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How to disable web push notifications in Firefox?

Hi, how to completly remove/disable web push notifications in Firefox? about:config > dom.push.enabled > false Not help with notif sent from "cdn . sendpulse . com… (read more)

Hi,

how to completly remove/disable web push notifications in Firefox?

about:config > dom.push.enabled > false

Not help with notif sent from "cdn . sendpulse . com"

demo here "thebadbuzz . com" (see attached screenshot).

The only alternative i have find is to block "sendpulse" using Adblock Plus.

Thank you.

Asked by Med 5 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 years ago

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"File Download - Security Warning" when opening shortcuts from task bar

I have shortcuts for 6 websites "saved" in my taskbar as I visit these websites very often (please see 1st screen shot). Ever since the last Mozilla update, I get a mess… (read more)

I have shortcuts for 6 websites "saved" in my taskbar as I visit these websites very often (please see 1st screen shot). Ever since the last Mozilla update, I get a message saying "File Download - Security Warning" (please see screen shot with warning message). If I click on "Open" in the warning box, it takes me to the website, however, it's quite annoying to have to click "Open" every time. I tried re-saving the shortcuts to my taskbar with no success. I also copied the shortcuts from my taskbar and pasted them on my desktop. When I click on the copy/pasted shortcut on my desktop, I am taken directly to the website with no security warning. I have not changed any security settings before/after the last Mozilla update. I would appreciate any suggestions on how to keep my website shortcuts in my taskbar without receiving the security warning message. Thanks!

Asked by CountryGirl3 5 years ago

Answered by Joergen 5 years ago

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Where is the data for the newtab tiles stored? Can I stop such data being stored?

I refer to the discussion at: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/973320. The result of the discussion is that by adding 2 new boolean preferences to the about:co… (read more)

I refer to the discussion at: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/973320.

The result of the discussion is that by adding 2 new boolean preferences to the about:config page, and then deleting the contents of the thumbnails folder in the profile, I am referring to: browser.pagethumbnails.capturing_disabled (true) and to pageThumbs.enabled (false).

By creating those boolean preferences, it is possible to stop Firefox from showing tiles of previously visited pages in the new tab page, but having done that the new tab page still shows captions of previously visited pages - the images have gone but the web addresses are still shown. This is reported in the discussion at the address noted above.

It is not clear whether Firefox will continue to record the data in the captions as new pages are visited, but even though the thumbnails folder has been cleaned, the data in the captions is still stored somewhere.

It amazes me that having provided for cleaning of history etc for the sake of security, Firefox has been designed to make a record of the history of visited pages, and that there is no obvious way to delete it or perhaps even prevent further such data being stored. Of course, you can customise the new tab page not to show the captions, but you can easily reverse that customisation, upon doing which it is apparent that the data is still there.

Firstly, how can I stop further captions being recorded and stored, or do the new boolean preferences on th about config page achieve that? Secondly, where is the captions data stored in Firefox, and how may it be deleted? If I could not stop it from being collected and stored, I could perhaps set up a custom deletion in privacy software periodically to delete the records. I am aware that the tiles can be deleted individually, but there appears to be an endless supply of them, and so I need to delete them all together, and also automate the process of deleting furhter captions if I cannot stop Firefox from storing this data.

Asked by tommytiko 4 years ago

Answered by tommytiko 4 years ago

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No "Add exception" button

In the instructions (here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER?as=u&utm_source=inproduct) I can see "Add exception" button that… (read more)

In the instructions (here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/troubleshoot-SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER?as=u&utm_source=inproduct) I can see "Add exception" button that allow me to continue visiting website. However this button does not exists. So I'm not able to do this. I'm using Firefox Quantum. And I'm designing a website (project, for example https://someproject.dev) with self-singing certificate ('cause I want to use https). All suggestions from everywhere I googled was not worked (including settings in about:config or adding exclusions in settings page)

So my question, obviously, how to achieve using self-signed certificate.

Asked by Alex 3 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 3 years ago

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Connection is not secure on any website that is "https"

For over the past month now, I suddenly get "connection is not secure" on EVERY website, including yours. The only way to get rid of the problem is to reboot. I switch … (read more)

For over the past month now, I suddenly get "connection is not secure" on EVERY website, including yours. The only way to get rid of the problem is to reboot. I switch to Chrome until I need a reboot. I do not have the problem with Chrome. I thought maybe it was my AVG free antivirus. I could not find any setting to alleviate the problem, so I uninstalled it and installed Avast free version the other today. Firefox work for a few days, then yesterday, got the connection error today.

I am getting tired of rebooting and will probably just use Chrome all the time.

Sue

Asked by kentuckysue 3 years ago

Answered by kentuckysue 3 years ago

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FF60 is disallowing google, bing and other well-trusted sites. As a work-around our system administrators are having users uninstall ff60 and install ff52.

FireFox (on macOs) is not allowing browsing to Google and Bing and other trusted sites. Currently our enterprise solution is to uninstall Firefox 60 and install Firefox 5… (read more)

FireFox (on macOs) is not allowing browsing to Google and Bing and other trusted sites. Currently our enterprise solution is to uninstall Firefox 60 and install Firefox 52, disconnect from the network and choose "Never update Firefox" in the Firefox configuration. This seems to be a poor solution. Are you planning to fix this issue??

Asked by jpramac2 3 years ago

Answered by jpramac2 3 years ago

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Windows Authentication login box doesn't go away after authentication

I have developed an Intranet application that uses Windows Authentication. It works correctly in IE, Edge and Chrome. It does the windows authentication properly in Firef… (read more)

I have developed an Intranet application that uses Windows Authentication. It works correctly in IE, Edge and Chrome. It does the windows authentication properly in Firefox. The only problem is that the login box is displayed, the application loads properly in the background and if you hit Cancel from the login box it goes away until you restart Firefox and there it is again! I have tried all the answers about adding my sites to the trusted uris in the about:config app. To make things even more weird, on my development machine, the login box does not show up, which is the desired behavior. As far as I know, I have duplicated all the appropriate settings to a client machine, but the login box still appears. What am I missing?

Asked by DragonDeveloper 2 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 2 years ago

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After FF 70 update, auto login doesn't work. Some sites after manual login don't log me in.

Win7, FF 70.0 64 bit. YouTube, Amazon, eBay, etc., don't auto login. Most have me login manually and work ok afterwards. Some after I manually login, don't transfer to me… (read more)

Win7, FF 70.0 64 bit. YouTube, Amazon, eBay, etc., don't auto login. Most have me login manually and work ok afterwards. Some after I manually login, don't transfer to member's area and request login again or see me as a guest. Some, Amazon, eBay, etc. send me a one time password. Email (aol.com) and my credit union auto logins are the only ones that works normally. I've worked thru all the related fixes I can find, but none has worked. Usually save history, tried custom history.

Asked by johndapper 2 years ago

Answered by johndapper 1 year ago

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Unwanted http redirecting to https

My sites are redirecting to https when they should not be redirecting. Problem does not exist with chrome , IE, and Edge. I have some sites that are blocked in some coun… (read more)

My sites are redirecting to https when they should not be redirecting. Problem does not exist with chrome , IE, and Edge.

I have some sites that are blocked in some countries if they are https. So I want these websites to be http. Better than nothing.

FF is directing http to https. I dont want that , but thanks anyway.

Asked by pixelpadre 1 year ago

Answered by pixelpadre 1 year ago

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Deleting cookies and cache

Currently on Firefox Version 85.0 (64-bit) using with Windows 10 Pro Until recently (before Firefox updated versions) my cookies, cache and history, were automatically de… (read more)

Currently on Firefox Version 85.0 (64-bit) using with Windows 10 Pro

Until recently (before Firefox updated versions) my cookies, cache and history, were automatically deleted on exit from Firefox with no problem. Now I can not delete them for some reason. Even when I try manually to "Clear Data" and also manually clear all History (all sub-menus checked to be cleared). When I restart and open an online newsletter, normally I have to sign in. I don NOT have passwords checked to be saved in FF options and never did. But now with the new version it just auto signs me into that website. I do NOT want my passwords saved/remembered, nor any of my other info, etc! It is really annoying and not secure if FF is now saving information we don't want it to! What is going on here? How do I resolve and get back the way I had it before the update? Please advise. Thanks in advance!

NOTE: I don't want to start from scratch by clearing out Firefox totally or messing with my profile. I have too much customization to start over from scratch. (That would be like asking somebody to reinstall Windows entirely when something minor goes haywire!)

Asked by msg_824 9 months ago

Answered by alt4mike 8 months ago

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How do I stop this error popping up ? "Something is trying to trick firefox into accepting an insecure update. Contact your network provider for help"

Please can anyone help I am getting an error message pop up that says "Something is trying to trick firefox into accepting an insecure update. Please contact your network… (read more)

Please can anyone help I am getting an error message pop up that says "Something is trying to trick firefox into accepting an insecure update. Please contact your network provider and seek help." I recently did a clean reinstall and deleted all of my program folder before reinstalling a fresh copy after having a similar king of error message pop up, but it seems I have swapped one kind of problem for another. I am a complete novice at computers and any help anyone is willing to give me needs to be in step by step form and as basic as possible. Thanks.

Asked by Jumbochick 8 years ago

Answered by Jumbochick 8 years ago

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Why won't Firefox remember my password?

