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Forget browsing data when starting a private mode window

When I start a private window on FireFox, that same private window still has all the browsing history attached to my "normal" FireFox windows. Ideally, I'd like to start … (read more)

When I start a private window on FireFox, that same private window still has all the browsing history attached to my "normal" FireFox windows.

Ideally, I'd like to start Private Mode and have FireFox start from "zero": No access to past browsing data.

Is there a setting that allows for this?

Asked by j50 6 hours ago

Last reply by r7pxrv 34 minutes ago

Firefox 102 Renaming .exe files

I've noticed that with Firefox 102 when I download an exe file, in this case Thunderbird Setup 102.0.exe it is renaming it to Thunderbird Setup 102.0.exe.bin. Why is that… (read more)

I've noticed that with Firefox 102 when I download an exe file, in this case Thunderbird Setup 102.0.exe it is renaming it to Thunderbird Setup 102.0.exe.bin.

Why is that happening now? I know the "potential risk" or downloading an .exe file but shouldn't it ask or at least warn you instead of just deciding to rename it

I didn't see a setting to disable this "feature". Is there one?

Thanks

Asked by AZBigDog 1 day ago

Last reply by Chris Ilias 1 hour ago

browser security

My bank is telling me that my browser is not secure. I check my account daily and this is the first time I have received this notification. What must I do to renew secu… (read more)

My bank is telling me that my browser is not secure. I check my account daily and this is the first time I have received this notification. What must I do to renew security?

Asked by bjm786 3 hours ago

Last reply by Paul 3 hours ago

Strange Popup on Wifi Menu

Hello! Hoping someone can help with this new (to me) issue. I've searched and can't seem to find any articles/threads. When I open the wifi menu on my laptop, I also see … (read more)

Hello! Hoping someone can help with this new (to me) issue. I've searched and can't seem to find any articles/threads.

When I open the wifi menu on my laptop, I also see a media player featuring a video I watched three days ago (image attached). I've used my computer several times since then and didn't notice it. It also doesn't appear to be functional, as when I click play, nothing happens.

Is there a setting I'm missing to get this to go away and to prevent it from coming back again?

Thanks in advance!

Asked by -eat-the-rude- 16 hours ago

Last reply by r7pxrv 4 hours ago

Printed documents always has FIREFOX printed on the top

Im not sure why it is happening but everytime I print out a document, it is printing FIREFOX on the top of the left hand side of the page and ABOUT BLANK on the right. I … (read more)

Im not sure why it is happening but everytime I print out a document, it is printing FIREFOX on the top of the left hand side of the page and ABOUT BLANK on the right.

I have to print out lots of documents and this does not look professional.

Can anyone tell me what I have to do to stop this.

Many thanks

Asked by janetwilliams123 5 hours ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 5 hours ago

UNABLE TO RESTORE MY DATA ON BOOKMARKS, OPEN TABS AND HISTORY

Hi I had restalled my laptop and hence firefox on laptop. But after that, I have been unable to retrieve my old data from firefox. All my bookmarks, history, open tabs… (read more)

Hi I had restalled my laptop and hence firefox on laptop. But after that, I have been unable to retrieve my old data from firefox. All my bookmarks, history, open tabs have been lost. Please help me resolve this issue urgently.

Asked by shilpasonika 6 hours ago

Last reply by Paul 6 hours ago

I can't restore bookmarks after reset

I reset the laptop and lost the bookmarks. It originally reset to Edge but I downloaded Firefox. I have gone to the square of horizontal lines, clicked on Bookmarks, Ma… (read more)

I reset the laptop and lost the bookmarks. It originally reset to Edge but I downloaded Firefox. I have gone to the square of horizontal lines, clicked on Bookmarks, Manage Bookmarks, Import and Backup, Restore. The only date that shows is today's date. What else can I try?

Asked by starfish3865 21 hours ago

Last reply by RobertJ 7 hours ago

not even able to open google.com in firefox, in chrome everything works fine

Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue Firefox detected a potential security threat and did not continue to www.google.com because this website requires a secure conne… (read more)

Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue

Firefox detected a potential security threat and did not continue to www.google.com because this website requires a secure connection.

What can you do about it?

www.google.com has a security policy called HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS), which means that Firefox can only connect to it securely. You can’t add an exception to visit this site.

The issue is most likely with the website, and there is nothing you can do to resolve it.

If you are on a corporate network or using anti-virus software, you can reach out to the support teams for assistance. You can also notify the website’s administrator about the problem.


When clicking advanced button there is no way to proceed:

Someone could be trying to impersonate the site and you should not continue.

Websites prove their identity via certificates. Firefox does not trust www.google.com because its certificate issuer is unknown, the certificate is self-signed, or the server is not sending the correct intermediate certificates.

Error code: SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER

View Certificate

Asked by jadhavsagarpune 8 hours ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 8 hours ago

Redirect Issue in firefox browser

I have been using firefox on ubuntu 22 for more than a month and everything was working fine untill 4 days earlier when i first got error relating to security certificate… (read more)

I have been using firefox on ubuntu 22 for more than a month and everything was working fine untill 4 days earlier when i first got error relating to security certificate issue and data hijacking. But i have been using same sites earlier too without any issue. Also those sites are just articles on site without any personal information. From last 2 days i am also getting redirecting issues. First site to redirect to during google search is bestbonusprize.life then if i disable adblocker it just keep redirecting. I don't have any issue accessing same site in google chrome. I just have firefox installed till 4 days earlier, but when i start getting issues i installed chrome to test if i am getting same issue but all work good in chrome. One of the main change from earlier is i was in different location using different wifi provider. It could be one of the issue but i am not sure as other people using same wifi don't have much issues. Plus things work fine in chrome. I tried using anti-malware but malwarebyte is only available for window and i don't know any thing about anti-virus and malware removal for ubuntu as never needed it. Please guide me for securing my firefox browser. Regards.

Asked by traptit1 1 day ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 9 hours ago

PDF preview's download button changed behaviour.

Hello Community. I've selected an option to open PDF's in Firefox for preview. And if I wanted to download the PDF after preview, I simply clicked the downloab button fro… (read more)

Hello Community.

I've selected an option to open PDF's in Firefox for preview. And if I wanted to download the PDF after preview, I simply clicked the downloab button from the preview app/tab. The files were downloaded with default filename and to the downloads folder without prompts. But since a while ago the dialog where the save location must be selected and filename given for the file opens up after the click of the download button.

How can I change it back to the previous behaviour without having to input filename and select the file download directory?

Asked by playpig_ 3 months ago

Last reply by Terry 10 hours ago

Cannot go to onedrive.live.com

I am unable to browse to onedrive.live.com or onedrive.com in Firefox. Works in all other browsers on my machine (Windows 10 - works in Chrome, Edge, Vivaldi, Opera) but … (read more)

I am unable to browse to onedrive.live.com or onedrive.com in Firefox. Works in all other browsers on my machine (Windows 10 - works in Chrome, Edge, Vivaldi, Opera) but just shows a blank page in Firefox.

I've tried in various locations, so it's not my connection. I am running the latest version of Firefox (102.0 64 bit)

Asked by richardsimmonds250 2 days ago

Last reply by Mamoon 10 hours ago

In Firefox no download/upload popup window is appearing

I've been using firefox for so long, but now I'm having an issues where I'm not able to download anything. Whenever I click on either download or upload buttons, no windo… (read more)

I've been using firefox for so long, but now I'm having an issues where I'm not able to download anything. Whenever I click on either download or upload buttons, no window popups. I tried Brave browser with same, but it crashes. This problem started on Firefox. Helps would be appreciated. (Sorry due to same issue I can't upload screenshot/video sample of the problem).

Asked by grvrawat999 1 month ago

Last reply by Terry 10 hours ago

Installed Firefox 102.0 (Mac) today and now can't load pages on Reddit

M1 Mac, Macos 12.4 After installing Firefox 102.0 neither of my computers will open Reddit pages. As far as I can tell, all other sites appear to work normally and Reddi… (read more)

M1 Mac, Macos 12.4

After installing Firefox 102.0 neither of my computers will open Reddit pages. As far as I can tell, all other sites appear to work normally and Reddit functioned before the Firefox update. I restarted Firefox, restarted my computers, deleted Firefox and Reddit history and cache ... nothing so far has solved the problem. Reddit works as expected in Safari.

Any and all suggestions will be appreciated!

Asked by drewaz602 13 hours ago

Last reply by Chris Ilias 11 hours ago

Firefox on Windows 10 crashes every time it is closed (last 6 months or so).

In making this post I am following instructions found at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-firefox-crashes-closing-or-quitting, which include the statemen… (read more)

In making this post I am following instructions found at https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-firefox-crashes-closing-or-quitting, which include the statement "Fill out the Details section of the next page..." which seems to refer to THIS page, but I see no Details section here, so I'll just put the details where they seem to apply.

Firefox Version 102, installed today, shows the same symptom I've been seeing for several weeks, perhaps months: whenever Firefox is closed, a crash report popup appears on the screen (after a minute or two). I've been submitting these on a regular basis and hoped that Version 102 would contain a fix, but the issue continues.

So today I've created some minimum-to-reproduce examples, in each case using the same setup, but closing Firefox in a different manner:

Setup: Firefox for Windows V 102 installed today. Windows 10 is up to date. I open Firefox in troubleshooting mode, which displays my home page, located on a shared server that I use for a website and other stuff I want to be able to access from anywhere. Nothing exotic, just a list of links. That works.

Then, without doing anything else (for purposes of these tests), I close Firefox via one of the following (with associated report ID):

  • Click on large X in the upper right corner of the window.
   bp-e31ef7d6-8d17-41c8-a204-0e53c0220630e
  • In the window menu, select File > Exit.
  bp-d15f97c8-267f-4550-9d42-69eb70220630
  • On the task bar, RMB on Firefox, then select 'Close window'.
 bp-39756c12-ccb7-4f83-998a-ec8030220630

My system is an HP laptop with AMD Vision A6 processor. My wife uses a Dell all-in-one on the same wired network and does not experience the crash-on-close symptom. This makes me suspect my hardware, but just tested with other browsers:

Chrome - Blocked my home page (never saw that before, but I use Firefox...) until I removed the block from Settings. Closed without crashing. Edge - Updated itself, then gave me the same "Not secure" warning as Chrome, but displayed the home page anyway. Closed without crashing.

In all cases, the link to my home page is specified as http://, not https:// My wife's system is set up the same way.

My question: How can I get Firefox to close gracefully, without spitting out a crash report 1-2 minutes later? Note that I can OPEN Firefox and use it for hours without incident, but if I close it and do something else, when I close THAT, there's the Firefox crash report window underneath.

I just ran the w3.org validator on my home page and I see that a few errors have crept in,. mostly unencoded ampersands. I'll fix those, but if that caused a problem for Firefox, would it wait until much later to crash? And why only on my system, not my wife's?

Suggestions?

Asked by Chris Beall 13 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 11 hours ago

Web application (RDP) - Error when we use the clipboard in FF

Dear Mozilla Community, Our company use a web application whiches we can connect to customer servers via RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol). The web application uses Spark Ga… (read more)

Dear Mozilla Community,

Our company use a web application whiches we can connect to customer servers via RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol). The web application uses Spark Gateway. The problem is that if we use the web application with Firefox, we can't use clipboard function.

The error codes in the browser console:

Uncaught DOMException: A network error occurred.

   httpGet https://application.ourcompany.com/hosts/gateway/html/hi5core_min.js:68
   getClipData https://application.ourcompany.com/hosts/gateway/html/rdp_min.js:146
   onCopy https://application.ourcompany.com/hosts/gateway/html/surface_min.js:120

Content Security Policy: The page’s settings blocked the loading of a resource at https://application.ourcompany.com:8384/CLIP?s=ca5311bl-d6bs-67f1c-w501-13dwk0ca54c1&t=2676589901112&type=copy (“connect-src”).

If we use the application with different browser (like Edge or Chrome), we can enable the clipboard on the browser. If we enable the clipboard access for the site (https://application.ourcompany.com), the copy/paste function works well. The problem is that we cannot find enable clipboard feature in Firefox.

My quiestion is, how can we enable the clipboard in Firefox for our (webapplication) site?

Thank you so much for the help!

Best Regards Gabor

Asked by kovacs.gabor 1 day ago

Last reply by Terry 11 hours ago

Web application (RDP) - Error when we use the clipboard in FF

Dear Mozilla Community, Our company use a web application whiches we can connect to customer servers via RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol). The web application uses Spark Gat… (read more)

Dear Mozilla Community,

Our company use a web application whiches we can connect to customer servers via RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol). The web application uses Spark Gateway. The problem is that if we use the web application with Firefox, we can't use clipboard function.

The error codes in the browser console:

Uncaught DOMException: A network error occurred.

  httpGet https://application.ourcompany.com/hosts/gateway/html/hi5core_min.js:68
  getClipData https://application.ourcompany.com/hosts/gateway/html/rdp_min.js:146
  onCopy https://application.ourcompany.com/hosts/gateway/html/surface_min.js:120

Content Security Policy: The page’s settings blocked the loading of a resource at https://application.ourcompany.com:8384/CLIP?s=ca5311bl-d6bs-67f1c-w501-13dwk0ca54c1&t=2676589901112&type=copy (“connect-src”).

If we use the application with different browser (like Edge or Chrome), we can enable the clipboard on the browser. If we enable the clipboard access for the site (https://application.ourcompany.com), the copy/paste function works well. The problem is that we cannot find enable clipboard feature in Firefox.

My quiestion is, how can we enable the clipboard in Firefox for our (webapplication) site?

Thank you so much for the help!

Best Regards Gabor

Asked by kovacs.gabor 1 day ago

Last reply by Terry 11 hours ago