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List of Cookie exceptions keeps getting deleted, despite "Allow" for each

The List of Cookie exceptions under Security Setting, the ones I want to retain, keeps getting deleted. I select ALLOW for each one. What is causing the list to get del… (read more)

The List of Cookie exceptions under Security Setting, the ones I want to retain, keeps getting deleted. I select ALLOW for each one. What is causing the list to get deleted?

Asked by kjsles444 1 week ago

Last reply by kjsles444 6 days ago

How to make "mailto" default to Microsoft Outlook (https://outlook.live.com/owa/) through Firefox browser in Windows 11.

I have a new PC with Windows 11. Setting default programs in 11 is very complicated. My email client is Microsoft Outlook (https://outlook.live.com/owa/), which is acce… (read more)

I have a new PC with Windows 11. Setting default programs in 11 is very complicated. My email client is Microsoft Outlook (https://outlook.live.com/owa/), which is accessed through the Firefox browser. When I get an email with an email link it defaults to "mailto", which defaults to the Windows Mail app, which I do not use. How can I make "mailto" default to Microsoft Outlook (https://outlook.live.com/owa/) running through Firefox?

Thanks, Jerry

Asked by gomurchu 5 days ago

Last reply by gomurchu 4 days ago

"Never remember history" changes to "Use custom..." and "...private mode"

Version 94.0.2 (64-bit) Windows 10 Hi. A few times in Settings I selected History->Never remember history, yet upon reopening the browser the setting was changed to "U… (read more)

Version 94.0.2 (64-bit) Windows 10

Hi.

A few times in Settings I selected History->Never remember history, yet upon reopening the browser the setting was changed to "Use custom settings for history" and "Always use private mode." Why is this happening?

The larger issue is Cached Web Content (CWC), which doesn't completely delete like everything else. No matter the settings to delete everything upon closing or never remember, every time I reopen FF and click Clear Data there is some data in CWC (albeit in kb). I've read many pages and posts here and it's still not clear: A) Why isn't it 0 bytes and B) If a previously visited site can access the CWC, then isn't that a strike against privacy?

Sincerley,

Hank

Asked by hank.leeps 1 week ago

Last reply by hank.leeps 2 days ago

change password problem

After receiving an email about lockwise absorption, I thought I would try changing my firefox account password. Mainly that was because I do not see any other way to log… (read more)

After receiving an email about lockwise absorption, I thought I would try changing my firefox account password. Mainly that was because I do not see any other way to log into another mac system without it. I can sync an ios device with the qr code scan but not another mac system.

So from the account profile I went to Change Password and changed the password to some new securely generated password.

Now in my saved passwords, I see that the new password is saved for "(no username)" account and the old password is still there for my user name.

But when I try to log into FF browser on another mac system with my user name, neither password works. They are both "incorrect".

Asked by lk6 1 week ago

Last reply by lk6 6 days ago

recently visited sites showing up on my bookmarks tool bar ... how to stop that

Recently visited sites are showing up on my bookmarks tool bar ... how can I stop that from happening? Rather than manually deleting them from my bookmarks tool bar again… (read more)

Recently visited sites are showing up on my bookmarks tool bar ... how can I stop that from happening? Rather than manually deleting them from my bookmarks tool bar again and again.

Asked by terryholland001 3 days ago

Deleting cookies

I am looking for a way to simply delete 100's of cookies, but not all, with out using the very limited "Manage cookies and site data" window. It takes forever to delete… (read more)

I am looking for a way to simply delete 100's of cookies, but not all, with out using the very limited "Manage cookies and site data" window. It takes forever to delete 5 or 6 at a time. What is the replacement for when you could type "." and this window expanded to full page and the selection process was so simple?

Asked by Leader 6 days ago

Enabling facebook microphone permissions

Okay so I am trying to use facebook messenger's "audio clip" function, but it says it does not have permissions to do so. I verified that my microphone(on my computers en… (read more)

Okay so I am trying to use facebook messenger's "audio clip" function, but it says it does not have permissions to do so. I verified that my microphone(on my computers end) is enabled and able to be accessed, but when I go to firefox settings there is no option to allow or block facebook from having access. The Tab is just empty entirely with no option to "add a website" or remove one. I attached a screenshot of the error Im getting and the settings page. I reviewed the page "https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-manage-your-camera-and-microphone-permissions" and it shows that the website should be listed and I should be able to choose "allow or block" but the website is clearly not listed. Additionally that page references a button that does not seem to exist in my browser which was referenced as "the permissions icon". That icon is not anywhere on my browser or in the settings.

I attached 3 images that hopefully breakdown what I am trying to describe as its difficult to explain without directly referencing the images.

Asked by camelwrangler 1 week ago

Last reply by camelwrangler 5 days ago

Privacy Question

I tried optimising firefox's settings for the most possible privacy. When i visit firstpartysimulator.org and complete the test, the result claims i do have a decent prot… (read more)

I tried optimising firefox's settings for the most possible privacy. When i visit firstpartysimulator.org and complete the test, the result claims i do have a decent protection against tracking while my "software" is not checking for "do not track policies". By software im not sure if this is ment to be the operatingsystem or the browser, firefox. The result also shows i do have a nearly unique fingerprint. If i remove one of my current extensions -> canvas blocker, i do have a unique fingerprint. This is not good as i see it.

How can i make firefox (or windows if so) check for do not track policies? I noticed the duckduckgo addon claims to always check for do not track policies but im not sure if i really need this extension. Also do not track only works if the host website supports it as far as i know. To get this to an end, the question is 1, how to make us of do not track policies, 2 how can i make my fingerprint less unique? I only changed a couple settings in about:config and use a total of 3 browser extensions, this shouldnt be to much unique, or?

