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russian search engine keeps on popping up even though i eliminated from list

even though i eliminated the russian (i assume it's russian) search engine from list, it keeps on popping up when i open the browser. how ca i definitely eliminate it? … (read more)

even though i eliminated the russian (i assume it's russian) search engine from list, it keeps on popping up when i open the browser. how ca i definitely eliminate it?

Asked by moniqueborn 4 days ago

Last reply by Terry 4 days ago

Total Webshield. Is it a legitimate product that you recommend?

Total Webshield. Is it a legitimate product that you recommend? I’ve been told about this product. Do you recommend it for your Firefox users? Many scams now so I’m just… (read more)

Total Webshield. Is it a legitimate product that you recommend? I’ve been told about this product. Do you recommend it for your Firefox users? Many scams now so I’m just checking. Thanks Sophia Valente

Asked by sophia08valente 4 days ago

Last reply by Márk 3 days ago

Firefox cookie protection working?

I'm using the latest Firefox 101.0.1 (64-bit) in Windows 10 21H2 (64-bit). I've got Enhanced Tracking Protection set to Strict so the new Total Cookie Protection should b… (read more)

I'm using the latest Firefox 101.0.1 (64-bit) in Windows 10 21H2 (64-bit). I've got Enhanced Tracking Protection set to Strict so the new Total Cookie Protection should be working. To test this I went to https://www.grc.com/cookies/forensics.htm but it shows that 3rd party cookies aren't being isolated. Is this a Firefox issue or is this a problem with the website? Is there another website or way to test the new Firefox Total Cookie Protection?

Asked by Rockin' Jerry 3 days ago

My Firefox Browser in my MAC has been replaced with a Developer-Tweaked Firefox Browser. Mozilla is involved in this unauthorized switch?

Repeatedly my Firefox browser is replaced with an insecure, unsafe Firefox Browser. The unsafe browser allows storage of passwords, unchecks my choice to force sites that… (read more)

Repeatedly my Firefox browser is replaced with an insecure, unsafe Firefox Browser. The unsafe browser allows storage of passwords, unchecks my choice to force sites that are HTTPS, has containers that house webcompat@mozilla.org, pictureinpicture@mozilla.org.xpi, screenshots@mozilla.org.xpi, doh-rollout@mozilla.org.xpi; formautofill@mozilla.org.xpi etcetera.

Asked by WANNAKNOW2020 3 days ago

How do I make Firefox forget my primary password after suspend/lock

Hi, As it is, Firefox remember the primary password as long as the software is open and the computer not shut down. This is a very serious security risk! Firefox should f… (read more)

Hi, As it is, Firefox remember the primary password as long as the software is open and the computer not shut down. This is a very serious security risk! Firefox should forget the primary password after a certain period of time, even when running continuously. At least Firefox should forget the password after the session is suspended or locked. Could you please add this feature in your next release. Sincerely, -- Pierre

Asked by pablanche.az 3 days ago

Last reply by pablanche.az 1 day ago

Believe I'm receiving a BOGUS SECURITY ALERT

Entire screen taken over by what I think is a Bogus security alert. Claims to be Apple Platform Security - *** ACCESS TO THIS PC HAS BEEN BLOCKED*** ... it has been infe… (read more)

Entire screen taken over by what I think is a Bogus security alert. Claims to be Apple Platform Security - *** ACCESS TO THIS PC HAS BEEN BLOCKED*** ... it has been infected with a Trojan Spyware This is followed by phone numbers to "contact Mac Support - 1-833-798-2936— (plus another number)" I have contacted Apple and APPLE SAYS: they would never send such a notice. IMPORTANT: This only occurs on FIREFOX. It won't go away when I shut down or even if I erase and reload Firefox app. NOTE: It does NOT happen with Safari.

Asked by halej2 2 days ago

Last reply by Paul 2 days ago

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[LINUX][NON-WINDOWS][ONLY REPRODUCABLE ON LINUX] Sessionstore variables for OS restart don't do anything

browser.sessionstore.resuming_after_OS_restart = false. My browser still restores on os restart. Startup -> Restore previous windows and tabs is unchecked browser.sess… (read more)

browser.sessionstore.resuming_after_OS_restart = false. My browser still restores on os restart. Startup -> Restore previous windows and tabs is unchecked browser.sessionstore.max_resumed_crashes = 0 browser.sessionstore.restore_on_demand = false browser.sessionstore.resume_from_crash = false

I do not and will not manually close my browser session every time I want to shut down my computer in order to get it to do what it's supposed to. Linux sends SIGTERM to all running processes on shutdown. Firefox isn't handling this correctly, obviously, because if it was, then my settings would be getting respected. SIGTERM is the standard signal sent to windows that need to close gracefully and are expected to still be functional.

NOTE: Do not provide windows-specific support to this thread. I am not running firefox on windows, and I do not possess a windows computer or license.

Asked by ctrentsj 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 day ago

2FA generated code useless, kept getting pissed-off by email sent code

Hello Everyone. I've been using Firefox for the longest time I can remember. I loved it. And I also have found the Firefox Account function quite convenient and useful. A… (read more)

Hello Everyone.

I've been using Firefox for the longest time I can remember. I loved it. And I also have found the Firefox Account function quite convenient and useful. Also an avid fan. However, as of two months ago, I needed to re-install my Ubuntu OS on my laptop and of course Firefox as well. I enabled 2FA as I did before and it was a breeze. However, when I started using it (Account log-in/log-out) I keep getting asked to have the confirmation via my email and NOT via the 2FA app generated code I registered with it. At first, I still have the patience for it. But after several months, I am already pissed off. It's such an unbearable nuisance already, when I always have my 2FA app that I can always refer to in a snap. I really hate what's happening now. Can anybody please tell me what went wrong with Firefox 2FA account and why it keeps bugging me for email confirmation and not use the 2FA generated code? Makes me think all my efforts in setting the 2FA app useless and I've had enough already.

Thank you everyone for your help.

Asked by myzeroconf 1 day ago

Facing Error while Accessing Website on Firefox

Hello there, We are team of web developers. We are facing error while accessing our website [[fitprinters|https://fitprinters.com/]] into Firefox. Although we are using … (read more)

Hello there, We are team of web developers. We are facing error while accessing our website [[fitprinters|https://fitprinters.com/]] into Firefox. Although we are using SSL too but it keeps showing security error. Can you look into this matter? We really appreciate your help and support.

Asked by teamfitprinters 1 day ago

Last reply by Paul 1 day ago

In my settings it says my settings are being managed by my organisation. I am not in an organisation.

In my settings it says my settings are being managed by my organisation. I am not in an organisation. I have changed my password onm sync so I presume everything is signe… (read more)

In my settings it says my settings are being managed by my organisation. I am not in an organisation.

I have changed my password onm sync so I presume everything is signed out everywhere but the message persists. Who has unauthorised access to my account and how did they get it? How do I secure my account?

Asked by James 1 day ago

Last reply by James 1 day ago

Mozilla VPN doesnt work on Kubuntu or Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

Unknown error code 100 Could not find the program '/snap/firefox/1154/usr/lib/firefox/firefox' Please send a full bug report at https://bugs.kde.org. … (read more)

Unknown error code 100 Could not find the program '/snap/firefox/1154/usr/lib/firefox/firefox' Please send a full bug report at https://bugs.kde.org.

Asked by montana.angelborisov 1 day ago

Last reply by Paul 1 day ago

Turn off >EVERY< certificate check/verification in firefox

Is it possible to turn off EVERY signle certificate check/verification in firefox? "Error code: SEC_ERROR_BAD_SIGNATURE" "Error code: MOZILLA_PKIX_ERROR_SELF_SIGNED_CE… (read more)

Is it possible to turn off EVERY signle certificate check/verification in firefox?

  1. "Error code: SEC_ERROR_BAD_SIGNATURE"
  2. "Error code: MOZILLA_PKIX_ERROR_SELF_SIGNED_CERT"
  3. "Bulleted list itemMOZILLA_PKIX_ERROR_MITM_DETECTED"
  4. "SSL_ERROR_BAD_CERT_DOMAIN"
  5. "SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER"
  6. "etc etc... EVERY single certificate check!"

In the past it was really easy just start with "--ignore-certificate-errors". Now it's like moon landing, all options are hidden or have under a hundrred layer option list. Anything in the "about:config" ? browser.ssl_override_behavior 1 security.ssl.enable_ocsp_stapling false

(Please do NOT comment its unsafe and other things, that's not what I'm looking for)

Asked by rodneymullen2 1 day ago

Message "Browser being managed by your organization" is new.

The message about the "Browser being managed by your organization" that shows up in Firefox settings, is new. I've been using Linux mint with Firefox for over a year on m… (read more)

The message about the "Browser being managed by your organization" that shows up in Firefox settings, is new. I've been using Linux mint with Firefox for over a year on my own personal laptop and this message just showed up in my Firefox settings kind of out of the blue.. Can it be related to version 100? I was just trying to do something online. totally unrelated to the Firefox settings, and now I've spent a considerable amount of time trying to get rid of this policy. I tried to set the AppUpdate policy to true, but it still will not allow me to check for updates in the settings, or if I go under help, about. I do not use the laptop often, so this is the first time I've been unable to check for updates, and I would prefer not to have an enterprise security policy running on my personal laptop. I do not know how it came to be on the laptop but any help removing, or resetting the controls would be greatly appreciated.

Asked by artlawrence 1 day ago

Last reply by artlawrence 10 hours ago

Asking for password.

Firefox is asking for a password but I dont have one, (using a 2012 imac). I'm locked out of using my computer. Started 3 days ago and I entered 3 false passwords which o… (read more)

Firefox is asking for a password but I dont have one, (using a 2012 imac). I'm locked out of using my computer. Started 3 days ago and I entered 3 false passwords which opened a window allowing me to quit but now it doesnt matter how many false passwords I enter it wont allow me to access my computer.

Asked by colin59 1 day ago

Last reply by Terry 15 minutes ago

How do I remove autocomplete items from login typing spaces?

I'm about to lose my mind on this. I have searched long and short where this would be hidden at in the settings and I can't find it. Anything I search for just gives me b… (read more)

I'm about to lose my mind on this. I have searched long and short where this would be hidden at in the settings and I can't find it. Anything I search for just gives me basic troubleshooting for autocomplete in the search bar.

First, Firefox has 2 twitter logins successfully stored in the password vault. When I go to Twitter the only suggestion for the login is "tulsa" and I have no idea where it's getting this. It will not auto fill in either of the 2 stored emails, not even if you begin typing them. I have to type them in manually and then when I submit it, the password is automatically typed into the next page.

Highlighting "tulsa" and not clicking or hitting enter and using the delete key does nothing.

This is really, really driving me nuts. Please help me.

Asked by Burnt 18 hours ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 17 hours ago

When I am using Firefox with my Avast VPN I am often "denied access" to websites that accessible using other browsers such as Chrome? When I turn off the VPN with Firefox, access is given.

When I am using Firefox with my Avast VPN I am often "denied access" to websites that accessible using other browsers such as Chrome? When I turn off the VPN with Firefo… (read more)

When I am using Firefox with my Avast VPN I am often "denied access" to websites that accessible using other browsers such as Chrome? When I turn off the VPN with Firefox, access is given. What can I do to remedy this problem other than having to turn off the VPN? I doubt that it happens with the Mozilla VPN

Asked by justchuteem 6 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 hours ago

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Firefox block autoplay not working, preferences are showing "Block Audio and Video"

Hi there! I have been having trouble with Firefox continuing to autoplay videos even with preferences set to "Block Audio and Video." If I go to twitter.com or elsewhere … (read more)

Hi there!

I have been having trouble with Firefox continuing to autoplay videos even with preferences set to "Block Audio and Video."

If I go to twitter.com or elsewhere Firefox will show that auto play is disabled, but videos will autoplay with no audio. I would just like to get this feature working as autoplaying videos are incredibly annoying!

Thanks for any help!

Firefox 72.0.1

Asked by GuyManSir657438 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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I cannot login to my firefox account, reason it gives is "state"

I have no idea what state is on file as being my state of residence (I move a lot for a civilian), but I've lived at this address for the last three or four years and nev… (read more)

I have no idea what state is on file as being my state of residence (I move a lot for a civilian), but I've lived at this address for the last three or four years and never had any issue with logging in to my firefox account before. I have plenty of trouble with my location WITHIN the state (Oklahoma), because apparently the only cities that exist in the state are OKC and Tulsa /eyeroll, but I've never had an issue with the state itself being misidentified. I could understand if a VPN was causing the issue, but I'm not using a VPN (I know, I probably should, but imagine the login issue THEN! lol). Thanks in advance for any help.

Asked by Kesra 2 years ago

Last reply by ExtremeMachinez 1 year ago

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Secure Connection Failed PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR

By using the last version of Firefox (74.0) when visiting a website with security connection I got the following error : "Secure Connection Failed An error occurred durin… (read more)

By using the last version of Firefox (74.0) when visiting a website with security connection I got the following error : "Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to .............. PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified. Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem." With the previous versions of Firefox there was no such problem and I could visit the above website. So, please inform me what happened with ver. 74.0 ? By ver. 74.0 is no more supported some older security protocols which might have the above website, or this is a bug by the new ver. 74.0 ? Please inform me how this issue can be fixed ?

Asked by eladopoulos 2 years ago

Last reply by #367259 1 year ago

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how do i get firefox to ALLOW sites to auto-relode a web page

More and more sites are starting to "hide" behind cloudfare and such like which means it wants to re-load the web page automatically. Firefox is preventing this and I hav… (read more)

More and more sites are starting to "hide" behind cloudfare and such like which means it wants to re-load the web page automatically. Firefox is preventing this and I have to click allow every time, in some cases I can't access the sight due to this. I want to either turn OFF this annoyance permanently or to be able to "white list" certain sites to allow it

Asked by mortimer.hobart 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 years ago