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How do I block cookies on a per-domain basis?

I currently need to use a site which loads up my browser with all sorts of tracking cookies. How do I disable cookies for just this site, and any other sites I may run in… (read more)

I currently need to use a site which loads up my browser with all sorts of tracking cookies. How do I disable cookies for just this site, and any other sites I may run into later where I'd like this behavior?

I don't want to disable cookies on every site, as that breaks a lot of things. I want to target the specific sites that should not be allowed.

Asked by thunfremlinc 1 year ago

Answered by Terry 1 year ago

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some settings doesn´t work

Hello, I am quite frustrated. I have been working on solving two issues for a very long time. My brain is a little disabled but I still have to solve all problems myself.… (read more)

Hello,

I am quite frustrated. I have been working on solving two issues for a very long time. My brain is a little disabled but I still have to solve all problems myself. Please help me if you can.  The issues are:

1. with settings on password remembrance. I get logged out of many websites that claim that everything is right with their set up. On some websites I am not getting logged out.

 The settings I have tried in Firefox (latest version both on Windows 10 and on Android 9) has been "never clear cookies" , "clear cookies after each session" with exceptions for all the current websites.  I have allowed everything.  If this issue derives from the websites setup they would have had many more complains than mine. That´s why I have to turn to Mozilla. 

2. I run Firefox on windows 10 and on Android. Isn´t the browser meant to sync on website content like the above mentioned ? Logins and other data left on each websites from previous login ?

If I get help from the forum I will definitely donate to Mozilla. /Gechen

Asked by Gechen 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Unauthorized device in my account, can't delete them

Hey! In my managed devices I have a Firefox on iOS (nobody of me or my family uses apple devices) and it seems that someone has access to my password or get's syncs becau… (read more)

Hey!

In my managed devices I have a Firefox on iOS (nobody of me or my family uses apple devices) and it seems that someone has access to my password or get's syncs because my netflix account is constantly being logged in somewhere in Stockholm (I'm in the other end of the country so no-one is near that) and I would need to delete all devices which is in the Device Managers.

Problem is that there is no Disconnect, only Download button.

Asked by oliverbanasiak 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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CAPTCHA

When I go to https://www.mainewildernessguides.org/membership/join-the-mwgo.html with Firefox the CAPTCHA at the bottom of the page shows Error for site owner. But when I… (read more)

When I go to https://www.mainewildernessguides.org/membership/join-the-mwgo.html with Firefox the CAPTCHA at the bottom of the page shows Error for site owner. But when I go to the same site with Chrome it works fine. I am guess a privacy setting but not sure which.

Asked by Bryan Courtois 1 year ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 1 year ago

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Blocking images per site firefox 85

On Firefox 85. I am trying to block images on a per site basis. The page info -> permissions does not show the Load images entry. Has this been removed for good? Can t… (read more)

On Firefox 85.

I am trying to block images on a per site basis. The page info -> permissions does not show the Load images entry.

Has this been removed for good? Can this be customized?

If Is there a way to block all images from site.com.

Thanks

Asked by Ami 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Cookies and site data - keeping it clean

This is on fIrefox version 85 in Linux. Last week I was discouraged to find out that my cache was taking up 2 GB of space, some YEARS old. So I decided to purge it and th… (read more)

This is on fIrefox version 85 in Linux.

Last week I was discouraged to find out that my cache was taking up 2 GB of space, some YEARS old. So I decided to purge it and then keep it clean.

The cache gets stored in two places: the linux home .cache folder AND the firefox profile's cache2 folder.

To keep things REALLY clean I checked the "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed" checkbox, then manually enter the exceptions for web sites I do not want to block. Then I specifically added sites I really despise (google, for example) to the block list.

The data still gets cached, even after closing and reopening the browser the cache is still there (verified both via about:cache and by just looking in the folders).

Even when I purge the cache completely, verify nothing is there (about:cache) after deleting the cache folders from the hard drive, it keeps coming back, like a bad computer virus.

My interim solution is a crontab that runs every hour to clear old cache, but that seems silly. Do these security settings actually do anything? What am I doing wrong?

Asked by cloud6 1 year ago

Answered by cloud6 1 year ago

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Hidden password.

There is a hidden password for imdb.com which is over 1000 digits. I am unable to delete it as I can't find it anywhere! I can't export my passwords to Bitwarden becaus… (read more)

There is a hidden password for imdb.com which is over 1000 digits. I am unable to delete it as I can't find it anywhere! I can't export my passwords to Bitwarden because the password is too long.

Asked by swansong 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Problems logging to certain web sites

I am trying to logon to a website, I enter my id and password and click continue and in Firefox the website advises that the token is missing. If I use another browser I … (read more)

I am trying to logon to a website, I enter my id and password and click continue and in Firefox the website advises that the token is missing. If I use another browser I enter my id and password and click continue and a second screen appears requesting selected letters of a memorable word, entering the selected letters and clicking on enter allows me to enter the site. I have disabled all my addons and this still happens, what setting in firefox do I have to change to overcome this problem? xxxxxxxxxxx@xxxxx.xxx

(email address removed by moderator; please do not post personal information on a public website; Forum rules and guidelines)

Asked by shop110 1 year ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 1 year ago

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Why Mozilla is signing me out from every account I have

Hello, I have a problem with Mozilla Firefox, every time i close Mozilla is signing me out Google Gmail/Youtube , Plex and Netflix and every account that i have. I have a… (read more)

Hello,

I have a problem with Mozilla Firefox, every time i close Mozilla is signing me out Google Gmail/Youtube , Plex and Netflix and every account that i have.

I have at Privacy & Security, Cookies and Site Data exceptions every site that I have an account at.

Can you please tell me why is still signing me out still.

After the last update I have this problem.

Thanks,

Asked by Valeriu 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Google search engine

Just curious as to why you have Google as your default search engine. Google, from my understanding, is not the most friendly entity for users because they are just like … (read more)

Just curious as to why you have Google as your default search engine. Google, from my understanding, is not the most friendly entity for users because they are just like many social media sites that invade users privacy for nefarious purposes. I have refrained from using Google and have went with Bing. Don't particularly care for any of the main stream search engines. Is there any specific reason why Google is used and not some other search engine that isn't interested in violating your privacy?

Asked by boong 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Navagating all the benefits of Firefox.

Hi, I'm a bit old and really need someone nearby to come show me how to navigate into your securities and other benefits, someone who really knows all this. Is that possi… (read more)

Hi,

I'm a bit old and really need someone nearby to come show me how to navigate into your securities and other benefits, someone who really knows all this. Is that possible? I get confused by the complexities of everything you offer.

For example, I read something about Ad blocker which said it wants access to all my inforamation- does that mean they want all my bank numbers for trading stocks? That would seem ridiculous, no?

It would also be time to make a small donation to assist your existence. How?

Thank you, Doug Calder [phone number] and you have the rest.

Asked by calder1 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 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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log in cumbersome compared to safari on mac

After dragging firefox icon to dock on mac, unlike safari, it asks for user id and password each time I want to use it, sending notification by e-mail about the log in. … (read more)

After dragging firefox icon to dock on mac, unlike safari, it asks for user id and password each time I want to use it, sending notification by e-mail about the log in. Is this necessary as safari doesn't need this, and if so, is it easier just to use safari as default browser instead of firefox? Or can this be changed in settings without harming my security, as I'm using it on my mac from home. Some things work better with Firefox, but it I have to login and enter a password each time to use it, then it makes it cumbersome to use Firefox as a default browser. Thank you, First time user of Firefox on Mac.

Asked by jeff136 1 year ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 1 year ago

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Received yesterday a proposal from firefox for a gift and asked to pay $1 for it ???

I was surprised yesterday when opening Firefox to receive a gift proposal (a samsung smartphone) as a faithful user & asked to fill up a questionary and pay $1 with m… (read more)

I was surprised yesterday when opening Firefox to receive a gift proposal (a samsung smartphone) as a faithful user & asked to fill up a questionary and pay $1 with my creditcard details to receive the gift, which I didn't do. Is it usual to receive such a proposal ? Was it really coming from Firefox ? Thank you

Asked by restobsil 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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I started getting these Authentication Requierd: moz-proxy is requesting username and password. The site says "please enter your credentials & passwords". This happens whenever I open my pc and I don't know what the cause is or how to fix it?

I started getting these Authentication Requierd: moz-proxy is requesting username and password. The site says "please enter your credentials & passwords". This happen… (read more)

I started getting these Authentication Requierd: moz-proxy is requesting username and password. The site says "please enter your credentials & passwords". This happens whenever I open my pc and I don't know what the cause is or how to fix it?

I can't find any malware or add-ons that could could be causing this.

If you could help me find and fix the issue that would be appreciated.

So far I gotten proxy requests from the following

moz-proxy://kdch-b7056d.wealth-arcade.com:443 moz-proxy://nzcj-b7056d.2po.info:44 moz-proxy://cryr-b7056d.devon-athens.net:443

Asked by damiantheriot587 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Clear Browsing History

Is there an option or extension that I haven't found which would automatically delete browsing history items after existing for a certain time period (e.g. 1 day, 2 weeks… (read more)

Is there an option or extension that I haven't found which would automatically delete browsing history items after existing for a certain time period (e.g. 1 day, 2 weeks, 1 month, etc.)? If not, could one be created?

Asked by David Ballard 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago