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I want manage firefox settings ( about:config ) programmatically

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Hey guys,

I think that my question is clear from the title :D ... but i will explain it.

I'm trying to make a program to change Proxy IP . I made it to change Google Chrome and Internet Explorer Proxy but Firefox Proxy didn't change.

I tried to change Firefox Proxy from :

C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\defaults\pref

but I can't change the proxy so please, help me to edit Firefox Proxy settings using C#

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Hi I am Aarol Please click on the Settings Icon then click manage more settings Go to General and scroll all the way down to network settings. Click settings and manage. Hope it helps.

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As far as I know, you cannot dynamically change the proxy IP during a Firefox session by editing a file. However, you could modify a file and have it take effect in the next Firefox session.

What file did you place in C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\defaults\pref? Were you setting up an Autoconfig: Customizing Firefox Using AutoConfig

Why do you want to do this with C#? Wouldn't it be easier to use Group Policy?

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@jscher2000. Thanks for the response. Using C# because I am developing for an external client and access to group policy isn't easier to get.

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Hey there!

If your problem is solved, could you please kindly mark a solution so others can know this thread is solved? Thanks!

Kind regards,

Bithiah

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