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How to block extension using policies.json

Hi, I planned to block my users from installing extensions/add-ons. I found an article that might be the answer (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1308646). I… (read more)

Hi, I planned to block my users from installing extensions/add-ons. I found an article that might be the answer (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1308646). I tried to create a simple policy (below), but somehow it does not work (I can still install any add-on/extension). What is wrong with my script? I'm using Firefox ESR 78.11.0 (64-bit) by the way.

My "policies.json" looks like this:

{

"policies": {
  "ExtensionSettings": {
    "*": {
      "blocked_install_message": "Blocked!",
      "install_sources": ["https://addons.mozilla.org/"],
      "installation_mode": "blocked"
    }
  }
}

Sincerely, Jonathan

Asked by Jonathan 6 days ago

Answered by cor-el 6 days ago

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Cannot Login to SSA Website

I am using Firefox 107.0.1 on a Windows 10 machine. And, I am not able to login to the SSA website (US) using Firefox. I reviewed the answers in the post (https://suppo… (read more)

I am using Firefox 107.0.1 on a Windows 10 machine. And, I am not able to login to the SSA website (US) using Firefox. I reviewed the answers in the post (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1354403) and tried several of the possible solutions (safe mode, rename/delete profile, reboot computer, etc) without any luck. I've attached a screenshot of the error when trying to login using Firefox.

Strangely, I've used Firefox exclusively to login (latest, maybe 6 months ago) before with no problem. It appears it is only when I currently am using Firefox. This is because I am able to use MS Edge without a problem.

Any help or suggestions are appreciated.

Thank you, Chris

Asked by Chris 5 days ago

Answered by cor-el 4 days ago

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Unseperate regular browsing and private browsing.

In the past, when you opened up private browsing, it seamlessly integrated itself into your browser, being indistinguishable. At a glance, no one would know you were priv… (read more)

In the past, when you opened up private browsing, it seamlessly integrated itself into your browser, being indistinguishable. At a glance, no one would know you were private browsing; it blended in.

In a recent update, Mozilla did something unthinkable and made private browsing an isolated instance from Firefox. This, of course, results in a purple flare in the taskbar in front of the entire world that you are private browsing.

I don't understand who thought this was a good idea. I want to know how to undo this horrible change.

See the screenshot where you can't see any information on all my open Firefox windows, except for my private browsing window.

Asked by M_Negev 3 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 3 days ago

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Fifox don't delete cookiz

Dear All, Today, i have 1.4mo of cookiz. when i go to option page of fifox : button "delete cookiz" don't delete cookiz. and the button "manage cookiz" know nothing about… (read more)

Dear All, Today, i have 1.4mo of cookiz. when i go to option page of fifox : button "delete cookiz" don't delete cookiz. and the button "manage cookiz" know nothing about cookiz or exeption.

i am under win7pro, and i have the same problem under win10pro.

with lasts versions, i have this problem ; i have not last years.

and few years ago, i had same dificulty, but solved with great next version.

what is this crumble ?

May FireFox save souls of ours computer ! Kiss

Asked by yves.tanguy 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Having an issue with how websites appear

Websites on my Firefox are not appearing correctly. I think this started when I was playing around with the Privacy and Security settings. I changed the settings back,… (read more)

Websites on my Firefox are not appearing correctly. I think this started when I was playing around with the Privacy and Security settings. I changed the settings back, but the issue persists. Sorry I cannot explain this issue more clearly... Please see images. The first shows an example of how websites are appearing with my Firefox now. The second, using Safari, is an example of how websites used to look - and how I want them to look again. Thank you! I miss my old Firefox.

Asked by viavictoria 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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A message from Monitor said my information is in 6 data breaches. The linked in stuff I can fix. But evite? They must have my e-mail. Don't know how to get to that or the other sites listed I've never heard. What do I do more than change Linked in?

Please let me know what I should be doing other than tightening linked in which has no crucial information anyway. My e-mail will get back on e-vite because someone wil… (read more)

Please let me know what I should be doing other than tightening linked in which has no crucial information anyway. My e-mail will get back on e-vite because someone will send me an invitation. The other places should not have any information on me since I've never visited, don't know what they are.

Asked by mskinsey 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 year 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 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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Cannot log in to bank site - it says I need a newer browser

When I go to my bank's login site, I get a message saying that I need a newer browser. I have the latest version of Firefox, and I used to be able to log in just fine, bu… (read more)

When I go to my bank's login site, I get a message saying that I need a newer browser. I have the latest version of Firefox, and I used to be able to log in just fine, but I recently reset my browser and I seem to have lost some settings. I have tried adding an exception for this site's cookies in Settings, and I've also tried turning off enhanced tracker, but the site still doesn't work. Is there a way to tell what is broken and then fix it? Thank you.

Asked by MikeN23 3 months ago

Answered by MikeN23 3 months ago

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login security

When I try to login to the AT&T website it sends me a code for my cellphone. The site does not remember my browser even though I check the box remember the browser. … (read more)

When I try to login to the AT&T website it sends me a code for my cellphone. The site does not remember my browser even though I check the box remember the browser. I have tried several things in cookie settings etc. but nothing seems to work.

Asked by Roger1712 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Firefox ID/PW and security settings and cookies

I would like to set up Firefox like it worked 5 years ago where I just click on a link and get logged in automatically. I have stored URLs, IDs and PWs into Firefox's mas… (read more)

I would like to set up Firefox like it worked 5 years ago where I just click on a link and get logged in automatically.

I have stored URLs, IDs and PWs into Firefox's master password area. But apparently, my cookie/security settings/tracking settings are not right because when I click on a link, I don't get logged in automatically.

What settings should I use to get logged in automatically if my URL/ID/PW are in Firefox's Primary Password?

(Ultimately, I would like to use Norton's Password Vault and Firefox, but I think that might be compatible for an auto login?)

Thanks. Rick.

Asked by Rick17 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Profiles and Rally

So I wanted to join Rally, but I am concerned about granting access to my passwords and logins to the Rally clients. If I create a new profile and sign in with my only Fi… (read more)

So I wanted to join Rally, but I am concerned about granting access to my passwords and logins to the Rally clients. If I create a new profile and sign in with my only Firefox account will Rally clients have access to my passwords and logins from other profiles?

Thx.

Asked by JB 6 months ago

Answered by JB 6 months ago

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Problem with privacy settings

I reset my privacy settings to "standard", as they were causing too many problems. I quit Firefox. Some websites (like Google) are still telling me that cookies are disab… (read more)

I reset my privacy settings to "standard", as they were causing too many problems. I quit Firefox. Some websites (like Google) are still telling me that cookies are disabled, when they are not and don't allow me to go to these websites. I attached 2 screen captures. Any reason for this and how to fix this problem?

Thanks.

Asked by Sue 5 months ago

Answered by user104147805413306348376805769878442569366 5 months ago

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It looks like some troubles in firefox's folder

Recently, when I was using firefox-nightly, the antivirus software prompted me that several virus files of type 'virus.js.unsafe.2' were detected in the 'entries' folder … (read more)

Recently, when I was using firefox-nightly, the antivirus software prompted me that several virus files of type 'virus.js.unsafe.2' were detected in the 'entries' folder of firefox.

But I don't know where the virus is coming from for now, it could be an extension or a TamperMonkey plugin. so now I want to understand what the files in Firefox's entries folder do and where they come from?

I’m a Chinese. Sorry for my weak English levels

Asked by Durandal 4 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 4 months ago

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Un-setting privacy.resistFingerprinting requires browser restart.

I have the problem asked in [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/que.../1297208], and indeed I had turned on/true privacy.resistFingerprinting. But I've turned it off and … (read more)

I have the problem asked in [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/que.../1297208], and indeed I had turned on/true privacy.resistFingerprinting. But I've turned it off and reloading https://webbrowsertools.com/timezone/ still shows UTC time (though my system timezone is -0700 (CST)). I was going to ask what is wrong, when I realized I have to restart my browser. So submitting with that solution.

Asked by ElveySync 3 months ago

Answered by ElveySync 3 months ago

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Remove an exception to never remember password on a site (undo never remember)

I told Firefox to never remember a website login user/pass but now want to revert this. I have looked for this option but can only find the remembered user/pass. There is… (read more)

I told Firefox to never remember a website login user/pass but now want to revert this. I have looked for this option but can only find the remembered user/pass. There is an option at the bottom of the chrome password list, but not in firefox.

Can someone please point me to the area that i can remove this "never remember logins for this site"

Thanks in advance

Asked by eXcalibre 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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Quick question about Firefox Containers

Hi! I have the strictest anti-tracking protection enabled and have one question: Firefox prevents cross-site cookies by default, but if I install Firefox Containers, does… (read more)

Hi! I have the strictest anti-tracking protection enabled and have one question: Firefox prevents cross-site cookies by default, but if I install Firefox Containers, does that mean that those cross-site cookies will be allowed inside that container, even if they're not when browsing outside of any container? My concern is that, if that happened, using Firefox containers would actually diminish privacy instead of increasing it (for example, Facebook would be able to use Instagram cookies because they're in the same container, even though it wouldn't if I hadn't installed Containers). Thanks a lot! Love the Firefox community <3

Asked by Rodrigo 1 year ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 year ago

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website logins

firefox logs me into a particular site even though save passwords is turned off and none are listed as saved. this happens even after closing firefox and opening a new wi… (read more)

firefox logs me into a particular site even though save passwords is turned off and none are listed as saved. this happens even after closing firefox and opening a new window. i logged in last week to this site, and opened it today and its still logged in.

Asked by Gieto 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago