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Cannot connect the hotmail server recently

Dear, I used thunderbird a few years and my current version is 78.6.0 (32bit) now. I set up a few accounts which included yahoo/hotmail and used normal. But early in Nov.… (read more)

Dear,

I used thunderbird a few years and my current version is 78.6.0 (32bit) now. I set up a few accounts which included yahoo/hotmail and used normal. But early in Nov. my hotmail account cannot receive any email and other yahoo accounts can receive normally.

I checked with Microsoft community and found that I must set up two-step verification on the hotmail account. Therefore I followed the instruction to set up. Then I removed my old hotmail account in thunderbird and re-set up the hotmail account with new two-step verification generated new password in TB. But TB still displayed the message (about cannot access the hotmail server....)

I download the another email software - mailbird and setup hotmail account in that software. I type the same account name, two-step verification generated new password, the same imap/smtp server information. The mailbird can access my hotmail account and receive the email normally.

So, does anybody know what the problem is in thunderbird ? (Because I still want to use the TB for my email software)

Thanks

Asked by jedicount 11 months ago

Last reply by Toad-Hall 7 months ago

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Yahoo intruded and set itself as default search, even though Google was and is still listed as default.

Yahoo intruded and functions as default search, even though Google has been and is still designated as default in the settings. I removed Yahoo from the list of 1-click b… (read more)

Yahoo intruded and functions as default search, even though Google has been and is still designated as default in the settings. I removed Yahoo from the list of 1-click browsers, but that didn't affect its unwanted function as default search. This began out of the blue several days ago, and I have no idea how. I dislike Yahoo in general and have not been on that site. I'm getting really frustrated!

Asked by hejsan13 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 9 months ago

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Disable or erase "Recently Bookmarked"

I want to erase or preferably disable the "Recently Bookmarked" functionality when you go to the bookmarks part of the library. How do I do this? I don't see anything in … (read more)

I want to erase or preferably disable the "Recently Bookmarked" functionality when you go to the bookmarks part of the library. How do I do this? I don't see anything in the Support, despite doing searches using several different search terms. It is a strange thing to have without being able to erase it or disable it, especially since bookmarks saved during "private window" searches show up there.

Asked by bpghayward 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 10 months ago

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The reCAPTCHA is not loaded (blocked).

I noticed that on ALL sites where the reCAPTCHA from Google should be loaded, with the Enhanced Tracking Protection enabled, the captcha is not loaded. I reported to each… (read more)

I noticed that on ALL sites where the reCAPTCHA from Google should be loaded, with the Enhanced Tracking Protection enabled, the captcha is not loaded. I reported to each such site through the Message about a breakdown due to blocking, but it did not help. This should be corrected if possible.

Asked by yuri.sokolov.89 8 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 8 months ago

STOP forcing browser/plugin/extensions to run: Google, Bing, Amazon, DuckDuckGo, eBay, Wikipedia, and whatever else you are forcing down our throats

Several people have complained and NOBODY is listening. I specifically switched to FF so I don't have to deal with intrusive sites. FF I thought claimed to be UNLIKE GO… (read more)

Several people have complained and NOBODY is listening. I specifically switched to FF so I don't have to deal with intrusive sites. FF I thought claimed to be UNLIKE GOOGLE and was more "private," so why are you putting in a Google browser/plugin/extension and forcing it to run on our PC's? I have enough crap on it taking up MEMORY and slowing it down, don't force anything people do NOT want. Just because these might be popular with many does NOT mean everybody wants it. Get rid of Google, Bing, Amazon, DuckDuckGo, eBay, Wikipedia, and WHATEVER else you are forcing us to run on FF.

Does FF have an agreement or partnering with these companies to TRACK US where ever we go on the internet? Looks like it. Per Wikipedia: DuckDuckGo earns revenue by serving ads from the Yahoo-Bing search alliance network and through affiliate relationships with Amazon and eBay. OK, so we have 4 of those And this at https://www.comparitech.com/blog/vpn-privacy/best-private-search-engine: DuckDuckGo displays ads for affiliate sites in the right sidebar, which is a little less aggressive than Google which presents ads at the top of search results. It earns additional profits from commissions from sites like Amazon and eBay, so you may want to be wary if those pop up a lot in search results. Also: As DuckDuckGo’s CEO, Gabriel Weinberg, explains in a Quora answer, the search engine does use your IP address to serve local results.

Why is FF pushing these sites when many of us do NOT use them nor want them? Why don't you add them as extensions where you can CHOOSE it if you wish? I found instructions on how to delete them in the FF File Explorer folder because merely deleting them in Settings does NOT remove them permanently as FF has them "hidden," however, they just come back and it messed up other add-ons. ALSO, these add-on's you are forcing on us is TAKING SPACE on my PC and I resent that.

I do NOT want to HIDE THEM, I want them REMOVED PERMANENTLY.

Asked by jj 2 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 months ago

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5.7.1 .... This message has been blocked for containing SPAM-like characteristics.

Hello Mozilla Community ! Every time I try to send a basic e-mail this error pops up. I tried to change my IP-address and it still does not work. Sending an e-mail from a… (read more)

Hello Mozilla Community ! Every time I try to send a basic e-mail this error pops up. I tried to change my IP-address and it still does not work. Sending an e-mail from another PC it's still broken. Other e-mails as Gmail are working totally fine. I think there is a problem with my account. How can I repair this error? Thank you in advice ! Have a great day.

Asked by Marius Cardos 9 months ago

Last reply by jport8 5 months ago

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Is the multi account containers still useful in Firefox 86

Hi, After reading on the new update with Firefox 86, it seems that you have made some really good changes on the way cookies are handled forcing each site to keep their c… (read more)

Hi,

After reading on the new update with Firefox 86, it seems that you have made some really good changes on the way cookies are handled forcing each site to keep their cookie separate from everyone else.

So is the Is the multi account containers still useful in Firefox 86 if what I'm using them for is to keep from being tracked?

It seems that they would be useful if I wanted to open several different Gmail accounts at the same time from within their respective folders.

Thank you for your help.

Kenrick

Asked by Kenrick 9 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 9 months ago

Firefox Updates

My personal computer in 'About Firefox" now shows the message 'Updates disabled by your systems administrator'. It's my machine; I'm the administrator but it won't allow … (read more)

My personal computer in 'About Firefox" now shows the message 'Updates disabled by your systems administrator'. It's my machine; I'm the administrator but it won't allow me to update Firefox. Current Version 92.01 running on Windows 7 (64-bit)

Asked by t.zuchowski 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

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Gmail oauth (passwords)

I have a few gmail accounts and have always relied on Thunderbird to keep the passwords for me. I have probably relied on it too much because now I can't remember them a… (read more)

I have a few gmail accounts and have always relied on Thunderbird to keep the passwords for me. I have probably relied on it too much because now I can't remember them and when I went to check Saved Passwords the gmail password that I set up the account with -usually 10 characters or so with numbers, numbers and a symbol or two - does not show, instead a very long, very cryptic password shows in the saved passwords column. See the attached image.

Does anyone know what this is or how I can see the actual password. This only happens with gmail accounts, not yahoo or comcast.

Thanks

Asked by pursuit81 11 months ago

Last reply by Wayne Mery 11 months ago

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Security error (i.e. SEC_ERROR_INADEQUATE_KEY_USAGE)

All. The answers to all the issues with security errors like SEC_ERROR_INADEQUATE_KEY_USAGE end up with "contact the web owner". In many cases for me, these web sites are… (read more)

All. The answers to all the issues with security errors like SEC_ERROR_INADEQUATE_KEY_USAGE end up with "contact the web owner". In many cases for me, these web sites are not internet sites but hardware HTTP servers (e.g. like a system's BMC or iLO) and there is no system administrator to contact. The web sites open up fine in Chrome. There has to be other solutions (like setting an exception) to work around these issues. Eddy

Asked by Eddy 6 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 months ago

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cache not clearing

Suddenly, cache is not emptying when 'Clear data' is used. Also suddenly, 'Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed' preference is faded out/ unavailable. 'N… (read more)

Suddenly, cache is not emptying when 'Clear data' is used. Also suddenly, 'Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed' preference is faded out/ unavailable. 'Never remember history' is checked as usual but cache does not clear when Firefox is closed. All cookies and data cleared without problem 2 days ago. This has never happened before.

Asked by ssmith205 7 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

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Location Sharing not working

Trying to use a virtual terminal for my credit card processing for my business but firefox is not giving access to share location to the site even after I have manually a… (read more)

Trying to use a virtual terminal for my credit card processing for my business but firefox is not giving access to share location to the site even after I have manually allowed location sharing. This is the message I receive when I try to use the terminal: Sorry, we can’t load Virtual Terminal. We couldn't access your location. To use Virtual Terminal, allow Clover dashboard to know your location on your browser, then refresh the page How do I get this corrected?

Asked by jordan17 7 months ago

Last reply by jjanderson403 4 months ago

why can't this "help" page answer a direct question?

Ok so the original question was "What is Cloudflare? but apparently JUST LIKE GOOGLE you just ignore search terms and populate a bunch of so-called answers that have noth… (read more)

Ok so the original question was "What is Cloudflare? but apparently JUST LIKE GOOGLE you just ignore search terms and populate a bunch of so-called answers that have nothing whatsoever to do with the question!

Asked by sercouwis2004 4 months ago

Last reply by u10tek1 4 months ago

Help me delete my account

I need an email to contact Firefox support, I got locked out from the email connected to my Firefox account and now it's not under my control and I would like to delete i… (read more)

I need an email to contact Firefox support, I got locked out from the email connected to my Firefox account and now it's not under my control and I would like to delete it, what can I do ? Please help me soon Is there an email to contact Firefox for such matters? or what should I do?

Asked by mycommanon 3 months ago

Last reply by Bithiah 2 months ago

Logging out doesn't delete Homepage and New Tab data

Hi! I weekly use Firefox on a shared computer and would like to have it delete Homepage and New Tab data automatically when I log out. How do I do this? If you need more… (read more)

Hi!


I weekly use Firefox on a shared computer and would like to have it delete Homepage and New Tab data automatically when I log out. How do I do this?

If you need more info please feel free to ask!


Kind regards, Rota

Asked by Rota 2 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 week ago