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Firefox blocked all my 3rd party add-ons because they weren't verified and I'm upset

It's all in the question, all of my 3rd party add ons via xpi files, were disabled and I have no idea how to re-enable them. I'm running on the beta, so that might be why… (read more)

It's all in the question, all of my 3rd party add ons via xpi files, were disabled and I have no idea how to re-enable them. I'm running on the beta, so that might be why it happened, but something like this is really shit of them to do, because I'm careful for my add ons and know which ones are installed, and they're add ons not featured in their addon page. So I'm really mad and pissed off now, so much so that if there isnt a fix, I'm just switching over to chrome

Asked by shadowfoxEX 4 years ago

Last reply by philipp 4 years ago

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How do I bypass addon blocklist

I have a large number of addons that I use for security and customization reasons. I need to be able to use these addons despite firefox thinking they are dangerous. I … (read more)

I have a large number of addons that I use for security and customization reasons. I need to be able to use these addons despite firefox thinking they are dangerous. I take full responsibility for anything that happens. I need to know how to get past the blocklist so I can get my addons working again.

Asked by Zeren 4 years ago

Answered by philipp 4 years ago

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Why Are Some Add-Ons OK One Day And A Threat The Next?

Hello, Let me begin by saying that I adore Firefox and have great respect for the Mozilla Team and its minions. However, I am a little upset that three add-ons that I use… (read more)

Hello,

Let me begin by saying that I adore Firefox and have great respect for the Mozilla Team and its minions.

However, I am a little upset that three add-ons that I use regularly and have for some time suddenly could not be verified by Firefox and so were summarily disabled all in the name of security. To be specific, these add-ons are: Advanced SystemCare Surfing Protection, Avast Online Security, and LastPass. I have no idea what chaged overnight to cause these particular add-ons to now be perceived as a threat, but I surmise that whatever blacklist you all are using has suddenly included these add-ons.

But what has me REALLY incensed is the fact that a means to allow these add-ons in spite of whatever security risk they may pose is not made immediately available for those of us who are willing to accept the risk of using an add-on that hasn't met your entirely arbitrary signing policy.

I don't really expect anyone to take any action to solve this problem even though I think you ought to. I hope you will let us know when the pissing contest is over.

Asked by LordDarkStar 4 years ago

Last reply by James 4 years ago

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Disabled add ons for Last Pass and XMarks running Windows 10

Last Pass. E-Web, and XMarks add-ons disabled on my PC using windows 10. My Mac uses Last Pass, E-Weband XMarks and it is still working. Why are these add ons disabled on… (read more)

Last Pass. E-Web, and XMarks add-ons disabled on my PC using windows 10. My Mac uses Last Pass, E-Weband XMarks and it is still working. Why are these add ons disabled on the PC and not the MAC. I used these everyday and if Firefox will continue to disable these three very important add-ons I will use another browser.

Asked by Stan 4 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 4 years ago

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Since Windows update (8-13-15) I cannot install a Robo toolbar on Firefox

I have used RoboForm for years with no problem. However last night I ran the latest Windows update and this morning I had no Robo Tool bar in my Firefox. I tried uninst… (read more)

I have used RoboForm for years with no problem. However last night I ran the latest Windows update and this morning I had no Robo Tool bar in my Firefox. I tried uninstalling and reinstalling Robo and still no toolbar. I ran windows restore to 8-8-15 and there was the toolbar fully functional. Went back to windows update and had the same problem again.

Asked by Ben16 4 years ago

Answered by Andrew 4 years ago

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You have jeopardized my computer with your new update. I need https.everywhere and your update will NOT ALLOW me to use it anymore!

WE always use eff.org's https.everywhere in order to keep our computer extra safe. The newest Firefox update will NOT allow me to use it anymore. With all the nasty stu… (read more)

WE always use eff.org's https.everywhere in order to keep our computer extra safe. The newest Firefox update will NOT allow me to use it anymore. With all the nasty stuff that's out there dead set on ruining computers, why on earth did they do this? Do I need to be wary of my previously beloved Firefox as well?

Asked by tnrm 4 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 years ago

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open Tab as homepage

after the new update I can't open a new tab to my homepage. I don't want all the tile crap or suggestions I just want my Google home page to open. It's now made my work p… (read more)

after the new update I can't open a new tab to my homepage. I don't want all the tile crap or suggestions I just want my Google home page to open. It's now made my work process twice as long to do because of the stupid forcing me to have what the company wants me to use instead of having it the way I want it like I could before.

Asked by Kryto 4 years ago

Last reply by ideato 4 years ago

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How do I re-enable a non-verified add-on? I want to use Lastpass to coordinate my passwords.

My LastPass add-on could not be verified by Fire Fox and no longer works. I trust this software and want to continue using it. None of the Fire Fox help articles tell m… (read more)

My LastPass add-on could not be verified by Fire Fox and no longer works. I trust this software and want to continue using it. None of the Fire Fox help articles tell me how to re-enable it without having to edit the computer's brain, which would be more dangerous than any malware.

Asked by ddixon8695 4 years ago

Last reply by Rubin Bhandari 4 years ago

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my new tab page has ben hijacked

All I want to do is make my new tab my google home page. I have changed the browser.newtab.url in about:config and I still get some other page with websites I went to be… (read more)

All I want to do is make my new tab my google home page. I have changed the browser.newtab.url in about:config and I still get some other page with websites I went to before popping up.

Asked by Loretta4118 4 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 years ago

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the new firefox browser can't remeber any of my settings, after every start i must do all of them new, why?

I start the browser customize the interface then go into the options do my settings and the next time when i start the browser everything is at default, its frustrating..… (read more)

I start the browser customize the interface then go into the options do my settings and the next time when i start the browser everything is at default, its frustrating.........

Asked by ijustwantananswer 4 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 years ago

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new version 41 newtab.url doesn't work

Firefox new version 41 makes 'browser.newtab.url' doesn't work. the value is 'https://www.google.com.tw/' after updating, it no longer works. How to fix this problem? … (read more)

Firefox new version 41 makes 'browser.newtab.url' doesn't work. the value is 'https://www.google.com.tw/' after updating, it no longer works. How to fix this problem?

Asked by brad821228 4 years ago

Answered by ideato 4 years ago

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Software downgrade due to stability issues.

I'm currently on Beta 41.0b1. If I "downgrade/install" v 40.0.2, will my the open tabs on each of my 3 sessions disappear? Will my favorites still exist? Sudden loss of r… (read more)

I'm currently on Beta 41.0b1. If I "downgrade/install" v 40.0.2, will my the open tabs on each of my 3 sessions disappear? Will my favorites still exist?

Sudden loss of reliability. Firefox is slowing down my entire system, even though I haven't opened more tabs or done anything else on/with my PC. Also, whenever I close my Firefox tabs it results in a "crash report/crash recovery prompt".

Asked by JimEppelin 4 years ago

Last reply by Andrew 4 years ago

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Why has my Webroot filtering extension been disabled?

Today about 5 of my extensions were disabled. Two of them I use and need Clipconverter and the Webroot filtering extension. I want these extensions back and need to know … (read more)

Today about 5 of my extensions were disabled. Two of them I use and need Clipconverter and the Webroot filtering extension. I want these extensions back and need to know why they were disabled when I have been using them for years.

Asked by BK_Malik 4 years ago

Answered by cor-el 4 years ago

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Get message that "Firefox is not responding."

I hope this is not a duplicate of a previous question. Several days ago, my computer started freezing and hanging up; I started getting message: "Firefox is not respond… (read more)

I hope this is not a duplicate of a previous question. Several days ago, my computer started freezing and hanging up; I started getting message: "Firefox is not responding. Do you want to close program or wait for program to respond." I have Windows 7 and the latest version of F/F. I have restarted computer, cleared cookies and cache. I am not very knowledgeable so have not restarted in safe mode, refreshed F/F or reinstalled F/F. I have checked plugins and they are up to date. Any advice would be very much appreciated. Thank you.

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Asked by Wilma1942 4 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 years ago