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Thunderbird suddenly rejects my pop.gmail.com password.

Three days ago, Thunderbird started to give me a "Sending of password for user xxx.xxx@gmail.com did not succeed. Mail server pop.gmail.com responded: Username and passwo… (read more)

Three days ago, Thunderbird started to give me a "Sending of password for user xxx.xxx@gmail.com did not succeed. Mail server pop.gmail.com responded: Username and password not accepted.

I checked that it was accurate in the Saved Passwords panel and it is. I've entered it manually and still get the error message.

When I log onto Google from any browser with this account, it accepts the password. I can then access my gmail account with no trouble. My Firefox password manager shows the same password that is rejected by TB. My Gmail Android app on my smartphone and tablet also accept my logons with the same password. Only Thunderbird doesn't. I've tried deleting my pop.gmail.com login entry and re-creating it under the xxx.xxx@gmail.com account.

I had a Google Security warning 3 days ago, so suspect somebody might have hacked the account, changed the password, but didn't save his new password anywhere, so I have no idea what new password he might have changed it to. I am going to try changing my entire Google password and see if this will allow me to reset the TB password, but any other suggestions would be appreciated.

I have several other gmail accounts on Thunderbird and all of my accounts use the same passwords set for their accounts.google.com under the separate gmail addresses. How do I find out what to do to fix it?

Asked by Beartooth 3 days ago

Answered by sfhowes 3 days ago

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Accessing login information from one private window to other private window

I have logged into my gmail from one private window. Then I opened another private window to login to my other gmail account. I have found that the new private window is … (read more)

I have logged into my gmail from one private window. Then I opened another private window to login to my other gmail account. I have found that the new private window is logged into my account (the first one). Should private windows work this way?

Asked by rifatrubayatul 4 hours ago

Answered by TyDraniu 4 hours ago

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default search engine

I set the default search engine as Google but it's being redirected to Yahoo. Fix I read states to use: help, troubleshooting information, refresh Firefox (in a pop up w… (read more)

I set the default search engine as Google but it's being redirected to Yahoo. Fix I read states to use: help, troubleshooting information, refresh Firefox (in a pop up window). Pop up window never shows. What's the fix? This is supposedly a virus. Not Yahoo's fault. thanks

Asked by joszyd 8 hours ago

Answered by joszyd 8 hours ago

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Recent Firefox upgrade won't talk to my bank's website

Firefox upgraded recently to 81.0.2. After the upgrade I can no longer connect to my bank’s web site. Firefox displays this failure message: Secure Connection Failed An e… (read more)

Firefox upgraded recently to 81.0.2. After the upgrade I can no longer connect to my bank’s web site. Firefox displays this failure message:

Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to xx.xxxxxxx.com The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified. Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem.

The bank’s customer-no-service help desk politely advised that their system is working, this is a Firefox problem, check the Firefox browser settings, use another browser.

I am not a browser security settings expert and do not want to be . . . I have no clue as to how to fix this . . . so what do I do?

Can I revert to the previous version of Firefox? How? Thanks.

Asked by stevejq 2 days ago

Answered by stevejq 19 hours ago

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Problem with getting rid of all the "Cashed Web Content" using the appropriate commands in Preferences Privacy & Security

Despite the fact I have set Firefox in permanent private browsing, I routinely have to use the "Clear Data" command to remove cashed web content. I don't like stuff bein… (read more)

Despite the fact I have set Firefox in permanent private browsing, I routinely have to use the "Clear Data" command to remove cashed web content. I don't like stuff being dumped on my hard drive. Recently I have been unable to remove some of this cached web content, initially 32Kb, but now it is up to 752Kb - could this be malware?! How can I find out what it is and how can I remove it?

Asked by petewilson213 1 week ago

Answered by petewilson213 1 day ago

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Container Tabs - whenever I go to sign in to youtube within a container tab it displays error message "oops"

whenever I go to sign in to youtube within a container tab it displays error message "oops". It redirects to the oops page every time (https://www.youtube.com/oops). I've… (read more)

whenever I go to sign in to youtube within a container tab it displays error message "oops". It redirects to the oops page every time (https://www.youtube.com/oops). I've tried disabling all other adds on but this makes no difference. It works fine for all the other google sites I use!

Any ideas on what I should be doing?

Asked by ljnsljndljnslknsljsnb 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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gogle and yahoo analytics

I am getting a note from BitDefender that is is blocking my default browser (Opera) from contacting analytics.yahoo.com. Is there a way in firefox to block all analytics… (read more)

I am getting a note from BitDefender that is is blocking my default browser (Opera) from contacting analytics.yahoo.com. Is there a way in firefox to block all analytics ?

Asked by Manfreddy 1 day ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

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Why is about:config no longer available in Firefox for Android?

