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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 4 months ago

Last reply by TechHorse 3 months ago

Autofill address not working anymore

Autofill has been working perfectly fine until yesterday. There's not even a manage addresses in the privacy and security settings anymore. Autofill card still works, bu… (read more)

Autofill has been working perfectly fine until yesterday. There's not even a manage addresses in the privacy and security settings anymore.

Autofill card still works, but not addresses.

Asked by allanrivers99 4 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 4 months ago

Blocked pages

When I try to access my payment preferences page on xfinity.com, the page goes blank and it appears that it is being blocked. I can't figure out how to unblock it. I had … (read more)

When I try to access my payment preferences page on xfinity.com, the page goes blank and it appears that it is being blocked. I can't figure out how to unblock it. I had to use Microsoft Edge to access the page to change my information. Can you please assist?

Asked by Neil 5 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 3 months ago

Mozilla log in

Hey I registered for sync Mozilla. After each lunch I have message windows pass code...Its really irritating me. How to leave passcode (becouse I want to protecs my pass… (read more)

Hey I registered for sync Mozilla. After each lunch I have message windows pass code...Its really irritating me. How to leave passcode (becouse I want to protecs my passcodes manager settings ) and have turned on passcode windows just when I need pass code manager. Please fix it at next updates

Asked by Paul Kutskir 4 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 months ago

I can no longer use my camera on firefox

I can no longer use my camera on firefox, firefox displayed some message about camera when we were trying to chat, but I missed it, I have granted relevant permissions on… (read more)

I can no longer use my camera on firefox, firefox displayed some message about camera when we were trying to chat, but I missed it, I have granted relevant permissions on the site, that we use reularly. The camera icon on the address bar appears red, and I noticed that in Windows security, it lists firefox access requests, but shows no way to grant these requests.

I am not tech minded so please if anyone could keep it simple, I would appreciate it.

Asked by sparrow08 1 month ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 3 weeks ago

"Your browser is managed by your organization" suddenly appeared

So this "Your browser is managed by your organization" appeared out of no where. How to remove it? I've tried: Removing the registry key in the certificates Reinstalling … (read more)

So this "Your browser is managed by your organization" appeared out of no where. How to remove it? I've tried: Removing the registry key in the certificates Reinstalling the browser

Asked by Tadapol 6 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 5 months ago

recaptcha problem

Until yesterday everything was fine. I was able to complete recaptcha. But when I tried searching something today, I couldn't do it because of the recaptcha. It was stuck… (read more)

Until yesterday everything was fine. I was able to complete recaptcha. But when I tried searching something today, I couldn't do it because of the recaptcha. It was stuck on infinite loading. Every website I visited the problem was there. I tried fixing it from the tips I found in the forum here but nothing seems to work. I was frustrated. Then I tried Brave browser and it was working. Please help me fix this problem. Thank you.

Asked by MOVIE BOSS 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

Always ask you where to save files is broken and uselesss

Despite reading almost 100 questions about this exact issue asked for years, there still seems to be no answer, and no fix to get this function to work properly. Checkin… (read more)

Despite reading almost 100 questions about this exact issue asked for years, there still seems to be no answer, and no fix to get this function to work properly.

Checking the box should completely remove the drop box for location, and the entire point is that it should ask you where to save every file,instead of defaulting.

Asked by chadwitk 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

Yahoo email

When we log into our Yahoo email, there's a small triangle (see screen shot) next to the padlock on the address bar that says "connection not secure". Not sure what to … (read more)

When we log into our Yahoo email, there's a small triangle (see screen shot) next to the padlock on the address bar that says "connection not secure".

Not sure what to do to get rid of it.

Asked by pbcb8835 2 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 2 months ago

'trust this device' not working - why?

For several sites, when i check 'trust this device' it doesn't work. next time i signin it still requires 2fa from the site. i've checked and the certificates do exist … (read more)

For several sites, when i check 'trust this device' it doesn't work. next time i signin it still requires 2fa from the site. i've checked and the certificates do exist as i get a message saying already exists when i try to import. this is a very user hostile function. I do not have this issue with Chrome or Microsoft Edge!!!!! i hate to begin using one of these vs Mozilla Firefox to get around this but i may have to do so. my wife and i share access to critical sites so if i need to see her info or she needs to see mine, we both have to be available in order to access the site. Mozilla Firefox 'bug' is requiring us to do so and it doesn't satisfy our requirements. any ways to solve this issue is greatly appreciated. so far no 'searched' solutions work.

