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Firefox 82 with no connections establishes a connection

While using Firefox 82 with no open browser or tabs Firefox en-US sha256:5b651f2fa3c2d267c23184d29b6e6237af290575168e416ecef23128d94e8d5b establishes a connection to the … (read more)

While using Firefox 82 with no open browser or tabs Firefox en-US sha256:5b651f2fa3c2d267c23184d29b6e6237af290575168e416ecef23128d94e8d5b establishes a connection to the following

->ec2-35-167-145-222.us-west-2.compute.amazonaws.com:https (ESTABLISHED) ->104.16.249.249:https (ESTABLISHED)

Asked by Mace2 5 days ago

Last reply by Mace2 4 days ago

3 bar drop down box to select strict, moderate or off search does not respond on Bing in Firefox.

The 3 bar drop down box to select strict, moderate or off searching is not responding on Bing in Firefox when it is clicked. The 3 bar lines just turn blue and there is n… (read more)

The 3 bar drop down box to select strict, moderate or off searching is not responding on Bing in Firefox when it is clicked. The 3 bar lines just turn blue and there is no drop down choices to select for changing from moderate to off.

Asked by Rudedawg 3 days ago

Last reply by Rudedawg 19 hours ago

Why doesn't "Delete cookies when Firefox is closed" also delete the Cache?

Firefox's Clear Data control allows you to clear both Cookies AND the Cache. This makes perfect sense, since both of these things can be used to identify/track people. Bu… (read more)

Firefox's Clear Data control allows you to clear both Cookies AND the Cache. This makes perfect sense, since both of these things can be used to identify/track people.

But from what I can tell, if you enable the option Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed, this doesn't clear the Cache, only Cookies?

In fact, the only way to clear the Cache at restart is to dig deep into the Clear history when Firefox closes settings, which few people would know to look in.

So, correct me if I'm wrong here, but isn't this giving users a false sense of security? They think all the Cookies will be deleted when they open Firefox, but actually the Cache is still there, allowing them to be easily identified?

Personally, I'm less concerned about cookies because they are opt-in (here in the UK). But as for being tracked via the cache, we have no say in that, so that's what I'm more concerned about.

Asked by MartyJames 1 week ago

Last reply by MartyJames 1 day ago

Duplicate Logon and Passwords in Password Manager after Importing from Chrome

I have been using Firefox for a while. And then I had a different customer laptop which did not have one and I could not install anything. So I used Chrome. Now with a ne… (read more)

I have been using Firefox for a while. And then I had a different customer laptop which did not have one and I could not install anything. So I used Chrome. Now with a new laptop when I try to import the settings into Firefox, there are multiple duplicate entries found.

Is there an automated way to run through the same and clean it up?

Asked by Deepak K Vasudevan 6 days ago

Last reply by Deepak K Vasudevan 6 days ago

Clarification about JNLP files

Hello all, I've read some bug reports and discussions about the JNLP files blocked in Firefox ( JNLP should be treated as executable , Should not treat JNLP files as Exec… (read more)

Hello all,

I've read some bug reports and discussions about the JNLP files blocked in Firefox ( JNLP should be treated as executable , Should not treat JNLP files as Executables (revert bug 1392955) on ESR-68 , Improve usability for JNLP and other executables and JNLP should not be considered an executable extension ). All I'm understanding is it has been blocked since Firefox 67, then "allowed" back again, then blocked for security purposes in Firefox 78. To sum it up, the bug 1576762 is still open, JNLP are still blocked. Nowadays, it's not possible to directly launch a JNLP file, you've got to download it and run it thereafter. Am I right ?

Also, I've taken note of the Firefox ESR release "too late". I've installed the "mainstream" Firefox release on a server in order to be remotely used by end users (via a RDS server, only to browse a internal website, they can't browse the web). What are the results/differences/cons (except the extended support) ?

Thanks in advance for your replies. Jo.

Asked by datboxistrash 1 week ago

Last reply by datboxistrash 5 days ago

delete datareporting folder

why cannot we permanently get rid of the datareporting folder that is created in the profiles folder? It has been stated before that "no data is collected" yada yada yada… (read more)

why cannot we permanently get rid of the datareporting folder that is created in the profiles folder? It has been stated before that "no data is collected" yada yada yada when the particular options are set, and they are, yet the folder still reappears. I so not allow tab restore, all privacy settings are set to prevent this that i can find; changed in about:config toolkit.telemetry.unified to false toolkit.telemetry.enabled to false datareporting.healthreport.service.enabled to false toolkit.telemetry.archive.enabled to false user_pref("datareporting.healthreport.service.enabled", false); user_pref("datareporting.healthreport.uploadEnabled", false); user_pref("datareporting.policy.dataSubmissionEnabled", false); user_pref("toolkit.telemetry.unified", false);

Stop it please. It slows down page loads and if, IF, no data is collected, why create it???

Asked by teep37 6 days ago

Access MY data for all websites.

OK. That was rather obtuse. I ended up deleting all the plugins that had "Access MY data for all websites." WHY? Because the permission was NOT CLEAR nor did it eluci… (read more)

OK. That was rather obtuse. I ended up deleting all the plugins that had "Access MY data for all websites."

WHY? Because the permission was NOT CLEAR nor did it elucidate what exactly does the Add-On have of MY data.

Is "My DATA" the HTML portion? The JavaScript? The URLBOX? Data store? WHAT EXACTLY is "MY DATA"?

Asked by egbertst1 6 days ago

settings and quick links homepage

I recently updated and now the settings and quick links tab on the homepage wont work. I have restarted 3 times and tried to reinstall firefox and still no luck. Looking … (read more)

I recently updated and now the settings and quick links tab on the homepage wont work. I have restarted 3 times and tried to reinstall firefox and still no luck. Looking for suggestions as what i should do next to solve the issue.

Asked by bradd48 5 days ago

Help I deleted all my passwords by mistake!

Hi, I just went to clear my cache, as I have done many times, and usually it doesnt delete passwords. This time however, it has...HELP! How can I restore them please? … (read more)

Hi, I just went to clear my cache, as I have done many times, and usually it doesnt delete passwords. This time however, it has...HELP! How can I restore them please?

Asked by thegeegs 2 days ago

Digital signature selection screen is not showing

I've tried in a new installation of windows and firefox, if you load more than one digital certificates in the "your certificates" tab, the browser gets stuck in the firs… (read more)

I've tried in a new installation of windows and firefox, if you load more than one digital certificates in the "your certificates" tab, the browser gets stuck in the first digital certificate that you have selected. No matters if you close the browser, when you open it again the browser acts like the certificate is already selected without being prompted when you try to enter a webpage that needs a digital certificate.

For example: Spanish Social Security https://sede.seg-social.gob.es/wps/portal/sede/sede/Ciudadanos/CiudadanoDetalle/!ut/p/z0/rU_LDoIwEPwVOHA02wIhciTGEJQmGkOEXkgDBeujPFqN_r3UO5y8TDKzk5kdoJADlewlWqZFJ9l94gUNSg8HPg4RTmOUbFGUkX0WekcvTjCcuIId0AWTG5gUdyQb0gLtmb6shGw6yA2OD66sj1XxUYtGVKzuFOQIz56gENdhoBHQqpOavzXkite8_DEpJo-DjOCgSjxrVjNplJk4B803LW-ahv_7FRfhdeBDf4vPh7QhKrLtLwe74DE!/

I have marked the checkbox "ask every time" and disabled any master password.

Any help is welcomed!

