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Saved Passwords do not work at truist.com (a bank)

When I go to Truist.com, my recently merged bank, it remembers my userid OK, but fills in the password field with about 200 random ASCII characters. I tried to delete an… (read more)

When I go to Truist.com, my recently merged bank, it remembers my userid OK, but fills in the password field with about 200 random ASCII characters. I tried to delete and re-establish the saved password, but Firefox either gets messes it up or more likely the web site messes it up. The result is that the true saved password in lost and the ASCII rubbish re-appears.

Work-around is to not let Firefox save the password for this site. It works A-OK with the other 150 or so passwords. Check out the screen shot attached.

Luv Firefox, even donate once in a while.

Thank you,

 Jim Court  [  jimcourt1@gmail.com  ]

Asked by jimcourt11 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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Skipping cookie popup by Firefox

Since some time I encounter on more and more sites that on loading, the home page is showed as expected, but only during a fraction of a second. After it a kind of light … (read more)

Since some time I encounter on more and more sites that on loading, the home page is showed as expected, but only during a fraction of a second. After it a kind of light gray filter layer is added to the screen. It's possible to scroll down the page, but all buttons/links on it are disabled. Using Google Chrome previous described mistake does not occur. Instead a cookie popup appears and after accepting, the normal homepage appears. So it seems that some sites are freezing their home page by the gray overlay in order to force the user to accept/reject the cookies. But when Firefox skips the cookie popup you're always blocked. Do you see a solution for a user of sutch sites?

Asked by jj_moz 2 months ago

Answered by jj_moz 2 months ago

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Firefox 93 - cyan border of urlbar when focused

FF 93 arrived last night and now my setting (from userChrome.css) that removes the cyan color of the urlbar doesn't work anymore: urlbar[focused="false"]:not([suppress-f… (read more)

FF 93 arrived last night and now my setting (from userChrome.css) that removes the cyan color of the urlbar doesn't work anymore:

  1. urlbar[focused="false"]:not([suppress-focus-border]) > #urlbar-background {
 border: none !important;

}

I tried a few different things but they were for older versions of FF and naturally they didn't work. I even added a line "border-color: none !important;" but that didn't work either.

So, any suggestions for version 93 of how to remove the cyan border (again) when I click on the urlbar?

Asked by rado84 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

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Search Engines not functioning after update (Google & Bing)

Today, October 9th, Firefox update on my laptop and everything functions well except when I try to use the search pages for either Google or Bing. The pages https://www.g… (read more)

Today, October 9th, Firefox update on my laptop and everything functions well except when I try to use the search pages for either Google or Bing. The pages https://www.google.com/ and https://www.bing.com both load without issue but when I attempt to search for ANYTHING there is just the dot moving left to right in the tab title with no results coming back on either.

All other sites appear to be running and loading fine and the issue seems to be with just the search pages that I mentioned. Both sites work fine with Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge.

The "right click" search google function also has the same results. A blank tab opens with just the left to right dot on the tab title.

How can this be fixed? I don't want to have to go to using a different browser and of course having the ability to search is essential.

Please advise.

Asked by stephenrfoster 3 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 months ago

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Missing X in Bookmarks search box FF93

I use the sidebar to see my bookmarks on the left side of the screen. When using the Search bookmarks box there used to be an X on the right side to clear the search sett… (read more)

I use the sidebar to see my bookmarks on the left side of the screen. When using the Search bookmarks box there used to be an X on the right side to clear the search setting. That X is now gone which means I now have to close & reopen Bookmarks to clear the box. I believe this issue started with version 93 but I can't say for sure if it worked in version 92.

Asked by rw330i 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 months ago

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log in to my bank online

I can log in to my bank online in Chrome, but not Firefox. Whereas there was never a problem before with Firefox. Did the recent Update in Firefox cause this?? I want to … (read more)

I can log in to my bank online in Chrome, but not Firefox. Whereas there was never a problem before with Firefox. Did the recent Update in Firefox cause this?? I want to use Firefox to log in to my bank as before. Thank you.

Asked by joeccc 3 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 months ago

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Screenshot not working

I must have disabled something in About:config but i don't know what. Attached are the recently modified settings, any idea which one might incorrectly set? I tried in s… (read more)

I must have disabled something in About:config but i don't know what.

Attached are the recently modified settings, any idea which one might incorrectly set?

I tried in safe mode also but all i get is this bot face logo.

Asked by N. Aumond 2 months ago

Answered by N. Aumond 2 months ago

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Firefox Passwords using Browser Firefox Lockwise

Hi, I receive your emails on security (How to avoid wire fraud, spot spyware, smash spam and more) and my concern is holding all my passwords in Firefox Lockwise on my Wi… (read more)

Hi,

I receive your emails on security (How to avoid wire fraud, spot spyware, smash spam and more) and my concern is holding all my passwords in Firefox Lockwise on my Windows devices which are synched. If someone or some process gains access to one of my PC's they would also I presume gain access to all my passwords. Is this true? If so, can I implement password access to my Firefox Lockwise passwords on Windows machines?

Thanks for your thoughts and hopefully reply.

best regards, Terry

Asked by terry_morrison 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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Optimum email access through Firefox

Firefox has blocked my incoming email from Optimum. It has been great for many months until this last week. I decided to try Google access with Optimum and it it comes i… (read more)

Firefox has blocked my incoming email from Optimum. It has been great for many months until this last week. I decided to try Google access with Optimum and it it comes in OK. Puzzeling!

Asked by Nardi16 2 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 months ago

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Failed update

Firefox asks me to download an update multiple times a day. When I click to initiate the update I am taken to a marketing page headed with the VPN and no download happen… (read more)

Firefox asks me to download an update multiple times a day. When I click to initiate the update I am taken to a marketing page headed with the VPN and no download happens. It has become very irritating. How do I complete the download and stop the constant interruptions?

Asked by mbdc1 2 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 months ago

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How do i extrack extension to keep in a local file on my home PC ?

I know that a extension, ones that add functionality can be installed from a local file on my PC but i need to know how to extract the extension and store it on my home P… (read more)

I know that a extension, ones that add functionality can be installed from a local file on my PC but i need to know how to extract the extension and store it on my home PC ? I know there are scripts available but i don`t remember where.

Asked by Adam 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR message when trying to get Amazon

I've been trying all day to get to Amazon. No go. I've checked here, and found old threads about this problem. I've tried what was suggested in them, but still not able t… (read more)

I've been trying all day to get to Amazon. No go. I've checked here, and found old threads about this problem. I've tried what was suggested in them, but still not able to open Amazon. There was another site that I could not open, also, with the same error message, but I cannot now recall what that site was.

Please help! I need to check on an order from Amazon that I placed just yesterday.

Asked by tanbrae1 3 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 3 months ago

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FireFox 93 will not work on many sweepstakes sites like uwinit.com, winloot.com. We are sorry but it appears that the page you are trying to reach is currently unavailable. Please try again later.

FireFox 93 will not work on many sweepstakes sites like uwinit.com, winloot.com. We are sorry but it appears that the page you are trying to reach is currently unavailab… (read more)

FireFox 93 will not work on many sweepstakes sites like uwinit.com, winloot.com. We are sorry but it appears that the page you are trying to reach is currently unavailable. Please try again later. Chrome is working on same sites. I use FireFox to enter sweeps and it is mostly useless to me now. I am using Windows 10, Norton SafeWeb, "Cookies are not important to me", Roboform. Can I revert to a usable version of FireFox, or can you tell me how to fix it?

Asked by Howard Steeley 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 months ago