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Trying to "link" machines

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I am a computer user. Don't try to be able to be a power user, as I have better things to do with my time. I downloaded Firefox to be able to take some FEMA courses required for my Search and Rescue volunteering. I download it and installed. Launch the program and followed instructions to set up an account. OK that seemed a bit much for a free browser but I assumed like all internet based companies it was a data collection exercise that would test my dedication to blocking all email spam.

After the account set-up, I was met with the concept that I needed a browser on a second machine to be linked to the account. Some lame excuse that you couldn't sync with only on computer with the browser. Funny thing why would you want to sync if you only had one machine with the browser. Have a simple backup system would take care of any of that. Oh well I was stuck because the browser would not function and I followed through with downloading the program onto my iPhone and scanning the code. It seemed to work. The only acknowledgments is a continuing barrage of emails telling me "someone is trying to log into my account." Yea that's me because I got asked a second time to set-up this bloody link. Some something is not working.

I would just delete everything (account and Firefox) but I am scared that my email address will be tarred and feathered and not allowed to be used again ever!!

Help please. What I hoped to be a quiet morning completing 2 need courses has ended up costs me hours of frustration.

Thanks

Mike

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Using I Firefox Account is entirely optional. The browser will work just fine if you ignore that step. It's primarily intended for people running Firefox on more than one device anyway.

If you go to the Firefox settings, there's a Sync section where you can use the Sign Out button to unlink your account from the browser.

If you want to, you can also delete your Firefox Account entirely from the Firefox Accounts page. Just note that you will probably lose access to this website afterwards because Firefox Accounts are linked to other Mozilla-owned services (like this website).

Your Firefox Account has nothing to do with your email account, so if you sign out of or delete your Firefox Account, it has no impact on your email.

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Using I Firefox Account is entirely optional. The browser will work just fine if you ignore that step. It's primarily intended for people running Firefox on more than one device anyway.

If you go to the Firefox settings, there's a Sync section where you can use the Sign Out button to unlink your account from the browser.

If you want to, you can also delete your Firefox Account entirely from the Firefox Accounts page. Just note that you will probably lose access to this website afterwards because Firefox Accounts are linked to other Mozilla-owned services (like this website).

Your Firefox Account has nothing to do with your email account, so if you sign out of or delete your Firefox Account, it has no impact on your email.