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How to hide default screen size in Firefox?

How can i hide my display/screen resolution from websites? I use Firefox in windowed mode not with my default screen size but websites know my default resolution. This ca… (read more)

How can i hide my display/screen resolution from websites? I use Firefox in windowed mode not with my default screen size but websites know my default resolution. This can be used to identify my pc. I dont want that for privacy reasons like tracking and adverstising. How can i prevent this? I found many threads/posts about this in various forums/websites. They are talking about Tor Browser and that websites can identify you if using full-screen mode. But as i said, im using Firefox not Tor and while im using windowed-mode websites still know my default resoltion. I tested this on https://whoer.net/

Another question, how can i restore the default window size in Firefox?

Asked by Firefox_Beginner 2 months ago

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weather location

In the last few weeks I have not been able to reset MY location for the weather. I am in Red Deer and the location is locked at Fort Saskatchewan, where I have never been… (read more)

In the last few weeks I have not been able to reset MY location for the weather. I am in Red Deer and the location is locked at Fort Saskatchewan, where I have never been! I know it should be a simple fix but even Geek Squad was not able to change this and they even uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox. I took my computers to Best Buy to give them the run down and as soon as they opened up the default location said Red Deer! They are only a few blocks away and I was relieve that it worked. At home it immediately came up as Fort Sask again. This is just an annoyance but I like to use Firefox as my browser. Any suggestions?

Asked by walsh313 3 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 3 months ago

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Problem loading page

The page isn’t redirecting properly Firefox has detected that the server is redirecting the request for this address in a way that will never complete. This problem ca… (read more)

The page isn’t redirecting properly

Firefox has detected that the server is redirecting the request for this address in a way that will never complete.

   This problem can sometimes be caused by disabling or refusing to accept cookies.

duplicate. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1354664

Asked by sinexcarma 2 months ago

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deletion of firefox account with the email address [email address] needed as i have no longer got access to it

GOOD DAY MOZILLA FIREFOX SUPPORT HOW ARE YOU.S TODAY I WOULD LIKE YOUR HELP WITH DELETING MY FIREFOX ACCOUNT WITH THE EMAIL ADDRESS [email address] as i no longer have a… (read more)

GOOD DAY MOZILLA FIREFOX SUPPORT HOW ARE YOU.S TODAY I WOULD LIKE YOUR HELP WITH DELETING MY FIREFOX ACCOUNT WITH THE EMAIL ADDRESS [email address] as i no longer have access to it at all

Asked by donovangregg 2 months ago

Last reply by Seburo 2 months ago

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reply to email

jscher2000 Tried to reply to your email. It has not return. Here is a copy of report you requested. It is different from what you sent me. > Task: invalidateCaches… (read more)

jscher2000

Tried to reply to your email. It has not return. Here is a copy of report you requested. It is different from what you sent me.

> Task: invalidateCaches - Unable to invalidate caches > Task: checkCoherence - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task. > Task: expire - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task. > Task: originFrecencyStats - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task. > Task: vacuum - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task. > Task: stats - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task. > Task: _refreshUI - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task.

I still have no bookmarks. I have restarted the computer a number of times. I also renamed the places.sqlite adding a 1 after places as it said in other directions. I have also refreshed.

Yesterday, I uninstalled Firefox and reinstalled after receipt of your response. It said all cookies, history, bookmarks etc transferred successfully. However, I keep getting the message “ and Bookmarks and history systems will not be functional because one of Firefox’s file is in use by another application. Some security software can cause the problem. I use McAfee, I’ve always used it. I have not changed it.

I did not do anything with favicon file as I don’t know what to do, I understand you can delete that. If there is a list of more than one, then what do I do.

As I indicated, I an NOT a technical person.

Please advise.

Thanks.

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Asked by izzybizz 3 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 months ago

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How to save about:config for a new Installation?

I made a few changes to about:config. How can i save the about:config settings for a new Firefox installation? My bet is this is possible either with distribution-policie… (read more)

I made a few changes to about:config. How can i save the about:config settings for a new Firefox installation? My bet is this is possible either with distribution-policies.json or with a HTML. I used Kali Linux, this operating system comes with a pre-configured Firefox installation. For example it uses a permanent darkmode with duckduckgo even while cookies are denied. It also comes with customs about:config settings like disabled telemetry.

Those are all the setting i changed and i would like to find out a permanent way to import them to Firefox, right after installaing the Browser. It's time consuming changing each setting manually after each install...

toolkit.telemetry.enabled false browser.urlbar.placeholderName DuckDuckGo app.update.enabled false geo.enable false extensions.pocket.enabled false pref.privacy.disable_button.view_passwords false network.protocol-handler.external.mailto false datareporting.policy.dataSubmissionEnabled false datareporting.healthreport.uploadEnabled false browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.feeds.telemetry false browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.telemetry false browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.telemetry.structuredIngestion.endpoint leer browser.newtabpage.activity-stream.telemetry.ut.events false browser.ping-centre.telemetry false toolkit.telemetry.archive.enabled false toolkit.telemetry.bhrPing.enabled false toolkit.telemetry.firstShutdownPing.enabled false toolkit.telemetry.hybridContent.enabled false toolkit.telemetry.newProfilePing.enabled false toolkit.telemetry.reportingpolicy.firstRun false toolkit.telemetry.server leer toolkit.telemetry.server_owner leer toolkit.telemetry.shutdownPingSender.enabled false toolkit.telemetry.shutdownPingSender.enabledFirstSession false toolkit.telemetry.updatePing.enabled false toolkit.telemetry.unified false toolkit.telemetry.prompted false toolkit.telemetry.rejected true toolkit.telemetry.pioneer-new-studies-available false experiments.activeExperiment false experiments.enabled false experiments.supported false network.allow-experiments false media.peerconnection.enabled false (WebRTC leaks)

If you know any more settings that shuld be disabled, please let me know!

Asked by Firefox_Beginner 2 months ago

Last reply by Seburo 2 months ago

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HELP!!!

bold text I'm interested in finding/locating/identifying the device also discovering all interest concerning my personal information for their convenience. Please excuse … (read more)

bold text I'm interested in finding/locating/identifying the device also discovering all interest concerning my personal information for their convenience. Please excuse my french but my interest leaves me appalled at keeping interest in internet private policy safety. In otherwards I search only for justice, not run a rounds. I've been violated and enough is enough. Know what I'm saying! So can you help or naw?

Asked by Francisco Serrano 2 months ago

Last reply by Seburo 2 months ago

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Looking for Library file in Mac Library/Application Support that Time Machine can use to restore tabs lost in crash

Hello, I wrote in about an hour ago, but clicking Submit resulted in a blank page - no acknowledgement or notice from you in email since. Pls forgive if you get this twic… (read more)

Hello,

I wrote in about an hour ago, but clicking Submit resulted in a blank page - no acknowledgement or notice from you in email since. Pls forgive if you get this twice.

I was clearing Recent History when FF crashed and lost many important open tabs. This happened with V. 93.

I back up daily with Time Machine. I'm wondering if there's a file in Application Support or elsewhere it can restore to bring the tabs back?

System profile attached.

Any help appreciated. Peter

Asked by Gemwriter 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago