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i followed you instructions to generate a new recovery before changing my password...so as not to lose my data....so now i dont have a recovery key and i cant create one because its asking me for my password???

I need to create a new recovery key and i should be able to but even though i am sighed in its asking me for my password which i have forgotten....wow nice instructions..… (read more)

I need to create a new recovery key and i should be able to but even though i am sighed in its asking me for my password which i have forgotten....wow nice instructions....i did exactly what I was instructed to...... to create a new recovery key.....but apparently even though i am sighed in i need to have my password to generate a new recovery key....would have been nice to know that first.....now i cant generate a new password without losing my data because i dont have a recovery key???? can anybody help me

Asked by mlamond 4 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 months ago

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Disabling DRM completely

I have disabled DRM content, why is firefox annoying me to enable it each time I load a website that requires it. What seems to be now the general topic, even for a simpl… (read more)

I have disabled DRM content, why is firefox annoying me to enable it each time I load a website that requires it. What seems to be now the general topic, even for a simple blog... If I disabled it, I do not want to be prompted to enable it back. I know how to enable it.

Asked by david636 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

ProctorU message Your Monitor Count could not be found

Trying to use ProctorU with Firefox 104.0.2 on Windows 11 Home, and I am getting the following message : "Monitor Count : You may only use 1 monitor during your exam. Yo… (read more)

Trying to use ProctorU with Firefox 104.0.2 on Windows 11 Home, and I am getting the following message : "Monitor Count : You may only use 1 monitor during your exam. Your monitor count could not be found". I searched for possible fixes, and someone mentioned removing fingerprinters, and possibly also remove cookies and tracking content from Firefox enforcement. I removed all 3 and that did not help. I also tried clearing cookies and site data and also cached web content, this did not help. Is there some other setting in Firefox that might be preventing the detection of the monitor count? Any suggestions on how to fix this issue?

Asked by RAR 3 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 month ago

email

How does firefox know my old email? Upon entering an old email to sign in, firefox prompts for me to enter the "primary" email for the account. How do I delete this old e… (read more)

How does firefox know my old email? Upon entering an old email to sign in, firefox prompts for me to enter the "primary" email for the account. How do I delete this old email? My account clearly shows no other "secondary" email provided. Will I have to delete my account?

Asked by snowbellysurfer 2 months ago

Last reply by Dropa 2 months ago

Google

Why are there so many Google tools embedded in Firefox? Many of us don't trust Google at all, and in the current environment of increasing surveillance, it seems very str… (read more)

Why are there so many Google tools embedded in Firefox? Many of us don't trust Google at all, and in the current environment of increasing surveillance, it seems very strange to find many Google processes in Firefox.

Asked by john820 2 months ago

Last reply by Dropa 2 months ago

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History locked in time

Websites browsing history does not update or delete. Opening the sidebar, right clicking on an entry and using Forget About this site or Delete Page has no effect. Menu&g… (read more)

Websites browsing history does not update or delete. Opening the sidebar, right clicking on an entry and using Forget About this site or Delete Page has no effect. Menu>Settings>Privacy. Private is unchecked. I've selected Clear History Time Range Everything, all boxes checked. Settings When closed Firefox should delete all boxes checked.

Remember Browsing History and it doesn't update when I open the sidebar. Last Visited is the only selection that shows any sites and it doesn't update as I browse new sites. By Date and Site, Most Visited, by site, by date do not show any sites.

I've even uninstalled Firefox and reinstalled and not sure how but it has the same history as well as last tabs opened.

Asked by cg1123 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

Firefox Private Browsing

I recently added Private Browsing on my Firefox browser. I do not want it and have tried several times to find a way to remove it, but cannot. Please help me. I am not… (read more)

I recently added Private Browsing on my Firefox browser. I do not want it and have tried several times to find a way to remove it, but cannot. Please help me. I am not very computer literate, so need simple answers. I see the Icon on my lower bar and hoped it would have an option for removal, but cannot find one. Thank you.

Asked by bevsantqs 4 weeks ago

Last reply by bevsantqs 4 weeks ago

Import personal certificate

With the latest upgrade to Firefox 107.0 there is no option any more to import or manage certificates. Going to Settings/Privacy & Security/Certificates and selecting… (read more)

With the latest upgrade to Firefox 107.0 there is no option any more to import or manage certificates. Going to Settings/Privacy & Security/Certificates and selecting View Certificates results in a window showing installed certificates with only OK button at the bottom of the window. No option to import, delete, save or anything else. OS: OpenSuse Linux 64bit

Asked by krpan2002 2 weeks ago

Last reply by bart17 1 week ago

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Still getting Newsletter Emails after unsubscribing

I have unsubscribed from all newsletter after receiving the first email but days later I'm still getting emails from Firefox (e.g. Superpower #4: See if your info has bee… (read more)

I have unsubscribed from all newsletter after receiving the first email but days later I'm still getting emails from Firefox (e.g. Superpower #4: See if your info has been leaked).

