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When visiting one particular site my user name is automatically entered when clicking in the required box. I want to prevent this, how?

This site requires a user name to be filled in a specific box and in another box you have to enter a series of numbers generated by a number generator (so not a password … (read more)

This site requires a user name to be filled in a specific box and in another box you have to enter a series of numbers generated by a number generator (so not a password - different series every time you log in). However I don't want my username to appear automatically in the first box. When trying to change this in the security settings (extra-options-security), there is a password section where you can choose exceptions to the rule of remembering (if the remember box is marked). When clicking this exceptions box, the url of the site I'm talking about is not shown and it cannot be entered either, since you can only remove here. When clicking the "saved passwords" option, neither the site nor the username is listed. I think I have read all the help sections in relation to usernames and passwords, but found no solution. How do I prevent this username (so only a username - not the combination usename/password), to appear in the box?

Asked by Elron 8 years ago

Answered by user633449 8 years ago

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Cannot enable "save passwords" how do I fix it?

I recently installed Firefox on a new computer and proceeded to customize it with bookmarks etc. I entered one password, which the browser has stored, but not the checkbo… (read more)

I recently installed Firefox on a new computer and proceeded to customize it with bookmarks etc. I entered one password, which the browser has stored, but not the checkbox for "remember passwords" is not only unchecked, but it is faded out and cannot be re-checked. I've tried to solve the problem by disabling add-ons and opening it in a safe mode, and even re-installed the browser. All to no effect. What can I do next?

Asked by johnnytee 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago

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Firefox is blocking id.washingtonpost.com. I use it all the time. This problem just started today. What's going on?

I have a blog sign-in on the Washington Post website. I use it all the time. Today, Firefox is blocking it, because it is an "Untrusted Website". I checked the page's … (read more)

I have a blog sign-in on the Washington Post website. I use it all the time. Today, Firefox is blocking it, because it is an "Untrusted Website". I checked the page's certificate and it looks OK. I don't know why this is happening, but there seems to be no way to override the block. The dialog box won't even open fully. This is all I get This Connection is Untrusted



         You have asked Firefox to connect

securely to id.washingtonpost.com, but we can't confirm that your connection is

That's all it shows. Please fix this problem for me.

Asked by CATOBKIN 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago

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unable to access paypal using firefox

Hello: I have been able to log into paypal, amazon using firefox. then I changed my cookie setting... and problems... --- now I can log into paypal using Opera. Cookies e… (read more)

Hello: I have been able to log into paypal, amazon using firefox. then I changed my cookie setting... and problems... --- now I can log into paypal using Opera. Cookies enabled.

I checked firefox as usually I have dont accept cookies. I changed it to "Accept cookies from sites" ON. closed firefox opened firefox

still cannot access paypal site.

so it seems the old cooking setting for paypal of not allow is still there i cannot seem to override it. how do i override it?

thankyou

Asked by seasaltseasalt 8 years ago

Answered by seasaltseasalt 8 years ago

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How to set history up for only the administrator of a home computer?

I would like to set my history tab to not allow anyone but me to delete information. I am the administrator of this home computer and wish to keep an eye on what my chil… (read more)

I would like to set my history tab to not allow anyone but me to delete information. I am the administrator of this home computer and wish to keep an eye on what my children and grandkids are doing on this computer for their own safety. How do I go about doing this?

Asked by ssamsonvink 8 years ago

Answered by user633449 8 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 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago

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What anti virus protection software is best compatible while running firefox?

I get a message that not all of the software with Kasperksy is compatible with Firefox, and I am in the timeframe that I will be updating or adding a new anti virus softw… (read more)

I get a message that not all of the software with Kasperksy is compatible with Firefox, and I am in the timeframe that I will be updating or adding a new anti virus software to my desktop xp system. Wondering what anti virus protection software is compatible totally with firefox? Thanks for your help with this.

Asked by mplotnik 8 years ago

Answered by the-edmeister 8 years ago

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The "add exception" block isn't active

The "add exception" block isn't active in the "I understand the risks." section of Untrusted Connection. I had to use IE to access my wireless router? Any suggestions? I'… (read more)

The "add exception" block isn't active in the "I understand the risks." section of Untrusted Connection. I had to use IE to access my wireless router? Any suggestions?

I'm running Firefox 17.0.1 under Win 8.

