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Duck Duck Go missing

Duck Duck Go has gone missing from the search function on my Windows 10 desktop and is now showing 'Search with Google or enter address.' I do NOT want to search with Goo… (read more)

Duck Duck Go has gone missing from the search function on my Windows 10 desktop and is now showing 'Search with Google or enter address.' I do NOT want to search with Google. How can I get Duck Duck Go back?

Asked by Doug Buchs 6 days ago

Last reply by Doug Buchs 6 days 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 5 days ago

Firefox settings resets when opening

My firefox settings resets every time I open the browser. I don't have my wanted default page, the theme is back in white, and all my privacy settings are back to default… (read more)

My firefox settings resets every time I open the browser. I don't have my wanted default page, the theme is back in white, and all my privacy settings are back to default. Do I have to save my settings somewhere?

Asked by noah.heylen 6 days ago

Firefox dev assesment

Dear community, User in our engineering dept would like to use Fiefox Developer Edition to develop custom applications. As an IT I need to check application regarding sec… (read more)

Dear community,

User in our engineering dept would like to use Fiefox Developer Edition to develop custom applications. As an IT I need to check application regarding security and support levels. I already check your support options – community and commercial so I would like to send you some questions regarding data protection. Please enter yes or no.

1 The application must not automatically transfer any company proprietary data to external networks (like the Internet): 2 The application should not open listener ports on the client: 3 The application must work with the existing security settings, e.g. no changes in GPO-setting or Edge/Chrome-settings (e.g. they must work without changing ActiveX settings): 4 The application must not reduce the security level of the computer system (e.g. the application must not exchange DLL-s or other files with lower and unpatched versions): 5 The application must work without admin privileges:

Asked by iztok.zulic 4 days ago

Passwords not synchronized

For some reason the passwords from my Firefox windows 10 PC are not synchronizing with the same account used on iPhone 13 IOS 16.1 I have the latest Firefox versions on … (read more)

For some reason the passwords from my Firefox windows 10 PC are not synchronizing with the same account used on iPhone 13 IOS 16.1

I have the latest Firefox versions on both devices (windows PC and iPhone) and using the same account and logins/passwords sync are enabled on both devices.

However the sync does not work, the new saved passwords on windows pc Firefox does. Ot get in sync with the Firefox from the iPhone.

Any idea how to fix this?

Asked by DG 4 days ago

It appears Google Translate created files on a hard disk -- How?

I recently updated to 107.0 (64-bit) by the usual Linux update. On Nov 26 2022 I used Google Translate. I just discovered these directories: 2022-11-26 22:07:20 /media/s… (read more)

I recently updated to 107.0 (64-bit) by the usual Linux update. On Nov 26 2022 I used Google Translate. I just discovered these directories: 2022-11-26 22:07:20 /media/sf_G_DRIVE/f_files 2022-11-26 21:30:46 /media/sf_G_DRIVE/g_files The files in them are all rwxrwx--- I looked at the images and recognized the sources as being from the Russian Federation archive that I visited at those times via automatic Russian-English translation by Google Translate.

Does anyone have an explanation how these directories and files were created?

Thanks -- Mark.

Asked by Mark Filipak 4 days ago

Last reply by Mark Filipak 3 days ago

Storing credit card information

Hi, I recently switched from Chrome to Firefox and I really prefer Firefox to be honest. One key thing that is missing for me is the ability to store credit card informat… (read more)

Hi,

I recently switched from Chrome to Firefox and I really prefer Firefox to be honest. One key thing that is missing for me is the ability to store credit card information which Chrome does. I saw that in the help that this feature is only supported in Canada, France, Germany, the U.K. and the U.S. I live in Israel. It is annoying to enter the full information each time (except CVV). Any plans to roll this out to the rest of the wold? This missing and very convenient feature might force me to go back to Chrome, which I would prefer not to do.

Thanks, Daniel

Asked by dantal33 3 days ago

Saved logins & password

Gets lost (half of them to say the least) every time Firefox updates. I checked the box that ask for saving the logins and password in the Privacy and Security section an… (read more)

Gets lost (half of them to say the least) every time Firefox updates. I checked the box that ask for saving the logins and password in the Privacy and Security section and this feature has always been active. I must have saved logins for 36 websites and email providers. Very vicious cycle and you know how frustrating this can be. Well you can help by either fixing this bug or do away the feature all together. Because next time this happens AGAIN I'll revert back to good 'ol Google chrome and never get back to using Firefox ever.


regards, Mr. Miserablealready

Asked by greeno14 3 days 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 3 days ago

Last reply by kenkingtoo 3 days ago

Firefox keeps asking me for Primary Password

I've tried the steps in this article: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-keeps-asking-me-primary-password#firefox:win11:fx107 but that doesn't work, please help… (read more)

I've tried the steps in this article: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-keeps-asking-me-primary-password#firefox:win11:fx107 but that doesn't work, please help

Asked by francesco.recchia94 2 days ago

Last reply by francesco.recchia94 2 days ago

Microsoft administration consoles and two saved logins

Hi, as an admin I administer O365 web-sites/consoles in Firefox. I have two accounts in Firefox: my normal account, and my admin account which has far greater rights. The… (read more)

Hi,

as an admin I administer O365 web-sites/consoles in Firefox. I have two accounts in Firefox: my normal account, and my admin account which has far greater rights. The problem I am having is since I have enabled the option "Allow Windows single sign-on for Microsoft, work, and school accounts" (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/windows-sso?as=u&utm_source=inproduct), I always have to confirm two times that I want my admin account to login to for example: https://admin.exchange.microsoft.com/#/ Is there a way to tell FF that I want only the admin account to logon to the specified link so I don't have to select the account every time?

