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How do I prevent an extension being turned off in private mode?

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I would like Firefox to either remove private browsing altogether or password protect some of the addons that I would not like to be turned off in private mode. Currently there's this addon 'Block Site' and this keeps my browser very regulated for me or anyone who uses my computer. However the whole purpose of it vanishes when you have the setting 'Run in private mode' set to 'off'. So anyone can simply set this to off and you have the whole browser without the addon functioning.

Can I put a password to this setting? Or maybe lock it so nobody can modify it?

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Some add-ons are not active when using Private Windows.

Type about:addons<enter> in the address bar to open your Add-ons Manager. Hot key; <Control> (Mac=<Command>) <Shift> A)

In the Add-ons Manager, on the left, select Extensions. Find and select that add-on.

Locate and select Run in Private Windows.


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You can use a policies.json file to deploy your Firefox and disable access to some features.


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