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deactivate Verification E-mail

Verification by email is a real pain in the ass if I wanted pain in the ass I was left with chorme or edge possible that you only have to copy the worst of the worst ... … (read more)

Verification by email is a real pain in the ass if I wanted pain in the ass I was left with chorme or edge possible that you only have to copy the worst of the worst ... at least give the option to disable this crap

Asked by nemo007dakkar 2 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 17 minutes ago

Does using Firefox make cookie opt in on sites ineffective ?

Hi, I am confused about the two ways we control cookies. Firefox says its blocks trackers ( ie cookies), esp third party ones, which are the problematic ones. But when … (read more)

Hi,

I am confused about the two ways we control cookies. Firefox says its blocks trackers ( ie cookies), esp third party ones, which are the problematic ones. 

But when we surf, we see options to accept third party cookies. So far I always go ahead and select No. But could I be saving time by clicking yes; knowing Firefox blocks them anyway ? Shouldn't there be a way that Firefo sends information to the site I'm visiting automatically about my wish not to have third party trackers?

Thanks, Caroline

Asked by caroline16 58 minutes ago

Last reply by jscher2000 37 minutes ago

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Certifications issues causing youtube to not work properly

Hello, i was unable to access Google and YouTube due to "Error code: SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER", i could still access Gmail and drive but those two would not budge, i was … (read more)

Hello, i was unable to access Google and YouTube due to "Error code: SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER", i could still access Gmail and drive but those two would not budge, i was still able to access them trough Chrome tough.

I did not have any anti-virus installed, did install malwarebytes for a moment, did a scan and uninstalled it, did not do anything. Turned off windows defender and nothing happened. I did have glasswire installed so uninstalled that as well and nothing happened.

After researching a bit more i found a solution where a guy imported the required certificate from another browser so i did the same. The certificate from both these websites was "DigiCert Global Root G1A" and it was present in Chrome but it was missing in Firefox(In case its relevant), and afterward i got access to both these websites however YouTube stopped working properly. The sidebar on the main site does not show any content( https://prnt.sc/109dtjv ), the comment section wont load and also when i click on my profile it wont load as well ( https://prnt.sc/109dux1 ). As far as i am aware those are the only issues i am facing, the videos load with no problem. Everything is working properly on Chrome so i will assume its not YouTube. I tried starting in incognito mode and safe mode, the issue is still there. So what im currently assuming is that maybe i should not have imported a certificate from another browser but i could be wrong so any help would be appreciated.


TL:DR: Imported certificate from another browser to fix "Error code: SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER", now YouTube wont load the sidebar, comment section and myprofile dropdown menu.

Asked by Foximite 5 hours ago

Answered by Foximite 1 hour ago

"Manage Exceptions" re: "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed"

In about:preferences#privacy, I've checked "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed". I would like to "Manage Exceptions" but what I set there does not pers… (read more)

In about:preferences#privacy, I've checked "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed". I would like to "Manage Exceptions" but what I set there does not persist when Firefox is re-launched. What am I doing wrong ?

Asked by eric.viala 3 hours ago

how to see all passwords

hello, I have just had a serious scare and nearly lost all my passwords. Firefox used to have a facility to see all passwords I know i can see them individually but is t… (read more)

hello, I have just had a serious scare and nearly lost all my passwords. Firefox used to have a facility to see all passwords I know i can see them individually but is there a facility where i can see them all to take a hard copy please? j

Asked by jeremyknight1 5 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 hours ago

FireFox 86.0 - Protection against tracking - Not Working

Hi There In FireFox 86.0 protection against tracking is NOT WORKING, please take a look at attached screen-shots for my Firefox 86.0 browser, FaceBook and Privacy Setting… (read more)

Hi There

In FireFox 86.0 protection against tracking is NOT WORKING, please take a look at attached screen-shots for my Firefox 86.0 browser, FaceBook and Privacy Settings.

Platform is Windows 10, FireFox 86.0.

/Thomas

Asked by ThomasHolte 12 hours ago

Last reply by ThomasHolte 9 hours ago

virtual machine for SAS university edition blocked

hello, I use SAS University Edition to learn how to improve my SAS knowledge. It's installed via a VM and once installed, you just have to type http://http://localhost:10… (read more)

hello,

I use SAS University Edition to learn how to improve my SAS knowledge.

It's installed via a VM and once installed, you just have to type http://http://localhost:10080/ in the browser to open the SAS session. It worked for months, until new releases of Firefox. I disabled the HTTPS only mode on Firefox.

Now I get a Firefox error message "Cette adresse est interdite - Cette adresse utilise un port réseau inhabituel pour la navigation web. Par mesure de sécurité, Firefox a abandonné la requête." Forbidden address, due to unusual network port usage.

How can I log on my virtual machine? Where are the parameters that restrict the access to http sites and how can I manage them?

Thank you for your help, PY

Asked by pellgomz29 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 16 hours ago

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is it safe to delete "app.normandy" in about:config? It over rides Do Not Install Studies preferences.

I am alarmed to learn from moderator Cor-el that FF installs a back door on my browser to load studies even after I specifically set my FF preferences to NOT participate … (read more)

I am alarmed to learn from moderator Cor-el that FF installs a back door on my browser to load studies even after I specifically set my FF preferences to NOT participate in any study. Under Privacy and Security > Firefox Data Collection and Use, I unchecked the box to DISALLOW studies. ~ I am NOT enrolled in any study according to about:studies ~

--> How can I stop this? Can I delete all these "app.normandy."options in the about:config window without breaking the browser? Or do I set all or some to False? I am not a programmer. I would appreciate a lay person explanation.

~ The bigger question: Why is Firefox is inserting these 'studies' surreptiously irregardless of the options I set? ~

I deliberately stopped installing upgrades after v.84 to avoid problems caused by unannounced changes to functionality and the interface. Especially after the terrible changes to the print function which I encountered using another computer. But this disruptive, unwanted Print experiment appeared on this PC, despite not updating.

Thank you to the helpful moderators who can identify which about:config options we can change to false to roll back changes. However, it is not beneficial to make us waste hours to hunt these down.


"Normandy is a collection of servers, workflows, and Firefox components that enables Mozilla to remote control Firefox clients in the wild based on precise criteria."

app.normandy.api_url https://normandy.cdn.mozilla.net/api/v1 app.normandy.dev_mode false app.normandy.enabled true app.normandy.first_run false app.normandy.last_seen_buildid app.normandy.logging.level 50 app.normandy.migrationsApplied 10 app.normandy.onsync_skew_sec 600 app.normandy.run_interval_seconds 21600 app.normandy.shieldLearnMoreUrl https://support.mozilla.org/1/firefox/%VERSION%/%OS%/%LOCALE%/shield app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.browser.partnerlink.useAttributionURL true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.browser.toolbars.bookmarks.2h2020 true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.browser.topsites.experiment.ebay-2020-1 true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.browser.topsites.useRemoteSetting true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.doh-rollout.enabled true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.doh-rollout.profileCreationThreshold 1896163212345 app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.doh-rollout.provider-steering.enabled true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.doh-rollout.provider-steering.provider-list [{ "name": "comcast", "canonicalName": "doh-discovery.xfinity.com", "uri": "https://doh.xfinity.com/dns-query" }] app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.network.preload true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.print.tab_modal.enabled false app.normandy.user_id 9893538f-07be-4513-8265-9124f1f967ff

Asked by plew29881 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 19 hours ago

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Enhanced Tracking Protection not detecting trackers in any site

After moving my profile from one computer to another (I am in the process of replacing an old laptop with a semi-new one) Enhanced Tracking Protection no longer detects a… (read more)

After moving my profile from one computer to another (I am in the process of replacing an old laptop with a semi-new one) Enhanced Tracking Protection no longer detects any trackers, even of things that it previously blocked. Embeds of tweets, ads served with tracking cookies. It's like the function just... doesn't find them at all.

I've tried turning tracking protection on and off, turning it from strict to standard, and nothing makes it start detecting tracking agents again.

Any help would be appreciated.

Asked by Zero-ELEC 22 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 20 hours ago

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Cannot find "Forms and Autofill" section in options, need to autofill credit cards

I want to save my credit cards in Firefox, but I cannot find the option this article refers to: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/credit-card-autofill I only have "log… (read more)

I want to save my credit cards in Firefox, but I cannot find the option this article refers to:

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/credit-card-autofill

I only have "logins and passwords" there, not "forms and auto-fill".

Am I missing something? Does Firefox even save credit cards for international users or not?

Thanks!

Asked by Zeeshan 3 weeks ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 2 weeks ago

mozilla/firefox master password on my new i-mac 19.2

I have a new i_mac 19.2 using catalina OS and firefox browser 78.8 and xfinity connect for e-mail. every time I boot up it asks for my mozilla/firefox master password. … (read more)

I have a new i_mac 19.2 using catalina OS and firefox browser 78.8 and xfinity connect for e-mail. every time I boot up it asks for my mozilla/firefox master password. in 20 years of using firefox and thunderbird I have never been asked for the master password for mozilla/firefox . I had to go to xfinity connect to get e-mail service that worked because google and yahoo keep trying to highjack my mail app.

Asked by ferrier_chris 23 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 22 hours ago

Is the multi account containers still useful in Firefox 86

Hi, After reading on the new update with Firefox 86, it seems that you have made some really good changes on the way cookies are handled forcing each site to keep their c… (read more)

Hi,

After reading on the new update with Firefox 86, it seems that you have made some really good changes on the way cookies are handled forcing each site to keep their cookie separate from everyone else.

So is the Is the multi account containers still useful in Firefox 86 if what I'm using them for is to keep from being tracked?

It seems that they would be useful if I wanted to open several different Gmail accounts at the same time from within their respective folders.

Thank you for your help.

Kenrick

Asked by Kenrick 2 days ago

Last reply by Kenrick 23 hours ago

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Remove Website from Popup-Block-List

Hello, recently I moved a website to the "Block Popups from this site" list. Now I only have the option to generally block all pop-ups or to allow them in general. Is the… (read more)

Hello,

recently I moved a website to the "Block Popups from this site" list.

Now I only have the option to generally block all pop-ups or to allow them in general.

Is there any way to get that yellow bar back, telling me, that something has blocked and allows me to select which Popup is to be allowed and which is declined?

Thank you!

Asked by devilsraccoon 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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Privacy extensions

Now that FF 86 has total cookie protection do I still need to run extensions that do the same thing. I have always run ublock origin. Also I see that DuckDuckGo has an … (read more)

Now that FF 86 has total cookie protection do I still need to run extensions that do the same thing. I have always run ublock origin. Also I see that DuckDuckGo has an extension that blocks trackers, wonder if I need that too or not.

When I load a web page I still see ublock blocking things and if I add the DDG extension its finding stuff too at the same time.

Thoughts?

Asked by elliot5 2 days ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

TLS 1.2

I get a email from a web site that I have to log into on a regular basis.They are telling me starting today the web site will require TLS 1.2. I went to https://www.sslla… (read more)

I get a email from a web site that I have to log into on a regular basis.They are telling me starting today the web site will require TLS 1.2. I went to https://www.ssllabs.com/ssltest/viewMyClient.html to check like the web site informed me to do so. Click on Continue

Once the page completes the test, scroll down to the Protocol Features section. If Yes is displayed next to TLS 1.2, your browser will continue to work as it currently does with Talent Suite applications.

Mine shows 1.3 yes but not 1.2. I look it up 1.3 is not backwards compatible. So I changed the security.tls.version.max to 3 now everything for the TLS shows no when I run test I am lost

  Thanks for any help

Asked by cfrankmjr 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

2AF TOTP troubleshooting

Hi! It doesn't matter wich app I use for 2AF, once the QR is scanned (or even when the hash is added manually) Firefox doesn't recognize the 6 digit code. Now I'm using a… (read more)

Hi! It doesn't matter wich app I use for 2AF, once the QR is scanned (or even when the hash is added manually) Firefox doesn't recognize the 6 digit code. Now I'm using andOTP, but the same behaviour with Google Authenticator. Any help? Thanks in advance!

Asked by Joseph 2 days ago

Facebook container

Hi, does anybody else have this problem? I am using the Facebook container add-on which works fine apart from when I have been on Facebook and then go on to the MSN games… (read more)

Hi, does anybody else have this problem? I am using the Facebook container add-on which works fine apart from when I have been on Facebook and then go on to the MSN games site without closing Firefox first. If I close Firefox after using Facebook then open MSN games all is fine. If I forget to close Firefox and go straight to MSN games I lose all my games history and have to log on again with a pop-up appearing saying that they have changed their privacy policy. Many thanks

Asked by Gandalf 2 days ago