This is an incredibly bad user experience and to my knowledge illegal in the EU.

I'm probably still within that journey but the journey should terminate the moment I clicked unsubscribed.

Asked by jkl123 1 week ago

Answered by Chris 1 week ago

Offline mode is online and is still connecting to Internet

Hello everyone, Please test with all versions of Firefox. I was able to reproduce this consistently even after a complete reinstall or reset. For this case, ESR was check… (read more)

Hello everyone,

Please test with all versions of Firefox. I was able to reproduce this consistently even after a complete reinstall or reset. For this case, ESR was checked and surprisingly it stays online even when offline mode is used upon start using profile manager. For this, you can create a new profile and start the browser in offline mode and search something in address bar. At first, you will be greeted with an offline mode message but if you hit refresh then the browser becomes online and the search results are now available. This is not just related to search results but any websites.

Hope you guys can provide some info as this is really unexpected behavior.

Thank you and looking forward to your suggestions

Test specs: Windows 7-10/Linux/Ubuntu Firefox version: ESR 102.5.0/Standard 107.0

Asked by d3nkzplfcx 1 week ago

Mic stoped working at some sites after upgrade

I use a web app for learning guitar at https://www.fender.com/play It used the microphone to grade your playing Using Firefox 107.0 (64 bit) under Linux Mint - after a re… (read more)

I use a web app for learning guitar at https://www.fender.com/play It used the microphone to grade your playing Using Firefox 107.0 (64 bit) under Linux Mint - after a recent upgrade the mic stopped working at this site Fender play says, " Microphone access | We require microphone access to give feedback on your playing | Please click "Allow" or "Share"above to provide it for us."

But 'old' dialog box requesting permission never shows up. Address bar shows 'mic icon', but clicking on it does nothing

If I google "mic test" the mic seems to work fine at a "testing" site

I think Fender actually uses MatchMySound1.com to analyze -- Has some setting permission possibly changed? Works in Firefox 102.5esr using Debian

BTW: = Settings | Privacy & Security | microphone [settings] doesn't seem useful

Thanks in advance

Asked by kenkingtoo 1 week ago

Last reply by kenkingtoo 1 week ago

Lost access to primary email

Hi, My primary email is in the .ru domain and I have lost access to it due to Ukraine goc restricted access to it. How can I change it or set up alternative authentificat… (read more)

Hi,

My primary email is in the .ru domain and I have lost access to it due to Ukraine goc restricted access to it. How can I change it or set up alternative authentification method without confirmation via email.

I still have access to Account settings from my phone Just have new OS on my PC and faced this problem.

TY BR, Serhii

Asked by brpt 2 days ago

Last reply by Dropa 2 days ago

Primary Password Timeout

Is there anyway to set a timeout on the Primary Password? It would be helpful if there was a time limit on how long passwords could be used before having to log in again.… (read more)

Is there anyway to set a timeout on the Primary Password? It would be helpful if there was a time limit on how long passwords could be used before having to log in again. At the moment you have to close out of Firefox to lock it down again.

Asked by codderz83 1 day ago

Last reply by codderz83 23 hours ago

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Firefox Tracking Protection and extension overlap?

There is no shortage of privacy protection plugins, which I consider to be a good thing However, Firefox also has tracking protection on board itself. This leaves me wond… (read more)

There is no shortage of privacy protection plugins, which I consider to be a good thing However, Firefox also has tracking protection on board itself. This leaves me wondering if and how much overlap there is between these privacy protection plugins and Firefox tracking protection and if having both or multiple of these enabled, isn't simply overkill?

To illustrate, I have tracking protection set to strict. In addition, I use EFF Privacy Badger, uBlock Origin, NoScript and DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials.

If I have Firefox tracking protection set to strict, do I still need Privacy Badger, uBlock Origin and DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials? These seem to cover the same functionality but one may be better than the other. How do I know which to choose? (NoScript is more a security feature, so that's another matter).

Asked by joopberis 2 years ago

Last reply by joopberis 2 years ago

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Master password not working on other computer

I'm using two computers. My master password isn't working on the other computer. I tried changing it on the 1st computer (where I'm logged into Firefox); but the change i… (read more)

I'm using two computers. My master password isn't working on the other computer. I tried changing it on the 1st computer (where I'm logged into Firefox); but the change isn't applying to the 2nd computer. Help!

Asked by KT 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago