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Insecure password warning in Firefox

I have had it with Firefox playing cop. I really have. I have a site that I visit frequently but these past two updates have now broken my ability to sign into the site a… (read more)

I have had it with Firefox playing cop. I really have. I have a site that I visit frequently but these past two updates have now broken my ability to sign into the site at all, even in private mode. All I get is the shield and human icons with the strike-through and the error message on the user name/password field that says: This Connection Is Not Secure. Logins Entered Here Could Be Compromised. Learn More.

I've hit the escape button, tried private windows, done everything I can including resetting which was my last resort and which I hate doing, there's no more whitelist, no way to bypass anything, this is totally unacceptable that I cannot get past this. Firefox is becoming more useless to me as they try to become more and more in control of what I can and cannot do. If there is no override to this, then I have to find a different browser because it's pretty useless to use one browser for some sites and another for other sites, don't you think? So if someone has a workaround for this problem, can you please tell me what it is?

Asked by nightsmusic 4 months ago

Last reply by joemartinello 1 week ago

Firefox 96.0 - "Forced" dark mode

I have been a "light theme" user for 15+ years. Since updating to 96.0 today, a dark mode spreading across Firefox has been forced onto me, including: New tab backgroun… (read more)

I have been a "light theme" user for 15+ years. Since updating to 96.0 today, a dark mode spreading across Firefox has been forced onto me, including:

  • New tab background
  • Background of any tab waiting to load a page
  • Google/Youtube background
  • Settings/add-ons/password menu backgrounds
  • Automatic username/password drop-down background
  • Background of the little box that appears on the bottom-left (the one which shows the URL when you mouse over a link)

I am unhappy with this and wish to have my usual theme back. Can anyone please assist?

(In addition, there is some sort of white border around the current tab, which I do not like)

Asked by hevinroyal 4 months ago

Last reply by Seburo 1 week ago

Primary Password fingerprint authentication

Hey! Years to years have passed but Firefox still missing to adapt some modern authentication. Other browser already support fingerprint authentication but, i don't know … (read more)

Hey! Years to years have passed but Firefox still missing to adapt some modern authentication. Other browser already support fingerprint authentication but, i don't know why firefox is not adapting the security?

Please add a feature so that Primary Password start unlocking using fingerprint authentication.

Asked by Elkees 3 months ago

Last reply by mannyvernancio 3 weeks ago

Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to www.youtube.com. PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR

Since your latest so called update a few days ago, all I get is the "Secure Connection Failed - An error occurred during a connection to www.youtube.com. PR_END_OF_FILE_E… (read more)

Since your latest so called update a few days ago, all I get is the "Secure Connection Failed - An error occurred during a connection to www.youtube.com. PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR" message when trying to open any pages. Your browser has become less useful than explorer or edge. It's the same message no matter what page is attempted to open.

Asked by cwestgcs 4 months ago

Last reply by David Smith 3 weeks ago

getting back to Light background on "New Tab" page

For over a year (just over a year on this computer and a few more years on a different computer) I have had a custom theme at the top appearing from the file menu through… (read more)

For over a year (just over a year on this computer and a few more years on a different computer) I have had a custom theme at the top appearing from the file menu through the address bar. The computers have also always had the New Tab menu being a light colored screen. I turn on the computer today, to find I guess Firefox updated last night? and completely got rid of the lightness of that page to make it dark, leaving me on the verge of a migraine every time I have to look at that thing.

How do I get rid of that dark page, back to the lighter version WITHOUT getting rid of my custom banner at the top? (yes I tried to use the light extension in theme and that gets rid of the banner and leaves me with a horrible white at the top which is just as big of an issue for me as all the black. I really need that like muted Tan back.)

Asked by emprusso 4 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 weeks ago

Separation of the address bar and search bar

You have very practical option for the address bar to separate it for the search bar. See the attached screen shot. We have many local url addresses to the local web serv… (read more)

You have very practical option for the address bar to separate it for the search bar. See the attached screen shot.

We have many local url addresses to the local web server, which the Firefox does not recognize as URL addresses and redirects to the search engine.

So I said in the option, that for the search purposes a separate bar should be used. But the address bar still redirects to the search engine although I said that that the address bar should be used only for the navigation.

Please make the address bar working for the navigation only if the option "Add search bar in toolbar" is selected. Otherwise there is no sense in the separate search bar.

Asked by oleg.schildt 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 month ago

Firefox get error when loginning into Godaddy Microsoft 365 account

I just downloaded and installed latest Firebox browser on Windows 10 64bit Pro system. I use to be able to log into my Godaddy Microsoft 365 account. Now I get the foll… (read more)

I just downloaded and installed latest Firebox browser on Windows 10 64bit Pro system. I use to be able to log into my Godaddy Microsoft 365 account. Now I get the following:

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Your browser is a bit unusual...

Try disabling ad blockers and other extensions, enabling javascript, or using a different web browser.

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I turned off blocking, popup adds and still gets same error (I stopped Firefox and restart and same issue).

Please help. Fred Kuhlman

Asked by dagget2 4 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 month ago

How to enable text prediction on Firefox?

On Microsoft Edge, whenever i type the first letter of a word it will suggest automatically the recent words that i have use. How to enable it on Firefox, i already brow… (read more)

On Microsoft Edge, whenever i type the first letter of a word it will suggest automatically the recent words that i have use. How to enable it on Firefox, i already browse the settings? I really need it on my job specially doing reports. We can only use Firefox to access our websites.

Asked by Will Reed 3 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 month ago

I need the search box in the middle of the page. This change is very hard for older computer users.

I need the search box in the middle of the page. This change is very hard for older computer users. Is there a way to change this search box back to mid page? … (read more)

I need the search box in the middle of the page. This change is very hard for older computer users. Is there a way to change this search box back to mid page?

Asked by r.krauth 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

Dowmload of Firefox update failed. The problem seems to be with not having recorded a new administrator. Can you help?

At 93, I need extra help. I lke and have used Firefox as my default browser fo a long time. Accepting your uopdate has caused problems for me. I will arrange a house call… (read more)

At 93, I need extra help. I lke and have used Firefox as my default browser fo a long time. Accepting your uopdate has caused problems for me. I will arrange a house call for technical repair, but hevwill need some help. I am thinking that it is probably best to delete the Firefox programming and download again.

Asked by grnbrven 2 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 months ago

Google Maps appears to be using my location but does not have permission

I searched an address and Google Maps gives an (accurate) estimated travel time to that address. Within Settings>Locations they are not listed as having permission to … (read more)

I searched an address and Google Maps gives an (accurate) estimated travel time to that address. Within Settings>Locations they are not listed as having permission to use location data and when they requested location data, I selected not to share.

Is there a way to specifically block a website from accessing location data? Is there a way to report suspisious activity from a website?

Thanks!

Asked by webcat 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

Single page windows don't disappear after moved to multi-tab windows

Since probably FF94, i can't remove single page windows (like popup) by turning them into a tab anymore. Before when a popup window appeared i moved it to the already ope… (read more)

Since probably FF94, i can't remove single page windows (like popup) by turning them into a tab anymore.

Before when a popup window appeared i moved it to the already opened main window to turn it into tab to not have ton of "recently closed windows". But since FF94, when i move a window, instead of disappear after become a tab, firefox only duplicate the webpage (i have the new tab and the identical webpage window). Until now the only way i have to remove the annoying windows is to kill firefox app with windows task manager and uncheck them in the tab recovery.

How i can have firefox able to really move windows into tab like before instead of copy them? Or have a way to permanently delete unwanted windows i don't use anymore in the "recently closed windows" list without killing the task.

Also moving tab from a firefox window to another work normally (no duplicate), the problem occurs only when FF windows has a single tab.

Asked by thor94 3 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 months ago

Latest Update

I updated to the latest version yesterday and now my Bookmarks ,History and a few other things have gone into Dark Mode. I really don't care for it and have tried looking… (read more)

I updated to the latest version yesterday and now my Bookmarks ,History and a few other things have gone into Dark Mode. I really don't care for it and have tried looking into my settings but I see nothing that I can do to go back to the normal white. I am using Windows 11 on an HP All In One Desktop computer. Is there anything I can do to revert back to the way it was? Thanks for any reply.

Asked by CarolinaGirl57 4 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 months ago

changing account password

I've been attempting to snyc my desktop PC Firefox with my laptop Firefox. In the process, I'm able to log into my account on the PC, but none of the saved passwords I ha… (read more)

I've been attempting to snyc my desktop PC Firefox with my laptop Firefox. In the process, I'm able to log into my account on the PC, but none of the saved passwords I have for my account work. I am not able to see the current password on my PC account and am not able to change it without losing my data. In attempting to change the password, I used the Recovery Key which I had save some time ago but find that it is expired. In clinking on the options to generate a new key from within my account, nothing happens. How can I find or change the original account password and or generate a new recovery key after removing the old one? My primary desktop PC poses no problem in terms of access to my data etc. I am not able to see the password and consequently I am not able to sync my laptop without it.

Asked by kmass3 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago