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Firefox extension PUP flagged by Malwarebytes

why did Malwarebytes flag THIS AS A PUP OPTIONAL PCVARK and what does it mean? C:USERS\PAUL\APPDATA\ROAMING\MOZILLA\FIREFOX\PROFILES\5EVGVEX9.DEFAULT-RELEASE\EXTENSIONS\… (read more)

why did Malwarebytes flag THIS AS A PUP OPTIONAL PCVARK and what does it mean? C:USERS\PAUL\APPDATA\ROAMING\MOZILLA\FIREFOX\PROFILES\5EVGVEX9.DEFAULT-RELEASE\EXTENSIONS\{246C9D65-51E6-4B0C-9CCF-B081BF9242}XPI

which extension is it? should it be whitelisted or removed? my first scan ever with malwarebytes.

Asked by pgriffiths 3 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 days ago

autofill saved logins and passwords and don't ask to save logins and passwords for websites

Dear Community, I have a hand full of passwords I would like Firefox to fill out but stop asking me if I like to save logins and passwords every time I have to login on … (read more)

Dear Community,

I have a hand full of passwords I would like Firefox to fill out but stop asking me if I like to save logins and passwords every time I have to login on a websites.

Unfortunately, when I uncheck "Ask to save logins and passwords for websites", Firefox will stop "Autofill logins and passwords", even the saved ones.

Does anyone know a workaround?

Hopefully, Elmar

Asked by elmbeech 19 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour ago

Adding events and meeting to calendar in Thunderbird

I am new to Thunderbird. I received meeting request but I don't know how to add it. Thunderbird tells that in order to add events to calendar the calendar must be enabled… (read more)

I am new to Thunderbird. I received meeting request but I don't know how to add it. Thunderbird tells that in order to add events to calendar the calendar must be enabled however, it is already enabled. how to import google calendar also?

Asked by aghurbal 6 days ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 6 days ago

Firefox isn't openning

Since yesterday, Firefox doesn't open. It does'nt appear in the task manager, i tried to uninstall anr reinstall it, I tried to create a new profile by executing firefox.… (read more)

Since yesterday, Firefox doesn't open. It does'nt appear in the task manager, i tried to uninstall anr reinstall it, I tried to create a new profile by executing firefox.exe -P but nothing is openning, I tried AdwCleaner, Malwarebyte but nothing seems to work.

Asked by james312cote 3 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 days ago

Importing Bookmarks

Hello someone, anyone. I'm trying to import Bookmarks from a Time Machine backup. I've looked everywhere and tried everything I know and I'm not new to computers, althoug… (read more)

Hello someone, anyone. I'm trying to import Bookmarks from a Time Machine backup. I've looked everywhere and tried everything I know and I'm not new to computers, although I have not had to import bookmarks in a long time. I'm on an Imac Catalina, backup is on High Sierra, current OS is 10.15.7 Catalina, lost my bookmarks when I upgraded to Catalina because I had to do a clean install. Any help would be greatly appreciate and I may consider putting you in my Will. Robert

Asked by robert235 18 hours ago

Find a folder that the bookmark is in.

I search for a folder, usually by topic. Perhaps I'm looking for Buicks and find several bookmarks. Now I want to find the folder that it's in to perhaps find more cars. … (read more)

I search for a folder, usually by topic. Perhaps I'm looking for Buicks and find several bookmarks. Now I want to find the folder that it's in to perhaps find more cars. The folder might be CARS, AUTO, VEHICLES or whatever.

How do I search for the FOLDER?

Looking for this solution, I find several answers, none work. The start at the end does not show the folder. There is no way I know of to search for a folder. Help?

Larryo Mac OS

Asked by fl4321 2 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

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"Other bookmarks" folder in bookmark toolbar

Hi, I would like to know how to remove other bookmarks folder from bookmarks toolbar. The folder not used to be there. It suddenly appear, and i would like to remove it … (read more)

Hi,

I would like to know how to remove other bookmarks folder from bookmarks toolbar. The folder not used to be there. It suddenly appear, and i would like to remove it

Asked by hendika93 4 days ago

Answered by cor-el 4 days ago

default browser

I have a Macbook Pro and am having trouble setting Firefox as my default browser. My current version is 84.0.2. I set the Firefox browser in my Apple preferences, but c… (read more)

I have a Macbook Pro and am having trouble setting Firefox as my default browser. My current version is 84.0.2. I set the Firefox browser in my Apple preferences, but cannot set it in Firefox preferences. Therefore, the web link reverts to Safari as default. I have not have this problem with previous versions of Firefox.

