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why do i have to enter the password for websites again and again whenever i open firefox

when i log in to a certain website such as youtube and then exit firefox without logging out of that website (ie youtube) and open firefox again i am already logged out f… (read more)

when i log in to a certain website such as youtube and then exit firefox without logging out of that website (ie youtube) and open firefox again i am already logged out from that website. because of that i have to type my email id and password every time i open firefox.

is it something to do with "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed" in privacy and security?? please help me out with this LIAM

Asked by Liam Farishta 3 days ago

Last reply by Liam Farishta 5 hours ago

hello I have a question about cookies and cache

Hello all I have a site that I log into to manage different things and everytime I go the help section it asks me to relogin. I contacted the support for this site and t… (read more)

Hello all I have a site that I log into to manage different things and everytime I go the help section it asks me to relogin. I contacted the support for this site and they say it is a problem of cookies or cache. However, even after I have wiped the cookies and delete the navigation history, I cannot log in.

Is there a magic way to clean cache and cookies, thank you

Kimbert

ps when joiningdata

found this "safeMode": false,

   "supportURL": "https://support.mozilla.org/1/firefox/81.0/Linux/en-US/",
   "numTotalWindows": 1,
   "numRemoteWindows": 1,
   "remoteAutoStart": true,
   "autoStartStatus": 1,
   "policiesStatus": 0,
   "keyLocationServiceGoogleFound": true,
   "keySafebrowsingGoogleFound": true,
   "keyMozillaFound": false 

??? what is this 'remote'!!!

Asked by Kimbert 1 month ago

Last reply by Kimbert 18 hours ago

How Do I Get FireFox to Open a Link in a New Window

I feel ridiculous but I have always set FireFox to open a new window when I clicked on a link. For some reason it stopped doing that today. It just follows the link in th… (read more)

I feel ridiculous but I have always set FireFox to open a new window when I clicked on a link. For some reason it stopped doing that today. It just follows the link in the existing window. I cannot find the option to get the old action. Searches bring up methods from many obsolete versions. Even this site brings up over 2800 hits but I can't find the one I need.

Asked by petejc 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 19 hours ago

Upgraded to TB 78.0 - no colored folders under Local Folders and Composition/View Panes are dark.

Hi all - Just upgraded to TB 78 on Windows 10 x64, Build 2004. Noticed two major things: Issue 1 - All of the mail folder icons are no longer yellow. Just a stark white … (read more)

Hi all -

Just upgraded to TB 78 on Windows 10 x64, Build 2004. Noticed two major things:

Issue 1 -

All of the mail folder icons are no longer yellow. Just a stark white with a black edge. I attached an Image of the issue for review.

Issue 2 -

My Message Composition Pane is dark with white letters and most incoming text mail is the same.

I do have some dark colors set up under PC Settings -> Personalization but everything was working perfectly prior to this new release.

I attached Images of the issue for review. Note the "dark haze" over the HTML email.

No add-ons are enabled!

Any help appreciated! Kind of urgent to me.

TIA :)

Asked by Compumind 4 months ago

Last reply by Toad-Hall 1 day ago

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Email backgrounds and text colors have inverted

My Thunderbird updated today, and suddenly all of my emails are showing white text on black backgrounds, except for those incoming emails that have their own color scheme… (read more)

My Thunderbird updated today, and suddenly all of my emails are showing white text on black backgrounds, except for those incoming emails that have their own color schemes. In those cases, the text appears pretty dark against the black background. Changing themes doesn't seem to make a difference. Was there something in the update that made this happen? How do I fix it?

Asked by vahost 4 months ago

Answered by sfhowes 4 months ago

Readers View issues

With some websites, when I click on the Reader View, instead of seeing the text from the webpage it shows me what is clearly a privacy disclaimer. (See attached screens… (read more)

With some websites, when I click on the Reader View, instead of seeing the text from the webpage it shows me what is clearly a privacy disclaimer. (See attached screenshot.) Why is this happening, and what can I do to fix it?

Asked by randomtitle 5 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

BLOCKING FILE SYSTEM ACCESS -- DANGEROUS ALLOWANCE -- IDEAS & SUGGESTIONS

Hello to all, I was searching on Google how to block file:///C:/ or file:///D:/ because this is dangerous to allow!!! Shocking! And this is still not fixed after years… (read more)

Hello to all,

I was searching on Google how to block file:///C:/ or file:///D:/ because this is dangerous to allow!!! Shocking! And this is still not fixed after years of developments... Why? To keep this allowed makes it too easy for hackers, especially with multiple screens and a shadow/background screens available which can be running in the background, not seen, when hackers do that.. Kind of the way TeamViewer allows help to be provided remotely. Kind of screen sharing. Oh well...

Maybe need lots of complaints from you all to get this changed?..


Try yourselves to use file://C:/ with 2 // and file:///C:/ with 3 // and both are allowing access to the whole file system and any data file. BONKERS??? But why to use 3 /// if 2 // still works? Insider's job or programming conflict? Why would Firefox programmers allow that? I do not understand...

