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Can't Undo permanent private browsing...?

I was messing around with Privacy & Security settings. Under Cookies & Site Data, I checked Delete Cookies & Site Data when Firefox closes. I've decided I d… (read more)

I was messing around with Privacy & Security settings. Under Cookies & Site Data, I checked Delete Cookies & Site Data when Firefox closes. I've decided I don't like it and want to uncheck it. But now it's greyed out and I can't find any way to change it back. It says I'm in permanent private browsing mode. There MUST be a way to change this back to how it was! What is it???

Asked by BlueAZ 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 years ago

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The printer control page on my local network is blocked because of certificate error.

The control page of my locally connected printer at 192.168.1.5 is being blocked as a "dangerous" site because it doesn't have a valid certificate as a web site. It's li… (read more)

The control page of my locally connected printer at 192.168.1.5 is being blocked as a "dangerous" site because it doesn't have a valid certificate as a web site. It's literally RIGHT NEXT TO MY COMPUTER! No path to the public internet is involved! How can I make this an exception (i.e. a "trusted site") to the certificate error blocking routine? I don't want to drop certificate checking for OUTSIDE web pages, just the one that controls my printer (the same IP address is accessible for printing and scanning, but not for editing my printer's options).

The frame for the printer's home page displays but with no data, and no data is displayed when anything is clicked. I've tried to add a screen shot but it doesn't upload.

Asked by Allan and Gayle Richardson 2 years ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 2 years ago

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phony firefox update pop up

I have been using MOZILLA / Netscape/ Firefox Since 1996/7. Periodically I have a problem . LIKE RIGHT NOW I have to use Chrome to contact you because your latest versi… (read more)

I have been using MOZILLA / Netscape/ Firefox Since 1996/7. Periodically I have a problem . LIKE RIGHT NOW I have to use Chrome to contact you because your latest version is seriously corrupted and under attack from ; "attachappstreams.best You already know that because you've got a web page warning us of it. But you don't have a way to fix it. No matter how many times I delete it. Reboot my Windows 7 desktop. Or open and close the latest version of Firefox. That damn phony update keeps popping up with bells and blue screens and I can't use your browser until YOU GUYS figure out how you screwed up and gave them access. ADD ons and Ad blockers are equally dangerous and I limit them to only 2 for the past 5 years. Get a handle on the is , guys/gals . Or sadly, because I really don't like Chrome. But what choice do I have. FIX IT. IT Quickly. Or you're going to lose serious market share. Just like you did to Internet Explorer 20 years ago.

Asked by expo21 2 years ago

Answered by Paul 2 years ago

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Master password not working on other computer

I'm using two computers. My master password isn't working on the other computer. I tried changing it on the 1st computer (where I'm logged into Firefox); but the change i… (read more)

I'm using two computers. My master password isn't working on the other computer. I tried changing it on the 1st computer (where I'm logged into Firefox); but the change isn't applying to the 2nd computer. Help!

Asked by KT 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Firefox Lockwise

I have a question about Lockwise and the integration of Monitor. It is claimed that since version 76, Firefox alerts for vulnerable passwords and breaches. In this arti… (read more)

I have a question about Lockwise and the integration of Monitor.

It is claimed that since version 76, Firefox alerts for vulnerable passwords and breaches.

In this article it is explained that Lockwise scans the stored passwords and warns if one of the passwords is identical to one leaked online as well as that it shows breach alerts for sites that have experienced security breaches.

I have Firefox 79, but I don't seem to get either behavior. I can see breaches for my email addresses in Monitor (where I had to manually add the email addresses). But I don't see anything in Lockwise. See the image below, for example. I created a password "abcde" for the website and nowhere does firefox tell me it's "vulnerable" or that it's been exposed elsewhere (it should at least say it's a terribly bad password).

I entered the "abcde" password in the Bitwarden plugin and it tells me (unsurprisingly) the password has been exposed "46564 times in data breaches".

This brings me to a second question: If Lockwise is unable to automatically show a warning if a password has been exposed/is vulnerable, is there an easy way to check that manually (and securely)? Bitwarden has the checkmark button right next to the password, which allows me to quickly check if a password has been exposed. Any way to replicate this in Lockwise? (To be honest, I would prefer the way it is supposed to work in Lockwise with a banner been shown automatically, instead of manually having to click, but it doesn't seem to work.)

Asked by Jan 2 years ago

Answered by spelled.with.k 2 years ago

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Masterpassword popup steals focus

I know, this has been asked before, but either the answer did not help or the addons to solve the problem were removed. In ealier versions the popup for entering the mast… (read more)

I know, this has been asked before, but either the answer did not help or the addons to solve the problem were removed. In ealier versions the popup for entering the masterpassword did popup when a site asked for a password. Now it pops up some seconds after the start, usually when I'm typing an URL or a search. How to change that? May I either set the seconds somewhere after which it pops up or set FF to not steal the focus if I am typing (which is a very bad behavior!) or change it back to only ask if a site requests a password? I'm frustrated enough to disable the masterpassword which can't be the solution. Thanks in advance

Asked by trigital 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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Parts of this page are not secure (such as images)

Hello, I have 3 websites: http://history.typeheritage.com/ http://forums.typeheritage.com/ http://bazaar.typeheritage.com/ When viewed with Chrome, all are labeled "secur… (read more)

Hello, I have 3 websites:

http://history.typeheritage.com/ http://forums.typeheritage.com/ http://bazaar.typeheritage.com/

When viewed with Chrome, all are labeled "secure." When viewed with FF, the history and forums sites are not. Instead, they return the attached message.

Unless original work designed by me, all images on all sites are type specimens or trade journal articles from sources like design patents or university libraries (google books, haithi trust, internet archive, etc.).

Can someone figure out why this is happening and tell me how to fix it?

A thousand thanks for your help, Anna

Asked by author2 2 years ago

Answered by author2 1 year ago

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Ebay page does not display properly

When I choose any other option then remember history. Ebay page does not display properly. Only way to get it working is to choose remember history. Please fix it as I ju… (read more)

When I choose any other option then remember history. Ebay page does not display properly. Only way to get it working is to choose remember history.

Please fix it as I just don't like my browser to remember history

Asked by dipakkhatri 2 years ago

Answered by dipakkhatri 2 years ago

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save credit card

I can't find how to save credit card info in Firefox Help article says, under Privacy Security, Autofill, there's a "save credit card button" There is no such button … (read more)

I can't find how to save credit card info in Firefox

Help article says, under Privacy Security, Autofill, there's a "save credit card button"

There is no such button

Asked by KT 2 years ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 2 years ago

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Lockwise password display

Hi, Recently upgraded from ESR 68.12 to ESR 78.3 I have over 2000 passwords on my Corporate desktop Firefox account and I find I'm unable to access these in anything like… (read more)

Hi,

Recently upgraded from ESR 68.12 to ESR 78.3 I have over 2000 passwords on my Corporate desktop Firefox account and I find I'm unable to access these in anything like a timely fashion. The new Lockwise password manager UI does not appear to be able to display a LIST of passwords based on usernames, date last used, date last changed, urls etc. Is it possible to get a list view instead of the current one, or will I have to downgrade back ESR 68.12 ?

Thanks Bob

Asked by Rob_W 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox 78 ESR cannot accept certificate exclusion for HSTS-enabled Website

Hello, After upgrade FF ESR 68 -> ESR 78 i lost the possibility to connect to HSTS enabled websites (tested on duckduckgo.com and my nextcloud) on work network. Work n… (read more)

Hello, After upgrade FF ESR 68 -> ESR 78 i lost the possibility to connect to HSTS enabled websites (tested on duckduckgo.com and my nextcloud) on work network.

Work network issue intermediate certificate and with FF 78 i am forced to install that zscaler certificate to make website work, I cannot accept that certificate temporarely.

How to reenable possibility to add exceprion for hsts enabled websites?

Windows 7 Firefox ESR 78 Portable.

For now I downgraded to FF 68.

Asked by any_mail 2 years ago

Answered by cor-el 2 years ago

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SSL certificate error on certain websites

Hi, Ever since upgrading from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 on both my laptop and PC, I've had trouble accessing Steam's websites due to bad certificate domains. I've include… (read more)

Hi,

Ever since upgrading from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 on both my laptop and PC, I've had trouble accessing Steam's websites due to bad certificate domains. I've included a screencap of the error message.

I tried contacting Steam about this problem, since its only on their websites the problem is. They told me that there was no error on their side, and that they suspect that I don't have an "up-to-date trusted root authority" stored. I don't know what that is, and had no luck contacting Windows about the problem. So far I haven't seen this problem appear anywhere I've looked for help, so I am trying posting myself here.

I have already tried: - Reinstalling the certificate automatically for the Steam.exe file - Flushing DNS config // Also tried connecting through Google's DNS server - Repairing Steam install (in case the problem came from the program) - Permanently disabling VPN software and AntiVirus programs from interfering with anything Steam-related - Resyncronizing time on the PC (almost the only solution I could find on the web, still didn't work)

I hope someone can help me.

Asked by ross.rasmus 2 years ago

Answered by ross.rasmus 2 years ago

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Re Privacy and Security options keep changing

Hi When I log out of Firefox and then log in again the settings that I want have changed themselves. I want the following settings to remain but they don't. Logins and Pa… (read more)

Hi When I log out of Firefox and then log in again the settings that I want have changed themselves. I want the following settings to remain but they don't.

Logins and Passwords Ask to save logins and passwords for websites Autofill logins and passwords Save History

All the logins and passwords that I want to keep appear in the list and most of the websites still log in as normal BUT there are a couple who insist I re-enter username and password and I don't want to keep having to do this. I have tried clearing all cookies and saved log ins for the problem websites and then re entered them after ticking the login/password option and it works fine. However when I end Firefox and then log in again these websites then insist I re enter everything. I have even deleted version 81 and managed to re-install an earlier version but that still fails.

Asked by Ian T 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Older Firefox versions

What I believe to be a mozilla site "https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/" has all the older FF versions but when I downloaded the Mac OS version 81.0 which is t… (read more)

What I believe to be a mozilla site "https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/" has all the older FF versions but when I downloaded the Mac OS version 81.0 which is the en-US version it does not have the new credit card feature and it also does not have D.O.H. active by default.

The sha256 hash is c4975a1a73dd1976e1f58cf5822921d25f2fb4a0e092897037e039d7ac6b8a67

It should be en-US but it does not have the new credit card feature in the menu. Why? Is FTP site no longer valid?

Asked by Mace2 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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Master Password purpose

Hello. I use firefox on my pc. I created master password to work on few pc-s. But what is the point of it, since when I enter mozilla, it asks me to enter it, but I can o… (read more)

Hello. I use firefox on my pc. I created master password to work on few pc-s. But what is the point of it, since when I enter mozilla, it asks me to enter it, but I can only close this window and just access anything. Is there a way to have a password that would stop other people using my firefox?

thanks

Asked by icyturtle 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Why is the sound file present and playable in browser?

I updated a sound file on a web server I have access to. When I reloaded a page with a player to play that file, the old sound file still is the one presented by the … (read more)

I updated a sound file on a web server I have access to. When I reloaded a page with a player to play that file, the old sound file still is the one presented by the browser.

Go into Preferences, Privacy, manage data, select the domain involved, delete all the data. Reload the page again. Old sound file still is the one presented by the browser.

Reload again, this time using CMD-R, the hard reload key combo for MacOS. Old sound file still is the one presented by the browser.

Delete sound file from webserver, CMD-R. Old sound file still is the one presented by the browser.

Click play button. Old sound file plays.

Right click on sound control, select Save Audio As... Saving file to my computer appears to happen. However, the file saved is only 281 bytes. When I try playing it, audio player yells at me and says that is not a sound file.

Reload the page in another browser, it reports sound file missing.

Sound from old file still plays in FireFox.

First, I went into settings and deleted the data for the domain where this sound comes from.

Reloaded the page,

All I really want is to get firefox to play the new sound file, but its belief in the old file won't let it see the new one. Firefox has stashed the old sound file somewhere on my system and it keeps insisting that is the file I should have.

Well, there is one other thing I want. I would like acknowledgement that this is a bitchable situation. I hate it that tech world always says every problem is my fault. Maybe if the techworld would stop blaming users for problems they might start figuring out how to handle the news they filter more honestly as well.

Asked by Carla Rogers 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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is dns over http available for users in asia

I am in Asia using win 7 OS and in the settings I have selected Enable DNS over HTTPS. In the DNS over HTTPS FAQ it is mentioned that: As art of our continuing strategy … (read more)

I am in Asia using win 7 OS and in the settings I have selected Enable DNS over HTTPS. In the DNS over HTTPS FAQ it is mentioned that: As art of our continuing strategy to carefully measure the benefits and impact of DoH, we are currently focused on releasing this feature in the US only. Does it means that my settings will not be valid?

Asked by paroksha priyah 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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how to ascertain if DNS over HTTPS is enabled or disabled

I am a home user with win 7 OS. In the DNS over HTTPS FAQ it says that In addition, Firefox will check for certain functions that might be affected if DoH is enabled, inc… (read more)

I am a home user with win 7 OS. In the DNS over HTTPS FAQ it says that

In addition, Firefox will check for certain functions that might be affected if DoH is enabled, including:

   Are parental controls enabled?
   Is the default DNS server filtering potentially malicious content?
   Is the device managed by an organization that might have a special DNS configuration? 

If any of these tests determine that DoH might interfere with the function, DoH will not be enabled. These tests will run every time the device connects to a different network.

Is there any way for me to find out if DOH is enabled or disabled by Firefox?

Asked by paroksha priyah 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago