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How to download instalation files to TEMP folder and run

I would like to download .exe files to the TEMP folder and run them so they do not clutter up my downloads folder. Many of the programs that I use they require me to go t… (read more)

I would like to download .exe files to the TEMP folder and run them so they do not clutter up my downloads folder. Many of the programs that I use they require me to go to the website and download the new version, therefore I need to manually go in and delete the file. There was OpenDownloader² that is not supported anymore when Firefox was updated beyond version 57. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1TFcEXMcKrwoIAECIVyBU0GPoSmRqZ7A0VBvqeKYVSww/edit#gid=0

I have done a ton of research and have not found any solutions that will work yet. I know Firefox does not officially support this for security reasons, but I know that Edge supports this. An extension will work, but I have yet to find one.

Does anyone have a solution that will work on the latest version of Firefox?

Asked by TJJP05 1 year ago

Last reply by Roland Tanglao 1 year ago

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Basic Authetication Info shown in tab title

Hello there. We are developing website to configure our device. Webserver apache2 is configured to use Basic Authetication. One directory, that requiers authentication, d… (read more)

Hello there. We are developing website to configure our device. Webserver apache2 is configured to use Basic Authetication. One directory, that requiers authentication, doesn't have index.html and is browsed as "Index of /...". If i open a file on this webpage in the same tab, tab title is <ip>/<directiory>/<file>. But if I open file in new tab, tab title is <login>:<password>@<ip>/<directory>/<file>.

Asked by vall.boitsova 1 year ago

Last reply by Roland Tanglao 1 year ago

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Bookmarks are not syncing across devices!

I just starting using Firefox, and I've installed it on a Mac Laptop, a Windows Desktop, an iPhone, and an iPad. Each install is logged into the same Firefox account, and… (read more)

I just starting using Firefox, and I've installed it on a Mac Laptop, a Windows Desktop, an iPhone, and an iPad.

Each install is logged into the same Firefox account, and each install began with the same set of bookmarks.

Now, when I add or remove a bookmark on one device, it's not syncing to any other device. I've tried this on several devices. I've tried manually clicking the "sync" icon on each device to try to kick it into working.

How can I fix this?

Asked by firefox793 1 year ago

Last reply by user2718304 1 year ago

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Adblocker Extensio

We provide a free adblocker to our customers. In previous versions of FireFox we could install the extension with our provided MSI installation file. But with the rece… (read more)

We provide a free adblocker to our customers. In previous versions of FireFox we could install the extension with our provided MSI installation file. But with the recent updates to FF, it no longer works. What do we need to add or do in order for the MSI to continue to work?

Asked by devops2 1 year ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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Unable to Login

I am unable to login to firefox accounts . I have the correct Email and Password, but it keeps asking me for the conformation code sent to the email for login, but i dont… (read more)

I am unable to login to firefox accounts .

I have the correct Email and Password, but it keeps asking me for the conformation code sent to the email for login, but i dont have access to the Email as the password is saved in sync server.

I mean the Lockwise Sync server. No i don't have any device currently logged in to Sync. I recently Formatted my PC, So all files for password manager were lost(I synced the logins to the server before formatting my pc hoping that the Login id and Password for the Accounts would be enough to retrieve them ) and am trying to retrieve the logins.

No luck with the login links i can login but cannot change anything in the settings, it says :

" NOTE: Before you can view or make changes to this section, you will need to verify your email address. "

So any way i try it is asking for the conformation code sent to my Email address Whose password is stuck in my sync server.

So its like


can't access the sync server -------because------- can't access my email for code------because--------can't access my firefox lockwise -------because-------can't access sync server

Need Help ASAP Please.

Asked by 029gautam 1 year ago

Last reply by Wesley Branton 1 year ago

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Password change

I forgot the password for my second firefox account, whenever i try to initiate the password change i would get an email from Firefox Accounts <accounts@firefox.com>… (read more)

I forgot the password for my second firefox account, whenever i try to initiate the password change i would get an email from Firefox Accounts <accounts@firefox.com> with links but unfortunately the link and as a matter of fact the whole email is kind of broken, the link the i was provided was sending me to the the firefox accounts page and it says "Bad Request" Invalid parameter:ui, i can't log in, i cant change passwords, i tried multiple times but no solutions so far. tried refreshing, tried copying the link manually, something is missing.

Asked by Denis 1 year ago

Last reply by Roland Tanglao 1 year ago

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My Firefox Browser Is Being Accessed Remotely and cetain formerly secure websites are changed to insecure. I need help in securing my MAC IOS

A group of experienced hackers have made my devices their target. They continue to remove any security I try to place on my computer, i.e., downloading developer apps wh… (read more)

A group of experienced hackers have made my devices their target. They continue to remove any security I try to place on my computer, i.e., downloading developer apps which allow them to administer the computer and devices.

They have maliciously targeted my business and sabotaged a lot of my apps so that they will not work. Going to the "Authorities" is a waste of time. so I will not discuss this.

I need help in tracing the street trash thugs who continue to access my computer, place malicious malware and worms on my computer so that it will not function at his required level, and replacing bonafide adds with fake apps so that they can control and conduct surveillance on all of my Apple Devices.

I have reported this problem to Apple and they are worthless. Not enough training, and the service is inferior.

I need upper level technical support to identify how they are manipulating my browsers so that they provide absolutely no security.

Malwarebytes is manipulated, Avast as well, and they have downloaded an app that allow them to share my screen and collect all of my passwords as they are individually entered.

Asked by expertsbk 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Follow-Up on my Crash Issue with Screen Reader

Here is the background information so you know a bit about this ongoing troubleshooting project: Frequent Crashes - Follow-up Eve Jul 23, 2020, 2:45:58 AM It sounds like… (read more)

Here is the background information so you know a bit about this ongoing troubleshooting project:

Frequent Crashes - Follow-up Eve Jul 23, 2020, 2:45:58 AM

It sounds like a double-whammy of a Firefox issue and then an additional Windows issue where you can't run accessibility settings in Windows Safe Mode? Looking into the bug that this is potentially attached to I found this information ( https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1652912 ) : Having NS_FaultTolerantHeap::APIHook_RtlFreeHeap in the crashing stack means Fault Tolerant Heap (= FTH) has been enabled for firefox.exe. FTH is automatically activated when Windows OS detects some heap-related issue which it thinks can be mitigated by FTH such as double free. This crash means Firefox crashed due to some heap related issue earlier, which enabled FTH, but probably FTH was not be able to mitigate the heap issue. First of all, can you check FTH is activated for firefox.exe through event viewer? 1. Open Event Viewer from Start menu (or, run eventvwr from command prompt) 2. In the left pane of Event Viewer, go to Applications and Services Logs > Microsoft > Windows > Fault-Tolerant-Heap > Operational 3. If FTH is activated for firefox.exe, you'll find Event ID 1003 as the attached screenshot. If FTH is activated, instead of looking into this crash, we need to investigate the original heap issue without FTH. You can disable FTH by stopping Diagnostic Policy Service. Can you do the following steps to send us a crash report without FTH? 1. Open Command prompt as Administrator 2. Run "net stop dps" 3. Open Firefox and follow the steps causing the tab crash 4. Send a crash report 5. Go back to the command prompt and run "net start dps" to re-enable the service This may be caused by a third-party application. Given that 99.26% of the crashes of this signature involves AccessibleHandler.dll, do you use a screen reader or some accessibility related application? If it is related to a screen reader, you may have to use Chrome for the time being until you can get more assistance :(

You gave me this instruction: 2. In the left pane of Event Viewer, go to Applications and Services Logs > Microsoft > Windows > Fault-Tolerant-Heap > Operational Two issues I had: On a screen reader, I have no idea which is "left column" and "right column" since to a large extent a screen reader is rather "divorced" from the physical layout that sighted people see on the screen (I am totally blind and don't even have a monitor nor mouse running on this machine). Then, I found application and services log... but I did not find anywhere Microsoft > Windows > Fault-Tolerant-Heap > Operational I had Microsoft > and several things with Windows but nothing about fault tolerance. When I went on to your second request: 1. Open Command prompt as Administrator 2. Run "net stop dps" 3. Open Firefox and follow the steps causing the tab crash 4. Send a crash report 5. Go back to the command prompt and run "net start dps" to re-enable the service

