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cookie whitelist not working

Every once in a while, I go back and try something that worked in older versions of FF -- accepting some cookies and not accepting others. In the current version, 59.0.3… (read more)

Every once in a while, I go back and try something that worked in older versions of FF -- accepting some cookies and not accepting others.

In the current version, 59.0.3, I go to options, security and scroll down, I've added yahoo to my Exceptions to "allow" rather than "allow for session" and then set the general setting "keep until they expire". Now, this setup seems to be a way to whitelist only those sites I want to allow cookies, expiring others when I close FF -- as that's the most control I now have, the "ask every time" being gone. However, when I close FF and re-open, it hasn't kept the yahoo cookies as the exception implies it should.

How can I customize which cookies stay past the session and which don't?

Asked by ithinktfiam 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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Firefox jumps to Yahoo on any subsequent search; how do I ditch Yahoo?

I'm on a Mac desktop. For years, Firefox is my search engine, but suddenly, if I'm searching for a 2nd or 3rd topic on the internet, it's no longer on Firefox - it's on … (read more)

I'm on a Mac desktop. For years, Firefox is my search engine, but suddenly, if I'm searching for a 2nd or 3rd topic on the internet, it's no longer on Firefox - it's on Yahoo. Yahoo seems abysmal and doesn't provide a quality search. I just Googled and tried to follow some instructions, to remove add ons and turn Firefox on in "safe" mode. That didn't help - I still was pushed into Yahoo once I'd done my initial search on Firefox. I don't want to waste my time. Help! Thx.

Asked by Socialvelcro 4 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 4 years ago

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How can I GET RID of YAHOO forever??

Have google as my default, but later get directed to Yahoo for errors etc. eg Error 999 and all sorts of other rubbish comes up. This only comes up on my laptop, not my o… (read more)

Have google as my default, but later get directed to Yahoo for errors etc. eg Error 999 and all sorts of other rubbish comes up. This only comes up on my laptop, not my other main computer - and is driving me mad! How can I ban & cancel any access to Yahoo forever from my Mac...does anyone know pls??

Asked by didds 4 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 4 years ago