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private vs. Public

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I use the firefox browser at work which is a public computer, and on my personal laptop at home. The "History, bookmarks, and recently browsed" is crossing over from Private to the public computer. How do I prevent this....

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Did you log in to the Firefox Account on the public computer?

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I just use Firefox as my default browser in both places. I don't think i had to "LOG in" to an account to install and use the browser. it's been quite a while so i honestly don't remember.

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When you click the menu button ≡, is there your e-mail address (on the public computer)?

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This likely happens if you use Sync to sync data between other devices that are connected to the same Firefox Account.

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thanks guys, apparently they are both linked to the same email account, as that is where get all my personal email, and had to give them somewhere to send notifications etc.... But I certainly did not purposely or manually elect to sync the two up. This has only started happening recently, compared to how long I've had both. Potential embarrassment factor was a 10 !! I have followed your directions and "UN-synced/de-synced" (ha??) the two. I will find out soon enough if it worked.

Thanks Again.

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