Thanks

Asked by atomic.delta 2 days ago

Cannot save passwords for multiple sites within a domain with the same account name

I access multiple sites under a single domain: https://my.domain/site1 https://my.domain/site2 Each site has a login, and the same account name (e.g. 'me') is used for ea… (read more)

I access multiple sites under a single domain:

https://my.domain/site1 https://my.domain/site2

Each site has a login, and the same account name (e.g. 'me') is used for each site, but with different passwords. I must use the same account name for each site.

As far as I can tell, the password manager will always truncate the full site url to just the domain name when saving the passwords, so both sites are saved to the same entry.

The password entry edit function does not allow one to edit the URL associated with the site.

Is there a workaround for this? Thanks, Diab

Asked by dj5 1 day ago

Last reply by dj5 1 day ago

Embedded vidoe in email link shows as preview not available

Hi Firefoxers, I am wanting to test an email before I send it out to clients, the email has a link to a video in the heading of the page. When I click the link in the ema… (read more)

Hi Firefoxers, I am wanting to test an email before I send it out to clients, the email has a link to a video in the heading of the page. When I click the link in the email it opens the webpage, but the link defaults to "preview not available" the rest of the page is viewable, but not the image of the video. At first I thought it was a broken link but when I send a test to colleagues using IE it opens automatically and they have the option play the video.

I made the following changes in Preferences > Privacy & Security > Autoplay > Settings > Allow Audio & Video

I refreshed the page, didn't work Restarted Firefox, still didn't work

Can I get some advice on the correct settings or where I am going wrong.

Asked by rharpur 1 day ago

Private window icons in Win 10 doesn't work as expected with Profiles

I have shortcuts to launch Firefox in two ways, one with no commands and one with the following command: -P "Personal" --no-remote This used to show two separate Firefox … (read more)

I have shortcuts to launch Firefox in two ways, one with no commands and one with the following command: -P "Personal" --no-remote This used to show two separate Firefox icons on the taskbar. Firefox windows opened in each profile would be grouped with the same profile and kept separate from other profiles. With the latest update I still have two icons, the Default profile has a Firefox icon and the 'Personal' profile has a private browsing icon. Even though there are no private windows open. According to latest updates, if I open private windows then they should be grouped with their own icon. However, whether I have Default or Personal profile windows open, Private windows are grouped with their standard browsing windows.

This is on Win 10, Firefox 107.0.1

Any ideas how to fix this? Ideally I would have the standard Firefox icon on both profiles then, to conform with the private window separation update, my private windows would be separated from the standard windows but also from different profiles.

Asked by scaleb 1 day ago

Password breaches

I have no record of having t up a password for data breaches which I am told involve passwords. So I have nothing to change. How can I keep my data secure in this situa… (read more)

I have no record of having t up a password for data breaches which I am told involve passwords. So I have nothing to change. How can I keep my data secure in this situation?

Asked by suetettix 17 hours ago

Deleted secondary email cannot be reused for a new account; Mozilla still remembers

Hi, here is my situation. 1. I made a firefox account with a (primary) email, e.g. email1@example.com. 2. I followed the instructions here https://support.mozilla.org/en-… (read more)

Hi, here is my situation.

1. I made a firefox account with a (primary) email, e.g. email1@example.com. 2. I followed the instructions here https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/change-primary-email-address-firefox-accounts to change my primary email. So now I have - primary: email2@example.com, secondary: email1@example.com 3. I delete my secondary email (email1@example.com)

I want to make a new firefox account with email1@example.com. But when I enter it https://accounts.firefox.com/ firefox wants me to log on. (And if I put in the password to the account it was originally tied to, it says to log in with the primary email.)

The behaviour I expect, especially for firefox which advertises itself on (among other things) privacy, is that if I "delete" something from my account, it is actually gone. But clearly, firefox is still keeping track of email1@example.com

There are other users who tried this in the past but not given a solution: - https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1393844 - says to disable sync. I signed out of all devices - did not change anything. - https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1356551 - no responses - https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1344201 - says to delete firefox profile. email1@example.com still being remembered by firefox (not that I really expected deleting a local profile to affect firefox's servers). - https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1365073 - suggests deleting the firefox account completely. However, as the original poster of that question mentions, that would risk locking out both email1@example.com and email2@example.com , at least unless a firefox developer confirms that it would actually delete the data. - https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1329144 - mentions that from a GitHub discussion, "a primary email that has been replaced with a new email is Not released for re-use"

I could not find that GitHub discussion mentioned, but assuming it is true, I'm wondering if there's a way/where I can make a request to the corresponding developers to implement truly deleting user data (when requested by the user)?

Thank you!

Asked by Raekye 9 hours ago

Newsletter unsubscription doesn't seem to work

Hello, In my newsletter subscription options, I did NOT checked the "Firefox Account Tips" option but I keep receiving mail saying this : "You're receiving this email bec… (read more)

Hello,

In my newsletter subscription options, I did NOT checked the "Firefox Account Tips" option but I keep receiving mail saying this : "You're receiving this email because mikael.debie@gmail.com has a Firefox account and is subscribed to Firefox Account Tips."

Could you please fix this issue so that I don't receive these mails anymore ?

Thank you in advance,

Mikael

Asked by mikael.debie 2 hours ago

It does not open a very well-known website

Gentlemen, I try with Firefox to open cosmote.gr which is the main Greek telecommunications company and it gives an error www.cosmote.gr. PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR. and it won… (read more)

Gentlemen, I try with Firefox to open cosmote.gr which is the main Greek telecommunications company and it gives an error www.cosmote.gr. PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR. and it won't open no matter what i tried. Please instructions.

Asked by dkglaros 1 hour ago