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Autofill turned off, but FF still autofills my name

I have autofill turned off, but whenever I go to a a particular page that has a contact form for a web-based software I use for my business, FF automatically puts my firs… (read more)

I have autofill turned off, but whenever I go to a a particular page that has a contact form for a web-based software I use for my business, FF automatically puts my first and last names in the respective fields, in the place of existing names for my particular contacts.

How does FF have my name in the first place, since I have never knowingly provided it, how do I remove it from FF, and how do I stop this autofill from happening, since I have it turned off yet it's still working?

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Asked by zillamobster 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 days ago

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Some sites do not load an error appears

Some sites do not load after the last update, sites which I have used before cor-el Oct 2, 2022, 10:33:13 I have an email reply but I do not understand the jargon I am … (read more)

Some sites do not load after the last update, sites which I have used before cor-el Oct 2, 2022, 10:33:13 I have an email reply but I do not understand the jargon I am not a comp. buff. I need to have clear instructions Thank you G. Arthur

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Asked by gladys2mike 4 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 days ago

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I can't access my home router

Hello, I can't access the home router. 192.168.1.1 results in "Secure Connection Failed" and nothing can be done. How can I solve the problem? Please answer me at [email]… (read more)

Hello, I can't access the home router. 192.168.1.1 results in "Secure Connection Failed" and nothing can be done. How can I solve the problem?

Please answer me at [email]@yahoo.com

Best regards, Ioana Udrea

Asked by udreaioana23 2 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 months ago

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Passwords from previous versions

Hello. My Windows 10 suddenly crashed, so I reinstalled on a new hard drive, with the latest version of Firefox. My old Firefox, was completely up to date but still used … (read more)

Hello. My Windows 10 suddenly crashed, so I reinstalled on a new hard drive, with the latest version of Firefox. My old Firefox, was completely up to date but still used the Key3.db file for my saved logins, and it will not work with the newest version. I tried creating a new profile and pasting the logins.json and key3.db files, as suggested by an old Firefox KB article, but that doesn't work any more. Is there any way for me to get the saved logins out of the older JSON file with the Key3 file? I desperately need help with this, and would appreciate any that someone could give.

Regards, Brian Mercer.

Asked by Brian Mercer 1 week ago

Answered by Brian Mercer 6 days ago

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Gmail 2-Step Identification Issues

I have 2-Step verification on Gmail. When I go to log in I get this: Insert your security Key into the USB. I cancel out of it and get this: Your phone can’t locate your … (read more)

I have 2-Step verification on Gmail. When I go to log in I get this: Insert your security Key into the USB. I cancel out of it and get this: Your phone can’t locate your device. Move your phone closer to the device where you’re signing in, and then try again. I "Try another way" and I try to get a "one-time security code" and it forwards me to a website where the cycle begins again. If I try "Auto-recovery" it sends me to google. I can access Gmail on the same machine via Chrome, but would rather not. I can also get it on Firefox on my phone.

I did recently turn on two-step and it asked if I wanted a key, and I thought it might mean Google Authentication, I think it meant a USB key.

Any thoughts? I rather not give up Firefox.

Asked by Eric166 4 months ago

Answered by cor-el 4 months ago

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Local domain brings up search results

When entering a local domain in the URL bar Firefox sends the request to a search engine instead of the DNS server. How can I stop this behaviour and switch back to how i… (read more)

When entering a local domain in the URL bar Firefox sends the request to a search engine instead of the DNS server. How can I stop this behaviour and switch back to how it was before?

Asked by menext 2 weeks ago

Answered by menext 1 week ago

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Which version of portable firefox would be most secure getting updated once a month?

On my laptop, I run FDE as my daily driver, with the release version to handle my webmail. I also use portable firefox (from portableapps.com) as a browser to use while a… (read more)

On my laptop, I run FDE as my daily driver, with the release version to handle my webmail. I also use portable firefox (from portableapps.com) as a browser to use while at work, from a thumb drive. While using that portable verison, I usually just go to google image search, and a work site that would definitely be secure.

My question: I don't like to update the installation on my thumb drive very often, and occasionally work computers are very slow anyways. So if I were to update it no more often than once a month, which version of firefox would be most secure: Release, Beta, or Nightly?

If doing this is just dumb, then which version gets updated less often--it would be Release, correct?

Asked by prr 2 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 2 weeks ago

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Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue (Error Code: MOZILLA_PKIX_ERROR_SELF_SIGNED_CERT)

I can't connect to my router using this same link I've always used: https://router.asus.com:8443/ I also tried: http://router.asus.com and: http://192.168.1.1/ Nothing ha… (read more)

I can't connect to my router using this same link I've always used: https://router.asus.com:8443/ I also tried: http://router.asus.com and: http://192.168.1.1/ Nothing has changed! I get a security error. See attachment. There is no "Proceed at your own risk" option. I've spent hours searching for a work around or fix. Nothing works! How in blue blazes am I supposed to connect to my ASUS Router's GUI. This is Windows 10, Firefox 104.0.2 (64-bit)

Asked by acct3 2 weeks ago

Answered by acct3 2 weeks ago

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How to Block System Font Detection in Firefox ?

Taking a look at the screenshot attached below you will see the librewolf browser which is a fork of firefox, blocks system font detection by default. How does librewolf … (read more)

Taking a look at the screenshot attached below you will see the librewolf browser which is a fork of firefox, blocks system font detection by default. How does librewolf do that? I hope by reading your reply i will be able to achive the same outcome with firefox. I'm also interested on how to block system local time readout/detection with firefox as i have so far not found a solution to this issue. As a privacy focused person i do not see any reason why any website would be interested in the timezone of my operatingsystem. This information is most likely not even necessary for functionality. From my knownledge the android browser named bromite (source: https://www.bromite.org/) does block timezone detection by default, since firefox is a privacy browser i fail to understand why this feature is not included to the settings tab.

PS: I'm not interested to making any suggestions anywhere, i want to modify firefox to block both system font and system timezone detection, any help is welcome...

Asked by Firefox_Beginner 2 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 2 weeks ago

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Any One Have Any Issue On Godaddy Email Login

Check This Article For Fix Godaddy Email Login https://techtecno.com/how-to-login-to-godaddy-webmail-account-easy-ways/ https://techtecno.com/how-to-login-to-godaddy-webm… (read more)

Asked by cikeh57655 2 weeks ago

Last reply by Dropa 2 weeks ago

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firefox not opening files with registered application

Firefox is forcing me to download a lot of temporary files instead of opening them in their native application, resulting in cluttering up my hard drive and making me unn… (read more)

Firefox is forcing me to download a lot of temporary files instead of opening them in their native application, resulting in cluttering up my hard drive and making me unnecessarily having to clean up after the browser.

How can I fix this privacy invading feature?

Asked by Colin WG 2 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 2 weeks ago

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How do I delete an autofill email address?

Running v104.0.2. (UK) Whenever I have an 'email box', I get an autofill email address appearing I wish to delete. When I highlight the address, and hit 'delete' it doesn… (read more)

Running v104.0.2. (UK) Whenever I have an 'email box', I get an autofill email address appearing I wish to delete. When I highlight the address, and hit 'delete' it doesn't work. On searching a method, I get the suggestion to go into settings and drill down in the 'Forms & Autofill' section in 'privacy' settings, but my FireFox has no such section.

I then tried to 'activate' the section by going into 'about:config' and changing 'extensions.formautofill.available' from, 'detect', to 'on', it made no difference, I still have no 'Forms & Autofill' section in settings.

How can something so simple be so complicated?

How do I delete an autofill email address?

Asked by Stephen5000 2 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 2 weeks ago

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Why does Firefox push https://google.mailto.com

Obviously Firefox/Mozilla makes ~80% of their incomse $ by shipping the browser with google as default search engine, which is a privacy nightmare but who cares, it's for… (read more)

Obviously Firefox/Mozilla makes ~80% of their incomse $ by shipping the browser with google as default search engine, which is a privacy nightmare but who cares, it's for the money... So my best bet would be that's also the reason the default mailto suggested by firefox is google, is that correct? Does that mean something of google ins injected into Firefox? Look i have no idea to be honest, i do hate google and now im woondering where is the gmail logo comming from, is it stored somewhere inside of firefox? Is it just the logo or might there be more google crap injected to firefox behind the scenes?

Asked by Firefox_Beginner 3 weeks ago

Answered by James 2 weeks ago

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Firefox not saving usernames passwords

I recently updated to Firefox 104. When starting up the browser it prompted me to do a refresh which I naively said yes to. After Firefox was done refreshing and finally … (read more)

I recently updated to Firefox 104. When starting up the browser it prompted me to do a refresh which I naively said yes to. After Firefox was done refreshing and finally came up again I noticed all my saved logins (usernames/passwords) from version 103 were gone. I spent the last several recovering my passwords which was very frustrating. And when Firefox prompted me to save the uname/passwds for each I pressed the save button thinking they were saved. I should have checked because they were not saved when I went to the about:logins page to see. It was empty. So I clicked on the "Create New Login" button to enter one manually. After entering in the web URL, my username and password and clicking "Save" a red banner appears above saying "An error occurred while trying to save this password."

How can I fix this so Firefox will once again save passwords?

Asked by cgrobertson 3 weeks ago

Answered by cgrobertson 3 weeks ago

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Not receiving any emails to confirm my identity

To confirm that the Firefox account belongs to me, I have to use the Google Authenticator app to confirm my identity, but I no longer have access to it. Therefore, I want… (read more)

To confirm that the Firefox account belongs to me, I have to use the Google Authenticator app to confirm my identity, but I no longer have access to it. Therefore, I want to confirm my identity through my email. So I press the link to get an email, but even though I have access to the email and firefox sends an email to the correct email, I don't get an email despite waiting 5 minutes. I cannot confirm that this is my account even though I am logged in here and in the browser itself.

Asked by JLN 1 month ago

Answered by JLN 3 weeks ago