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Deleted auto-fill entry still auto-fills in address bar (v83.0)

I'll occasionally run into Firefox auto-filling another website address I don't want, but I just figured out that it's Shift+Delete and not Delete to remove an auto-fill … (read more)

I'll occasionally run into Firefox auto-filling another website address I don't want, but I just figured out that it's Shift+Delete and not Delete to remove an auto-fill entry (a rather asinine change, I thought). Unfortunately, clearing out the unwanted address did not work and the address still auto-fills in the U.R.L. bar (see picture).

If deleting auto-fill entries doesn't actually work, what will?

I've always been curious about this, as well, but how does Firefox determine what address auto-fills if I type in a couple of letters? Does it keep a running tally of how many times I've searched for/visited a particular site and use that data? This would be useful to know for the future.

Asked by haltrman93 5 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 months ago

Trying to enter hard addy into navigation bar always sends to a google search.

I have to enter my modem's IP address into the navigation bar, but for some reason keeps converting to a google search. I enter: 192.168. 0.1. when I press return: … (read more)

I have to enter my modem's IP address into the navigation bar, but for some reason keeps converting to a google search. I enter: 192.168. 0.1. when I press return: https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-1-d&q=192.168.+0.1. I have gone through all my settings, and cannot find a way out of this! common sense would say that when I added the second "Search" bar next to the "Navigation/Search" bar, the search function would not apply anymore to the Navigation bar. Anyways, Please help if possible.... I'm frustrated!

Asked by nolimeplease 3 months ago

Last reply by TerryN21 3 months ago

Cannot Log Into Online Banking Site

I am having trouble logging into my bank's website from Firefox. It's worked fine for several years and I have no clue what triggered it all of a sudden. Furthermore, I c… (read more)

I am having trouble logging into my bank's website from Firefox. It's worked fine for several years and I have no clue what triggered it all of a sudden. Furthermore, I can log in just fine from various other browsers.

I have Google around on the issue for awhile now, and have troubleshooted several different things based on what I've Googled, such as clearing all site cookies, data, cache, etc. Also I had a pop-up blocker add-on but I removed it and that didn't do anything. Lastly, I tried completely uninstalling Firefox and re-installing it without ANY add-ons, but it still doesn't work.

Details on what happens: I go to the log in page, and I put in my user and password and click to log in, and it does nothing. It just basically refreshes the page, so the page comes back up with blank user and password fields.

Any help/ideas on the matter would be much appreciated. Thanks.

Asked by dpsadler11 5 months ago

Last reply by Ed Hampton 3 months ago

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How to remove and reinstal Firefox later on

bonsoir I need to send my PC to the vendor (FNAC) for reparation. I want to clean my confidential files before sending it. Concerning firefox : how to desinstal it from m… (read more)

bonsoir

I need to send my PC to the vendor (FNAC) for reparation. I want to clean my confidential files before sending it. Concerning firefox : how to desinstal it from my PC only, and reinstall it after repair with all the previous parameters and setting already installed ( list of passwords, ...)

said differently, I don't want to cancel it definitly because I use it on another computer and I want to recover it after my PC repair.

If you can help me I will really appreciate

Richard

Asked by auri.mac 5 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 months ago

Who sets this up?

I’d appreciate an explanation from someone who knows the background about what happens when websites pass information to each another. I am using Vanguard’s website, whic… (read more)

I’d appreciate an explanation from someone who knows the background about what happens when websites pass information to each another.

I am using Vanguard’s website, which is the only one (out of those that I use) that prevents me from blocking tracking content and which also forces me to allow social media tracking. If I do not allow this, the website doesn’t work.

I attached two files: a capture of content tracking and a capture of the social media tracking shown by Firefox when I use Vanguard's website.

I would like to understand the following:

1. Is Vanguard the one enabling all of this tracking? If so, do they program it into their website? 2. Is there usually some kind of agreement between Vanguard and the 3rd parties and social media companies that Vanguard passes information to? 3. Is there any financial benefit to a company like Vanguard to do this?

Thanks.

Asked by Sue 3 months ago

Last reply by Sue 3 months ago

Firefox Problems with using NVIDIA Webseite

Hi, i found a Problem with the Nvidia Website https://www.nvidia.de/Download/index.aspx?lang=de When i Search for Driver Download, i choose "Producttype" and then when ch… (read more)

Hi, i found a Problem with the Nvidia Website https://www.nvidia.de/Download/index.aspx?lang=de

When i Search for Driver Download, i choose "Producttype" and then when choosing "Product Series" the Website allways Resets to Start.

I also Informed Nvidia about the Problem, but it is only on Firefox. Im on Linux (Ubuntu 18.04) and use Firefox in Latest Version 83.0 no addons.

I also Try Chromium and other Browsers but this Problem only happens on Firefox.

Greetz. Vinz

Asked by cvinz 4 months ago

Last reply by brandyball200 3 months ago

Changing email address for Firefox Accounts

This is really not specifically about Firefox Sync or Firefox itself, but I can't find a better match. Months ago I changed my email address with Firefox Accounts. I cu… (read more)

This is really not specifically about Firefox Sync or Firefox itself, but I can't find a better match.

 Months ago I changed my email address with Firefox Accounts.  I currently log in with the new email address and I only see the new email address under my account preferences.  But when I add a new device to Firefox Sync, the "Complete Sync Setup" email is going to my old email address, meaning the one I previously used with my Firefox account.
 Can anyone suggest if there is a way to change this or if there is something I am doing wrong?
 Thanks for any help!

Asked by larry83 3 months ago

Last reply by Scribe 3 months ago

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There is no ad-blocker. But Firefox says there is.

I'm on Win10 With Firefox 83.0. I cleared my history yesterday, and now when I try to watch video on CBS.com, I get this message: “This video is unavailable because we we… (read more)

I'm on Win10 With Firefox 83.0. I cleared my history yesterday, and now when I try to watch video on CBS.com, I get this message: “This video is unavailable because we were unable to load a message from our sponsors. If you are using ad-blocking software, please disable it and reload the page. Error Code: 111”. I have no ad-blocking software that I know of. Can anyone give me a clue on what to do?

Asked by Shhhh...... 5 months ago

Answered by pojoho7699 5 months ago

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Importing Logins/Passwords

I have a Linux system with Firefox 83.0 installed. I also have a CSV file of logins from an earlier Firefox. How can I import or use this CSV file to move over my login… (read more)

I have a Linux system with Firefox 83.0 installed. I also have a CSV file of logins from an earlier Firefox. How can I import or use this CSV file to move over my logins/passwords. I wish not to use Sync because it is someone else's machine. Robert

Asked by robweir@telus.net 5 months ago

Answered by TyDraniu 5 months ago

Same problem from v. 80.0 is back in 82.0 to current 83.0

I posted this problem back when v.80.0 was out. It was later fixed, but now it's back. Loading an external bookmark as the default start page in v.83.0 and using it as t… (read more)

I posted this problem back when v.80.0 was out. It was later fixed, but now it's back.

Loading an external bookmark as the default start page in v.83.0 and using it as the default bookmark (file:///C:/Mine/Testing/BOOKMARK.HTM) creates an error.

The error is that clicking on any url in the bookmark to visit and then clicking the top left arrow to return will always bring you to the top of the bookmark. It used to bring you back to the same location on the bookmark. Now, it brings you back to the top of the bookmark. Thus making it necessary to scroll back down to the location (url) you just visited. Really annoying to have to keep do this in order to return to your original location in the bookmark.

Hope someone can help again.


jscher2000 (jscher2000) helped and filed a bug report back then....... https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1636364

Asked by edbench 5 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 months ago

Increase text size of bookmarks font

Is there a way to increase the size of the font of bookmarks? They are so small and hard to read. It seems like there used to be an extension that did this but it no long… (read more)

Is there a way to increase the size of the font of bookmarks? They are so small and hard to read. It seems like there used to be an extension that did this but it no longer works. Thanks!

Asked by ivelasq 3 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 months ago

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Loging into American Express Account

When I try to log into my AMEX account with FF, nothing happens. The screen refreshes itself, but no log in, and no error or other kind of message. I have entered my Us… (read more)

When I try to log into my AMEX account with FF, nothing happens. The screen refreshes itself, but no log in, and no error or other kind of message. I have entered my User Name and Password manually and using Auto fill, no success.

Logging into my AMEX account on Edge and Chrome, works fine.

Suggestions?

Asked by rcferris1 5 months ago

Answered by FredMcD 5 months ago

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Cookies for websites setup for ALLOW (replacement for post that "disappeared")

As captured in the long thread "What's the difference between ALLOW and ALLOW for a SESSION?”, with a lot of handholding from jscher2000, I managed to set custom choices… (read more)

As captured in the long thread "What's the difference between ALLOW and ALLOW for a SESSION?”, with a lot of handholding from jscher2000, I managed to set custom choices for privacy and security the way I wanted on my mac computer (blocking all cookies in all windows, with exceptions saved for ALLOW, ALLOW for SESSION and some for BLOCK). To accomplish this, required enabling deletion of cookies when Firefox closes.

My assumption based on information I got in the above mentioned thread, was that even when deletion of cookies is checked for when Firefox is closed, cookies for websites identified as exceptions with ALLOWED, are not deleted.

However, this is not what happens. A specific example is tripcheck.com, which stores custom itineraries for cameras in cookies. I setup quite a few of these custom itineraries and saved them and they were OK until I closed Firefox, when they were deleted, as the cookie was deleted. This website is setup as ALLOW in the Exceptions list.

As explained in the above mentioned thread:

"(2) Scenario Two

[X] Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed (checked)

Firefox shortens cookie expiration to session only unless the site has an ALLOW permission in the exceptions list. “.

I am more confused than ever, the settings do not appear to be working the way they are meant to work, not only for session cookies but also for what should be "permanent".

Am I doing something incorrectly or am I misunderstanding how setting should work?

If cookies of websites setup for ALLOW are deleted when Firefox is closed, the setting is defeating what I am trying to accomplish: saving cookies for websites that I use and save data in cookies (such as recognizing the computer, what’s needed for 2 step authentication, etc.).

Thanks.

Asked by Sue 3 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 months ago

Are some questions deleted?

About a week ago I posted a question that has to do with cookies being deleted when I close Firefox. There was no link to any website in it. The question is not there. Do… (read more)

About a week ago I posted a question that has to do with cookies being deleted when I close Firefox. There was no link to any website in it. The question is not there. Do moderators "hold" or delete questions for any reason? Thanks.

Asked by Sue 3 months ago

Last reply by Sue 3 months ago

Naming the firefox window

Hey team, I would like to know if there is a way to "name" the firefox window? I have multiple theme windows (for instance, one is for all recipes, one is for all news pa… (read more)

Hey team, I would like to know if there is a way to "name" the firefox window? I have multiple theme windows (for instance, one is for all recipes, one is for all news pages, one is for all online classes) with multiple tabs open and would like to find a way to navigate between them in an easier way. Naming them would be lovely, so I could name the window "recipes" and find the right one easier in the dock.

Anyone knows a trick? If it doesn't exist, any way to hint to the developers that this would be helpful? :) It could be just me though :)

Thank you for your thoughts,

Kata

Asked by katarina.sladoljev 3 months ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 3 months ago

Sign up for FireFox forum

How can I sign up for Mozilla (firefox) forum? I have an account, but won't recognize my credentials. They ARE correct. I try to set up a new account and the security que… (read more)

How can I sign up for Mozilla (firefox) forum?

I have an account, but won't recognize my credentials. They ARE correct.

I try to set up a new account and the security question "how many letters in Mozilla" doesn't work. The answer is 7, but says it's wrong. WFT?

Help w**********y@gmail.com

Asked by fl4321 5 months ago

Last reply by taccardi 3 months ago

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no import /export option when i click libary

My laptop is getting a new hard drive but I want to save my bookmarks from Mozilla . i googled it but i have no import /export option when i click libary Thanks in adva… (read more)

My laptop is getting a new hard drive but I want to save my bookmarks from Mozilla . i googled it but i have no import /export option when i click libary Thanks in advance

Asked by gavdjohns 5 months ago

Answered by cor-el 5 months ago