When I did step 2 as Administrator as you asked, I got the error message that Windows cannot find "net stop dps . I tried the command both with and without the quotation marks and got the same error message. Please remember that the Windows 10 on my computer is the HOME version, not the Windows PROFESSIONAL VERSION with all the security stuff found on that version and used in office environments. From a practical standpoint, unless you folk have another suggestion, it appears that i will likely have to GIVE UP ON FIREFOX (remembering from your message that most of these particular crashes result from an issue with Firefox working with screen readers) until a time comes when Firefox might be updated to resolve issues between Firefox and screen readers. I believe I will contact Vispero, the publisher of JAWS, to let them know about the problem I am having with all these crashes in the current version of Firefox. Of course, I am open to try any other suggestions to further diagnose the problem, if I can carry them out with speech and NO SIGHTED HELP.

Asked by Dave 1 year ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 1 year ago

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Pop-up Windows Security

Please check my attachment. Since I have update my mozila browser, I found this issue. Suddenly, windows ask password. I just want to stop this, very interpreting. Should… (read more)

Please check my attachment. Since I have update my mozila browser, I found this issue. Suddenly, windows ask password. I just want to stop this, very interpreting. Should I remove and download again?

Asked by Swet Kamal 1 year ago

Last reply by Roland Tanglao 1 year ago

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Firefox browser losing all passwords after asking me to reconnect to Firefox Sync

Happened once a while back but happened again today. Firefox Sync asked me to reconnect, which I did. After that reconnection, and even if "password" is checked in the pa… (read more)

Happened once a while back but happened again today. Firefox Sync asked me to reconnect, which I did. After that reconnection, and even if "password" is checked in the parameters, all my passwords have disappeared. I do also have Firefox on my phone, which have all my passwords from before the first instance it occured, but it never synchronized to Firefox on my computer. No error messages appears when synchronizing, and everything seems to be normal. Any way to correct the non-synchronization of passwords ? Is there something I'm doing wrong ? Thanks.

Asked by AlexandreP 1 year ago

Answered by AlexandreP 1 year ago

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Unable to Clear Cookies and Site Data and unable to uncheck Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed.

I have tried to Clear Cookies and Site Data repeatedly in Standard, Strict and Custom modes with no success and repeated that test when trying to uncheck Delete cookies a… (read more)

I have tried to Clear Cookies and Site Data repeatedly in Standard, Strict and Custom modes with no success and repeated that test when trying to uncheck Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed. Incidentally this problem began occurring when Firefox offered me the opportunity to use DNS Over HTTPS. I Like using DNS over HTTPS although it may very well be that hackers and info miners (Phishing) do Not like this new firefox setting and have adjusted their cookies into Permanent SOLs. Google hires hackers for many things. How can you help me you ask? Please repair the problem.

Asked by f3iu6pifo 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Unhide column on an archived webpage when button is disabled

Why I know it can be made visible Yesterday, the following archived version from June 19 was viewed. https://web.archive.org/web/20200619233630/https://www.worldome… (read more)

Why I know it can be made visible

   Yesterday, the following archived version from June 19 was viewed.
   https://web.archive.org/web/20200619233630/https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/
   The "New Recovered" column was visible, along with three other columns.
   Today, as in the past, "New Recovered" is again hidden.

The question:

   *****   How can they be made visible?  *******
   

Misc Information including the current, not yet archived, page

   The current webpage is https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/
   The "New Recovered" column is hidden by default.
   Columns are hidden or unhidden by clicking the "Columns" button.
   Using Windows 10 1909 and Firefox 78
   

What I have tried

   Tab to "Columns" button; tried every modifier key, ctrl+<key>, Enter, right- and left-click...
   

How to see what I see

   First visit the current page https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/
   "New Recovered" column is not visible.
   Click "Columns" and select "New Recovered" which is column 7.
   (it is 6 in list because column 1 can't be hidden)
   
   Now, open an archived page.  This is the one which had no hidden columns yesterday.
   https://web.archive.org/web/20200619233630/https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/
   Note the "New Recovered" column is not visible.
   To prove the data has been captured:
   Select "Yesterday"
   Press "Ctrl+u" to see the "Page Source"
   Find (Ctrl+f) and find one of the following "New Recovered" values (96,845  10,942) World & USA
   Find "Columns" to see the list of available columns.  ("New Recovered" is column 7)
   Find again and to see that columns 7, 16-18 are set to false preventing being displayed.
   

Since "New Recovered" column on the archived page somehow became visible yesterday. I know it can be done. Thank you, in advance.

Asked by ExpertN0vice 1 year ago

Last reply by ExpertN0vice 1 year ago

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Speed testers NOT showing the actual experience

I live in the mountains of North Wales so am at the end of a lot of copper or (even) aluminium wires. I rotate ISPs regularly and have been at this shit since the WWW was… (read more)

I live in the mountains of North Wales so am at the end of a lot of copper or (even) aluminium wires. I rotate ISPs regularly and have been at this shit since the WWW was invented and have even bought a Cisco router to host our own web site in the 1990s. I KNOW that the ISPs manage my connection speeds, router management software WILL be more capable than the Cisco router we managed ourselves!! I notice a similar profile of getting the speeds that are advertised at the start of a contract and then to throttle it as they add more customers to the same kit that they lease from OpenReach; increased latency! I also get OpenReach business notifications and know that the ISPs pay OpenReach for not only bandwidth that they use but also the electricity that powers them, OpenReach also charge for shit loads more but lets stick to the simples! ALL the ISPs deny ANY management function which is disengenuous to say the least!! There is a worrying trend in businesses to not only have no usable phone numbers (I had about eight BT numbers when we had the Cisco Router but NONE work anymore) due to the telephony shit that infests what laughly passes for customer service these days. {Thinks: Is there an undisclosed word limit to this field!?!?? I daren't hit return to go to a new para 'cause it might send like the excreble messaging systems which pass for comms in these benighted days!! My point for the designers of Firefox is: when I try to do "Speed test I can count up to FIVE seconds before a Ping is registered which is never more than a 100ms so that's bollocks! Then it doesn't matter how many tabs I have open (often shit loads) the speeds that I get are independant and even when I'm "listening" to radio articles that doesn't effect the results either! A GENUINE speed test should be built into Firefox don't ya think??

Asked by Joe Stoner 1 year ago

Last reply by Joe Stoner 1 year ago

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browser.startup.homepage

When I open Firefox, I receive the following: Firefox can’t find the file at jar:file:///C:/Program Files/Mozilla Firefox/browser/omni.ja!/chrome/en-US/locale/branding/b… (read more)

When I open Firefox, I receive the following: Firefox can’t find the file at jar:file:///C:/Program Files/Mozilla Firefox/browser/omni.ja!/chrome/en-US/locale/branding/browserconfig.properties. I have seen the help that suggest I go to "about:config" and the browser.startup.homepage, which I have done. But the suggestion doesn't state what I should do once there. What do I do to the browser.startup.homepage?

Asked by rand9149 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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How do I get help unlocking my account?

I have a Firefox account associated with an e-mail account that wasn't working for a while. It's working again, but when I try to login, I get this message: "he confirmat… (read more)

I have a Firefox account associated with an e-mail account that wasn't working for a while. It's working again, but when I try to login, I get this message: "he confirmation email we sent to ****@******.com was returned and we’ve locked your account to protect your Firefox data. If this is a valid email address, let us know and we can help unlock your account." How do I get this help? The link sends me to the support forum.

Asked by brad30 1 year ago

Last reply by brad30 1 year ago

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Unable to load page - unable to obtain site identification status

I recently updated Firefox to 78.0.2 running on Ubuntu 18.04. After the update, I could no longer access my website. I emptied all the cookies, cache, history files and e… (read more)

I recently updated Firefox to 78.0.2 running on Ubuntu 18.04. After the update, I could no longer access my website. I emptied all the cookies, cache, history files and everything else and I still couldn't access the site.

I then upgraded Ubuntu to 20.04 with a brand new install that came with the same version of Firefox. I still can't access my website.

On a second computer also running Firefox 78.0.2 on Ubuntu 18.04 I can access my website with no problems. I can also access the website using Google Chrome and from my cell phone and tablets.

The computer on which I can access my website has the website's certificate permanently stored and I can view it from the site's page info. On the problem computer, there is no certificate stored. When I try to get the certificate, it times out with a message "Unable to obtain identification status for this site". No error page pops up and no other information is available.

Can anyone help out here?

Asked by wrknight 1 year ago

Last reply by wrknight 1 year ago