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Can't update Firefox--in options I see "Your browser is being managed by your organization." Although this is a private computer and I am the only user and my user profile is set as admin

I have no that is no computing knowledge--none. So I need very explicit instructions (imagine you're talking to your grandma): This is what FF tells me is happening: poli… (read more)

I have no that is no computing knowledge--none. So I need very explicit instructions (imagine you're talking to your grandma):

This is what FF tells me is happening: policies.json

{
 "policies": {
   "AppAutoUpdate": true | false
 }

} And in poking around in the files on my computer, I did find this in the folder that holds Firefox. How do I reset it, so that I can update?

If anyone wants to walk me through this (reaaaal slow) --you will surely be rewarded with amazing karma bumps!!

Asked by Naftali 2 weeks ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 weeks ago

import password

Hy I am using ubuntu 18.04. I have just reinstall a system. I wanted to import my pwd.csv, but I do not see the option import as before. Could you help me Regards Olivie… (read more)

Hy I am using ubuntu 18.04. I have just reinstall a system. I wanted to import my pwd.csv, but I do not see the option import as before. Could you help me Regards

Olivier

Asked by trqkar 3 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 weeks ago

Password I forgot :(

Hello! I have huge problem, because I forgot my password to other account on Firefox and I have no idea how to get it back and I don't want to loose all my passwords and… (read more)

Hello! I have huge problem, because I forgot my password to other account on Firefox and I have no idea how to get it back and I don't want to loose all my passwords and things on it, so I can't reset it. It would mean the world to me if You could help me.

I'm waiting for your answer, Thank you and have a nice day :)

Asked by monikagrochola9 2 months ago

Last reply by gspodo 1 month ago

Do Not Track only when Firefox is set to block known trackers

For the Send websites a "Do Not Track" signal that you don't want to be tracked, one of the options is "Only when Firefox is set to block known trackers". How do I set Fi… (read more)

For the Send websites a "Do Not Track" signal that you don't want to be tracked, one of the options is "Only when Firefox is set to block known trackers".

How do I set Firefox to block known trackers? How do I set Firefox to not block known trackers?

Is having Enhanced Tracking Protection ON the same thing as having Firefox set to block known trackers? So if I turn OFF Enhanced Tracking Protection, Firefox will no longer be set to block known trackers?

Asked by keylonta 2 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 months ago

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Spell checker not working

Hi Guys and Girls, For the love of all that is keeping me alive at the moment please help solving the issue of spell checker not working. I have a new MacBook Pro and set… (read more)

Hi Guys and Girls,

For the love of all that is keeping me alive at the moment please help solving the issue of spell checker not working.

I have a new MacBook Pro and setup Firfox by installing it and siging in to sync.

The spell checker does not underline the words as I type here or in Google or WhatsApp Web.

Also when I right click no language opion appears.

I does work in Gmail for some weird reason.

After follwing a suggestion of installing an add-on dictionary and resarting Firefox, no change came about.

See attached for more...

Thanks in advance for your help.

Asked by schalas 10 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 months ago

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Restore Last Session - But not if I close last tab

I searched this forum but couldn't find an answer. I have "restore last session" turned on, but I'd like Firefox wouldn't reopen my last visited site after I close the br… (read more)

I searched this forum but couldn't find an answer. I have "restore last session" turned on, but I'd like Firefox wouldn't reopen my last visited site after I close the browser by closing the last tab. In other words: if I close the browser by a regular means (by clicking the rightmost upper X, or by right-clicking the taskbar and choosing close window) it goes to the last viewed site when I reopen the browser – and that's ok – but when I close the last tab and the browser closes, I don't want to see this site again when I reopen Firefox. Is there a way to achieve this? By the way, this is the standard behavior in Google Chrome.

Asked by ravipegolo 10 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 months ago

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Disable picture in picture completely

On multiple websites I visit, picture in picture happens automatically when I scroll past a video or click another section of a page. I find it highly annoying and distr… (read more)

On multiple websites I visit, picture in picture happens automatically when I scroll past a video or click another section of a page. I find it highly annoying and distracting. I would like to disable it completely. How do I do this? I'd appreciate an answer that isn't too technical. Thanks.

Asked by lorifarley93 10 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

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Import password from .csv file

I go to the Firefox Configuration Editor (about:config page), find the signon.management.page.fileImport.enabled preference and toggle it to true. But I still don't see … (read more)

I go to the Firefox Configuration Editor (about:config page), find the signon.management.page.fileImport.enabled preference and toggle it to true. But I still don't see the entry: Import from a File…

Can someone help me? Thank you

Asked by SKINI 10 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

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Rstore previous session bug

Hey, I'm using the restore previous session feature. Its really helpful, but I assume since the last update it is not working properly. Whenever I use the private firefo… (read more)

Hey, I'm using the restore previous session feature. Its really helpful, but I assume since the last update it is not working properly. Whenever I use the private firefox browser (window) parallel to the normal one (window) and close the normal browser before the private one, my last active session of the normal browser is not restored.

When I close the private firefox window before the normal firefox browser window everything works fine with restoring the tabs.

Any way around? And please fix this annoying bug. Thanks!

Asked by cbmorris 10 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 months ago

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Firefox does not ask for a password when signing in

I sign in to this support forum, I am not being asked for my password. Firefox already knows my E-mail address. The screen shots attached will show what I am talking ab… (read more)

I sign in to this support forum, I am not being asked for my password. Firefox already knows my E-mail address. The screen shots attached will show what I am talking about. I click on sign in when I see the E-mail address, I am signed in. How can I get Firefox to ask for the password?

Asked by hgw53t 10 months ago

Last reply by martinfrankel 7 months ago

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links jump

Hi. If I am browsing images on bing or google and scroll down the page, I click on an image then the page jumps back to the top. I then have to scroll down and find th… (read more)

Hi. If I am browsing images on bing or google and scroll down the page, I click on an image then the page jumps back to the top. I then have to scroll down and find the image again. Does this regularly, say every 6 images I click on. I've refreshed firefox, uninstalled and reinstalled it and finally used Geek uninstall to clear the registry before I install it again with no success.

I'm using windows 10 and use Malwarebytes to clean up anything I may have picked up. Avast antivirus running. I have a suspicion it might be a windows problem as it's fairly recent, maybe a month or a bit longer. I've searched for answers but nothing really matches it. Any ideas? Apologies if I've missed the obvious, could well be a senior moment! Thank you.

Asked by joefz 9 months ago

Last reply by rodojen 7 months ago

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I always get this error statment"An error occurred during a connection to www.bing.com. PR_CONNECT_ABORTED_ERROR" how do I fix it

Every time I connect to a URL that has an [AD] on it I get this error Secure connection failed and it says "An error occurred during a connection to www.bing.com. PR_CONN… (read more)

Every time I connect to a URL that has an [AD] on it I get this error Secure connection failed and it says "An error occurred during a connection to www.bing.com. PR_CONNECT_ABORTED_ERROR"

Asked by Ralf123 7 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 7 months ago

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Logins & Passwords: Can I save multiple different logins on same webpage

For a website I have created two different accounts. However, Firefox Lockwise allows me to save only one. Is there a way of saving two different logins/passwords on the … (read more)

For a website I have created two different accounts. However, Firefox Lockwise allows me to save only one. Is there a way of saving two different logins/passwords on the same web page? Thanks TS

Asked by t.stratopoulos 9 months ago

Last reply by arturox 7 months ago

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Bixolon printer no longer printing in Firefox after update

After the latest Firefox update my Bixolon printer no longer prints receipts out of our Lightspeed POS system. It will print receipts if I am using Chrome or MS Edge so … (read more)

After the latest Firefox update my Bixolon printer no longer prints receipts out of our Lightspeed POS system. It will print receipts if I am using Chrome or MS Edge so it is a Firefox problem. I tried the about:config, print_printer delete and still have the problem. If I go into Control Panel and do a test print it prints fine. This is a Firefox problem and I need a fix that works!

Asked by marcush73 7 months ago

Last reply by Jonathan Watt 7 months ago

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Sign into sync needing double verification sign in

I have had Firefox for years on my IOS devices as well as my Mac OS lap tops. I replaced my10 year old macbook lap top in June and put on Firefox and now everytime I sign… (read more)

I have had Firefox for years on my IOS devices as well as my Mac OS lap tops. I replaced my10 year old macbook lap top in June and put on Firefox and now everytime I sign in I have to get a code sent to another e-mail address that is not on my lap top to put the code in on my lap top so I can continue to sign into Firefox. Why is this happening? This is beginning to be too much trouble to get on. Why is this necessary since having my new macbook laptop? I dont always have my Ipad or Iphone near me when I sign on to Firefox. This is also on my IOS devices. I have several e-mail and use Icloud email system just for that on lap top. Have gmail app seperate on desk top and aol on IOS devices or sign in from webmail.

Asked by Barbara Hoffmann 8 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 8 months ago

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Pocket-free build of firefox

Is there a pocket-free build of firefox available for download? Before you say, you can just disable it, I already have. In addition to that I've blocked the update/api… (read more)

Is there a pocket-free build of firefox available for download? Before you say, you can just disable it, I already have. In addition to that I've blocked the update/api url as well. I want it removed completely, I strong feel mozilla should make it opt-in or provide a pocket free build.

I was thinking perhaps there is a regulatory constraint on of the builds here that I could install, then change back to english?

https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/79.0/linux-x86_64/

Any help would be appreciated.

Asked by jason65 10 months ago

Last reply by Squiddly 8 months ago