The only advice available right now is using Nightly version as if I'm ready to sacrifice stability over about: config access. The main question is, why was it removed? I… (read more)

The only advice available right now is using Nightly version as if I'm ready to sacrifice stability over about: config access. The main question is, why was it removed? Is it really accessible in Nightly if the advice was for 79 and I'm on 81 already that I guess should have included changes from Nightly of two versions prior.

Asked by Serhiy Int 2 days ago

Answered by TyDraniu 2 days ago

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Facebook on Firefox

This morning I only see a white screen logging into FB on my Windows 10 desktop. All other sites seem to be working. I can log into FB on my phone and using Edge (not m… (read more)

This morning I only see a white screen logging into FB on my Windows 10 desktop. All other sites seem to be working. I can log into FB on my phone and using Edge (not my default browser). I have deleted cookies and history and tried to "refresh" Firefox without success. I do not use FB container. Please help.

Asked by jjant2004 4 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

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phony firefox update pop up

I have been using MOZILLA / Netscape/ Firefox Since 1996/7. Periodically I have a problem . LIKE RIGHT NOW I have to use Chrome to contact you because your latest versi… (read more)

I have been using MOZILLA / Netscape/ Firefox Since 1996/7. Periodically I have a problem . LIKE RIGHT NOW I have to use Chrome to contact you because your latest version is seriously corrupted and under attack from ; "attachappstreams.best You already know that because you've got a web page warning us of it. But you don't have a way to fix it. No matter how many times I delete it. Reboot my Windows 7 desktop. Or open and close the latest version of Firefox. That damn phony update keeps popping up with bells and blue screens and I can't use your browser until YOU GUYS figure out how you screwed up and gave them access. ADD ons and Ad blockers are equally dangerous and I limit them to only 2 for the past 5 years. Get a handle on the is , guys/gals . Or sadly, because I really don't like Chrome. But what choice do I have. FIX IT. IT Quickly. Or you're going to lose serious market share. Just like you did to Internet Explorer 20 years ago.

Asked by expo21 3 months ago

Answered by Seburo 3 months ago

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navigator.mediaDevices.getUserMedia never resolves

I found out, that the getUserMedia Promise in Firefox only resolves, if the Tab is active or by clicking on the Tab Instance: (Firefox, 81.0) navigator.mediaDevices.getUs… (read more)

I found out, that the getUserMedia Promise in Firefox only resolves, if the Tab is active or by clicking on the Tab Instance: (Firefox, 81.0)

navigator.mediaDevices.getUserMedia({ audio: true}).then(() => console.log("done"))

Otherwise, the Promise never resolves or rejects. Is this a bug or a feature, and where is this documented? Is there a media Config setting, to tell Firefox to allow getUserMedia Promise to resolve in non-active Tabs? Otherwise this looks like a bug for me...

Asked by Ki-Hyoun Kim 2 weeks ago

Answered by Ki-Hyoun Kim 2 days ago

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Remove AMAZON and GOOGLE from firefiox top sites

I have researched this site and elsewhere, and tried everything I can. Is there a way, in firefox 81.0.2 (latest as of this post according to mozilla) to remove amazon an… (read more)

I have researched this site and elsewhere, and tried everything I can. Is there a way, in firefox 81.0.2 (latest as of this post according to mozilla) to remove amazon and google from the "top sites" suggestions. For every other website, firefox lets you remove them from the list easily, but not with amazon or google. Ive removed it, deleted all history, clicked the dismiss button, the remove button, nothing, its still there. To prove that its an advertisement by firefox, even when I tried editing the link, firefox simply re-added the original one for me (how convenient!). Ive been with firefox almost 2 decades now, but if they are going to force advertising like this than obviously I need to look into other options.

Asked by andrew.l.johnston 3 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 days ago

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Password

I wanted a phone no. so I could call. Today Thunderbird decided to no longer accept my password and there is no route for getting to Thunderbird to find the problem or g… (read more)

I wanted a phone no. so I could call. Today Thunderbird decided to no longer accept my password and there is no route for getting to Thunderbird to find the problem or get another accepted password. Bruce Lowrey. brucelowrey@comcast.net, but it does not work since Thunderbird is not accepting my password. 816-254-8105

Asked by BruceLowrey 1 month ago

Answered by Matt 1 month ago

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[Thunderbird] Obsolete PGP encryption method

Hello, i am encrypting emails with PGP on mail server, and i have not the possibility to sign them because i can only have the public keys available on server. So when i … (read more)

Hello,

i am encrypting emails with PGP on mail server, and i have not the possibility to sign them because i can only have the public keys available on server.

So when i download the emails with Thunderbird , they are PGP encrypted but not signed.

When i open these emails with Thunderbird, i get an error saying the message has been encrypted by an obsolete method, and may have been modified during transmission, so it will not be displayed.

I guess the problem is missing signature? Is there a way to tell Thunderbird to ignore the missing signature and decrypt the message anyway? Or may the problem be the application/pgp mime type i am using, which is obsolete? I may try with Content-Type: multipart/encrypted; protocol="application/pgp-encrypted"; but i guess it makes no difference if the problem is in the missing signature

Example email that gives me the error:

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Content-Type: multipart/alternative; boundary="_000_VI1P194MB063950F8AFCFEF8AE12E5510A13C0VI1P194MB0639EURP_" .... ....

--_000_VI1P194MB063950F8AFCFEF8AE12E5510A13C0VI1P194MB0639EURP_ Content-Type: application/pgp


BEGIN PGP MESSAGE-----

Version: BCPG C# v1.6.1.0

hQIMA3drgilSCIWPAQ/9Hu9QPY3oTma4xDs7HR6/rcAASC+avaxbUlw/LUx2mHaj TcyxpTQz7xFoegvz/lv7P7uKxgcEVsG+splamkT20IwG0wUifsCCSJLjtnSh9QH5 uxj0nkas5BgIWT47YycL8gRxQfAkMmXWuYS9tO3QZi6gIn9/lgj/npclZhSnZZzJ BVJWwBPPUBc7EKkgJW0bAbtZbyrs5n0CEvqbWx6w6Yjp/xf0naB0oT1oROQB053s iIFkXdhhdDI56zNIETeh/RuLVMJ0tqmEAYnzX7oX5+30d4ZA8Du0rU2ygwfHtvhd AgbmT6Zglp+kFmLt5Uq/MyovnJfk6e5dHqNZ03O7YsoMaBoeJ3/3R6pCH4Yr+S2R SJtRIuVoDRcMZYjE56dqVCrCPCxHFNP0EzIZS6oOd6PSIeA67nZVCiBOdEEdGes/ 8RY5/OsI8iGezaEDgxljEDFSkw96ujf4GZxZ5OXhxPKF0oyY2bQnQz+WzjocXvHR R6iMk3G1nAK20EwURKnFkWI0IJiUb0JJbrnVbhuOx15QHs+DLuUj/WjWj37HWqa3 ckeQOYcV7E2snCNucgmbmfmxmHAmZM1HK5ZRcHWThK++F0gAv5GXUD4HiiaarxTc A8YR7RwdIf1wnIb3+yoA0sxDXIV+mcyT38U10nj5PDjvdCwUar5spOXvpiU2TPfJ Jwlu+mjBBsRHPcAP/Oq/kqTXtvowcJxGvz16MlfO/PWofOEIhUz1Dg== =d10C


END PGP MESSAGE-----

--_000_VI1P194MB063950F8AFCFEF8AE12E5510A13C0VI1P194MB0639EURP_--

Asked by it_support1 2 weeks ago

Answered by it_support1 3 days ago

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Managing Cookie Exceptions

Need help configuring Firefox exceptions for Cookies and Other site Data so sites like the NY Times can remember me so I don't have to log-in to them multiple times per d… (read more)

Need help configuring Firefox exceptions for Cookies and Other site Data so sites like the NY Times can remember me so I don't have to log-in to them multiple times per day.

I've even deleted Firefox and started over, but that did not resolve the issue.

I need an expert in this to help me as I'm just not getting it...though I have tried many different configurations of FireFox's settings.

Thanks

Tim

Asked by tleahy+ffox 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 4 days ago

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Delete all cookies when Firefox closes except some specific ones

Using Firefox 68.12.0ESR. I know 78 is available, I just haven't had the time to test it yet. I delete cookies when I exit Firefox. I want to keep some for sites that I t… (read more)

Using Firefox 68.12.0ESR. I know 78 is available, I just haven't had the time to test it yet. I delete cookies when I exit Firefox. I want to keep some for sites that I trust, such as this site. I've added exceptions to Allow these trusted sites as documented on a thread somewhere else, but it doesn't work. All cookies are deleted.

Is it possible to keep cookies only for a select group of sites. eg. support.mozilla.com, tomshardware.com, mydigitallife.net, speedtest.net and so on.

Thank you.

Asked by TanyaC 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 5 days ago

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Can't Undo permanent private browsing...?

I was messing around with Privacy & Security settings. Under Cookies & Site Data, I checked Delete Cookies & Site Data when Firefox closes. I've decided I d… (read more)

I was messing around with Privacy & Security settings. Under Cookies & Site Data, I checked Delete Cookies & Site Data when Firefox closes. I've decided I don't like it and want to uncheck it. But now it's greyed out and I can't find any way to change it back. It says I'm in permanent private browsing mode. There MUST be a way to change this back to how it was! What is it???

Asked by BlueAZ 5 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 5 months ago