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Decryption tool for passwords in Firefox

Back in November 2023 I had the misfortune of a software engineer not doing his job correctly and he reinstalled the OS on my laptop instead of repairing some software th… (read more)

Back in November 2023 I had the misfortune of a software engineer not doing his job correctly and he reinstalled the OS on my laptop instead of repairing some software that wasn't functioning correctly. Mercifully, I have had Microsoft support working on recovering my data, which has proved a tremendous task. 4 months and counting.


We have now finally managed to recover my passwords for my browsers, but they are encrypted. Microsoft Support have therefore asked if Mozilla do a decryption tool as they cannot open the file without it being decrypted first. If I was using Microsoft Edge, they would have been able to assist as that is a Microsoft product, but as Firefox is a third party application, they've asked for assistance. By the way, these are NOT scammers or hackers 'helping' me, but Microsoft support and I get everything emailed about our support etc.

Thanks in advance.

Asked by darrenallen73 1 month ago

Last reply by cor-el 11 hours ago

You've compromised the passwords yourself

Hi Every single one of my passwords is compromised according to you. Therefore I think the data breach is with Firefox . I have set up several unique passwords recently -… (read more)

Hi Every single one of my passwords is compromised according to you. Therefore I think the data breach is with Firefox . I have set up several unique passwords recently - how are they breached so soon? And why every single one. It is very suspicious. Regards Caroline

Asked by cazzyguy 23 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 16 hours ago

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Disable "Block dangerous downloads" has no effect

Hi, Before Firefox's Version 125.0.1 (64-bit) latest update I could download any file from my safe office environment, behind firewalls, VPN, ... Now despite of uncheckin… (read more)

Hi, Before Firefox's Version 125.0.1 (64-bit) latest update I could download any file from my safe office environment, behind firewalls, VPN, ... Now despite of unchecking the "Block dangerous downloads" I'm still unable to download files. I have Windows 10 on my laptop.

Here are the steps: Click on a file, Save "File not downloaded. Potential security risk." Click on the message - Allow download The result is a file with content "HTTP Status 405 – Method Not Allowed".

Please help me to work the downloading again. I am aware of the safety but I want to switch off this feature.

Thanks in advance for help, Tibor

Asked by Tibor Ágoston 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

Incorrect Password

I would like to change my password for Mozilla Firefox account. I am doing so because I have been notified of a password security breach. However, upon signing into my ac… (read more)

I would like to change my password for Mozilla Firefox account. I am doing so because I have been notified of a password security breach. However, upon signing into my account via https://accounts.firefox.com/signin (it doesn't matter which device), I cannot change my password with the new one without the red-colored incorrect password window popping up. I know my signin is correct because I have just signed in using it. Whats the problem guys?

Asked by curation 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 day ago

Recent issue viewing my Shopify site

Hello. In the last few days when I visit my Shopify website, the pricing on my products is not visible. This is only for me, nobody else has this issue. I do not have thi… (read more)

Hello. In the last few days when I visit my Shopify website, the pricing on my products is not visible. This is only for me, nobody else has this issue. I do not have this issue on Safari, or on Firefox when I open a private browsing window. It is something to do with Firefox, but I don't want to have to open a private window every time I go to my store. Is there a solution? This has only been happening for the last few days. Thanks

Asked by leslie.day 1 day ago

Last reply by zeroknight 1 day ago

Firefox messages breaking automation

How can the Firefox message popups be permantly turned off they are modal breaking my automation. Most recent: Welcome back Here's a quick reminder that you can keep y… (read more)

How can the Firefox message popups be permantly turned off they are modal breaking my automation.

Most recent:

Welcome back

Here's a quick reminder that you can keep you favorite indie browser just one click away.

Open my links with Firefox

Not now

Asked by JSAutomate Inc 1 day ago

Primary pass work

I tried to delete my primary password online, but system would not allow me to do so. I have exhausted all avenues to seek help, but to no avail. Any assistance would … (read more)

I tried to delete my primary password online, but system would not allow me to do so. I have exhausted all avenues to seek help, but to no avail. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated. Tmg3842@yahoo.com

Asked by tmg3842 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

downloading a file from an insecure source

We have an electronic document management system in our company. The system is an internal system without access to the LAN. Firefox detects files downloaded from it as p… (read more)

We have an electronic document management system in our company. The system is an internal system without access to the LAN. Firefox detects files downloaded from it as potentially dangerous after the last update. Is there a way to prevent files from this website from being detected as potentially dangerous?

Asked by Konrad Dymczuk 1 day ago

Last reply by zeroknight 1 day ago

Autofill

I am using the credit card autofill function. I select a card and payment is taken from a different saved card. I have quit and restarted Firefox but still wrong card use… (read more)

I am using the credit card autofill function. I select a card and payment is taken from a different saved card. I have quit and restarted Firefox but still wrong card used???

Asked by nick.fulford9 4 days ago

Last reply by nick.fulford9 2 days ago

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Exception is not respected

I have included a website on the list of exceptions for deleting cookies when Firefox is closed. When I go to the website the icons on Firefox for it show "enhanced track… (read more)

I have included a website on the list of exceptions for deleting cookies when Firefox is closed. When I go to the website the icons on Firefox for it show "enhanced tracking protection off" and "You have granted this website additional permissions". This website uses cookies to recognize my computer and not to require a one time password. However, when I close Firefox despite the fact that the website is on the exception list, cookies are deleted and I have to keep re-entering the one time password. I did turn of the checkbox for deleting cookies when Firefox is closed and now I am no longer asked to enter the OTP after Firefox is closed.

I assume this is a bug. Does anyone else experience similar issues? Is anything I can do about it and be able to use the exception list as intended?

Thanks.

Asked by Sue 1 week ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 days ago

What and where is my Security Key and how do I touch it?

Please see the attached image. Firefox believes I have a security key. What is a security key? Where do I find it? Why does Firefox think I have one? And why is the… (read more)

Please see the attached image.

Firefox believes I have a security key.

What is a security key? Where do I find it? Why does Firefox think I have one?

And why is there no helpful information to explain this confusing UX?

Asked by kurrent93 4 days ago

Last reply by zeroknight 2 days ago

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cannot enable payment methid auto-fill in Firefox

hello, I've been trying to follow Firefox's official guide in the docs and ready 3rd party articles in order to enable payment method auto-fill in Firefox. however, this … (read more)

hello, I've been trying to follow Firefox's official guide in the docs and ready 3rd party articles in order to enable payment method auto-fill in Firefox. however, this section seems to be missing from my settings page.

under Privacy and Security, I cannot find anything to do with saved payment methods or the checkbox to enable payment method auto-fill.

how can I resolve it?

Asked by YOTAM GUTTMAN 4 days ago

Answered by TyDraniu 4 days ago

In Windows 11, why is Firefox saving my IDs but not my passwords?

Recently I had to refresh Windows 11 on my Dell desktop. It defaulted to McAfee antivirus. I uninstalled McAfee and reinstalled Norton 360 which I had before. I reinstal… (read more)

Recently I had to refresh Windows 11 on my Dell desktop. It defaulted to McAfee antivirus. I uninstalled McAfee and reinstalled Norton 360 which I had before. I reinstalled Firefox. I have version 123.0.1. I imported my FF bookmarks after exporting them from another computer. Now, FF remembers my IDs but not my passwords. When I log in to a website, FF offers to save my password and when I click yes it pops up a bubble saying "Password saved!" However, next time I go to that website, although it remembers my ID, it does not recall my (supposedly saved) password. In this support site, I see most users with this problem say FF will not remember either their IDs or passwords, whereas FF remembers my IDs, so my problem may be different. In FF help, I see that another password manager could be keeping FF from saving passwords. To the best of my knowledge I have never used another password manager. What is keeping FF from saving my passwords, while remembering my IDs? Is there a Windows Registry setting or a FF About:Configuration setting I need to change? Is re-installing FF a last ditch option?

Asked by wmblaney 1 month ago

Last reply by wmblaney 5 days ago