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Stop Auto Google Login Across Tabs / Windows

Hi. When logged in to google (e.g., gmail) in one firefox tab, I am them auto-logged in to that same google account in any new tab or window I open. Is there a way to st… (read more)

Hi.

When logged in to google (e.g., gmail) in one firefox tab, I am them auto-logged in to that same google account in any new tab or window I open. Is there a way to stop this?

I would like to be able to have one tab logged in to a google product (e.g., gmail, google calendar, youtube), but retain a "blank slate" when I open new tabs or windows, so that I can browse anonymously or log in to multiple different accounts (google or otherwise).

I have privacy badger and HTTPS everywhere installed in firefox, have set the browser to block all third party cookies, and to never remember history (high security settings across the board) . I tried enabling Multi-Account Containers, but I'm not sure how to use it and also suspect it is a more complicated functionality than I actually need.

I would imagine there has to be a way to "break" the connection between multiple open tabs or windows. Thanks!

Asked by danegrossman 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Is Firefox Lockwise secure?

Hi. I just like to know whether Firefox Lockwise is secure if I am to store all my usernames & passwords in it? Waiting for your reply asap, thanks. Cool Regards, Pal… (read more)

Hi. I just like to know whether Firefox Lockwise is secure if I am to store all my usernames & passwords in it?

Waiting for your reply asap, thanks.

Cool Regards, Pallas

Asked by PALLAS 1 year ago

Answered by Balázs Meskó 1 year ago

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Containers in Private mode

It is my understanding that in Private browsing mode, tabs aren't isolated from each other and all tabs share the same (in memory) cookie jar and thus, for instance, exis… (read more)

It is my understanding that in Private browsing mode, tabs aren't isolated from each other and all tabs share the same (in memory) cookie jar and thus, for instance, existing third-party cookies are possibly sent in the same private session.

Why multi-account-containers addon is not avaliable in PB when it can be beneficial?

Asked by Izar 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Remove Website from Popup-Block-List

Hello, recently I moved a website to the "Block Popups from this site" list. Now I only have the option to generally block all pop-ups or to allow them in general. Is the… (read more)

Hello,

recently I moved a website to the "Block Popups from this site" list.

Now I only have the option to generally block all pop-ups or to allow them in general.

Is there any way to get that yellow bar back, telling me, that something has blocked and allows me to select which Popup is to be allowed and which is declined?

Thank you!

Asked by devilsraccoon 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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I can not to play any friv game after update

Hi! I've been using Firefox the last 8 years, and so far I have not had any problems. I have latest version of Mac OS. I used to play Friv flash games at https://www.friv… (read more)

Hi! I've been using Firefox the last 8 years, and so far I have not had any problems. I have latest version of Mac OS. I used to play Friv flash games at https://www.friv.com/, but it has not been updated for a long time, so I started playing at https://www.friv5online.com/, https://www.desura.com/ and https://www.y8games.center/. I don't remember exactly when it started, but definitely after the next update Mozilla and now I can not to play any game! When I go to the page with the game, there is a black background... See attach

Asked by Dmitrii Gar 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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AliExpress display problems

I can log in to AliExpress and see and deal with my previous orders, plus able to search for items and see multiple pages of goods on offer from sellers but if I select o… (read more)

I can log in to AliExpress and see and deal with my previous orders, plus able to search for items and see multiple pages of goods on offer from sellers but if I select one, will only get a static page with which details-options-prices would be filled in but are not.

Edge will show all this so I am confused over what is wrong (possibly java) can you help.

What has edge got that Firefox has not?

Thanks from Dav id

Asked by Deltatango 1 year ago

Answered by Deltatango 1 year ago

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computer shows wrong location.

When I ask for the weather in my local area, or I'm looking for a specific local business, it gives me info for Columbus, OH. I don't live there. I live in Simpsonville, … (read more)

When I ask for the weather in my local area, or I'm looking for a specific local business, it gives me info for Columbus, OH. I don't live there. I live in Simpsonville, SC. I contacted Norton because someone said it could be my VPN. They said it wasn't their issue. What could be the problem? I've only had this problem for the last few days. I did have an update recently.

Asked by kjbedard 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Bitdefender Online Threat Prevention blocking Firefox from making suspicious connection

“Firefox.exe attempted to establish a connection relying on an unmatching security certificate to gitcdn.xyz. We blocked the connection to keep your data safe since the u… (read more)

“Firefox.exe attempted to establish a connection relying on an unmatching security certificate to gitcdn.xyz. We blocked the connection to keep your data safe since the used certificate was issued for a different web address than the targeted one.”

Does anyone know what this is about? Thanks.

Carter

Asked by carter39 1 year ago

Answered by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 1 year ago

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Blocked and deleted .zip file returns every time I start firefox

Hello Support, some day ago I tried to download a .zip file which was instantly blocked by firefox and my antivirus program. So this was obviously some bad shit. I didn´t… (read more)

Hello Support,

some day ago I tried to download a .zip file which was instantly blocked by firefox and my antivirus program. So this was obviously some bad shit. I didn´t even try to open it or whatever and I directy deleted the file completely and cleared my firefox browser history and cookies, website data and cache. My settings also clear everything when I close firefox.

So the problem is, that every time I open firefox, still the note pops up that the download of this file, which "contains a virus or malware" was blocked (see screenshot). And every time I click "clear browser history". But the next time same again. The file is also not in the download folder or somewhere else so idk...

How can I stop this and be sure that this file (which somehow does not exist on my computer) doesn´t try to do any strange stuff?

I've run the complete scan of my antivirus (bitdefender pay version) a couple of times, no results.

Can anyone help me plz?

Thanks, Yann

Asked by yann.gelbing 1 year ago

Answered by yann.gelbing 1 year ago

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Firefox 86: change print margin unit from inch to millimeters

Firefox 86 has introduced a new print preview panel which I like. What I don't like though is that the unit for print margins has changed from millimeter to inch (see scr… (read more)

Firefox 86 has introduced a new print preview panel which I like. What I don't like though is that the unit for print margins has changed from millimeter to inch (see screenshot, in German). In previous versions, it was possible to set the unit in the prefs by changing "print.printer_PostScript/default.print_paper_size_unit". Value 0 meant imperial units, value 1 meant metric units. This entry does no longer exist.

There is still the entry "print.printer_printername.print_paper_size_unit" for every printer that's installed. Those values are all set to 1 in my case but this doesn't seem to have any effect.

So how can I set the margins of printed pages in millimeters instead of inches?

Asked by mrmustard1 1 year ago

Answered by Jonathan Watt 1 year ago

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Clearing my Browser Cache SHOULD NOT be this tedious

As I am on the computer all day, I find it helpful to get around slow page loads and stuck videos by clearing my Browser Cache frequently. As many as 20 times daily. I h… (read more)

As I am on the computer all day, I find it helpful to get around slow page loads and stuck videos by clearing my Browser Cache frequently. As many as 20 times daily.

I have to do these exact steps: 1) Click on Tools>Options>Privacy & Security. 2) Scroll down, wait while cache data is gathered before the Clear Data option becomes active 3) Click on Clear Data 4) Uncheck the Clear Cookies box 5) Click Clear.

I do understand that by using the right settings, I could have Firefox clear the cache automatically, but that would just mean frequently closing Firefox and opening it right back up, losing all my open tabs in the process, so that option really doesn't work for me.

It would be really nice if Firefox could just put a button to Clear Cache (and only the cache, not the cookies) right on the Menu Bar. It would be one quick click and done!

Am I missing something - is there a way to customize my menu bar to do this, or is this something Mozilla is looking into?

Asked by joelchummel 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Instagram website disables Firefox back ( < ) button, why?

Whenever I open an Instagram profile or anything on that site the Back button will be greyed out as if the current (instagram) site was the first site that I visited in t… (read more)

Whenever I open an Instagram profile or anything on that site the Back button will be greyed out as if the current (instagram) site was the first site that I visited in the current window or tab. No matter how many navigation moves and page/site changes I made previously in the same window/tab, it all just vanishes and I can't go back!

Asked by Stargate Max 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Firefox + Windows 7 : Some tabs/sites crashes regularly

This has been going for a couple of days. I have tried starting in safe mode, didn't help. I have tried disabling JavaScript, didn't help. Two "main sites" affected, Fee… (read more)

This has been going for a couple of days.

I have tried starting in safe mode, didn't help.

I have tried disabling JavaScript, didn't help.

Two "main sites" affected, Feedly and Gmail. Feedly had this problem but it disappeared after a while. Now Gmail is having problems. I can move around and read mails but not respond to them.

Other sites affected "seems" to have in common that they are blog-type, perhaps like WordPress or similar.

I have a Windows 10 computer with the same browser setup and there have been no problems there so far.

The version is 86.0.1 (64-bit).

I'm not technically advanced so please be gentle with me.

Asked by ArneStockholm 1 year ago

Answered by ArneStockholm 1 year ago

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Problem With Icons Appearing As Boxes of Numbers and Letters

Can anyone please tell me how to stop seeing boxes full of letters and numbers instead of icons on certain websites I visit ? I attach a small picture of what I mean as a… (read more)

Can anyone please tell me how to stop seeing boxes full of letters and numbers instead of icons on certain websites I visit ? I attach a small picture of what I mean as an example. It only applies to a very small number but it does make navigating around the sites difficult.

I would be most grateful for any advice offered.

Thanks

Asked by stanstyman 1 year ago

Answered by stanstyman 1 year ago

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How to remove the download bar?

Every time I download anything a status bar showing the item I downloaded as a tab appears at the bottom of the screen. I cannot find any option to disable that so that i… (read more)

Every time I download anything a status bar showing the item I downloaded as a tab appears at the bottom of the screen. I cannot find any option to disable that so that it ceases to appear. It is a rather recent addition to Firefox so I'm guessing there's a hidden option somewhere that will allow me to achieve my goal.

Any suggestions, please?

Asked by PBC 1 year ago

Answered by PBC 1 year ago

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Firefox Theme keeps reverting to light theme

So I was on a theme spree trying to find something that fit my tastes better before deciding I would opt for the custom CSS Firefox route, however, I added Dolan's Dynami… (read more)

So I was on a theme spree trying to find something that fit my tastes better before deciding I would opt for the custom CSS Firefox route, however, I added Dolan's Dynamic theme (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/dolans-dynamic-theme/) and when I tried testing it on other sites I came to realize it was not actually dynamic and decided to use a different theme. However, even after a complete browser refresh/clean-up, as well as a fresh installation of Firefox, my browser still reverts to the light / dynamic theme when I click out of the Add-Ons page. I will disable and remove all added themes and select the default and it will take effect on my browser, however when I ctrl+t or click new tab my browser reverts back to the light / dynamic theme.

Really upsetting seeing as I can't stand light themes and I prefer using Firefox for my web development work however now Firefox is sidelined for Chrome (which I cannot stand using). Any and all help or input will be appreciated and if I can provide anything else to help I will gladly do so.

Asked by Kyle Parker 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago