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How do I know for sure whether the accessibility service is preventing third party software to acces my browser?

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Hello, I want to prevent third parties accessibility services to enter my browser. But the way this checkboix is formulated confuses me. If I check the box 'prevent accessibility services from accessing your browser' is it then enabled or disabled? What are the accessibility services here? I read all the instructions but still find it a confusing sentence to check or uncheck?

Should I read the sentence as "prevent Firefox Accessibility Service from accessing your browser'? Or should I read it as "prevent any type of physical impairment assistive software from accessing your browser?

Hope you could help me with this. And if so it could be nice to make this sentence a bit clearer. Or maybe I'm just a bit confused and you should just leave it like this;)

Best,

Art

Hello, I want to prevent third parties accessibility services to enter my browser. But the way this checkboix is formulated confuses me. If I check the box 'prevent accessibility services from accessing your browser' is it then enabled or disabled? What are the accessibility services here? I read all the instructions but still find it a confusing sentence to check or uncheck? Should I read the sentence as "prevent Firefox Accessibility Service from accessing your browser'? Or should I read it as "prevent any type of physical impairment assistive software from accessing your browser? Hope you could help me with this. And if so it could be nice to make this sentence a bit clearer. Or maybe I'm just a bit confused and you should just leave it like this;) Best, Art

Chosen solution

The setting is worded like so: "Prevent accessibility services from accessing your browser" with a checkbox. If that box is NOT checked, than no accessibility services are blocked. If it is checked, than they ARE blocked.

We recommend leaving it checked unless you need to use Accessibility Services

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The setting is worded like so: "Prevent accessibility services from accessing your browser" with a checkbox. If that box is NOT checked, than no accessibility services are blocked. If it is checked, than they ARE blocked.

We recommend leaving it checked unless you need to use Accessibility Services

The setting is worded like so: "Prevent accessibility services from accessing your browser" with a checkbox. If that box is NOT checked, than no accessibility services are blocked. If it is checked, than they ARE blocked. We recommend leaving it checked unless you need to use Accessibility Services