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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 5 days ago

Last reply by Marsh 3 days 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 1 week ago

Last reply by jscher2000 5 days ago

Pop-up windows exceptions not working in private mode (Firefox 87.0)

Hi, After an update on Firefox 87.0 the pop-up exceptions defined are not working in private mode. A yellow bar appears that tells me that prevent the popups. If I choos… (read more)

Hi,

After an update on Firefox 87.0 the pop-up exceptions defined are not working in private mode. A yellow bar appears that tells me that prevent the popups. If I choose to allow the popups with the button on the left of url then the url is added on exceptions/allowed window with a ^privateBrowsingId=1 marked in the url. However this is not persisted on a next run of firefox on private mode.

If someone have setup exceptions is there for a reason and should not be broken in private mode. I also cannot add ^privateBrowsingId=1 on my own in the url on the exceptions, as it appeared as %5 in exceptions and it does not work to allow pop-up.

Thanks

Asked by JenniferRhodes1 4 months ago

Last reply by VVG 3 months ago

how secure is my passwords over other apps in system

Hello mozilla support. Firstly I apologize for my english. I love Firefox and using him for many years this time i run on 64bit version number 88.0. I recently discover p… (read more)

Hello mozilla support. Firstly I apologize for my english. I love Firefox and using him for many years this time i run on 64bit version number 88.0. I recently discover problem with my saved passwords in Firefox and i mean this broke my or everyone privacy using feature of saving passwords by Firefox. After some time past installation of antivirus program Avast on my desktop PC i was surprised with new installed program on my desktop named Avast Secure Browser. I ran this program first time and without any his any question he show up in front of meon desktop. I discover in his settings that all my passwords saved in Firefox was succesfully decrypted because when i click on the eye icon my password was showed up as he is in firefox. Then i search for a file in my user profile where the Avast Secure Browser has my passwords stored and then check this file on all other user profiles on my PC where nobody not even once run this Avast Secure Browser but all passwords was already prepared for them in that file on all user accounts without any grant or approval by other users during their work on PC. I am only man which administrate this PC and I dont allow Avast Secure Browser stole my passwords from Firefox. My questions is obvious. How secure is for any user which stored their passwords in Firefox before any other system application like antivirus installed on PC with platform windows? How is possible for any app simply decrypt my passwords from logins.json file? For me it is a very bad if this was allowed through maybe some function in Firefox API that can some program use, but i am not an expert on Firefox a that is why i wrote this. If a problem is Avast which use some not good practise in this app, then i immediately send him feedback. But firstly i want answer from your team.

Asked by mbagin24 3 weeks ago

Last reply by ReZzA 4 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 1 week ago

Last reply by u10tek1 1 week 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 1 week ago

Last reply by JP 6 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 6 days ago

Last reply by JP 3 days 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 6 days ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 5 days 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 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

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 4 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 days ago

Firefox is suddenly asking for master password twice after being idle

Firefox 90.0.2 on Windows 10 was installed on 7/27/2021 which is about when this started. Firefox is suddenly asking for master password twice, while running, not at sta… (read more)

Firefox 90.0.2 on Windows 10 was installed on 7/27/2021 which is about when this started.

Firefox is suddenly asking for master password twice, while running, not at startup. I leave Firefox running at night. I find two password dialogs when I log in in the morning. I'm not sure if they display at a certain time (e.g. midnight), or if it is a result of the system going into sleep and waking.

When Firefox starts or restarts, it displays one master password as expected.

I found this article from two years ago , but the "hotfix-update-xpi-signing-intermediate-bug" is not found in about:debug or in profiles.

I have not installed any add-ons recently. Last Windows update was KB5004237 installed on 7/18.

Is it Firefox? What else could be causing this problem?

Asked by tim.11.g 4 days ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 4 days ago

Firefox now prompting for primary password after windows resume from sleep/hibernation

This seems to be a new "feature" in a recent upgrade (90+?). It is a pain, particularly on a media PC as it requires using a keyboard. How to turn this off and go back t… (read more)

This seems to be a new "feature" in a recent upgrade (90+?). It is a pain, particularly on a media PC as it requires using a keyboard.

How to turn this off and go back to the old behavior?

Thanks

Asked by MediaDog 3 days ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 3 days ago

Pointing Firefox to use WPAD.dat stored locally

Hi, Is it possible to force firefox to use the WPAD.dat file stored locally in the drive. I cant seem to find any options for that. I am on Windows 10? I am using firefox… (read more)

Hi,

Is it possible to force firefox to use the WPAD.dat file stored locally in the drive. I cant seem to find any options for that. I am on Windows 10?

I am using firefox 90.0.2 (64 bit)

Thanks for the help guys.

Asked by arunseban 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

Disable ad blocking

When I attempt to access several websites, I am prompted to turn off my ad blocker. As I have not added a third-party software or extension that does such, I assume it i… (read more)

When I attempt to access several websites, I am prompted to turn off my ad blocker. As I have not added a third-party software or extension that does such, I assume it is part of Firefox proper. Search as I might, I cannot find any specific reference to such a thing in "Settings". SO...how can I temporarily disable the 'Ad Blocker' device that is part of Firefox? The 'TEMPORARY' part is important, as I do greatly value the function!

Asked by the_morans 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

poshukach

good day. two days ago I was infected by poshukach probably when downloading Opera browser or a torrente file. So, whenever I initiate firefox I am redirected to poshukac… (read more)

good day. two days ago I was infected by poshukach probably when downloading Opera browser or a torrente file. So, whenever I initiate firefox I am redirected to poshukach browser instead. Question is: how can I get rid of poshukach? Thanks a lot

Asked by mail1133 3 days ago

Last reply by JP 2 days ago