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"top sites" added to privacy settings for search bar saving my sites visited when I specifically didn't want that

Hi I have had my firefox setup so that it didn't show the urls drop down with sites I last visited so people didn't see what I looked at so I could be private. Yet this "… (read more)

Hi I have had my firefox setup so that it didn't show the urls drop down with sites I last visited so people didn't see what I looked at so I could be private. Yet this "Top Sites" checkbox was added recently and caused my url bar to show past sites visited. I find this a privacy violation.

Asked by c4 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Need to know what this is

I have an item that suddenly appeared at top of my browser window that I did not add. I have attached a picture of the item. Does anyone know what this is and if it is sa… (read more)

I have an item that suddenly appeared at top of my browser window that I did not add. I have attached a picture of the item. Does anyone know what this is and if it is safe and also I don't see it in add ons or extensions so how to I get rid of it?

Thank you, Deborah Hammett

Asked by darkmoonerising 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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Why my website isn't opening in Mozilla?

I have installed Mozilla and I been using my website in it but now website https://technicalgang.com/ isn't opening in this browser even I cleared its cache and browsing … (read more)

I have installed Mozilla and I been using my website in it but now website https://technicalgang.com/ isn't opening in this browser even I cleared its cache and browsing history etc I have attached screenshot below you can check, kindly help me. Thanks!

Asked by ganglink9 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Trying to "link" machines

I am a computer user. Don't try to be able to be a power user, as I have better things to do with my time. I downloaded Firefox to be able to take some FEMA courses requ… (read more)

I am a computer user. Don't try to be able to be a power user, as I have better things to do with my time. I downloaded Firefox to be able to take some FEMA courses required for my Search and Rescue volunteering. I download it and installed. Launch the program and followed instructions to set up an account. OK that seemed a bit much for a free browser but I assumed like all internet based companies it was a data collection exercise that would test my dedication to blocking all email spam.

After the account set-up, I was met with the concept that I needed a browser on a second machine to be linked to the account. Some lame excuse that you couldn't sync with only on computer with the browser. Funny thing why would you want to sync if you only had one machine with the browser. Have a simple backup system would take care of any of that. Oh well I was stuck because the browser would not function and I followed through with downloading the program onto my iPhone and scanning the code. It seemed to work. The only acknowledgments is a continuing barrage of emails telling me "someone is trying to log into my account." Yea that's me because I got asked a second time to set-up this bloody link. Some something is not working.

I would just delete everything (account and Firefox) but I am scared that my email address will be tarred and feathered and not allowed to be used again ever!!

Help please. What I hoped to be a quiet morning completing 2 need courses has ended up costs me hours of frustration.

Thanks

Mike

Asked by wmichaelgriffin 1 year ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 1 year ago

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kb switch to another window, NOT another tab!

I know i can slow click on the icon to get to a second window, but there must be a kb for that. the help muddles the meaning of tabs and windows. I want to switch to th… (read more)

I know i can slow click on the icon to get to a second window, but there must be a kb for that. the help muddles the meaning of tabs and windows. I want to switch to the next window with a different tab bar where i put pocket so i can save to it

Asked by Fluffy the cat 1 year ago

Answered by Terry 1 year ago

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last five crashes as requested by support Attention support

bp-022ab5a5-eb82-4d63-b468-2d31c0210310 3/10/2021, 11:57 AM View bp-0c379d15-b218-411a-a640-684450210308 3/8/2021, 4:16 PM View bp-1d855f39-f928-48cf-8652-484570210… (read more)

bp-022ab5a5-eb82-4d63-b468-2d31c0210310 3/10/2021, 11:57 AM View bp-0c379d15-b218-411a-a640-684450210308 3/8/2021, 4:16 PM View bp-1d855f39-f928-48cf-8652-484570210307 3/7/2021, 4:11 PM View bp-78bfe4fd-48a1-4ed0-a458-3bcae0210307 3/6/2021, 8:19 PM View bp-f88214ec-5aa3-4d37-9aef-a24630210306 3/6/2021, 12:35 PM View

Asked by wiseguy 1 year ago

Last reply by Paul 1 year ago

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when typing on youtube Shortcut buttons keep on getting triggered

On my Youtube tab when i try to search or write a comment, everytime I end up pressing a shortcut button such as the spacebar it stops and starts the video and when i try… (read more)

On my Youtube tab when i try to search or write a comment, everytime I end up pressing a shortcut button such as the spacebar it stops and starts the video and when i try to use the M button it mutes and unmutes then video et., even thou i try to write a sentence. I have refreshed, updated my windows and browsers etc, cleared my Cashe. Other Browsers are fine only on Firefox. Have not had that issue before.

Asked by peravin_mariathasan 1 year ago

Answered by Paul 1 year ago

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Password refusal

I had to clear History and Cookies on my desktop to get an online purchase done. I was able to add my passwords for every site bar one (afl.com.au). It just won't accept … (read more)

I had to clear History and Cookies on my desktop to get an online purchase done. I was able to add my passwords for every site bar one (afl.com.au). It just won't accept my password despite changing it. Works fine in Brave and Chrome. Also fine on my laptop (didn't clear anything there). Any help sincerely appreciated.

Asked by amigaman 1 year ago

Answered by amigaman 1 year ago

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Pocket

Hi, I'm using Firefox 87.0 on Mac OS Big Sur and lately the feature Pocket is no longer available via the library button in the toolbar. Does anyone know why?

Asked by fanfar 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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Update linked me to old compromised accounts

I just logged on and went to Netflix. I was logged in under an account I haven't used in a year. While trouble shooting the issue I discovered the browser updated and syn… (read more)

I just logged on and went to Netflix. I was logged in under an account I haven't used in a year. While trouble shooting the issue I discovered the browser updated and synced my old account with my new one. This included passwords and logins that were compromised in data breaches. I don't even use the old computer or any of those passwords. Now I can't even get Netflix to play on there with the correct login data. I took that old account info out and deleted the cookies from compromised accounts. Can anyone tell me how to fix the sites, other than switching away from Firefox entirely?

I am not happy and can't even leave feedback to get real support from the people who did this dumb stunt without even asking me first.

Asked by iluvtrollbabies 1 year ago

Answered by HenricuzHotmail 1 year ago

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A Microsoft Bing connect string pops up in my address bar everytime I connect to FireFox

This string that pops up https://www.bing.com/?pc=COSP&ptag=D080921-N9996AAA1CF2EE4B&form=CONMHP&conlogo=CT3335739 My PC immediately connects to Bing every … (read more)

This string that pops up https://www.bing.com/?pc=COSP&ptag=D080921-N9996AAA1CF2EE4B&form=CONMHP&conlogo=CT3335739

My PC immediately connects to Bing every time I connect or press the Home icon

I have used FireFox exclusively for more than 20 years - my current PC operating system is Windows 10 and I have never used Bing as my search engine

Can you please help

Asked by Wearmouth 10 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 10 months ago