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How to stop Firefox from downlading htm files?

How to stop firefox from downloading x.htm files? I have checked "Always ask me where to save files" in the Downloads menu, for every file type available there, and it st… (read more)

How to stop firefox from downloading x.htm files? I have checked "Always ask me where to save files" in the Downloads menu, for every file type available there, and it still will download x.htm without asking.

Asked by Leszek 11 hours ago

Last reply by Terry 20 minutes ago

"Forms and Autofill" section is missing from the Settings page (the Privacy... page)

Hi all. I've been having a problem with Firefox (version 100.0) where the entire "Forms and Autofill" section is missing from the Settings page (the Privacy... page). And… (read more)

Hi all. I've been having a problem with Firefox (version 100.0) where the entire "Forms and Autofill" section is missing from the Settings page (the Privacy... page). And of course since that's missing, the corresponding features don't work either. Specifically, I'm trying to get the browser to save my address and credit card info.

I've dug into this quite a bit with no luck. I've tried disabling all extensions. I believe it's supposed to work with native functionality and not require an extension.

I've looked at these articles:

https://support.mozilla.org/bm/questions/1220110 https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1315704 https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1324732 https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-doesnt-save-web-form-entries https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/automatically-fill-your-address-web-forms https://wiki.mozilla.org/Firefox/Features/Form_Autofill

...which led me to verify that these settings are set correctly in about:config :

dom.forms.autocomplete.formautofill = true extensions.formautofill.available = on extensions.formautofill.creditCards.supported = on extensions.formautofill.creditCards.available = true extensions.formautofill.creditCards.enabled = true extensions.formautofill.creditCards.supportedCountries = US,CA,GB,FR,DE (I'm in the US) extensions.formautofill.addresses.supported = on extensions.formautofill.addresses.enabled = true extensions.formautofill.addresses.supportedCountries = US,CA extensions.formautofill.creditCards.hideui = false

The "about:policies#active" page says "The Enterprise Policies service is inactive", which I believe is the correct response.

The "Remember search and form history" setting is enabled.

On "about:support", the "Internationalization & Localization" items are all set to "en-US".

I don't know what else to look for. Very aggravating. Does anyone know how to make this work? It was working for me under Mint just a week ago, but I just switched to Manjaro in the last few days and I'd certainly like to avoid wiping my machine clean again.

Thanks for your help.

---scott

Asked by Scott Thomason 3 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 hours ago

Viewing Firefox password

I have recently registered with Firefox after having used it for a long time. I now find that the password that I thought I had used is not recognised. I am currently log… (read more)

I have recently registered with Firefox after having used it for a long time. I now find that the password that I thought I had used is not recognised. I am currently logged in. Is there a way of viewing my password in my account details? I do not want to change the password as I am unsure what I will lose from my history etc

Asked by greg.rippin 11 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 hours ago

Firefox won't recognize Manual Proxy configuration

I set manual proxy configuration to access provate network. Browser is unable to contact private server. Even when manual proxy configuration is established, browser stil… (read more)

I set manual proxy configuration to access provate network. Browser is unable to contact private server. Even when manual proxy configuration is established, browser still access public domain web pages such as youtube or any other public page, which means that it is not recognizing Manual Proxy settings.

Asked by gustavo.eduardo.morales.ortega 1 day ago

Last reply by Dropa 1 day ago

OlyKey a Physical Security Key Firefox wants me to register but the registry failed. Help - What now?

I purchased an OlnyKey to use for two factor authorization (2fa) for social media and other sites. I set it up and tried to sign in to Facebook. Immediately a drop down w… (read more)

I purchased an OlnyKey to use for two factor authorization (2fa) for social media and other sites. I set it up and tried to sign in to Facebook. Immediately a drop down window opened saying Windows indicated it had to be registered with Firefox. I clicked okay and followed the steps to create a PIN which I did. Then it said to touch my Security Key which I did and another drop down box opened stating the device failed to register.

I tried this three times, now what? Why do I need to register my Security Key? How can I see if it is registered with Firefox? What is keeping it from connecting to Facebook?

Everything I read and watch does not expose this kind of problem. I don't know how to see if the problem is Firefox, Windows, or Facebook! UGH

Help!

Asked by outermost500 1 day ago

Last reply by Dropa 1 day ago

2FA QR code, how to generate

I've toggled two-step authentication off/on multiple times, get new set of recovery codes, but I never get the QR coded, how do I generate this, please advise...thanks! … (read more)

I've toggled two-step authentication off/on multiple times, get new set of recovery codes, but I never get the QR coded, how do I generate this, please advise...thanks!

Asked by idondoty 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Too secure to use?

Firefox has become so secure I can no longer use it for work. I spend so much of my time allowing links to be opened from clients, etc. Has anyone found a simple work a… (read more)

Firefox has become so secure I can no longer use it for work. I spend so much of my time allowing links to be opened from clients, etc. Has anyone found a simple work around for all the freezes etc?

Asked by sharon.lusk 2 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 days ago

Latest Firefox update & F-Secure browser extension

After the recent Firefox update that I received on 5/17/22, my F-Secure Firefox browser extension no longer works with it. Any help to remedy this would be appreciated. … (read more)

After the recent Firefox update that I received on 5/17/22, my F-Secure Firefox browser extension no longer works with it. Any help to remedy this would be appreciated.

Asked by John V 3 days ago

Last reply by Dropa 3 days ago

Cookies

I clicked on a permission to improve my Cookie protection this morning. I just want to confirm that this is a legitimate Fire Fox protection and not some sort of scam. An… (read more)

I clicked on a permission to improve my Cookie protection this morning. I just want to confirm that this is a legitimate Fire Fox protection and not some sort of scam. Andrew

Asked by oneoldwahoo 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

Can't enrol into Two-Step Authentication

Good day, Really happy to see that mozilla is tightening up security. But unfortunately, I can't enroll into Two-Step Authentication everytime I enter code it's not being… (read more)

Good day,

Really happy to see that mozilla is tightening up security. But unfortunately, I can't enroll into Two-Step Authentication everytime I enter code it's not being accepted. I tried multiple android apps of those codes and non of them work for me.

Because of that, I lost access to addons.mozilla.com account, because system doesn't let me in without 2step auth enabled.

Any chance I can use yubikey's intead of those auth apps? or anything else I can do?

Asked by Stas 5 months ago

Last reply by nzmusiclover2192 3 days ago

This is so stupid, I was just on Facebook then it told me to refresh, now theres some security crap.

Facebook does NOT require any HSTS, Edge goes there with no problem. This is why I deleted Firefox last night, I downloaded it again to try to get there and what do you k… (read more)

Facebook does NOT require any HSTS, Edge goes there with no problem. This is why I deleted Firefox last night, I downloaded it again to try to get there and what do you know, it worked. That is until it told me to refresh, then all of a sudden you claim it requires this HSTS which is crap. The only reason I'm not on Edge now is one small little imperfection that Firefox doesn't have. So I guess I'll be deleting Firefox yet again with it's HSTS nonsense.

Asked by scott150 3 days ago

Last reply by Terry 3 days ago

Google Sign in next button not working

I cleared the cache. Instructed to check DNS server automatically but I can not find that under Edit - Settings. Do I need to do something different? Linuxmint 20.3, FF … (read more)

I cleared the cache. Instructed to check DNS server automatically but I can not find that under Edit - Settings. Do I need to do something different?

Linuxmint 20.3, FF 100

Asked by borgward 4 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 days ago

Why does nothing remember this browser?

The password manaer and autofill works just fine. but every damn time I try to log into anything I have to do the F-ing two factor authentication everytime. I'm so sick o… (read more)

The password manaer and autofill works just fine. but every damn time I try to log into anything I have to do the F-ing two factor authentication everytime. I'm so sick of it. It even does that even though I selected "trust this browser or device or whatever". I hate 2FA I dont care how secure it is its a pain in the ass!!!

Asked by jrocco727 4 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 days ago

Passwords

My browser updated and I seem to have lost all of my saved passwords. I signed in but none of them seem to be saved. Not sure how to get them back or where they went. Is … (read more)

My browser updated and I seem to have lost all of my saved passwords. I signed in but none of them seem to be saved. Not sure how to get them back or where they went. Is there a way to recover or find them?

Asked by panaderoo.tb 1 week ago

Last reply by ExileFox 5 days ago

Saved User ID Name

I use Firefox and have saved my User ID and Passwords for my ATT email (https://currently.att.yahoo.com/) and my ATT account (att.com). It was populating these fields be… (read more)

I use Firefox and have saved my User ID and Passwords for my ATT email (https://currently.att.yahoo.com/) and my ATT account (att.com). It was populating these fields before but now the User ID wont populate and I have to type the info in. The Password populates OK. What happened and what can I do to get it to work?

Asked by Mary Ryckeley 6 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 days ago

credit card number appears and then disappears in firefox autofill

I have credit card autofill enabled, because I do a lot of business online and it is very convenient. Maddeningly, it has started doing something I can't find a way to fi… (read more)

I have credit card autofill enabled, because I do a lot of business online and it is very convenient. Maddeningly, it has started doing something I can't find a way to fix. I put the mouse over the box asking for a credit card number, the saved numbers pop up, I select one, and then the pop-up box disappears without filling in the credit card number. There has got to be a fix for this, but I cannot find it. Pls. advise...

Asked by s.wilber 1 month ago

Last reply by jdench1 6 days ago

"Delete cookies and site data when firefox is closed" checked but data remains

When I start a fresh session in firefox there is always some Kb of data showing under the "Cookies and site data" section in settings. How can it have site data and/or co… (read more)

When I start a fresh session in firefox there is always some Kb of data showing under the "Cookies and site data" section in settings. How can it have site data and/or cookies when it hasnt even visited anything yet? Whats worse is that sometimes it can be around 8Mb. So even if it is something that firefox itself puts in that folder upon starting a new session why does the data size vary that much? And its not random, it will either be a couple of tens of Kb or around 8Mb.

I have "Delete cookies and site data when firefox is closed" checked. Under "Manage exceptions" there are none. History is set to "Never remember".

I actually just checked now. Backed the text above to a file, turned all my addons off, and exited firefox entirely. Made sure there there are no firefox processes running, started it up to blank tab, and first thing I see is that there are 8.8Mb of data under the "Cookies and site data" section. I press the clear data button and exit entirely again. No processes running, start a new one, and theres 72Kb of data there. What is that?

Asked by alicewhole 1 month ago

Last reply by Dropa 6 days ago