Keith Brewer

Asked by kabrewer 8 years ago

Answered by philipp 8 years ago

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how do I change firefox preferences

In one of my websites where it tells me to log on the log on icon is hidden. I can find it by scrolling over it with my mouse and the pointer changes from an arrow to a … (read more)

In one of my websites where it tells me to log on the log on icon is hidden. I can find it by scrolling over it with my mouse and the pointer changes from an arrow to a hand with a pointed finger. I contacted the financial website and they told me the following:

Firefox for Windows/Mac

1. Click on Firefox at the top of the screen (where is this?) 2. In the 'Firefox' drop down menu choose Preferences 3. Click on Advanced tab at top 4. Click on the Network tab 5. In the 'Cached Web Content' section, click Clear Now 6. Close/reopen browser

I have tried to find where on the Firefox screen they are talking about and cannot find where to change preferences and attempt to see exactly what I am clicking on. Any help?

Asked by kjonson 8 years ago

Answered by user633449 8 years ago

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How can I get rid of the JS/Redir virus?

whenever I working with firefox, AVG warns me of a JS/Redir virus. I click on remove and AVG states it has put into the virus vault. However it always returns. The AVG… (read more)

whenever I working with firefox, AVG warns me of a JS/Redir virus. I click on remove and AVG states it has put into the virus vault. However it always returns. The AVG dialog shows the file from the mozilla profile; adblockplus\cache.js. I have deleted this, but the problem continues. This problem occurs only with firefox. I am reluctantly having to use IE untul this is resolved.

Asked by peterjhb 8 years ago

Answered by peterjhb 8 years ago

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Firefox does not trust a particular secure website that I know is secure but it does trust other secure websites

Firefox does not trust a specific secure website that I know is secure, but it does trust other secure websites. Also, Internet Explorer trusts this website and Firefox o… (read more)

Firefox does not trust a specific secure website that I know is secure, but it does trust other secure websites. Also, Internet Explorer trusts this website and Firefox on another computer trusts this same website. When I try to connect Firefox tells me that it does not have a valid certificate (even though I know one exists) and that I would have to make an exception to connect. Is there some way I can correct this and get the proper certificate into this particular Firefox program?

Asked by photodave199 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago

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The history settings in the Privacy tab are gone from Options in Firefox 18

After upgrading to Firefox 18 the History settings in the Privacy section of the Options panel are no longer visible/available as they were in all prior versions. How do … (read more)

After upgrading to Firefox 18 the History settings in the Privacy section of the Options panel are no longer visible/available as they were in all prior versions. How do I manage these settings in Firefox 18?

Asked by wumpus42 8 years ago

Answered by user633449 8 years ago

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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 8 years ago

Answered by gene.james 8 years ago

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I can't get on gmail, get message about privacy settings, what are correct settings?

The message says that not allowing cookies may be the problem but I have tried about every setting I can think of without results. Please tell me the correct privacy set… (read more)

The message says that not allowing cookies may be the problem but I have tried about every setting I can think of without results. Please tell me the correct privacy settings to get gmail.

Asked by jterry8076 8 years ago

Answered by cor-el 8 years ago

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Varför startar alltid Firefox med Yahoo hemsida??? / Why Yahoo??

Varje gång jag startar Firefox så kommer Yahoo upp som startsida oavsett vad jag valt som startsida! Varför? Detta började i förrgår innan dess var allt normalt! Every ti… (read more)

Varje gång jag startar Firefox så kommer Yahoo upp som startsida oavsett vad jag valt som startsida! Varför? Detta började i förrgår innan dess var allt normalt!

Every time I start Firefox Yhoo always comes up as a selected starting page, no matter which site I have selected. Howcome? This started day before yesterday. Up until then everything was "normal"! I wanna get rid of thie, or I won't use Firefox any longer.

Asked by boondocks 8 years ago

Answered by philipp 8 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 8 years ago

Answered by unicorn512 8 years ago

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How do I keep the history from coming back later after I delete it?

Even though I select delete all history each time I use Firefox, I notice that my history shows back up again after a few days. It even shows a week or more of previous … (read more)

Even though I select delete all history each time I use Firefox, I notice that my history shows back up again after a few days. It even shows a week or more of previous history sometimes. There is another user for my computer. Are they requesting that my history be pulled up again and again, just to prove that they know which sites I am visiting? What is going on? I simply do not want my history made available to anyone but me. I do not want any history kept at all.

Asked by krmorberg2002 8 years ago

Answered by ideato 8 years ago