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Why did you default my start page to Bing?

I don't use the the other browser because they track. I use firefox and duck duck go. Why are you now defaulting my start page to bing? This is my computer. I will co… (read more)

I don't use the the other browser because they track. I use firefox and duck duck go. Why are you now defaulting my start page to bing? This is my computer. I will configure it the way I want. I have been using program for 15 or so years. Now you are starting to act like the other companies. Do I have to find another browser, that respects my choices?

Asked by Lynnie 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

Firefox 2FA with Authy

I am trying to enable 2FA on my Firefox account using Authy. I just did it with FB, Twitter, Gmail, Outlook and OKTA and they all worked. However the code generated by Au… (read more)

I am trying to enable 2FA on my Firefox account using Authy. I just did it with FB, Twitter, Gmail, Outlook and OKTA and they all worked. However the code generated by Authy is not being accepted by Firefox so that I can enable 2FA. I have verifed that my timezone is correct (-4, no daylight savings) and that the time matches up exactly. Obviously since i was successful with the others, the issue does not exist on my side. Any help?

Asked by Devon Hackshaw 3 days ago

Firefox 86 "Total Cookie Protection": I want no "automatic exceptions"

Quoted from: https://www.theregister.com/2021/02/24/firefox_cookies_86/ ..."it's Total Cookie Protection With Some Exceptions, Handled Automatically" ..."Meanwhile, Googl… (read more)

Quoted from: https://www.theregister.com/2021/02/24/firefox_cookies_86/ ..."it's Total Cookie Protection With Some Exceptions, Handled Automatically" ..."Meanwhile, Google and its ad tech frenemies are racing to develop various Privacy Sandbox proposals so they can implement behavioral ad targeting"

I don't WANT exceptions! Behavioral ad targeting is exactly what I'm trying to avoid. I don't want Google shaping my searches and influencing my opinions by "telling me what I want to hear"...it thinks! Total Cookie Protection sounded exciting until I read this. How do we force it to work "without automatic exceptions"?

I was excited about this new feature because it might allow me to stay logged in to sites like Google and Amazon without their infamous tracking and search-shaping. If not this setting is pretty useless.

Asked by gggirlgeek 4 days ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 4 days ago

What is Network ID

The Network ID found in "about:networking#networkid" shows a numerical, alpha value that appears to be constant on a particular workstation. How is this value used ? it a… (read more)

The Network ID found in "about:networking#networkid" shows a numerical, alpha value that appears to be constant on a particular workstation. How is this value used ? it appears to identify a specific workstation.

Asked by sadiqowy 4 days ago

FIrefox Zoom meeting issues

Recently I have issues in Zoom meetings. To make browsing a bit more private I went and activated some of the settings from privacytools.io, but I can't remember changing… (read more)

Recently I have issues in Zoom meetings. To make browsing a bit more private I went and activated some of the settings from privacytools.io, but I can't remember changing privacy settings before the problems started occuring. On the Firefox Beta channel I don't see any video streams (not even my own) and on the nightly channel I hear others audio speed up and they sound like mice and they here me extemely slow.

Does anyone else have these issues or an idea which settings might cause this?

Asked by Yves 5 days ago

Turning Off Safe Search

So I need to search up certain websites and etc. But it tells me this website is restricted and when i turn safe-search off it goes back on again. If you can i need a sol… (read more)

So I need to search up certain websites and etc. But it tells me this website is restricted and when i turn safe-search off it goes back on again. If you can i need a solution for this I need a more simple way.

Asked by Paxmc10 5 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 days ago

Firefox is deleting my history on exit even though the setting isn't enabled

For some reason Firefox is deleting my browsing history every time I exit the browser. I do not have the setting enabled to 'Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is … (read more)

For some reason Firefox is deleting my browsing history every time I exit the browser. I do not have the setting enabled to 'Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed'.

This seems to have started happening since I told Firefox to 'forget' a couple of sites in my browsing history.

I do not have any external programmes such as antivirus that would delete the browsing history.

What could be causing this?

Asked by will.harrison1 5 days ago

no login in saved password

Good afternoon, there is no login in the saved passwords for the google account, although there is a password. How do I fix this? I have no other methods to remember or r… (read more)

Good afternoon, there is no login in the saved passwords for the google account, although there is a password. How do I fix this? I have no other methods to remember or restore the username. Please, help

Asked by maxele 6 days ago

Potential scam - getting notification about my organization managing browser (don't belong to any org)

Hi-- I saw a banner while changing my Firefox settings that warned me about my organization controlling the browser. I found it strange since I don't belong to any organi… (read more)

Hi-- I saw a banner while changing my Firefox settings that warned me about my organization controlling the browser. I found it strange since I don't belong to any organization and this is my personal computer, so decided to click and saw a certificate for "ImportEnterpriseRobots" (see screenshots).

Does anybody know what this could be referring to? Is it a privacy breach or something legit from Mozilla/one of my extensions?

Thanks in advance for your help!

Asked by HabichuelaColora 6 days ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 6 days ago

My Default Web browser to fFirfox is not saving even when I restart my computer, but shows I made the switch

Default Web browser setting is not saving even though it shows in the Web Browser field. I get an default error message every time I open the Firefox app asking to set it… (read more)

Default Web browser setting is not saving even though it shows in the Web Browser field. I get an default error message every time I open the Firefox app asking to set it up again

Asked by selinalanda 6 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 days ago

With one mistaken click yesterday Firefox began sharing my screen with unknown parties with unknown intentions.

yesterday while browsing the internet I noticed a box on the lower right side of firefox that was labeled "Oracle Co-Browse". I clicked on it with my mouse to see what i… (read more)

yesterday while browsing the internet I noticed a box on the lower right side of firefox that was labeled "Oracle Co-Browse". I clicked on it with my mouse to see what it was thinking it would expand, but instead it changed to a random looking confirmation number along with a message that stated my screen was successfully being shared with other parties. To exit I had to close out Firefox completely and when my computer got hung had to do a force close of my entire system. There is o record of having visited any site called oracle prior to it having appeared on my system, and having contacted them since in order to ibtain more information regarding oracle co-browse has yielded very little as they simply deny responsibility and refuse to discuss anything they do since I am not a customer of theirs. I would like to know how this came to appear on my browser as it appears to be some sort of click-to-play option which I thought firefox did not allow?!? I try to stay clear of things that might jeopardize my security or privacy and certainly would never intentionally allow for anyone to share my screen so how can i find out where this came from and how to prevent it from ever appearing again? Please help as this really unnerved me and thus far all i am getting is more and more frustrated...thanks!

Asked by scottatl999 6 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 6 days ago

Unable to reset Primary Password

I have followed the instructions and it says my Primary Password has been reset - but it won't let me create a new password and still is asking for the password. I need f… (read more)

I have followed the instructions and it says my Primary Password has been reset - but it won't let me create a new password and still is asking for the password. I need further help resetting this?

Asked by Genevieve.tomes 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

Help information outdated? Deleting single entry of automatically shown form data

Hello, I usually had no problems deleting a single form entry that was once saved. As described here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/control-whether-firefox-automa… (read more)

Hello,

I usually had no problems deleting a single form entry that was once saved. As described here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/control-whether-firefox-automatically-fills-forms#w_deleting-individual-form-entries

But now this doesn't work anymore. I can't delete the form entry. Nothing happens when I follow the instruction. I tried it on two different laptops. Right now I'm using Firefox 85.0.2 (64-Bit). Is this a known issue of my Firefox version or has the method changed?

Thank you in advance! M.

Asked by stormyday1986 1 week ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 week ago