Asked by jdk 2 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 2 months ago

unwanted background connection while starting mozilla firefox browser

Hello, I like using Firefox browser every day. After installing and running Avast antivirus protection (program version : 24.3.6108 (build 24.3.8975.832)), Avast no… (read more)

Hello,

I like using Firefox browser every day. After installing and running Avast antivirus protection (program version : 24.3.6108 (build 24.3.8975.832)), Avast notification always show this message every time I start up Firefox : please check the uploaded images : FPA Scam.jpg.

I already checked the extenstion, the Settings, and the Advance Settings of Firefox browser. I'd like to know if there is any parameter related to engine.forexpeacearmy.com and it is enabled. Unfortunately, I can't found any related parameters.

So, I decide to contact Firefox support to find out what happen to my Firefox browser, why it always call the forexpeacearmy site at the start up, and finally I want to remove it. Because I'm affraid it could be some kind of trojans / malwares and put my laptop into risks.

Kindly need your advise. Thank you.

Kind regards, Gideon

Asked by gidhsk 3 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 2 months ago

How do I turn off your firewall?

I am sick and tired of Firefox denying me access to common store websites. How do I turn off your firewall? I want to shop on Lowes.com and I cannot get access. Firefo… (read more)

I am sick and tired of Firefox denying me access to common store websites. How do I turn off your firewall? I want to shop on Lowes.com and I cannot get access. Firefox is proving recently to be more of a problem than an asset.

Asked by janetinlargo 4 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 4 months ago

serious tracking protection

hi, when starting firefox, it makes some connections to firebaseinstallations.googleapis.com detectportal.firefox.com app.adjust.com o1069899.ingest.sentry.i… (read more)

hi, when starting firefox, it makes some connections to

   firebaseinstallations.googleapis.com
   detectportal.firefox.com
   app.adjust.com
   o1069899.ingest.sentry.io
   assets.mozilla.net
   contile.services.mozilla.com
   firefox.settings.services.mozilla.com
   incoming.telemetry.mozilla.org
   location.services.mozilla.org

without user-consent. so this is not gdpr-compliant. how can i tell firefox not to connect to these sites? thanks t.

Asked by krupa1 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

Increase browser history file size

My FF version 126.0.1 browser history file size is stuck at 10,240 KB. Until recently it was 54,000 KB and change. I would like to get it larger. I've tried all the recen… (read more)

My FF version 126.0.1 browser history file size is stuck at 10,240 KB. Until recently it was 54,000 KB and change. I would like to get it larger. I've tried all the recent help postings relating to places.history.expiration.max_pages, places.history.expiration.transient_current_max_pages, browser.history_expire_days, browser.sessionhistory.max_entries or browser.sessionhistory_max_entries, and so on. Nothing seems to be able to change the "places" file size. Anyone have any more info on this topic?

Asked by internet60623 1 month ago

Last reply by TechHorse 1 month ago

Comments do not load

On a couple of sites (e.g. Petapixel) when I click "Load Comments", nothing happens. I suspect this may be because Firefox security is preventing comments from loading b… (read more)

On a couple of sites (e.g. Petapixel) when I click "Load Comments", nothing happens. I suspect this may be because Firefox security is preventing comments from loading because of site tracking or other security issues. Is this the cause?

Asked by dclark 5 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 months ago

It appears I have "Silk Privacy Pass" in firefox and I never put it there - I can't remove it

I've discovered it has something to do with Amazon. I didn't know I had it until I just migrated to Windows 10 and a new firefox update occurred. Even then, my only cl… (read more)

I've discovered it has something to do with Amazon.

I didn't know I had it until I just migrated to Windows 10 and a new firefox update occurred.

Even then, my only clue is a little orange "triangle" that shows up at the top line of the 'hamburger' menu at the top right on the screen. When I clicked on it, I got a message saying "Silk Privacy Pass wants to update".

I went to my installed extensions/themes screen and there is nothing about a silk extension or add-on.

It also showed up when I looked in the startup configuration and it showed it was loading during startup there. I disabled it. But today I just got the orange triangle again an hour ago wanting me to let it update.

I want it gone!! Especially when it showed up on my system without my asking or knowingly agreeing to it.


FWIW, I also ran Agent Ransack (search utility) on the drives and "Silk" does not come up as a file name for an app, DLL or any other file.

Asked by Owen McDonald 5 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 5 months ago