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Enabling addons on per website basis

Hi, I found some discussion related (https://discourse.mozilla.org/t/disable-add-ons-on-specific-website/33693) but no solution yet. This is imho a big flaw in the privac… (read more)

Hi,

I found some discussion related (https://discourse.mozilla.org/t/disable-add-ons-on-specific-website/33693) but no solution yet.

This is imho a big flaw in the privacy of users.

There are trivial cases, for example if I use a YouTube downloader plugin, I obviously want it to monitor my browsing ONLY when I'm on youtube.com...

And there are some critical cases: when I browse my web banking, or when I go on some trading website, I don't want my financial operations to be at risk because of an add-on that is very useful everywhere but on those site.

However, I don't want to exclude all the add-ons for those website too, that would be just too much.

I think there's already a coding base in place, since you can disable each add-on when using private windows. This could be enhanced by having a system of whitelist/blacklist instead. And this feature would actually make more sense than using a private window.

Another way would be to have this feature on per container, instead of per website, than would work well too.

People have different activities, and some requires useful plugins, that are very specific. I mean Keepass's add-on (for example) is useful everywhere, but many add-ons are related to one activity at a time.

For example, if I'm a marketer and want to analyze website, I'll use add-ons for having stats on metadata or keywords or even real time reports from Alexa or from AliExpress, etc...

But when I'm reading my email, I'm not happy those add-ons can see my data.

That would be tedious to disable all those plugins every time I change activity, especially since we are productive humans so obviously we need to alternate those activities doing multitask all the time.

And the private window option is not flexible enough for that kind of multitasking, when containers are.

I hope this helps everyone understand clearly why I think my request is not only a real user need, but also currently a flaw in users privacy since most people will not trade the comfort of their add-ons for some privacy concern they don't always understand...

I know this is some kind of feature request more than ask for help, but https://qsurvey.mozilla.com/s3/FirefoxInput/ is out of service so I don't know where to address my concern here.

Thanks for helping me pushing this idea forward.

Asked by Stopi 2 weeks ago

Answered by Seburo 2 weeks ago

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deletion of firefox account with the email address [email address] needed as i have no longer got access to it

GOOD DAY MOZILLA FIREFOX SUPPORT HOW ARE YOU.S TODAY I WOULD LIKE YOUR HELP WITH DELETING MY FIREFOX ACCOUNT WITH THE EMAIL ADDRESS [email address] as i no longer have a… (read more)

GOOD DAY MOZILLA FIREFOX SUPPORT HOW ARE YOU.S TODAY I WOULD LIKE YOUR HELP WITH DELETING MY FIREFOX ACCOUNT WITH THE EMAIL ADDRESS [email address] as i no longer have access to it at all

Asked by donovangregg 2 days ago

Last reply by Seburo 2 days ago

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Constant Crashing on Mac OS – Little hope for solution

This is the 3rd time I've posted here about crashing in the last month or so. I really do apologize for having to post again but I simply haven’t gotten to a solution. I … (read more)

This is the 3rd time I've posted here about crashing in the last month or so. I really do apologize for having to post again but I simply haven’t gotten to a solution. I really need to continue using Firefox as all the other browsers are significantly slower in my experience and I'm in the browser around-the-clock. I’d be willing to pay for customer support from Mozilla but they do not provide any type of support directly as most of you probably know.

Please review this link here to see all the steps I have already taken to troubleshoot the crashes.

I really thought that the crash reports I had would help me pinpoint the issue but it appears as though they’re not very helpful for those who can interpret them. If that’s not the case, I greatly appreciate it if anybody can dig through them to uncover some insights related to why I may be having frequent crashes (I'm willing to pay).

Crash ID from a recent crash: bp-058c91cd-4b9c-46d1-bd12-640ba0210928

Thank you so much for any help.

Asked by stephenp1394 4 weeks ago

Answered by cor-el 4 weeks ago

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Hmm. We're having trouble finding that site

Ever since I started using Firefox which was months ago, I've been getting this "Hmm. We're having trouble finding that site" page multiple times a day when opening links… (read more)

Ever since I started using Firefox which was months ago, I've been getting this "Hmm. We're having trouble finding that site" page multiple times a day when opening links to various websites. Refreshing the page makes it load correctly. I've tried troubleshooting this in the past but didn't spend too much effort, but enough is enough. Things I have tried:

  • Disabling all extensions
  • Disabling hardware acceleration
  • I am using the default theme so there's nothing to disable there
  • Clearing the cache
  • Checking my internet connection (I'm connected and everything else works)
  • Flushing my DNS
  • Resetting Windows, which included reinstalling Firefox (I did this to fix something else, but still)
  • Disabling IPv6 and DNS prefetching
  • I am not using a Proxy

I feel like I've tried everything. What else can I do?

Asked by ederyaviv 3 weeks ago

Answered by ederyaviv 2 weeks ago

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AD Blocker Message

Firefox Browser uprated to 92.0 today. Previously whilst browsing Ad's were showing; today I have no Ad's displayed but have not enabled an Ad Blocker on Firefox. A site … (read more)

Firefox Browser uprated to 92.0 today. Previously whilst browsing Ad's were showing; today I have no Ad's displayed but have not enabled an Ad Blocker on Firefox. A site I use extensively cannot now be properly viewed; I get a message to turn off Ad Blocker. I have set Enhanced Tracking Protection to 'Off' but am still unable to obtain full functionality, I am using standard Firefox Privacy settings otherwise. I am able to browse the site properly using MS Edge. I have deliberately refrained from using any AD Blocking on my part so as to ensure the site in question can be properly viewed. The only Firefox extension being used is Kaspersky Protection; I get the turn off Ad Blocker message both when Kaspersky Protection is on or off.

Asked by ericbates 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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firefox will not load any pages and launches with a dialog box that displays nothing.

I have had this issue before and uninstalling and reinstalling has fixed it in the past. Today when I opened firefox it prompted me to update , which I did without thinki… (read more)

I have had this issue before and uninstalling and reinstalling has fixed it in the past. Today when I opened firefox it prompted me to update , which I did without thinking. Subsequently, it stopped working. I have tried: restarting my PC, running in troubleshooting mode( it wouldn't even open when I tried this), uninstalling and reinstalling using the internet installer, uninstalling and reinstalling using the offline installer ( tried on multiple hard drives, so I don't think hardware failure is the issue), installing an older version of fire fox, and installing the 32 bit version instead of the 64 bit version. The attached images show what displays upon trying to launch firefox. nothing loads, not typing an address into the search bar, not clicking on a bookmark, the only UI element that will display is the 3 horizontal line setting menu.

Asked by ecbs5001 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 weeks ago

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Firefox 78 (Debian Stable) cannot access certain websites other browsers can

Hello, I'm running Firefox 78 on fresh Debian Stable installation and I cannot access certain websites. I followed step-by-step the instructions by Mozilla Support found … (read more)

Hello, I'm running Firefox 78 on fresh Debian Stable installation and I cannot access certain websites. I followed step-by-step the instructions by Mozilla Support found here, with no result. Of course, I tried completely uninstalling and reinstalling Firefox, renaming .mozilla folder to create a new settings folder, deleting .cache/mozilla etc. I use no proxy, and I can visit all those certain websites form other browsers of this installation. And I'm looking for a solution for more than 2 weeks now. Any help is welcome!

Asked by johnservetas 3 weeks ago

Answered by johnservetas 3 weeks ago

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php based web site no longer displays correctly in Firefox but is OK in other browsers

I have a home website that was written using php well over 10 years ago. Except for family updates, it has changed little and displayed correctly using firefox and other… (read more)

I have a home website that was written using php well over 10 years ago. Except for family updates, it has changed little and displayed correctly using firefox and other browsers. Firefox is my preferred browser. A couple of months ago, it stopped displaying correctly in firefox but continues to display correctly w/o issues in Edge, and other browsers.

I note it displays in a basic form in firefox, links to other pages and content are shown and operable, but not displayed (correctly) as it does in Edge and others. I am on the latest version of Win Pro 10.

I posted the problem the end of August and received a number of suggestions. I went through the steps suggested (using troubleshoot amongst other suggestions) and none of the suggestions resolved the issue. My suspicion is that something in a relatively recent update of firefox has issues with my php based code. I do not use a "web tool" but write the source myself. I started writing websites with html decades ago and got the bug to use php years back.

If anyone has the interest (or curiosity) to look at the website in firefox and edge and my source code and see if they see the issue I would be glad provide the link to my website.

Asked by kenw4 3 weeks ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 weeks ago

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Master password problem.

Can anyone help me with a master password issue? The box appears at the appropriate time but I am unable to enter any text into the box. I point and click in the text spa… (read more)

Can anyone help me with a master password issue?

The box appears at the appropriate time but I am unable to enter any text into the box. I point and click in the text space but the cursor does not appear and nothing happens when I start typing.

The sign in button is grey although I can click on it and the box briefly disappears then reappears asking for the password again. The cancel button works and closes the box.

I do not have the same problem on my Android mobile and I can access my passwords on my phone but not on my Windows laptop.

Thanks in advance, Grant.

Asked by Mr G 3 weeks ago

Answered by Mr G 3 weeks ago

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I have no screen capture whatsoever - no menu comes up with a right click, no screen capture icon is present

I have no screen capture whatsoever - no menu comes up with a right click, no screen capture icon is present to add to the menu. I used to have an add on but that disappe… (read more)

I have no screen capture whatsoever - no menu comes up with a right click, no screen capture icon is present to add to the menu. I used to have an add on but that disappeared and is no longer available. From your latest tips letter I think I'm using a different browser entirely! If you can help I'd appreciate it- as I say I used to have it in my browser but no longer. Now I have to screen capture and edit it in an external program- I'm sure you'll agree this is horrific to have to do.

Asked by zzzallan 4 weeks ago

Answered by zzzallan 3 weeks ago

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Firefox 92.0.1 (64-bit) for Windows does not work on www.t-mobile.com

I just moved to T-Mobile and when accessing this site, clicking on the login button takes several minutes to get to the login screen. After entering the username, it tak… (read more)

I just moved to T-Mobile and when accessing this site, clicking on the login button takes several minutes to get to the login screen. After entering the username, it takes several more minutes to get to the password screen, after which it takes additional minutes for the following error message to be displayed.

             Looks like we got our wires crossed.
             We weren’t able to process your request at this time. Please try again later.

My Chrome and Edge browsers on Windows handle this site fine, as does Firefox on an M1 Mac running Big Sur, and safari on my iPhone - this is the only browser/OS setup that fails. I have cleared caches and cookies but nothing resolves this issue.

I would like to continue using Firefox but need to access this site. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated!

Thanks and regards,

Howard

Asked by hij2001 4 weeks ago

Answered by hij2001 3 weeks ago

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Your organization controls this browser

Hi, I have tried all day trying to get rid - of SaveFrom.net Helper - no luck. Latest Firefox running on latest Win.10. So frustrating, tried all sorts of tricks and noth… (read more)

Hi, I have tried all day trying to get rid - of SaveFrom.net Helper - no luck. Latest Firefox running on latest Win.10. So frustrating, tried all sorts of tricks and nothing works Cheers,

GregT

Asked by gtcountry 2 months ago

Answered by gtcountry 2 months ago

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Mozilla, a company whose literal goal is to keep the internet free for public use, ironically makes it virtually impossible to contact them

There is literally not a more appropriate place to post this in a 2 hour online search quest to find such a place. So, to sum it up, Mozilla does not include a, "Contact"… (read more)

There is literally not a more appropriate place to post this in a 2 hour online search quest to find such a place. So, to sum it up, Mozilla does not include a, "Contact" link on most of their public facing pages. Only a select few have them. Mozilla offers absolutely no way to provide feedback from what I couldn't find. Any page with the feedback box "Did this help" thumbs up and thumbs down literally results in nothing except the box disappearing when I click thumbs down. Mozilla's emails to their email list recipients have no second form of contact information on them beyond a mysterious unnamed physical address (which is illegal btw and lololol, I am disgusted about this for a company that is supposedly all about legal transparency online). Then, Mozilla's "Contact page" (https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/contact/) contains a completely broken map that shows literally nothing but appears to be intended to show geographical regions to contact. They link to a Facebook page without a contact option. There is an extremely limited support menu that looks like it was developed by a teenage web developer and which offers NO link to a Mozilla foundation support option. The dinky little "Get Help" link at the very bottom is the only thing that could even remotely be related to getting general Mozilla foundation help/offering feedback. Clicking on that routes to the help forum homepage which has zero options for Mozilla Foundation or Mozilla pages reporting broken features and etc. The Mozilla Github seems to only be tailored towards the various Mozilla coding projects but seems to be completely absent of actual Mozilla applications such as Firefox. Doing an extremely thorough Google search for the email address of Mozilla or any of its public facing representatives resulted me with absolutely zero results. Mozilla doesn't even openly provide a mailing address to the public on its website from what I could find (this is scary to think about in a scenario where I would need to mail legal documents to Mozilla). Mozilla has no publicly listed phone number anywhere on Google. I could not even find any leaked email addresses to anyone whatsoever within the Mozilla foundation, almost as if they actively scrub them from search results. This seeming lack of connection with Mozilla's actual users is quite concerning to me. Lol, if I were writing one of Mozilla's privacy review articles on Mozilla themselves, I would give a warning sign due to a designed communication-killing wall between them and their end users.

Please reroute this concern to the correct area. I know it is not posted in the right place but Mozilla literally left me with no option on a more appropriate place to leave it.

Asked by nicholas18 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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Firefox Crash on Program Startup - WIndows 7

Hello there - hoping for a hand to fix this. Several months ago Firefox crashed while it was in use - void of any update process. Upon reopening, the main window would l… (read more)

Hello there - hoping for a hand to fix this. Several months ago Firefox crashed while it was in use - void of any update process. Upon reopening, the main window would launch and before any tabs could load it would crash again. I attempted to open in troubleshoot mode with the identical result. I gave it a break and used Chrome but in returning to this issue today the same has occurred. This time after the troubleshoot mode crash, I uninstalled Firefox and re-installed fresh (this was an upgrade from v89 to v92). Upon opening post update the browser crashed again. Each time this happens I have received a crash report screen which I accepted and it was reported as successfully submitted. However, when I open the crash report folder only two appear to have been saved - one old from the first occurrence (6/2021) and one from today(8/10/21). Both of these are linked below for review.

This is on an older Windows 7 machine that honestly I know should be updated but this is only used for light gaming and web surfing and I am not interested in an OS upgrade as I disagree with with the business practices of Microsoft - I find their policies are rather intrusive as a consumer.

I hope I've given enough information about the issue here and my system, thanks in advance for any help!

-J

System Info Intel I7 4770K 16gb RAM Geforce GT1060 Gigabyte Z97 Motherboard

Early instance of crash report in June 2021: Crash ID: bp-1fce2514-da15-4ff1-9e4c-7d0510210622 Most recent crash report from earlier today (8/10/21): Crash ID: bp-e888ef81-491c-42ae-9878-124970210810

Asked by jalbyx 1 month ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 month ago

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Unable to log into Firefox Sync

I recently got all new devices and traded in my previous ones and when trying to login to Firefox Sync, I can sign in successfully but then I’m required to provide the 6-… (read more)

I recently got all new devices and traded in my previous ones and when trying to login to Firefox Sync, I can sign in successfully but then I’m required to provide the 6-digit code that is sent to my email. I am unable to login to my email because the password in stored in my Firefox Sync saved passwords.

Attempted to reset my email password (Gmail) but I need to enter the last password that I used, which I have no idea since I’ve always used Firefox Sync and all I get from Google is “we are unable to verify this account belongs to you”. So not much traction on gaining access to my email account.

In my mind, I assumed that by utilizing Firefox Sync as a form of a password manager, I wouldn’t be in this situation as long as I knew my Firefox Sync password. I have since learned otherwise. I can sign-in on accounts.firefox.com but of course making any change requires that I put in the code that was sent via email.

I attempted to download Lockwise and again prompted to enter the code sent via email.

So at this point, I’m just wondering if I’m out of luck and although I know my password to my Firefox account that I’ll be unable to regain access to it or my email because I can’t access the 6-digit code being sent to that email.

Any additional support or suggestions are appreciated but I feel like I’m unfortunately at the end of the line here on what else could be done.

Asked by Corey W 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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"Yahoo Mail is not supported on your browser" message

I've migrated to a new computer and installed the latest version of Firefox. I now get this persistent message when I try to access my email on Yahoo: "The latest version… (read more)

I've migrated to a new computer and installed the latest version of Firefox. I now get this persistent message when I try to access my email on Yahoo:

"The latest version of Yahoo Mail is not supported on your browser. Please use a supported browser below or use basic Mail". I then choose the basic Mail.

I'm using the latest version of Firefox and once I move around folders for a while, (Inbox, Trash, Sent), Yahoo remembers and gives me the latest version.

How can I make this permanent?

Asked by kathpbrown 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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pups prefs.js keep coming back found by malwarebytes plus several tries to hack my email account

I found some infos but I do not trust myself just deleting the files in question since they ared all over my system. The following I found per malwarebytes which found th… (read more)

I found some infos but I do not trust myself just deleting the files in question since they ared all over my system. The following I found per malwarebytes which found the pups every day up to now:

PUP.Optional.DefaultSearch is Malwarebytes’ detection name for a family of browser hijackers targeting Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer. Symptoms The browsers’ default search engine was changed to one that belonged to the threat-actors. I am german so probably I need your patience in helping me to clean my system resp. Mozilla.

Looking forward Ingrid

Asked by iethomas 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 month ago

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Tab crashing

Hi guys. I have Windows PC machine running for several years now. No new program updates or installs recently, no restarts. And then yesterday, suddenly Firefox started t… (read more)

Hi guys. I have Windows PC machine running for several years now. No new program updates or installs recently, no restarts. And then yesterday, suddenly Firefox started to crash all youtube tabs. Not even videos itself, but also www.youtube.com crashes. Any idea how could i find out, what the hell is going on? Microsoft edge is working fine with youtube. I have tried troubleshoot mode, same. Windows 10.

What can possibly cause this? Thank you.

Asked by zarsss 1 month ago

Answered by zarsss 1 month ago

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Firefox freezes trying to install Thunderbird

Brand new windows 10 laptop. Installed Firefox just fine. I downloaded the Thunderbird exe install file OK. When I try to execute it, Firefox freezes. Tried about 10 … (read more)

Brand new windows 10 laptop. Installed Firefox just fine. I downloaded the Thunderbird exe install file OK. When I try to execute it, Firefox freezes. Tried about 10 times. i tried several different exe files. Any suggestions?

Asked by jmlandt 1 month ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 month ago