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How Do I turn off Firefox Save-Password Question

Although Ask to save logins and passwords for websites is unchecked, I am asked if I want them saved at every site that requires a password. How can I change this? Windo… (read more)

Although Ask to save logins and passwords for websites is unchecked, I am asked if I want them saved at every site that requires a password. How can I change this? Windows 10, on MSI laptop.

Asked by mypho5599 5 hours ago

Last reply by o162053 4 hours ago

Lost all Bookmarks and Toolbar this morning

This morning I started Firefox (78) in Windows 10 Pro (10.0.18363) I got a red message saying that something was wrong with my Bookmarks and click here to fix Did that tw… (read more)

This morning I started Firefox (78) in Windows 10 Pro (10.0.18363) I got a red message saying that something was wrong with my Bookmarks and click here to fix Did that twice Tried to do a fix that removed and then reinstalled a couple of files (can't find the fix nor the files location) that didn't work although it did replace the files. Still no bookmarks I am logged into my Firefox and synch is on.

This, nor any of the other FAQ/Help have not worked https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/recover-lost-or-missing-bookmarks

I have no restore ability either: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/restore-bookmarks-from-backup-or-move-them

i have no idea what happened thanks for any/all help

Asked by dravafox 4 weeks ago

Last reply by dravafox 13 hours ago

Why does Firefox feed so much data to Google?

A while back, I discovered a Google plugin hidden within Firefox. I figured maybe one thing was fine until I realized that Widevine actually did some bad stuff to your OS… (read more)

A while back, I discovered a Google plugin hidden within Firefox. I figured maybe one thing was fine until I realized that Widevine actually did some bad stuff to your OS, since it needs to access the internal OS to block screenshots and screen recordings. Today, I discovered that geolocation also uses Google servers, and in the process of turning it off I also discovered that there is this "Safe Browsing" that also uses Google. Looking even further, even some of the privacy things redirect to Google. I haven't even mentioned that the default search engine is Google. Even if Google paid you to make them the default, you could create a prompt on the first launch asking for search engine, with Google selected by default but another search engine (like DDG) recommended. All of this Google software is likely sucking on our data.

Now while writing this post, I noticed something even worse. Why are Google servers on the filter whitelists? This is uncool. I understand, maybe your website needs to detect Firefox to function correctly, and antifingerprint would break it. But WHY GOOGLE? All of this seems to be going against the goal of privacy. How are you supposed to expect a random person to go directly to about:add-ons, disable Google Widevine, go to about:preferences, disable safe browsing, go to about:config, enter the "danger" zone confidently, and delete Google from the 10,000 times it appears in the config?

Asked by matthew34 2 weeks ago

Last reply by matthew34 2 days ago

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Several issues since doing a refresh for Firefox to speed up desktop

Several issues since doing a refresh for Firefox to speed up desktop Several issues since doing a refresh for Firefox – email links open in new window instead of tab. Ne… (read more)

Several issues since doing a refresh for Firefox to speed up desktop

Several issues since doing a refresh for Firefox – email links open in new window instead of tab. New window does not have my bookmarks. New window will not move to another open window. Firefox Options does not control my Firefox.

When I open Firefox Options the top line reads “Your browser is being managed by your organization.” That link opens Enterprise Policies DNSOverHTTPS Enabled false Locked true

I still have the “Old Firefox Data” folder on my desktop from the refresh. I question if it would resolve the issues. If I delete Firefox and then re-install it, will I be able to find my many years, long list of bookmarks?

My system shows 78.0.2 (32-bit) Firefox on Windows 10, version 2004 – both latest updates

Asked by Bill 2 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

Sync - I cannot for the life of me figure out the parameters of operation

After hooking up four devices to sync through Firefox, I ended up with a mess and a lot of irritation which I have not recovered from. That was six months ago. What I f… (read more)

After hooking up four devices to sync through Firefox, I ended up with a mess and a lot of irritation which I have not recovered from. That was six months ago. What I failed to understand is that there is no control of the direction of sync. I presumed that all would sync from my primary account computer. Wrong and truly a disaster because I had spent hours organizing thousands of bookmarks. An old computer with an old bookmarks setup (very disorganized) added its confused mess back into my attempt on the new computer to finally get organized. I still have not sorted through most of the mess.

So how in the hell does Sync actually and exactly work? Is there any directional flow? Or does it just mash the shared stuff together. How can I delete any bookmark file Sync has at Firefox server with exact knowledge of what I am doing? Why is this stuff so obscure? I exactly want to know how to ensure that Sync has no cache of obsolete material and exactly, if possible, to direct the flow....should I use only share a tab? one at a time?

Thanks, Michael Mandeville, Arizona mwman@q.com

Asked by mwman 3 days ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 1 day ago

firefox reboots by itself, twice

Hi, From two to three weeks ago, every time I open windows, my firefox browser reboots twice. It does not give any error message and when it reboots it goes back to home … (read more)

Hi,

From two to three weeks ago, every time I open windows, my firefox browser reboots twice. It does not give any error message and when it reboots it goes back to home page. I removed all extensions, then I updated the browser and the Graphic Card, in vain!