Please advise.

Asked by mitch.levin 3 days ago

Autoplay Disabled but Some Videos Still Autoplay

I have disabled autoplay in my preferences for all websites, but some videos on some websites still autoplay. (This is under Preferences / Privacy and Security / Autopla… (read more)

I have disabled autoplay in my preferences for all websites, but some videos on some websites still autoplay. (This is under Preferences / Privacy and Security / Autoplay. Under "Default for all Websites", it is set to Block Audio and Video.) How is it that some websites are able to get around this? Is there a way to defeat them?

Asked by Rob 18 hours ago

Last reply by Rob 3 hours ago

Firefox needs to run under aplication control

Hello, evereone! My win-application (1)compose an local-html-template, (2)call to open it with a Firefox as a "text editor" for some changes and getting final local-html-… (read more)

Hello, evereone!

My win-application (1)compose an local-html-template, (2)call to open it with a Firefox as a "text editor" for some changes and getting final local-html-documents and (3)needs to save changed local-html-document automatically under application control.

Like model works good with any text-editor like notepad, OpenOffice etc. The application retains control of the text-editor until the text-editor closes (with or without saving document).

However, in the case of the Firefox, the application loses control of the Firefox as soon as the page is opened. And the application does not have information about the shutdown of the Firefox.

The question is: Is there an Firefox-option that allows you to keep control of the application over the Firefox during open Firefox or tab-session?

Thank you so much for any hint, Denis Lopatin

Asked by d.lopatin 2 days ago

Last reply by d.lopatin 2 days ago

Firefox search engine settings keep resetting

I use Firefox on a Macbook. I configured the search (about:preferences#search) to include only one search engine: DDG. As a result, when the URL/search bar is focused, t… (read more)

I use Firefox on a Macbook.

I configured the search (about:preferences#search) to include only one search engine: DDG. As a result, when the URL/search bar is focused, the bottom bar with "This time, search with..." is not displayed. This is the expected behavior.

Starting about a month ago, it started exhibiting a bug: at random times, the search settings are getting reset. So whenever I open a new tab and focus the URL/search bar, the bottom bar with "This time, search with..." is appearing and displays four icons. When I go to search preferences, I see the same search engines that I removed a while ago.

This pattern has repeated about five times, and I'm getting tired of it. Is there a way I can make sure that Firefox remembers my preferences and doesn't reset them?

Thank you, Alex

Asked by Alex 6 days ago

Facebook and/or firefox issue

All was good until sometime today. FF 84.0.2 W10 up to date. Previously, when browsing FB marketplace, i could send a message about an item for sale. That send messag… (read more)

All was good until sometime today. FF 84.0.2 W10 up to date. Previously, when browsing FB marketplace, i could send a message about an item for sale. That send message button is now greyed out. The messenger button on the top right of my screen used to open a dropdown/popup that gave me a summary of my messages. That no longer works. I have been thru all kinds of settings randomly on FF and FB to try and correct the issue but i cannot figure out what is going on. I have tried turning Ublock on and off but that has not helped either. The only access i now have to messenger is to open it separately. I have not changed any FB settings. I did not change any FF settings myself other than trying to find out what could be doing this and exploring ublock for possibilities as that seemed the most likely culprit. Can anyone shed some light on what the issue is.

Asked by callwill 2 days ago

Last reply by callwill 2 days ago

The 11 tabs, 3 windows, and 200 selections to see one site.

I want to load a website. It is listed in the URL with the Red Anti stripe through the Padlock Icon. I try to Google Allow Unsecure Site Firefox. I also try to rearrange … (read more)

I want to load a website. It is listed in the URL with the Red Anti stripe through the Padlock Icon. I try to Google Allow Unsecure Site Firefox. I also try to rearrange my search words, over and over. All of the "solutions" suggested in Firefox support blog require changing 9 security settings in 3 different sections of the preferences for the Browser. That is not that difficult. Note, I do not see any "solutions" suggested since 2018 or earlier. Caveat. I have to go back into the settings and change them back and restart Firefox for security to move on to UnSafe mainstream sites.

Is there not an "Allow Once" button, or Site Exceptions option? If so, how may steps is it to get there? How many steps to return to save browsing? This choke occurs with low skilled, low tech Pages, not sites.

I am attempting to view http://www.fortvan.org/pages/pearson-air-museum I can find no way of allowing this site/video to load without redesigning the browser, running 40 miles, cooking a cake, and painting the neighbors barn?

Should I just got to Chrome, who I hate, or Brave and get free crypto tokens?

Asked by paultreseler 15 hours ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 7 hours ago