Asked by alterplusasesores 2 days ago

can't logout from a site

Hi, With Firefox 81.0.2 64-bit running on Windows 7, I can't logout from my account on a very specific site. If I delete the 2 cookies the site wrote on my computer, I'm … (read more)

Hi, With Firefox 81.0.2 64-bit running on Windows 7, I can't logout from my account on a very specific site. If I delete the 2 cookies the site wrote on my computer, I'm then presented with the logon window and I'm able to login again but not logout until I delete the 2 fresh cookies the site just put on my computer during the new session. Should I log under a private window, nothing being written to my computer, log out is always possible. I'm also able to log out from my current session with an older version of firefox (50.1.0). This also close the session opened under Firefox 81. At the moment, only one site is behaving like this. I first asked the support of this site. Here's its reply: <<That is an interesting problem you have there! It might be that your session wasn't properly removed from our server but I know that we restarted our webserver 3 days ago, so that should have resolved itself if that was the problem. I don't have any other suggestions, but if a private window works, this suggests an issue with your cookie management of the browser.>>

Please may you help ? TIA

Asked by Youri.margarin 2 days ago

Autofill not working

Can someone provide a solution for autofill (both addresses and passwords) not working. And no, don't say "did you check or uncheck so and so - I've been writing CNC soft… (read more)

Can someone provide a solution for autofill (both addresses and passwords) not working. And no, don't say "did you check or uncheck so and so - I've been writing CNC software interfaces for years and have little idea about setting up a system. Getting fed up with having to repeatedly log on and add the address over and over (I get the prompts to save). The save address "feature" RARELY works. Firefox "used" to be able to perform this feature - now it is becoming a buggy FAIL. I'm thinking it may be time to just give up, uninstall it, and move on to Chrome...

Asked by zimotekjh 1 day ago

mesterjelszó

Jó napot! A problémám a következő: beállitottam magamnak 1 mesterjelszót ami minden további probléma nélkül működött is viszont mikor pár hónapig nem használtam a gépemet… (read more)

Jó napot! A problémám a következő: beállitottam magamnak 1 mesterjelszót ami minden további probléma nélkül működött is viszont mikor pár hónapig nem használtam a gépemet azt azt követő újra használatkor már nem fogadta el a mesterjelszavamat.Próbáltam mar resetelni is de az önök által megadott "link" nem működik,viszont nem is resetelni inkább csak kikapcsolni szeretném.Ha az segit le tudom irni a jelszavat amit megadtam . Válaszukat várom,köszönöm addig is

Asked by balint19931 1 day ago

My primary password won't go through

So today I went to go and look at a password in my browser, entered my Primary password and it wouldn't sign me in to let me see my passwords. I then went and changed it … (read more)

So today I went to go and look at a password in my browser, entered my Primary password and it wouldn't sign me in to let me see my passwords. I then went and changed it after many tries and It still wont let me in. I can enter it as many times as I want and press enter and the box just comes back up. I am worried that by changing my password I have most likely just lost all my saved passwords. Do I just reinstall firefox? Or will the problem remain if I do so? A part of me doesn't want to reinstall if the problem will still be there, but this time, I won't be logged into anything at all.

And yes, I have tried most things I have seen in these forums, I am desperate.

Asked by Cassie Cage 1 day ago

Main Search bar in focus when Firefox opens in private mode but can't type anything

Hi, in the last few versions of Firefox, every time I open a private window, I get the private browser splash page and I can see that the main Address/Search bar is in fo… (read more)

Hi, in the last few versions of Firefox, every time I open a private window, I get the private browser splash page and I can see that the main Address/Search bar is in focus and I even see the cursor blinking (and it says search with Google or enter an address as usual).

However if I try to type anything nothing happens. I have to click out of the search bar and click it again and only then can I type in the bar.

This only happens when I open a new private window. If I make a new private tab, the bar gets focus and I can type normally. It's only on the first open of a new window where I can't type anything in it initially.

Asked by nucloxylon 16 hours ago

Accidentally disabled the "link has been blocked" warning banner?

originally, whenever i clicked on a link a big yellow banner would appear at the top of my browser and say something like "link as been blocked" or "___ has tried to open… (read more)

originally, whenever i clicked on a link a big yellow banner would appear at the top of my browser and say something like "link as been blocked" or "___ has tried to open a link" with options for opening the link/allow links from this website/etc. i accidentally clicked the "do not show this when blocking links" option and now it no longer shows up. i would like to know how to bring it back since i cannot find it in the options menu. please help?

Asked by crypzdr 8 hours ago