How to lock certain settings in mozilla firefox

hi i am new to this forum, i would like to lock the dns over https option in firefox(fix it to url of my choice) i am currently working on windows 10 pro i have already s… (read more)

hi i am new to this forum, i would like to lock the dns over https option in firefox(fix it to url of my choice) i am currently working on windows 10 pro i have already succesfully blocked about:addons and about:support by creating dword in windows registry but was unsuccesfull in doing so for lock DoH option is there any solution to achieve what i want

Asked by babbloo67 1 hour ago

Last reply by babbloo67 37 minutes ago

Firefox and Facebook

I have no issue with Facebook when using chrome but when I use firefox (which is my main browser) there is nothing but issues. Even trying to report a problem to mozilla … (read more)

I have no issue with Facebook when using chrome but when I use firefox (which is my main browser) there is nothing but issues. Even trying to report a problem to mozilla through browser, you get the run around. I used to love the browser but it just seems to be getting worse and worse, hell I would rather use internet explorer than the rubbish mozilla has bought out. This isn't first issue I have had, I have had passwords/bookmarks lost with the stupid sync after a fresh install but I stuck through it. I hardly use facebook anymore because of the issues they have but when I do use it, it's nothing but a headache so I use chrome just to post something or comment.

Asked by AussieJackal 1 hour ago

delete certificate

i have ff latest version on windows 10 96.0.1 64b I have seen another entry in support about the same topic, but does not solve my problem when i logon to federal servic… (read more)

i have ff latest version on windows 10 96.0.1 64b I have seen another entry in support about the same topic, but does not solve my problem when i logon to federal service with eid card they use a certificate when I changed my eid a new certificate was downloaded, and old is also available but when trying to login with new eid, error in edge i tried and there I get a prompt with certificates that exist and which to use : select new and ok I want to delete in ff this old certificate setting- security-certificates deleted the entries for citizen ca - close browser -open - they are still there I renamed also cert9.db cert8.db as in other entry : still there how to remove permanently these certificates to be able to login with eid or how to select which certificate to use thanks for all help best regards, Guy

Asked by Guy Przytula 1 hour ago

Booting off new drive, Sync kept all info except for history.

Recently booted off a new drive, when I originally signed in I had made a different firefox account since I was having verification issues. When I had that settled, I log… (read more)

Recently booted off a new drive, when I originally signed in I had made a different firefox account since I was having verification issues. When I had that settled, I logged back into my old account which merged the two. It kept all of my old passwords and bookmarks I've made over the years, but it didn't keep my history. I've carefully sculpted my history for ages and I would really like to reaquire it somehow, let me know what's possible! Thanks.

Asked by tyrania210 18 hours ago

Last reply by tyrania210 7 hours ago

Credit card nickname

I would like to name my credit cards ("Irl's AMEX", "B's auto Visa"). Safari allows this but Firefox doesn't seem to. Or at least I can't find it. Basically, when I view … (read more)

I would like to name my credit cards ("Irl's AMEX", "B's auto Visa"). Safari allows this but Firefox doesn't seem to. Or at least I can't find it. Basically, when I view a saved credit card, instead of seeing, e.g., "****1234 2025-01" I'd like to see a text entry which I can edit. I'm even willing to do a bit of fancy footwork (add something to the .plist, say). OS X High Sierra, 10.13.6.

Asked by irl1 8 hours ago

Websites do not load

Hello, I have a problem with opening 2 or 3 websites. I get an error message which is basically the same as if the page did not exist. It does exist though. I tried a dif… (read more)

Hello,

I have a problem with opening 2 or 3 websites. I get an error message which is basically the same as if the page did not exist. It does exist though. I tried a different browser and there it works. I also created a new Firefox profile and I can access the sites without issues this way. So the problem must be with my original standard profile. Can you suggest me how to fix this? I already selected these specific websites and had Firefox forget about them in my browsing history, but sadly this does not solve the issue. They are still unavailable.

I don't mind losing pretty much everything attached to this profile in order to solve the issue and be able to open the sites again. Saved logins would be cool to keep, but I can sacrifice those too if there is no other option. The only exception is my browsing history. I do need that one and cant afford to lose it, which is why I do not simply switch over to a new profile. Of course if there is a way to export my entire history to another new profile, then I'd happily take this path too. Just no idea how. Thanks for reading! I hope all is clear, I am not an English native speaker.

I have Firefox 96.0.1 and Windows 11.

