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How can I change the password for my access to using firefox?

Answers deny there is any password -- however, now and then I am asked to confirm that I am the person identified on the MY Yahoo -- I am asked for a username and passwor… (read more)

Answers deny there is any password -- however, now and then I am asked to confirm that I am the person identified on the MY Yahoo -- I am asked for a username and password.

An example is when I change computers and Yahoo or Mozilla does not recognize the new computer.

I do not understand -- yes normally, I simply open the browser and use it. BUT!!!

I am probably using the wrong jargon for what I want to change.

Asked by gene.james 7 years ago

Answered by gene.james 7 years ago

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My computer has been hacked and now I have chrome://weave in my passwords

I was using an unprotected wifi for about 3 days and now I have unknown programs running and sometimes commond prompt boxes suddenly poping up and dissapearing. I'm nolon… (read more)

I was using an unprotected wifi for about 3 days and now I have unknown programs running and sometimes commond prompt boxes suddenly poping up and dissapearing. I'm nolonger using the computer and I'm changing all my passwords just in case. (not getting FF to remember them)

But there are unknown usernames and passwords in my synced passwords. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/930340 Does this mean the hacker has all my FF passwords and can access it anywhere and anytime if I change them is sync? Should I make a new Sync account?

Asked by dleggo 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago

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Why doesn't the quality meter approve of any of my choices of master passwords, no matter how I mix both letters, digits and non-alphanumeric characters?

I tried to create a master password, but it couldn't be done 'cause the quality meter never accepted any of my passwords, even though I used a very complicated mix of let… (read more)

I tried to create a master password, but it couldn't be done 'cause the quality meter never accepted any of my passwords, even though I used a very complicated mix of letters, digits and special characters as well.

Asked by Social Hermit 7 years ago

Answered by Gingerbread Man 7 years ago

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How do I determine if Java is resident/active on my computer, and how do I disable it?

My concern regarding Java lies in the current caution issued by the government on possible malware access through Java. I can not find Java in the "Add/Remove Programs" … (read more)

My concern regarding Java lies in the current caution issued by the government on possible malware access through Java. I can not find Java in the "Add/Remove Programs" list, but am not sure if this really ensures that the Java program is resident or not.

Asked by goodyt 7 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 7 years ago

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How can I block email from a person who is a pest. Tried creating email filter and that did not work. HELP!!!

I followed the instructions to create email filters for a person who sends email which I do not wish to receive. The filter does not work for I still get emails from the… (read more)

I followed the instructions to create email filters for a person who sends email which I do not wish to receive. The filter does not work for I still get emails from the person. Can someone provide step by step on how to block email which is unwanted.

Asked by JayWD 7 years ago

Answered by TheOldFox 7 years ago

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The "remember passwords for sites" box is graytone and I cannot click on it. How can I save password?

Firefox... Using Windows 7 -- Tools --> Options --> Security Cannot click on "Remember Passwords for Sites", only on create Master Password. What might be … (read more)

Firefox... Using Windows 7 -- Tools --> Options --> Security Cannot click on "Remember Passwords for Sites", only on create Master Password. What might be wrong? Thank you

Asked by dhannay 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago

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How can I tell if the history has been cleared?

Obviously, if the whole history is cleared, you know. But since FF offers a partial clearing, how can I know if that has been done? I know I probably need better parental… (read more)

Obviously, if the whole history is cleared, you know. But since FF offers a partial clearing, how can I know if that has been done? I know I probably need better parental controls in place; that's one issue. But I would still like to know how to tell if history is being partially cleared.

Asked by LinkZ 7 years ago

Answered by user633449 7 years ago

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Do I select "delete browsing histroy" in Windows 7 or while on the Firefox web page (your instructions are not clear regarding this)

I have read your instructions on the Firefox website. What is not clear to me is, do I accomplish "privacy settings" and "delete browsing history" within the Firefox web … (read more)

I have read your instructions on the Firefox website. What is not clear to me is, do I accomplish "privacy settings" and "delete browsing history" within the Firefox web site or do I do this offline through Windows 7 "internet settings". The Firefox tab (upper left) does not offer the menu choices that your instructions refer to. My laptop (offline) "internet settings" refer to Internet Explorer settings (which I am not using) so it's not clear that changes in my preferences are affecting Firefox (or just Internet Explorer)

Asked by keviwe 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago

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Why does something start downloading when I activate Fire Fox when I have updates for Fire Fox and Add ons disabled?

When I start Firefox 18 on either of my two laptops it starts downloading "something", I know not what. 1. I have automatic updates for Firefox turned off. 2. I have au… (read more)

When I start Firefox 18 on either of my two laptops it starts downloading "something", I know not what.

1. I have automatic updates for Firefox turned off. 2. I have automatic updates for plugins and addons turned off. 3. I have automatic updates for windows turned off. 4. I have automatic updates for Kaspersky Internet Security turned off. 5. I log on with a 56k modem. I monitor for network activity and none is occuring. My home page in Firefox is a blank page. I activate Firefox 18 and go no where but monitor my internet traffic and 2 minutes later the downloading begins. I close Firefox 18 and the downloading stops. 6. I activate a different browser and no downloading occurs even 5 minutes after activating. 7. Out of curiosity I went down to a coffe shop yesterday, logged on to their wifi and activated Firefox 18. Eighty Nine (89) megabytes later, the downloading stopped. I have no fricking idea what got downloaded after I activated Firefox 18 but I went nowhere on the internet, just sat there and stared at my Blankpage (homepage) and watched the mysterious download take place. 8. I log on to the internet today with my 56k modem and two minutes later the downloading starts again. 9. I have an old desktop that has Firefox 3.6 something on it along with Kaspersky Internet Security and this does not happen on the desktop.

Since this only happens with Firefox 18, it seems reasonable to me to see it as Firefox 18 related and possibly a security or privacy issue but I suppose it could also be a settings issue. I do update my Internet Security every two days. I do scan my laptops regularly. This still happens. I cannot use Firefox for a browser because half my paltry 56k bandwidth is being sucked up by some mysterious unsolicited downloading that only occurs when Firefox 18 is activated.

Asked by My_Support_Account 7 years ago

Answered by My_Support_Account 7 years ago

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After Firefox Crash, FireFTP no longer reading FF's Saved Passwords

All of my (100+) passwords for my FTP accounts were lost on my latest Firefox crash. I had to reinstall my browser & plugins. When I opened FireFTP, all of the acc… (read more)

All of my (100+) passwords for my FTP accounts were lost on my latest Firefox crash. I had to reinstall my browser & plugins. When I opened FireFTP, all of the accounts are gone. However, the passwords still appear in Firefox's saved passwords. I'm trying to get FireFTP to recognize these again, and/or find a way to import them into FireFTP.

Asked by DesignEx 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago

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Java disabled but I still get FF alert on startup

I got the Java disabled message: Missing Java? "For your safety, Firefox has disabled your outdated version of Java. Please upgrade to the latest version." and I decided… (read more)

I got the Java disabled message:

Missing Java? "For your safety, Firefox has disabled your outdated version of Java. Please upgrade to the latest version."

and I decided I didn't really need Java so I removed it thru the Add/Remove programs feature in Control Panel. The message still pops up every time FF is started. It even comes up in FF safe mode with all add-ons disabled. I updated to ver 12 but that doesn't help either.

How can I stop this alert window from opening every time I start FF?

WinXP FF ver 12

Thanks!

Asked by LocalHero 7 years ago

Answered by LocalHero 7 years ago

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where is setting to delete cookies and temp files on shutdown?

I can remember a check off box to delete all cookies and temp files on termination of each session. I can't find it any longer - where did it go? I can't believe you ha… (read more)

I can remember a check off box to delete all cookies and temp files on termination of each session. I can't find it any longer - where did it go? I can't believe you have to manually delete files to keep the crap off the computer now. Running 17.0.1. for windows xp home.

Asked by skippyp 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago

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How to I block the unwanted Mozilla.org page that loads before my homepage. Using Firefox 18.0

When I open Firefox 18.0, instead of my homepage, I get an unwanted page from Mozill.org. Using Options/General tab/ I have show my homepage selected. I can get the URL… (read more)

When I open Firefox 18.0, instead of my homepage, I get an unwanted page from Mozill.org. Using Options/General tab/ I have show my homepage selected. I can get the URL fore my homepage entered in the Home page blank, but it will not hold. If I close FireFox and restart I still get the unwanted Mozilla.org page

Asked by Tom Ryan 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago

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how do i turn off password manager on firefox 18, the option box is ticked but shaded so i can't untick it

I am prompted every time i visit a site that i enter a password on to save it in firefox 18, it's now getting annoying. I have tried to turn it off, but the box in firef… (read more)

I am prompted every time i visit a site that i enter a password on to save it in firefox 18, it's now getting annoying. I have tried to turn it off, but the box in firefox settings is shaded and won't allow me to turn password manager off, i know i can choose "never for this site" in the settings but with just about every site you go to now requires you to sign in it is really getting on my nerves. if this can't be resolved i may reluctantly have to change browser.

Asked by stevenl3 7 years ago

Answered by unicorn512 7 years ago

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Always activate plugin for this site.

How does one see what sites have been set to "always activate plugins for this site" example: lets say I wanted to remove a site that has previously been set to "always a… (read more)

How does one see what sites have been set to "always activate plugins for this site" example: lets say I wanted to remove a site that has previously been set to "always activate plugin for this site" where is this found?

Asked by Noto 7 years ago

Answered by philipp 7 years ago

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passwords

I have encountered an new problem in where Firefox is not always asking me about saving passwords when I visit new sites. It also is not remembering info from previously … (read more)

I have encountered an new problem in where Firefox is not always asking me about saving passwords when I visit new sites. It also is not remembering info from previously visited sites. Any help would be appreciated. TIA

Asked by LisaDeptula 7 years ago

Answered by finitarry 7 years ago

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can you reverse the "forget about a site" if you accidentally press it?

Hi I was looking in history for something and wanted to delete it out which I did - accidentally highlighting the site below (facebook) which I didn't want firefox to "fo… (read more)

Hi I was looking in history for something and wanted to delete it out which I did - accidentally highlighting the site below (facebook) which I didn't want firefox to "forget" about can I change this? or will everything I view on facebook from now onwards be forgotten about in history if I wanted to go back to something?

Asked by amadena 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago

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How do I change my computors address..eg: it keeps showing my location as Herndon,Va on my local search, weather etc:..Im in Florida

How do I change my computer address...eg: It keeps showing my location as Herndon, Va on my local search, weather etc: when my actual location is in Orange City, Fla. Th… (read more)

How do I change my computer address...eg: It keeps showing my location as Herndon, Va on my local search, weather etc: when my actual location is in Orange City, Fla. This just began fairly recently (the past month) Thank you for your help!

Asked by lunarjet 7 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 7 years ago