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How to restore cookies which have been deleated by mistake

How to restore cookies which have been deleted by mistake. I have accidently cleared all cookies from the cache. however, some of the important information from one of th… (read more)

How to restore cookies which have been deleted by mistake. I have accidently cleared all cookies from the cache. however, some of the important information from one of the softwares (Zerodha) was stored in the cache as cookies. Now the entire data is lost. How can it be recovered

Asked by Vaidhanathan R 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

inquiry

Good morning I would like to ask how to configure (set) the Firefox browser on a computer with Windows 10 so that when clearing cookies and history, cookies and login dat… (read more)

Good morning I would like to ask how to configure (set) the Firefox browser on a computer with Windows 10 so that when clearing cookies and history, cookies and login data that have been added to exceptions are not cleared (deleted) when closing the browser: How this setting should be done (what options are selected) Privacy and security - clearing history when closing the browser Privacy and security - deletion of cookies and site data on closing (exceptions - allow) Please reply Regards Zbigniew M zbigniew14@gmail.com

Asked by zbigniew14 5 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 5 months ago

why is Firefox deleting my cookies every few days?

My cookies are being deleted very regularly perhaps two times per week and very often it seems to occur after one the the very frequent updates are installed. I have test… (read more)

My cookies are being deleted very regularly perhaps two times per week and very often it seems to occur after one the the very frequent updates are installed. I have tested this by refusing an update for several days and the cookies remain, but after i accept, often, they are deleted. I have not changed any settings related to cookies at any time and so it does appear that the updates are the couse. there cookies are very useful and include preferences for websites and identification details and it's incrediibly frustrating to have them erased though no fault of mine

Asked by neilankers 5 months ago

Last reply by Terry 5 months ago

cookies and website server communication

On my computer, I started using a VPN and I accessed a website like Avast.com (clicked OK on their cookie privacy policy) with Mozilla Firefox after forgetting to clear m… (read more)

On my computer, I started using a VPN and I accessed a website like Avast.com (clicked OK on their cookie privacy policy) with Mozilla Firefox after forgetting to clear my past cookies and browsing data (from before using the VPN). Could that website or Avast.com (website server) have been able to track/obtain my real IP info or location through my browser's cookies/previous browsing data (from prior, different websites that I accessed)?

Please excuse my carelessness and ignorance. I am new to this. I don't know much about computers and the internet.

Asked by Goodasker 5 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 5 months ago

iCloud.com keeps asking for authentication..."Trust Browser" doesn't seem to work

I see a similar question on the forums from March 2021, but I'm having this problem now: when I go into icloud.com, it keeps asking for authentication - i.e. it presents … (read more)

I see a similar question on the forums from March 2021, but I'm having this problem now: when I go into icloud.com, it keeps asking for authentication - i.e. it presents a 6-digit code which goes to my phone/ipad, and I have to put it into the browser. After that, I'm prompted "Do you want to Trust this browser" to which I ALWAYS say "Yes", but it doesn't seem to work; the next day, if I try icloud again, it does it all over, like the "Trust" option is ignored. In settings, "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed" is unchecked, Clicking "Manage Data" shows that cookies for icloud.com are saved. I've just added icloud.com into Exceptions to Allow to use cookies/site data, though I wouldn't think I'd NEED that if I'm never deleting them. I tried this with Chrome, and the Trust DID work; I can sign in with that browser and not have to put in the code.

What's up with that?

Asked by Nathan Elke 5 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 5 months ago

Error message on a Chewy site

I am receiving an error message that I don't know how to fix and it says "The page isn’t redirecting properly Firefox has detected that the server is redirecting the req… (read more)

I am receiving an error message that I don't know how to fix and it says "The page isn’t redirecting properly Firefox has detected that the server is redirecting the request for this address in a way that will never complete. This problem can sometimes be caused by disabling or refusing to accept cookies."

I don't recall changing anything in settings.

Asked by greywolf0103 4 months ago

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 4 months ago

Error message on a Chewy site

Please help fix this problem. As I was trying to access my account on Chewy.com, This message pops up: "The page isn’t redirecting properly Firefox has detected that t… (read more)

Please help fix this problem. As I was trying to access my account on Chewy.com, This message pops up: "The page isn’t redirecting properly Firefox has detected that the server is redirecting the request for this address in a way that will never complete. This problem can sometimes be caused by disabling or refusing to accept cookies." I am hoping someone can tell me how to fix this.

Asked by greywolf0103 4 months ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 4 months ago

automatic login

With my previous browsers--such as Chrome and Brave--I could automatically get into key sites without signing in every time. I thought this was due to cookies that my log… (read more)

With my previous browsers--such as Chrome and Brave--I could automatically get into key sites without signing in every time. I thought this was due to cookies that my login passcodes. In the case of Google, it is by far the most challenging. Despite having a gmail account since early 2003, and using Google regularly since the '90s, it persists in asking me lots of questions and texting codes, etc.

My situation with Firefox is not working smoothly as it was when I used it for many years about a decade ago. I've already imported such browser data from these sites.

Can you help? Otherwise, I'll move on to Safari again.

Thanks,

Eckhart

Asked by ECKHART C. BEATTY 4 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 months ago

Cross Site Tracking Cookies

Why do Cross Site tracking cookies show up after I shut down the browser and restart? I have my history set up to delete everything when I close the browser so I'm curio… (read more)

Why do Cross Site tracking cookies show up after I shut down the browser and restart? I have my history set up to delete everything when I close the browser so I'm curious why cross site cookies are apparently allowed to exist/function, even after a restart?

Dano

Asked by Dano 4 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 2 months ago

Clearing Cache/cookies

Your instructions under "help" say to click on "Firefox" and click on "preferences". When I click on Firefox the menu does NOT have "Preferences" in it. What's up with t… (read more)

Your instructions under "help" say to click on "Firefox" and click on "preferences". When I click on Firefox the menu does NOT have "Preferences" in it. What's up with that?? And how do I clear the cache and cookies?

Asked by 57ws2qwr9w 4 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 months ago

History/cookies keep getting randomly deleted

The past few days when i've tried searching for certain pages i go to all the time they won't show up under "firefox suggest" then when i check my history for them the pa… (read more)

The past few days when i've tried searching for certain pages i go to all the time they won't show up under "firefox suggest" then when i check my history for them the pages are just completely gone, today i checked my history for yesterday and even though i started browsing at 8:00 the history only went back to around 13:00 with all the pages before that completely gone, this also causes me to lose all the cookies as well.

Asked by marcusroxburgh5 4 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 months ago

Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed not working

Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed tab is checked so it should delete cookies, but it doesn't, and when I click on manage data there are still cookies et… (read more)

Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed tab is checked so it should delete cookies, but it doesn't, and when I click on manage data there are still cookies etc. How can I make this automatically delete?

Asked by hessehermann6 4 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 4 months ago

Firefox and Gmail

For several weeks now, whenever I close Firefox and shut down my iMac and open Gmail the next day, Gmail seems to forget which emails I have already read, and it marks ma… (read more)

For several weeks now, whenever I close Firefox and shut down my iMac and open Gmail the next day, Gmail seems to forget which emails I have already read, and it marks many old emails as unread. Deleting the Google cache and cookies helps, but only temporarily. This problem doesn't seem to occur when using a different browser, such as Safari, or when using the built-in MacOS email client. Therefore, I'm thinking it's a buggy interaction between Firefox and Gmail. I didn't used to have this problem, so perhaps it's related to a Firefox update? Anyhow, I'm hoping someone can help. Thanks!

Asked by Vincent Brousse de GERSIGNY 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 months ago

Clear cookies at shutdown but keep forum login data

Hello Is it possible to get Firefox to clear cookies at the close of Firefox but still keep forum login details and not delete forum login data. Help appreciated Thanks … (read more)

Hello Is it possible to get Firefox to clear cookies at the close of Firefox but still keep forum login details and not delete forum login data. Help appreciated Thanks

Asked by george28.james 3 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 3 months ago

Allow necessary cookies only

Hi! I do not want more cookies than "necessary". So I reject, make settings etc. And I clean them automatically when closing Firefox, just in case. On some sites that I … (read more)

Hi! I do not want more cookies than "necessary". So I reject, make settings etc. And I clean them automatically when closing Firefox, just in case. On some sites that I visit very often, this turns out very tedious and timeconsuming. How to allow only necessary cookies and not the rest? With Privacy & Security, Cookies and Site Data, Manage Exceptions, I can allow or block cookies from specific sites. What do I allow when I choose Allow? Only the ticked ones or all marketing and other stuff even when these are not preticked as default? Or will the choices made during this session be saved? In the case of my bank and a couple of others, I would like to save my choices to be able to enter it a little faster. But cleaning at closing Firefox also deletes that, I suppose? How to save my choices without saving all cookies?

Is there any way to see what kind of cookies have been saved? I can see the number of cookies for each site under Manage Data, but how to see the type of cookie?

Firefox 122.0.1 on Linux Mint

Best Eva

Asked by list4 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 months ago

Cannot edit cookies anymore

I don't know in which version exactly it happened but a few weeks earlier i was able to edit cookies like we can on all other browsers, but today suddenly i cannot. I ex… (read more)

I don't know in which version exactly it happened but a few weeks earlier i was able to edit cookies like we can on all other browsers, but today suddenly i cannot.

I expected it to be a simple double-click and i can edit the cookie key name or value but it doesn't let me edit, it opens the detailed view about that cookie. I looked EVERYWHERE and could NOT find any way to edit the cookies for hours and this is really frustrating as a dev. This is important to troubleshoot many kinds of bugs when I am developing an app.

Asked by Aseer Uz Zaman 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 months ago

Two versions of Firefox on same PC

Hello Is it Is it possible to have two separate installations of Firefox on the same PC. I would like one normal installation and one that would delete all cookies at shu… (read more)

Hello Is it Is it possible to have two separate installations of Firefox on the same PC. I would like one normal installation and one that would delete all cookies at shutdown. Thanks

Asked by george28.james 3 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 months ago