I tried to use selective website blocker, but for file:/// that addon says that the page is not supported... Maybe another type of addon could be developed for this to be blocked and secured once and for all, but not sure if Firefox would allow such an access or such a blocking. May cause issues with Downloads and accessing download folder from within Firefox. HOWEVER, they could block any system or file access from the ADDRESS BAR and SEARCH BAR and then do a work-around solution by developing a special warning 'dialog message' each time when any user (owner or remote user) tries to access forlder to see or use any file. That would be a lot like a guest account requiring password to access special folder or file, or wants to perform an action usually not allowed for a guest user. Password is required for that each time, or at leats a visual confirmation. That would help, I hope...

Would need to re-educate users after this! TOO DANGEROUS TO KEEP THIS IN SUCH A WAY AS IT IS NOW!!!!

DOES FIREFOX TEAM UNDERSTAND THIS? Maybe they forgot about this, maybe they did not figure out how to solve this, or maybe someone from an inside is helping hackers to have a very easy access? Not sure, but this "open doors to all system and data files for anyone" is shocking!


What about business or government people? What about online bullying and harrassment? What about privacy about which Firefox writes so much? Need more complaints to make this a serious issue. So, everyone, please write your own comments or complaints to Firefox and Chrome directly and maybe they will listen. This may take more work than we think, but my ideas may help. What about your ideas? Express them below and maybe they will help as well.


You all can ask them for this to be blocked or solved, so ask. Maybe my ideas will help to get this moving. Write your own to them as well. And Microsoft may need to get involved as well because Firefox, and from what I read, Chrome allows this too... Other browsers may be doing that as well...!!!!!! There are loads of various browsers available!!!! I read something about Windows Policies, but I do not understand what that is...


(( !!! )) If any of you will try any system changes in an attempt to try solving this issue, make sure you are okay to risk with crashed system requiring reinstall or recovery to be used, and then, write down all the changes you do in detail before carrying any further and applying them because that may ruin the system without a way to recover it.

Thank you in advance.

Asked by XERRAX 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 day ago

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Downloading and Opening docx Firefox appends doc onto file

I am using Hotdocs portal, which is an in-house document assembly tool. Firefox is the recommended browser, but it is recently handling 2016 docx files incorrectly. Whe… (read more)

I am using Hotdocs portal, which is an in-house document assembly tool. Firefox is the recommended browser, but it is recently handling 2016 docx files incorrectly. When we choose a file on the portal site (internal site), we go through the interview and are presented with a link to "download" the assembled file. When you click that link, a pop-up appears showing the file name as abc.docx but then says it is a Word 97 - 2003 document, even though it is not. The original template is not. If I choose to open the file, it ends up opening and showing as abc.docx.doc If I save the file, instead of opening it, it saves as abc.docx.

If we run this same process in IE/Edge, the file opens as abc.docx as it should. I have uninstalled Firefox and reinstalled. Is there anything that could be causing this? I've tried a bunch of troubleshooting steps and nothing seems to change this outcome.

Thank you.

Asked by misscrf 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

Cannot connect to Office 365 server to bring down my emails to Thunderbird - Windows 10

Hello! I use Thunderbird on Windows 10 for my emails. I am trying to connect via POP3 connection to Godaddy's Office 365 server where the email is set up. When I put in t… (read more)

Hello! I use Thunderbird on Windows 10 for my emails. I am trying to connect via POP3 connection to Godaddy's Office 365 server where the email is set up. When I put in the server settings Godaddy has given me https://au.godaddy.com/help/find-my-microsoft-365-imap-or-pop-settings-9012, Thunderbird gives a message that it senses that the server is there. But when I select done, I get an error message "Config could not be verified. Likely that server admin has disabled selected configuration for your account."

Thunderbird doesn't have the encryption method of SSL, so I tried all the other encryption methods. I got the same error message.

I am certain that the password is correct because I have logged in directly from the browser with no trouble. I copy and paste the password so there is no chance for typos.

Thank you for your help!! - T.S.BH

Asked by ToSt 3 weeks ago

Last reply by ToSt 1 day ago

Cannot connect with mail server

This may be a repeated post. If so I'm sorry. I seem to have hit a wrong button and there was no acknowledgment that the question was posted. So I'm re-posting it. My … (read more)

This may be a repeated post. If so I'm sorry. I seem to have hit a wrong button and there was no acknowledgment that the question was posted. So I'm re-posting it.

My wife uses an HP desk top computer with Windows 10. She has used Thunderbird for email for three years. Suddenly on 11-17 she could not receive or send messages and received an error message that reads, "Sending of password for user edithg@bellsouth.net did not succeed. Mail server inbound.att.net responded server error. Please try again later."