Any help please

Asked by maher.souilah 3 weeks ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 day ago

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How do I know if I have the latest version of firefox?

It seems like when I am typing an email the typing is delayed from showing up on my monitor, why and how can I fix it? It works without a delay on typing here, now and n… (read more)

It seems like when I am typing an email the typing is delayed from showing up on my monitor, why and how can I fix it? It works without a delay on typing here, now and no delay on skype but a delay when typing on my email.

Asked by dpjanssen43 1 day ago

Answered by dpjanssen43 1 day ago

How to use custom system fonts on Firefox Developer?

Hello there, I've recently switched from Firefox to Firefox Developer. I've noticed that while in FF, I am able to change the default fonts (such as San-Serif font to Int… (read more)

Hello there,

I've recently switched from Firefox to Firefox Developer. I've noticed that while in FF, I am able to change the default fonts (such as San-Serif font to Inter, and Monospace font to Monaco), but in FF Developer, I am unable to change the fonts to anything but the defaults. Can someone help me fix this issue, or is this issue a feature of FF Developer edition?

Thanks a lot, dodeca12

Asked by dodeca12 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Setting autoscroll to lowest speed

Is there a better way (or add on) to make adjusting the autoscroll easier set to its lowest setting? I read many articles and need it to slowdown b/c it usually goes too… (read more)

Is there a better way (or add on) to make adjusting the autoscroll easier set to its lowest setting? I read many articles and need it to slowdown b/c it usually goes too fast for reading and is very difficult to set to that lowest speed, have you ever tried?

Asked by dean777777 1 day ago

Yahoo hyjacking my google searches.

Every search I perform using google is being hyjacked by yahoo. I have read that many other users are having the same problem. I have tried to follow the steps to remove … (read more)

Every search I perform using google is being hyjacked by yahoo. I have read that many other users are having the same problem. I have tried to follow the steps to remove the add-on or extension but when I click on "add-ons" or extensions from the menu it just opens a new blank tab in my browser. When I click on search in the preferences menu, google is the only search engine checked in all of my selections. Please help me get rid of the yahoo search.

Asked by markdbrown 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 days ago

LinkedIn profile pages cannot open

Hi there, we are running Firefox ESR 78.1.0 (64bit) on our company computers (Windows 10). When i try to open linkedin the startpage appears correctly but as far as i sea… (read more)

Hi there,

we are running Firefox ESR 78.1.0 (64bit) on our company computers (Windows 10). When i try to open linkedin the startpage appears correctly but as far as i search for a person i only get a blank page. I tried safe mode already, disabled local security protection, no addons are installed, no blocker, disabled hardware acceleration etc. Problem still exists. I also tried to open a linkedin profile within firefox 79 on a mac, same issue here.

Any held is much appreciated.

Best, Patrick

Asked by Patrick 2 days ago

hijacked

After a reboot of windows 7 some of my PC looked different then after a system restore everything looked fine except Firefox was back to its default. Tried swapping back … (read more)

After a reboot of windows 7 some of my PC looked different then after a system restore everything looked fine except Firefox was back to its default. Tried swapping back to a previous saved profile, also blank. Started trying to restore my settings off a synced profile on an unaffected computer BUT noticed in the general settings of the options folder at the very top it says 'Your Browser is being Managed by your organization' underlined as a link' witch leads to http://www.null.com/ (Calacom.com) I have been hacked & Hijacked HelpI want to manage my whole browser again

Asked by Gronk 2 days ago

Cannot Log into Yahoo mail on Firefox

I got an automatic update from Opera that I did not ask for, so all of my logins were lost. After recovering them and signing in, when I closed Opera, all of my freaking … (read more)

I got an automatic update from Opera that I did not ask for, so all of my logins were lost. After recovering them and signing in, when I closed Opera, all of my freaking logins were gone again. There is no way to stop this from happening, because Opera likes to make it difficult to stop auto-updates and to stop passwords/usernames from being wiped out when closing Opera. OK, fine. I'll go back to Firefox, then.

So when trying to login to my Yahoo mail account on Firefox there is a challenge page that sends a verification code to my Android phone. I clicked yes, but there is no place to put the verification from the challenge page. When I go back to the Yahoo mail login page, it goes back to the challenge page again, sending a verification to my Android again. This does not happen in Opera, but there is still the issue of being kicked out of all of my social media, email accounts every freaking time.

I have WORK to do and am not interested in being a coder. I am a writer. So how can I stop this from happening? I would like to go on with my freaking life!

Below is a screen-cap of the challenge screen. Do you see any way to get past it? NO! the only thing that is possible is to get to the goddamn Help screen. I don't want any Help. I want to log into my Yahoo mail. Again, this is not happening in Opera, but Opera keeps kicking me out of my logins.

Asked by walford2 3 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 days ago