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Firefox popup blocker exception list does not work for private windows

Firefox 90.0.2 (64-bit) on Windows 10. In about:preferences#privacy I have "Block pop-up windows" ticked and 16 websites set as exceptions. This exception list works in … (read more)

Firefox 90.0.2 (64-bit) on Windows 10.

In about:preferences#privacy I have "Block pop-up windows" ticked and 16 websites set as exceptions.

This exception list works in non-private windows, but not in private ones - popups are blocked and I have to explicitly click "options" and then "show".

This bug was introduced a few releases ago - it used to work OK.

Frequency of Primary Password entry

Sometime since upgrading to Release 90 (now have 90.0.2) Firefox Browser has started asking that I enter my Primary Password several times each hour. I do not see a rela… (read more)

Sometime since upgrading to Release 90 (now have 90.0.2) Firefox Browser has started asking that I enter my Primary Password several times each hour. I do not see a relationship with how the Browser is being used at the time.

Anyone know why this is happening?

I do not like the situation.

Asked by Old Jim 49 minutes ago

Last reply by cor-el 21 minutes ago

90.0.2: Did something change with handling of expired certs?

A cert on an application we mange expired. OK. So I went to that site knowing I would have to tell FF to accept the cert even though it expired. However, I couldn't fi… (read more)

A cert on an application we mange expired. OK. So I went to that site knowing I would have to tell FF to accept the cert even though it expired. However, I couldn't find anything under 'advanced' to accept the cert. This is with 90.0.2. Did something recently change where that's no longer allowed?

I had to resort to using a different browser so I can access the app to install a new cert.

Asked by afffan4life 12 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 50 minutes ago

Deleted Passwords

I will give this one more try and then I will delete this program. I want to save some specific login information. I get it to work right and then a week or so later it … (read more)

I will give this one more try and then I will delete this program.

I want to save some specific login information. I get it to work right and then a week or so later it erases all of the information.

Reset it so often is worse than it not saving.

Why does it delete the information when I don't want it to.

Asked by BeeJay 2 days ago

Last reply by BeeJay 6 hours ago

new https "trusted partner" redirect opt out

I want to opt out of the new (slower than molasses) "trusted partner redirect" Firefox gave me ONE chance for 3 seconds before closing the option window. This has resulte… (read more)

I want to opt out of the new (slower than molasses) "trusted partner redirect" Firefox gave me ONE chance for 3 seconds before closing the option window.

This has resulted in slowing down an already too slow event in Firefox. This is why users are going to chrome.

It's a great idea as an option. Not a great idea to force it on users.

Thanks for your help,

Asked by BertD FireFox 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 18 hours ago

Firefox asks for Primary Password on daily basis.

I am using Firefox since several years with a PrimaryPassword for saved passwords. With Windows 10 it is used since a year or so. I regularily kept Firefox open for seve… (read more)

I am using Firefox since several years with a PrimaryPassword for saved passwords. With Windows 10 it is used since a year or so. I regularily kept Firefox open for several days, but had no issue with it. But since some weeks firefox is asking for the Primary Password every day. This is quite anoying. After entering the password again, it continues to work, but will ask for the password on the next day again. Another post talks about a possible issue with some specific virus scanners, but I am just using Microsoft Defender Antivirus, which ships with Windows 10. I did not add any Add-on recently, so I suppose an issue with one of the latest Firefox updates (current version is 90.0.2 64-bit on Windows 10). Thanks for any tips.

Asked by wolfgang.kempinski 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

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autofill credit card info

Where is the ability to save credit card information? As per this moz article its definitely not under privacy&security -> forms autofill, in fact there is just lo… (read more)

Where is the ability to save credit card information? As per this moz article its definitely not under privacy&security -> forms autofill, in fact there is just logins & passwords nothing about credit card.

I also went into about:config to confirm these attributes are set to true. extensions.formautofill.creditCards.enabled extensions.formautofill.creditCards.available

version 90.0.2.

Asked by Diders 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

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The prompt "Please enter your primary password" appears multiple times in a session.

The prompt "Please enter your primary password" has started to appear multiple times in a session. When I enter the password everything seems to work the way it did befor… (read more)

The prompt "Please enter your primary password" has started to appear multiple times in a session. When I enter the password everything seems to work the way it did before, but after a while I'll click a link or access a bookmark and the prompt will pop up again.

Is this a deliberate change or a bug, or is my system broken or compromised?

Asked by Darrell 1 day ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 day ago

Run as and Single sign on

Hi Everyone, Environment details: OS: Windows7 (64bit) Firefox Version : 90.0.2 (64bit) I am trying to launch Firefox as a different user on my machine and trying to ope… (read more)

Hi Everyone,

Environment details: OS: Windows7 (64bit) Firefox Version : 90.0.2 (64bit)

I am trying to launch Firefox as a different user on my machine and trying to open a web page which uses Widows Single sing on. I want the browser to use the Run as account credential which I used to launch the browser to be used for the Webpage authentication. Tried setting the following configs network.automatic-ntlm-auth.trusted-uris and network.automatic-ntlm-auth.trusted-uris but didn't worked out. Any Idea how to force the browser to use the run as credential to authenticate into a webpage page that uses windows Single sign on.

Thank You, Kalidhas P

Asked by kalidhas.be 1 day ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 1 day ago

Common FF install to use with mult-boot setup.

Keep my FF and TB installs as separate as possible from my OS installs. Have profiles in their respective app folders on a separate partition. I boot to different VHDs… (read more)

Keep my FF and TB installs as separate as possible from my OS installs. Have profiles in their respective app folders on a separate partition. I boot to different VHDs or partitions for choice of OS. Using batch file to delete FF and TB parent.lock files, but still having issues. Like FF bookmarks and history being used by another another app and TB not opening at all while maxing out CPU. Surely a better way to do this without repeatedly deleting FF's security files? Like a configuration settings for multi-boot systems? Thanks

"The bookmarks and history system will not be functional because one of Firefox's files is in use by another application. Some security software can cause this problem."

Asked by ggg3 2 days ago

Last reply by ggg3 1 day ago

idealo as a search engine

I am using firefox 91 beta. after a new installation i can no longer access the website Add idealo.de as a search engine, neither in the add-ons nor in your own sophistic… (read more)

I am using firefox 91 beta.

after a new installation i can no longer access the website Add idealo.de as a search engine, neither in the add-ons nor in your own sophisticated search engine.

who has a solution for me?

Many Thanks.

Asked by uwe.scheib 2 days ago

biometric fringer print not scaning

iam using windos10 in my laptop and i work with biometric device when i use to scan my finger print the scan option button is not enabled that mean it is not scaning plz … (read more)

iam using windos10 in my laptop and i work with biometric device when i use to scan my finger print the scan option button is not enabled that mean it is not scaning plz help me outbold text

Asked by adaanlucky 2 days ago

Firefox Keeps asking me to enter my Primary Password Constantly.

Hi. Firefox keeps asking me to enter my Primary password at random and this all started about 2 weeks ago. Most time it pops up the next day and sometimes every 2-4hrs. I… (read more)

Hi. Firefox keeps asking me to enter my Primary password at random and this all started about 2 weeks ago. Most time it pops up the next day and sometimes every 2-4hrs. I rarely shutdown my system due to work related stuff but at the same time i do update my system constantly. I also use a VPN since i work from home. (P.S. It doesn't route all my traffic through the VPN, only the ones destined to the office.) What can i do to resolve this? I do plan to uninstall and reinstall Firefox but I want that to be the last solution if all else fails. Thanks.

Asked by TemmyD1 2 days ago

Last reply by JP 2 days ago

why can't this "help" page answer a direct question?

Ok so the original question was "What is Cloudflare? but apparently JUST LIKE GOOGLE you just ignore search terms and populate a bunch of so-called answers that have noth… (read more)

Ok so the original question was "What is Cloudflare? but apparently JUST LIKE GOOGLE you just ignore search terms and populate a bunch of so-called answers that have nothing whatsoever to do with the question!

Asked by sercouwis2004 6 days ago

Last reply by u10tek1 2 days ago

Primary password glitch

I updated FF to version 90.0.2, & it now keeps asking me for my primary password. I've tried resetting it, & rebooting Windows 10 Pro X64, but nothing seems to he… (read more)

I updated FF to version 90.0.2, & it now keeps asking me for my primary password. I've tried resetting it, & rebooting Windows 10 Pro X64, but nothing seems to help. I don't actually have to do anything, except hit Cancel, but it bothers me that FF is glitchy.

No software additions, system is stable, running Sophos anti-virus

Any ideas? Thanks!

Asked by firefox1467 3 days ago

Last reply by firefox1467 3 days ago

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Version 90.02 D.O.H. unwanted change

I installed FF on my Mac from https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/ firefox/releases/90.0/mac/en-US/ sha256 dbc08038e2a26017d360bbf366a935084ed0e0914dc50f3e7e419e… (read more)

I installed FF on my Mac from https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/ firefox/releases/90.0/mac/en-US/ sha256 dbc08038e2a26017d360bbf366a935084ed0e0914dc50f3e7e419e5b765c8863. I then performed an update to 90.2 directly via the update notification instead of the direct download and found that D.O.H value changed from cloudflare default to an unknown cira canadian shield.

Why would the default setting change to a unknown Canadian D.O.H. provider when I have a US version of FF installed on a upgrade? See enclosed.

Asked by Mace2 4 days ago

Answered by Mace2 3 days ago

Open Firefox Home in specific Multi-Account Container

Hi! I am trying to use the Multi-Account Containers add-on in conjunction with Facebook Container and Temporary Containers add-ons. I have DuckDuckGo set as my default se… (read more)

Hi! I am trying to use the Multi-Account Containers add-on in conjunction with Facebook Container and Temporary Containers add-ons.

I have DuckDuckGo set as my default search engine, and Homepage and New Tabs and Windows set to Firefox Home.

Firefox Home has no domain in the address bar, which is presumably why it is always opened in a temporary container.

I am not sure I understand the best practice to use them after reading a LOT on various sites. Aside from the default containers, I have set up specific containers, depicted in the attached image, for: -Privacy Expected (Firefox, DDG, etc). -Often used and generally trusted (labelled Suppliers, Sites I like). -General sites which I expect to visit again, and I've managed cookie settings I don't want to do again each visit due to Temporary Containers add-on deleting their cookies. -Yuk Sites I expect to track me can go in a container (again, only adding to a container so I don't have to manage their cookies each visit). -worst offenders have their own containers (Google, Microsoft, etc)

Still trying to get my head around how to set permission for add-on Read Aloud to use Google Wavenet voices, and have that permission (and "I am not a robot" Captcha) seen across non-Google pages I want to be able to be read aloud (maybe have to add that 1 page for Google Wavenet voices to an exception in Temp containers or no cointainer but at the extent of my ability to make sense of all this).

Asked by bodwyn 3 days ago

Last reply by bodwyn 3 days ago