I restored Windows system settings for 11-16 but she still receives the error message. She has tons of we-mail messages on Thunderbird that she does not want to lose, so uninstalling and reinstalling does not appear to be an option.

Do you have a suggestion?

Asked by ronnieg44 2 days ago

Last reply by sfhowes 1 day ago

Collections deleted

Hello I am German and not used to write in english. I use Firefox on my Xperia device. Within the last Update I got the new function to collect the tabs. I created severa… (read more)

Hello I am German and not used to write in english. I use Firefox on my Xperia device. Within the last Update I got the new function to collect the tabs. I created several collections and named them. After I put in the tabs and deleted them in the list. So they were only in the collections. Today I wanted to use one Tab out of the collection. But the whole collection Was not any more there, same with 2 Others! Where are these collections and the tabs now? I did not delete them and I need them.

Where are they and how can I use them again?

Kind regards

Mischa

Asked by cx500e1 3 weeks ago

Last reply by Fuddyduddy 1 day ago

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Colored icons for folders

Dear Sirs, Is there any possibility to have the colored icons back in Thunderbird 78.x? It helped me a lot to differentiate between folders and other stuff. Now with the … (read more)

Dear Sirs,

Is there any possibility to have the colored icons back in Thunderbird 78.x?

It helped me a lot to differentiate between folders and other stuff. Now with the black and white display only, it is for me more difficult.

Sincerely,

Jens Wickinger

Asked by FF Konto Jens 1 month ago

Answered by Toad-Hall 1 month ago

After update to 78 Thunderbird no longer receives mail

I've used Thunderbird for years. After the most recent update in late July 2020 (78.0.1), Thunderbird no longer works. It will not download new mail. It does connect to t… (read more)

I've used Thunderbird for years. After the most recent update in late July 2020 (78.0.1), Thunderbird no longer works. It will not download new mail. It does connect to the IMAP server but then gets to "checking mail server capabilities" and hangs with the spinning circle indefinitely.

I have not done anything to Thunderbird, I just let it install the update. I did not install updates to any other program on my PC. I'm running Windows 10 on a laptop that is about 4 months old. Thunderbird worked absolutely fine before the 78 update.

I am not experiencing any connection issues or problems with any other running programs.

I have tried the following fixes already: 1. Checking my account configuration and confirming it is correct with my email provider. I have the correct ports listed and correct server names. 2. Changing the timeout setting from 100 to 2000. 3. I am able to access my email on my provider's Web interface so this isn't a password issue. There is no CAPTCHA required either. 4. I checked my anti-virus/anti-malware program (Kapersky). Thunderbird and Mozilla are both listed in the "allowed apps" list. I tried removing them both and re-adding, as well as searching for other variations of Mozilla/Thunderbird to add. I also tried Kapersky's "refresh" function. 5. I tried restarting my computer. 6. I tried rebooting my wireless Internet connection. 7. I tried using Thunderbird's "start in safe mode with apps disabled" function. 8. I tried re-installing 78. 9. I tried clearing caches and cleaning with CC Cleaner.

Nothing has worked. Something in the 78.0.1 update has messed things up. Thank you for looking into this.

Asked by anonpleaseanon 4 months ago

Last reply by Toad-Hall 2 days ago

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can not send mail after update ver78 SOLVED: caused by TLS

I can not send emails after the new update I am getting this error. Sending of the message failed. Peer using unsupported version of security protocol. The configuration … (read more)

I can not send emails after the new update I am getting this error. Sending of the message failed. Peer using unsupported version of security protocol. The configuration related to smtp.vcn.com must be corrected I have checked all settings and had the ISP check also and can not get past this error.Any help would be appreciated

Asked by copyjerome 4 months ago

Answered by sfhowes 4 months ago

Monthly Calendar at the top right in the Today Pane disappeared after 78.5 update

I have been away on a road trip and when I returned and fired up the computer Thunderbird had updated to 78.5.0. No problems except that I had my screen set up to show t… (read more)

I have been away on a road trip and when I returned and fired up the computer Thunderbird had updated to 78.5.0. No problems except that I had my screen set up to show the monthly calendar at the top right in the Today Pane. It has vanished and now it only shows the date, day and week number.

I have tried looking everywhere and I can't find any control, switch or option to get the monthly calendar back into the Today Pane.

Am I thick and missing something?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Cheers Kym

Asked by Kym Moulds 3 days ago

Last reply by Kym Moulds 3 days ago

Thunderbird 78

Is it possible to have a version of Thunderbird WITHOUT the awful calendar and chat options, it was possible to uninstall them on earlier versions, but there doesn't seem… (read more)

Is it possible to have a version of Thunderbird WITHOUT the awful calendar and chat options, it was possible to uninstall them on earlier versions, but there doesn't seem to be an option to do so now. When I use Thunderbird I want an email client, I DO NOT want a Calendar or chat function. A step by step guide to disabling / removal would be much apprciated.

Asked by commonmailadd 1 week ago

Last reply by Matt 3 days ago