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Every time I start Firefox, I get a long message in a window called “Browser console” about error configuring browsing protection. Can I email you full message

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I re-installed Firefox. Every time I start Firefox, I get a long message in a window called “Browser console”: alert() is not supported in background windows; please use console.log instead. There was an error configuring Browsing protection. This may be due to your proxy configuration. Please run the command "/usr/local/f-secure/bin/proxy-localhost-bypass" in Terminal or ensure that your system is configured to bypass proxy for host 'localhost'.

Can somebody explain what this "bypass proxy for host 'localhost" means for my iMac?. (any security risks?).

I re-installed Firefox. Every time I start Firefox, I get a long message in a window called “Browser console”: alert() is not supported in background windows; please use console.log instead. There was an error configuring Browsing protection. This may be due to your proxy configuration. Please run the command "/usr/local/f-secure/bin/proxy-localhost-bypass" in Terminal or ensure that your system is configured to bypass proxy for host 'localhost'. Can somebody explain what this "bypass proxy for host 'localhost" means for my iMac?. (any security risks?).

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Installed Plug-ins

  • Shockwave Flash 28.0 r0

Application

  • Firefox 57.0.4
  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10.13; rv:57.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/57.0
  • Support URL: https://support.mozilla.org/1/firefox/57.0.4/Darwin/en-US/

Extensions

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FredMcD
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Hello,

In order to better assist you with your issue please provide us with a screenshot. If you need help to create a screenshot, please see How do I create a screenshot of my problem?

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Thank you!

Hello, In order to better assist you with your issue please provide us with a screenshot. If you need help to create a screenshot, please see [[How do I create a screenshot of my problem?]] Once you've done this, attach the saved screenshot file to your forum post by clicking the '''Browse...''' button below the ''Post your reply'' box. This will help us to visualize the problem. Thank you!

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Here is te requested screenshot.

Here is te requested screenshot.
FredMcD
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Good work. I called for more help.

Good work. I called for more help.
cor-el
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That are problems with the "Browsing protection by F-Secure 1.0.1021" that shows in the System Details list. All entriies that show 'fsbp' in the screenshot are likely related to this extension. You will have to contact F-Secure for support.

That are problems with the "<i>Browsing protection by F-Secure 1.0.1021</i>" that shows in the System Details list. All entriies that show 'fsbp' in the screenshot are likely related to this extension. You will have to contact F-Secure for support.