Asked by Firefox_Beginner 4 days ago

Leaking DNS!

Hi, I tried checking if my DNS is leaking and it is! My Firefox is a fresh installed. See image below for reference. Is there any fix on this? PS. I already checked into… (read more)

Hi,

I tried checking if my DNS is leaking and it is! My Firefox is a fresh installed. See image below for reference. Is there any fix on this?


PS. I already checked into the Network Settings and found that the DNS over HTTPS is Enabled (Cloudflare as Provider)

Asked by Adriel 4 days ago

Last reply by Adriel 3 days ago

Indiegogo removes the Facebook Container

Hello, When going to logon to Indiegogo.com I first reopen it in a Facebook container but once I do that the container goes away. The link I visit: https://www.indiegogo.… (read more)

Hello,

When going to logon to Indiegogo.com I first reopen it in a Facebook container but once I do that the container goes away.

The link I visit: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/wemax-go-pro-thinnest-alpd-smart-laser-projector?utm_source=launchemail+gator&utm_medium=launchemail+gator&utm_campaign=launchemail+gator#/

Whether I copy and paste the link in a new FB container or click the tab to reopen in FB container it goes away immediately.

Thanks, Brian Middleton

Asked by Bryo 3 days ago

secondary email account

Primary email when account 1st set is defunct. I cannot change it or remove it. Tried to enter secondary email, and get a message saying there is a problem with setting i… (read more)

Primary email when account 1st set is defunct. I cannot change it or remove it. Tried to enter secondary email, and get a message saying there is a problem with setting it up. I have entered 2 different email accounts that I have and it does not like either! If I delete the account & start offer it is a lot of work. Help

Asked by Gene 2 days ago

Does enhanced tracking protection include email addresses?

I recently googled a product and clicked on a link to their site (not an ad result). Shortly after I got an email from the company saying "thanks for checking us out." I … (read more)

I recently googled a product and clicked on a link to their site (not an ad result). Shortly after I got an email from the company saying "thanks for checking us out." I never filled in any form with my email address. Is Firefox allowing Google to send my email address to the company so they can send marketing emails? I have Enhanced Tracking Protection on.

Asked by leelalynn 2 days ago

Mozilla Addons account Sign in problem

hello, i have a mozilla addons developer account, i have not opened it for a month or two. Today, i am trying to sign in, it has two step verification setup, sent a code … (read more)

hello, i have a mozilla addons developer account, i have not opened it for a month or two. Today, i am trying to sign in, it has two step verification setup, sent a code to my email, i enter the code back and validated, but it did not sign in and redirect me to the main email and password page. i tried again, but now it is not sending me any code in mail. Suggest me any solution. thanks

Asked by Adam Green 1 day ago

How can I get Firefox to save email addresses but not passwords?

I am trying to set up Firefox to remember email addresses but not passwords. I cannot find the proper settings or any help file that covers this. I'd think that would b… (read more)

I am trying to set up Firefox to remember email addresses but not passwords. I cannot find the proper settings or any help file that covers this. I'd think that would be simple but it's not working out for me. Can you help?

Asked by kwillis11 3 days ago

How do I turn off Firefox needing Windows credentials to export passwords and bookmarks? It doesn't accept my Windows credentials.

So, I think this may be a Windows thing because it happens in Chrome too. Every few months I like to export my passwords and bookmarks to a portable SSD just to have back… (read more)

So, I think this may be a Windows thing because it happens in Chrome too. Every few months I like to export my passwords and bookmarks to a portable SSD just to have backed up. Now, when I go to export my passwords into an Excel file, it asks for my Windows login credentials. I 100% know my Windows credentials and can log into microsoft.com or any microsoft website fine. When I type them into Firefox, it says incorrect.

I even went to CMD and typed whoami and used that since that's my "Windows name" instead of my username or email address associated with Windows, and used my windows password and IT STILL said incorrect.

Please, how do I temporarily disable this feature or change it from needing my Windows password to my code to actually let me into Windows once my PC boots at the default image (Yes, I tried the code with all usernames too, no luck).

Thanks for any help.

Asked by Frag 3 days ago

Last reply by Frag 3 days ago

firefox does not show dropdown menu for password

Hi All, I am using firefox on my work laptop and it was working fine, until today that it was updated to the new version: 94.0.2 (64-bit) I noticed that the new version w… (read more)

Hi All, I am using firefox on my work laptop and it was working fine, until today that it was updated to the new version: 94.0.2 (64-bit)

I noticed that the new version was very fast, so I decided to switch from Chrome to Firefox. I imported all my logins and bookmarks, but when I go to a website, in the part where I should enter my login information, the drop-down menu does not show up, even though I have several saves usernames and passwords! I tried entering my logins manually into the password manager, but they still do not show up. The previous saved logins show up and work fine. But the new ones don't. Can you help me solve this issue? the image shows what I mean. The older login that was saved before the new update shows, but none of the other 4 logins that I imported or manually entered into the password manager show up.

Asked by suuufiii 1 day ago

Suggest strong password

Hello, I want to know one thing, you have added a feature that allows Firefox to generate a random strong password. That randomly generated 'strong' password has everyth… (read more)

Hello,

I want to know one thing, you have added a feature that allows Firefox to generate a random strong password. That randomly generated 'strong' password has everything except a special character. How can you say the password is secure if there is no special character in that. Almost 95% of the websites don't accept a password without a special character. May be give an option in the settings to customize the suggested password like character types and character length. That would be just perfect.

Thanks

Asked by Aayush Gupta 13 hours ago