select it on taskbar icon, no luck. Don't see the purple glasses or whatever they were. I really like to use private mode.

I can sure use some advice.

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can not access web interface with router

Up until the last update of Firefox I was able to access my router, 192.168.1.1, enter password and check it. Now I get an error message "connection not secure" "Your con… (Lesen Sie mehr)

Up until the last update of Firefox I was able to access my router, 192.168.1.1, enter password and check it.

Now I get an error message "connection not secure" "Your connection to this site is not private. Information you submit could be viewed by others (like passwords, messages, credit cards, etc.)

None of this is part of looking at my router, Asus GT-AX11000.

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Need help with custom Firefox config

There are multiple screenshots attached below, 2 of them showing setting marked in red. Those settings are pre-configured with the firefox.cfg file. I would like to also … (Lesen Sie mehr)

There are multiple screenshots attached below, 2 of them showing setting marked in red. Those settings are pre-configured with the firefox.cfg file. I would like to also pre-configure a list of other settings. You can also find those other settings below.

Anyways, i remember someone from this forum told me there is no "official documentation" for the firefox settings which are listed in about:config. Is there an "inofficial documentation"? If you could reply with the exact setting that i have to change according to the screenshot attached below that would be awesome, otherwise an URL for some sort of documentation would be welcome..

Basically all the setting i want to change exists and can be manually edited using the firefox settings, but theoretically could be easily pre-configured with the firefox.cfg.

All i need are setting-names/ids.

Gefragt von Firefox_Beginner vor 4 Monaten

Beantwortet von jscher2000 - Support Volunteer vor 4 Monaten

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Today, after updating the browser. I can't sign in to Ancestry.com

I don't know why, it is NOT Ancestry, as I can sign in to it on other browsers. I get this error message below. Access Denied Error 21 What happened? This request was blo… (Lesen Sie mehr)

I don't know why, it is NOT Ancestry, as I can sign in to it on other browsers. I get this error message below.

Access Denied Error 21 What happened? This request was blocked by security rules. Your IP: 73.94.12.65 Incident ID: 6eae587fcef92d46

I have no idea what security rules, but I am working on a genealogy project and have never had a problem signing into Ancestry in multiple tabs before today. How do I fix this? Besides getting rid of Firefox, I mean. I have the same security extensions on this browser as I use on Vivaldi, Brave and Chrome - I avoid Chrome, but use Vivaldi and Brave regularly, along with Firefox.

Gefragt von genej313 vor 5 Monaten

Beantwortet von genej313 vor 5 Monaten

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geo.provider.network.url no longer works

Noticed geo.provider.network.url setting in about:config no longer works in firefox 102.0 ubuntu. I use it consistently so it was easy to notice that it no longer had any… (Lesen Sie mehr)

Noticed geo.provider.network.url setting in about:config no longer works in firefox 102.0 ubuntu. I use it consistently so it was easy to notice that it no longer had any effect after updating.

tested both on https://maps.google.com and https://browserleaks.com/geo

Is it possible to revert to an older version without losing my data?

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suggestion for master password

Hello. I just created a master password to protect my website passwords. However, this master password is required to start a session with Firefox. My suggestion is that … (Lesen Sie mehr)

Hello. I just created a master password to protect my website passwords. However, this master password is required to start a session with Firefox. My suggestion is that you do not require the master password to start a Firefox session, only to access the passwords information, or to create and remember a login password for a new website. It is a hassle to enter the master password every time I want to use Firefox. Or should I keep firefox open the entire day?

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Log ins lost every time I start FireFox - only started happening recently.

I've checked a couple of the "similar topics" before posting here. I'm not sure if I am having the same problem or something else. Back Story: I have a "few" windows and… (Lesen Sie mehr)

I've checked a couple of the "similar topics" before posting here. I'm not sure if I am having the same problem or something else.

Back Story: I have a "few" windows and tabs open in FireFox. I would finish what I was doing, shut down and then the next time I booted up and loaded FireFox, all sessions would be restored and all log ins honoured (kept). That is: I was still logged in.

(Moving to now) Yesterday I powered up and ALL sites were logged out. About 20 log ins were needed. Hmmmmm... gmail, and the rest.

"Ok... something happened. No problems, things should be ok from now. I've logged in, so all is sweet."

Today I power up: All logs ins lost. Had to go through it all again.

Gmail is throwing security alerts at me hand over fist. Yeah, that is good in some ways. I get that part. But I've logged in.

Seems - my thoughts - that the cookies aren't being saved. But why? I haven't touched them or their settings.

Yes, I did do a clean out of older cookies. But left the gmail ones, and other sites I know I use. I have `adblocker ultimate` installed.

Now I am logged in, if I open the `cookies` and look I should see them there for the sites to which I am logged in - yes?


To be clear: When I am done, I do NOT `exit` FireFox. All windows, tabs, sessions are left. I just shut down the machine. Then next time I load FireFox and they are re-loaded and log ins are maintained.

Gefragt von teeny_weeny vor 1 Monat

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