Asked by thomas-buetow 22 hours ago

Last reply by thomas-buetow 9 hours ago

Trying to recover session

So i just started having issues where my pc is starting to hot and won't boot up fully. I am working on that but i can hook up the ssd i have in that computer to another… (read more)

So i just started having issues where my pc is starting to hot and won't boot up fully. I am working on that but i can hook up the ssd i have in that computer to another work computer that i have but it does not have all of my work stuff since i have been working from home due to covid. Is it possible to load up the session i had on my original ssd that is now currently going to be setup as an external drive for my work computer until i can fix my home pc? I ask because i had alot of tabs open with work related stuff that i had not bookmarked at the time so i really need to restore that session so i can recover that work. Any help would be much appreciated.

Asked by halla5216 13 hours ago

Last reply by halla5216 10 hours ago

Credit Card Autofill

Autofill Addresses shows up under Forms & Autofill, but not credit cards! Sequence of events: 1) Credit card autofill worked fine. 2) Installed (Intego) VPN & … (read more)

Autofill Addresses shows up under Forms & Autofill, but not credit cards! Sequence of events: 1) Credit card autofill worked fine. 2) Installed (Intego) VPN & software suite. Set the net barrier application rule to block ksfetch; allowed all other Firefox connections. Credit card auto fill info showed per usual but now would not populate. 3) Researching in FF forums, changed a few extensions.formautofill settings. That's when credit card section disappeared from Settings. Thought it was a good time to stop; did not take screen shot of settings before making changes, so thought it best to reach out. All help is appreciated!

Here are the current 14 settings with prefix "extensions.formautofill." 1)addresses.capture.enabled - false 2)addresses.enabled - false (all bold) 3)available - on (all bold) 4)creditCards.available - true 5)creditCards.enabled - true 6)creditCards.hideui - true (all bold) 7)creditCards.used - 3 (all bold) 8)firstTimeUse - true 9)heuristics.enabled - true 10)loglevel - Warn 11)reauth.enabled - true 12) section.enabled - true 13) supportRTL - false; 14)supportedCountries - US,CA

Asked by tpomerene 12 hours ago

"Possible Solution to ..." LOTS of complaints when updates change everything.

For years I've had the same problem of basic resets on my custom settings everytime Firefox updates. I've read hundreds of posts, complaints and suggestions. The best su… (read more)

For years I've had the same problem of basic resets on my custom settings everytime Firefox updates. I've read hundreds of posts, complaints and suggestions.

The best suggestions I've found are to use both userContent.css and changes to the about:config file. I have actually created a .txt file of unique about:config lines and settings so I can copy, paste, and set to my settings without having to look everything back up again. It still takes me 10 minutes, but at least it gets done my way.

A solution I think all of us would love to see are simple instructions on how to back up the current about:config settings and reinstate them AFTER an update so our choices stay as we want them. This shouldn't be too difficult. Export settings are available for all kinds of parts of Firefox, Thunderbird and add-ons. How about making that a priority in the next update?

IF YOU AGREE TELL THE MODERATORS DIRECTLY

Asked by Doc 1 day ago

Last reply by Doc 14 hours ago

save a webpage (tab on Firefox) to a URL file on Windows

Firefox is an excellent browser. I use it on all of my devices. Is there a way to save the current tab to a URL file on the Windows (Version 7 and 10) file system. I real… (read more)

Firefox is an excellent browser. I use it on all of my devices.

Is there a way to save the current tab to a URL file on the Windows (Version 7 and 10) file system. I realize you can do that by dragging the URL from the Firefox URL list box to the file folder but for various reasons I was hoping that it would also be possible as one of the choices from the Menu (as in "\File\Save Page As").

If that is possible I have another question.

In a Windows file folder with a number of URL files, can I select a number of those files and right-click the selected files and have them all loaded on to Firefox simultaneously.

I know that this worked with a single URL file in a Windows file folder (by Double Clicking it) but I have not been able to find a way to do it with a group of selected URLs in a Windows file folder.

Both of the above were available in the old (now no longer functional) IExplorer from Microsoft.

None of this is critical but I was just curious.

Thanks.

Asked by John 14 hours ago

New Bookmarks In Firefox Have Folder already Allocated.

When I go to create a new bookmark in firefox I find that the file name is already allocated, and that file name is appearing on all old bookmarks as well. Instead of say… (read more)

When I go to create a new bookmark in firefox I find that the file name is already allocated, and that file name is appearing on all old bookmarks as well. Instead of saying Other Bookmarks it says Location. This is only happening since I moved to Version 95.0 I have had to stop trying to create new bookmarks, and would appreciate any help I can get.

Asked by OneTrueFriend 1 month ago

Last reply by OneTrueFriend 16 hours ago

Firefox opens everything in current window, killing it. Using back button I find previous page (one only) reloaded, losing all information

Why are you eliminating any way to open pages in new windows? That's a deal breaker for me. I'm sick and tired of opening tabs then having to use the context menu to mo… (read more)

Why are you eliminating any way to open pages in new windows? That's a deal breaker for me. I'm sick and tired of opening tabs then having to use the context menu to move them to a new window. The browser now dumps every open link into the same window, killing any information in the previous window if you use the back button to go back to it.

Asked by ajenn55 1 day ago

Last reply by ajenn55 16 hours ago

Service Worker cannot register

I am using Firefox 96.0.1 on macOS Monterey 12.1 If you have "'Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed checked in Privacy & Security/Cookies and Site Dat… (read more)

I am using Firefox 96.0.1 on macOS Monterey 12.1

If you have "'Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed checked in Privacy & Security/Cookies and Site Data then this causes sites that use a service worker to fail registration with the error:

"Failed to register/update a ServiceWorker for scope https://every-layout.dev/: Storage access is restricted in this context due to user settings or private browsing mode."

This *only* occurs with Firefox, Safari, Chrome, Brave etc. all register the service worker OK. I know the workaround is to put in an Exception to Allow but this should not be necessary. In this case the service worker is use to provide access to paid for content and off-line reading.

I contacted the site's developers and they tell me that they have been waiting for ages for Mozilla to fix this issue and suggested I used an alternative browser.

Can anyone explain why Firefox behaves in this way and if this "feature" will be fixed on future releases?

Thanks

John

Asked by kickmaleerie 17 hours ago

Tabs "Jump" back and forth very quickly.

Win 10. Using FF 96.0. My entire tab row shifts back and forth very rapidly. This has been happening continuously for the past several versions of FF. Condition is also … (read more)

Win 10. Using FF 96.0. My entire tab row shifts back and forth very rapidly. This has been happening continuously for the past several versions of FF. Condition is also worsens somewhat when I move the mouse. Occasionally, closing a particular tab stops this action but I cannot determine which type of tab does this. This is driving me crazy. Please HELP!! (Is there some way I can send a video from my iphone?)

Asked by Mort 4 days ago

Last reply by Mort 19 hours ago

Problems accessing secure sites using FireFox

FireFox has been my default browser for many years and it has been great, no problems. Within the past three months, however, I've been unable to access financial sites … (read more)

FireFox has been my default browser for many years and it has been great, no problems. Within the past three months, however, I've been unable to access financial sites that I regularly use. The first was in October when one site upgraded its account access security. Initially, FireFox worked after the upgrade, but then I could no longer log into my account. I spoke to support staff for that website and they said they've been receiving complaints from other clients who use FireFox and suggested I use another browser, which I did and was able to access my account. Today another financial site suddenly blocked access using FireFox with a message that I needed to unblock cookies for the site, so I went into FireFox security settings and added the site's address to the exceptions list, but still could not enter the site. I am having no problems logging onto these sites with another browser, but FireFox is not working. Any suggestions? I would like to keep FireFox as my default browser, if that's possible. Thanks!

Asked by whitmanjohnson67 3 days ago

Last reply by whitmanjohnson67 19 hours ago

Menu Bar Size

Hello, I love your browser. However, I have noticed that with each update the menu size has gotten smaller and smaller. Can you please tell me where I can make the adj… (read more)

Hello,

I love your browser. However, I have noticed that with each update the menu size has gotten smaller and smaller. Can you please tell me where I can make the adjustment size to my preference. I have looked for addons, and through countless old videos trying to accomplish this but it's simply not happening.

I have the current version for 64bit systems, which is 96.0.1. Please help.

-Phil

Asked by Ngenus11 19 hours ago

UP and DOWN TAB is shown while on Binance or ANY other Trading PAGE

hi, UP and DOWN TAB is shown while on Binance or ANY other Trading PAGE, this is not only SUPER, or REALLY Bothersome, Affects the Daily TRADES, you REALLY need to fix th… (read more)

hi, UP and DOWN TAB is shown while on Binance or ANY other Trading PAGE, this is not only SUPER, or REALLY Bothersome, Affects the Daily TRADES, you REALLY need to fix this like NOW.

Asked by hector__garcia 20 hours ago