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Error from Google Drive and Firefox Updating on Its Own

Firefox version 96 - I can no long go to Google Drive and have it zip files for me to download. I am getting an error saying I don't have 3rd parties cookies enabled. I h… (read more)

Firefox version 96 - I can no long go to Google Drive and have it zip files for me to download. I am getting an error saying I don't have 3rd parties cookies enabled. I have not changed a thing. The only thing that changed is this Firefox update.

I rolled back to version 95 and it was fine. I told Firefox to let me know when I need to update and I decide and then it proceeds to update itself (again).

Any reason why I am getting the cookie error? I checked all my allowances in Firefox settings and in my antivirus, even though I have not changed anything there. And why would it update again after I told it not to?

Asked by Tronesia 7 months ago

Answered by cor-el 7 months ago

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Problem with login on specific sites only - Login not possible or forgotten - Incognito mode works fine

Hello, I have a problem with login on a few selected sites. On some sites I cannot login at all, on other sites I can log in, but as soon as I don't interact with the web… (read more)

Hello,

I have a problem with login on a few selected sites. On some sites I cannot login at all, on other sites I can log in, but as soon as I don't interact with the website for a few seconds the login is lost and the next click on any link shows me a "not logged in"-state.

For example on my companies Outlook Web Access site, when I enter my account info and click on "Sign In", it briefly shows a loading screen and then takes me back to the login site. On another webiste I can log in and use the website without problems, but not clicking anything for more than ~5 seconds leads to the login being lost. The strange thing is: in incognito mode everything works fine on both sites!?

Firefox is 87.0, I have already deleted all cookies and stored data.

Asked by elmojito 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Clear all local data and stores in dev tools

Hi, developer question here: How can I one-click delete all data in all stores for a website? DevTools give me the "Storage" tab, but I have to go through every single st… (read more)

Hi, developer question here:

How can I one-click delete all data in all stores for a website? DevTools give me the "Storage" tab, but I have to go through every single store (cookies, local, session, etc) and delete every data entry one-by-one. Chrome eg has a very usefull "celar all data" button in their DevTools.

Thanks!

Asked by sebastian.patino-lang+firefox 4 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 4 months ago

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Even if I register a Google domain as an exception, Google login information will be deleted

First, check "DeIete cookies and sitedata when Firefox is closed" from Privacy & Security in the settings. After that, register the Google domain as an exception with… (read more)

First, check "DeIete cookies and sitedata when Firefox is closed" from Privacy & Security in the settings.

After that, register the Google domain as an exception with "Manage Exceptions".

When I restart Firefox after logging in to Google once, the Google registration information disappears even though I registered the exception, and I have to log in again.

However, there are some sites where my login information will not disappear if I register as an exception.

How can I prevent my Google login information from disappearing even if I restart with the above settings?

Thank you.

Asked by lsdoll02 6 months ago

Answered by lsdoll02 6 months ago

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Under "Cookies and Site Data," "Clear Data" also removes the exceptions to "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed."

Under "Cookies and Site Data," "Clear Data" also removes the exceptions to "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed." That's a contradiction, and basically i… (read more)

Under "Cookies and Site Data," "Clear Data" also removes the exceptions to "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed." That's a contradiction, and basically it becomes a waste of time to enter the exceptions. That's what exceptions are -- the rule "exepts" them. It would be nice if Firefox could fix this (unless there is already a work-around for it). FWIW. Thanks.

Asked by carlj.thelder 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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clear cookies for a specific website.

Hi there; I like Firefox and I always recommend it to others, please keep it the way it was, simply good privacy and easy to use and work with. It used to was possible to… (read more)

Hi there; I like Firefox and I always recommend it to others, please keep it the way it was, simply good privacy and easy to use and work with. It used to was possible to clear cookies for a specific website but now it's gone! and I can't figure out how can I delete/clear cookies for a specific website! I think even if there is a way to do this, you've made it so complicated! it was easy, just click on setting icon next to website address in address bar and clear cookies! once I tried this and it took me to other pages and ended up to clearing all my cookies in entire Firefox! and this made difficulties for me to find all my username and passwords and enter them one by one...

Please make it simple as before. Thanks.

Asked by huios1 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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Disable First party cookie isolation for one site

How to disable First party cookie isolation for one site. I have an exstention that talks with the site, but it cant talk to it unless I have first party cookie isolation… (read more)

How to disable First party cookie isolation for one site.

I have an exstention that talks with the site, but it cant talk to it unless I have first party cookie isolation disabled. How can I disable it for one site only?

Also, what is the difference between not having first party cookie isolation and having it on.

Asked by chasezou09 10 months ago

Answered by cor-el 10 months ago

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Firefox 96.01 blocks access to popmoney on my credit union's website.

Firefox 96.01 seems to be blocking access to popmoney through my credit union's website. The error message states that I must allow third-party cookies, but Firefox 96 do… (read more)

Firefox 96.01 seems to be blocking access to popmoney through my credit union's website. The error message states that I must allow third-party cookies, but Firefox 96 doesn't have an option to specifically enable/disable third-party cookies. I can do this easily on Microsoft Edge, so I have to fall back on Edge in order to use popmoney.

Copy of error message:

"We're sorry for this error. In order to use this service, your internet browser must accept third-party cookies. Please refer to your browser's online help for enabling cookies in your system. Please try again after you enable the cookies."

Asked by scotsman2 7 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 7 months ago

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Seeing alot of these "partitionkey=%28http% (then website name visited)" cookies in CCleaner for Firefox.

Hello everyone. Like the title says I am seeing a lot of these type cookies being left over in Ccleaner after I close Firefox. (Please see attached image.) I have had as … (read more)

Hello everyone. Like the title says I am seeing a lot of these type cookies being left over in Ccleaner after I close Firefox. (Please see attached image.) I have had as many as over 300 of these type cookies in Ccleaner so apparently Firefox is not clearing out these types of cookies when I close my browser like it is suppose to do with cookies etc. etc. Could someone shed some light on this whether this is now normal to see these type cookies for websites that I visit and why Firefox does not remove them when I close the browser and if not what can I do to remedy this. I have read that Firefox has enhanced its tracking prevention and was wondering if this could be the result.

Respectfully

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Asked by new_aged2perfection 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Cookie Exceptions

Hello, I've set Firefox up to auto delete Cookies and Site Data when I close it. (Settings>Privacy & Security>Cookies and Site Data). I want to stay logged in t… (read more)

Hello,

I've set Firefox up to auto delete Cookies and Site Data when I close it. (Settings>Privacy & Security>Cookies and Site Data). I want to stay logged in to some of my accounts though so i added the Sites in question to the exceptions (clicked allow and save changes). The problem is, that only worked for one site so far and the others require a new login anyway. No clue how to fix that (the same solution worked in LibreWolf for some reason).

Thanks for your reply in advance, S

Asked by Simon 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago

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Multi Account Container Tab cookies settings

Hello, I have latest Firefox 89.0.2 (64-bit). I have enabled "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed", now i installed Multi Account containers add-on. My is… (read more)

Hello,

I have latest Firefox 89.0.2 (64-bit).

I have enabled "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed", now i installed Multi Account containers add-on.

My issue what settings do i need to keep the cookies in the containers tabs even after i close the firefox.

Every time i close firefox, the cookies in the container tabs are also cleared and i dont want that.

please help

Asked by tarunlvs 1 year ago

Answered by tarunlvs 1 year ago

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How to save cookies from certain websites

Hello, I got wondering about how I can save cookies from certain websites that I frequent like my e-mail for instance so I wouldn't have to type in my information again a… (read more)

Hello,

I got wondering about how I can save cookies from certain websites that I frequent like my e-mail for instance so I wouldn't have to type in my information again and again after clearing the cookies data in Firefox from time to time so it won't slow down or something. I tried putting in the full website address in the Manage Exceptions under Privacy & Security but still see the cookie(s) from that website on the list. Hope I'm making some sense here and that one of you might know something as in how I can get around this. Thank you in advance if you reply to this post.

Asked by Anduma22 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Should I clear browser cookies or log out manually if I want to log out of all accounts?

I know that clearing browser cookie regularly is a good practice, but I am a bit curious if clearing out those session cookies is the same as if you log out of all the ac… (read more)

I know that clearing browser cookie regularly is a good practice, but I am a bit curious if clearing out those session cookies is the same as if you log out of all the accounts manually.

Because logging out manually will make both local and server side session cookies invalid, thus log out safely.

Meanwhile clearing browser cookies only delete local side session cookie, while the session cookie on the server remains. Which means the session is still valid.

So do I clear browser cookies or log out manually if I want to log out of all accounts?

Asked by wmchung9 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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login.tmall.com keeps complaining 3rd party cookies are blocked

I can't log in to tmall.com. It keeps saying 3rd party cookies are blocked, although I've already loosened the settings to allow almost everything. As a result, I can't l… (read more)

I can't log in to tmall.com. It keeps saying 3rd party cookies are blocked, although I've already loosened the settings to allow almost everything.

As a result, I can't log in to tmall.com.

Asked by xiaomayi.g.p 2 years ago

Answered by xiaomayi.g.p 2 years ago

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How to clear some cookies in Firefox?

It is possible to clear all the cookies from a website in Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/clear-cookies-and-site-data-firefox In my case, I would like to cl… (read more)

It is possible to clear all the cookies from a website in Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/clear-cookies-and-site-data-firefox In my case, I would like to clear only authentication cookies (to be automatically disconnected when I close Firefox) but I want to keep the other cookies about my preferences. However, I can select on which websites I want to clear my cookies but I can't select which ones.

Is there a way to select the list of cookies I want to keep/clear for each websites?

Thanks.

Asked by pico051 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Cookies not being kept

http://www.websudoku.com/ is losing cookies (options selected and level of Sudoku). This has worked in past. Additional info. If I leave page and select Sudoku page again… (read more)

http://www.websudoku.com/ is losing cookies (options selected and level of Sudoku). This has worked in past. Additional info. If I leave page and select Sudoku page again - cookies are gone. It is not a matter of closing my browser or even my tab.

Asked by Col_Boogie 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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Cookies required to use Firefox

Getting Cookies required to use Firefox To continue signing in using Firefox, allow cookies to be stored on this device. You might see this screen more than once. messag… (read more)

Getting Cookies required to use Firefox To continue signing in using Firefox, allow cookies to be stored on this device. You might see this screen more than once.

message after the upgrade and it's very frustrating that mozilla push these updates without testing them properly. What I did -Tried adding an exception with allow for Cookies -Changed Standard mode to Custom - Tried with private browsing - Cleared cache - Switched off Tracking and protection for this website as well as opencart.zendesk.com

Nothing helped. On chrome it works. How to fix this ?

It is really irritating when things does not work seamlessly. I've been using FF for more than a decade and got used to it now I can't shift to Chrome kindly help me resolve this

Asked by sweatbar 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago

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cache cookies and passwords

Hi II am a relative computer novice and I am confused by the concept of deleting cache and cookies. I am having trouble with Firefox browser on Vanguard website. I wa… (read more)

Hi II am a relative computer novice and I am confused by the concept of deleting cache and cookies.

I am having trouble with Firefox browser on Vanguard website. I was told to clear my cache and/or cookies.

I don't currently store any Vanguard passwords on my computer.

However, I’m afraid that if I clear cache or clear cookies I will inadvertently remove the passwords for all my other websites.

Is there a way to clear cache and clear cookies without deleting passwords?

Asked by peggywarner 8 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 8 months ago

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Cookies and site data not being deleted when I close Firefox

I am very keen to avoid cookies being stored on my computer and have checked the box that says "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed". I have no "Exception… (read more)

I am very keen to avoid cookies being stored on my computer and have checked the box that says "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed". I have no "Exceptions". I also have "Strict" tracking protection - again, with no Exceptions. Yet when I open a particular bookmarked website (www.bikemap.net), Firefox displays the page showing the bike route from my street to my friend's house that I looked at weeks ago. This even happens when I open the site in a New Private Window. I am baffled as to why this is happening and what I need to do to stop it. Can you help, please? Thanks.

Asked by CB_UK 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year ago