Firefox used to remember my bank password, but it does not any longer. After downloading the update to version 23.0.1 today, the remember password feature appeared broke… (read more)

Firefox used to remember my bank password, but it does not any longer. After downloading the update to version 23.0.1 today, the remember password feature appeared broken.

I tried many things and eventually got passwords working on other sites, but not my bank. I deleted the saved password from the password manager in an attempt to try and get the Remember Password prompt to show up again, but it didn't work. I checked in Exceptions and it's completely empty, so that's not it. I also tried using the bookmarklet for fixing autocomplete on sites that it's disabled and my bank doesn't appear to disable it.

I've spent an hour and a half researching this and trying everything I could but I am at a loss. This computers main user is an elderly man so having the bank remember the password is a MUST.

Asked by bkgarris 8 years ago

Last reply by tryingtofigureitout 7 years ago

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Hi. Whenever I open Mozilla firefox, it asks me to input my user credentials. But I don't see this problem with Internet explorer. (screenshot attached)

I see this problem whenever I open mozilla firefox even though it is the n'th time I start it in the same session. I don't see this problem with internet explorer though!… (read more)

I see this problem whenever I open mozilla firefox even though it is the n'th time I start it in the same session. I don't see this problem with internet explorer though!

Asked by k.udhay 7 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 7 years ago

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SSL Certificates - sec_error_unknown_issuer

Fix your browser already. Getting these SSL errors on every other site is starting to really get annoying! There is nothing wrong with the SSL certificates or the sites.… (read more)

Fix your browser already. Getting these SSL errors on every other site is starting to really get annoying! There is nothing wrong with the SSL certificates or the sites. It's your browser that is unable to verify the certificates.

http://i.imgur.com/52qSNXt.png

Latest addition to the sites that do not work: https://www.inspirepay.com

The latest browser causing nothing but trouble for clients.

Edited for language. Please see Mozilla Support rules and guidelines

Asked by skyrant 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago

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Firefox 36. is blocking Flash 11.x.x but installed flash is 16.xx

Windows 8.1 machine. Firefox 36. Firefox keeps blocking Flash. When I check the Add-ons page it says its blocking Flash 11.xxx but Flash is updated to 16.xx. I have to r… (read more)

Windows 8.1 machine. Firefox 36.

Firefox keeps blocking Flash. When I check the Add-ons page it says its blocking Flash 11.xxx but Flash is updated to 16.xx. I have to reinstall Flash to make it work, but then a week or later it gets messed up again. How do I get Firefox from not blocking Flash???

Asked by clemrick 6 years ago

Answered by clemrick 6 years ago

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How to restore passwords from key3.db? And how does signons.sqlite work?

I had to restore my operating system. I was able to recover places.sqlite to restore bookmarks (good!). I was able to find a key3.db (dated July 2013) that file won't b… (read more)

I had to restore my operating system. I was able to recover places.sqlite to restore bookmarks (good!). I was able to find a key3.db (dated July 2013) that file won't be complete or up to date, but at least it puts me somewhere ahead.

I read that I need a signon3.txt file to go with the key3. I don't have one. I did find a signons.sqlite file dated Sept 2014. I moved both these files to my profiles folder but I don't get my old passwords back.

Is it possible for me to use the old key3? Do the key3 and signons have to be dated the same? Is there a way to recreate the signons.txt?

I do have the master password.

Thanks for help.

Asked by rennman10 6 years ago

Answered by cor-el 6 years ago

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Secure Connection Failed

https://forum.xcsoar.org/ has suddenly started failing to connect due to 'Secure Connection Failed' using Firefox ESR 52.1.0 (32-bit). I have accessed this site many tim… (read more)

https://forum.xcsoar.org/ has suddenly started failing to connect due to 'Secure Connection Failed' using Firefox ESR 52.1.0 (32-bit). I have accessed this site many times before and it still works from other browsers e.g. Chrome. The certificate is shown as being valid 128bit TLS1.2

Asked by guycorbett 4 years ago

Answered by jscher2000 4 years ago

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After update 62, all of my passwords are gone. How can I restore them?

Firefox is set for automatic updates. I have no issues with my anti-virus program. After Firefox update 62, all of my user IDs and passwords are gone. I have tried restor… (read more)

Firefox is set for automatic updates. I have no issues with my anti-virus program. After Firefox update 62, all of my user IDs and passwords are gone. I have tried restoring everything via my pc (windows 8.1). I have tried restoring Firefox. The saved passwords and User names are gone. Is there a way to restore them, or do I need to rebuild the list....one at a time?

Asked by KellieBarnett 3 years ago

Answered by cor-el 3 years ago

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Firefox has stopped saving passwords

In Settings the box for saving logins and passwords is checked. Still the program refuses to save my passwords. What can I do? Are other settings disabling the save passw… (read more)

In Settings the box for saving logins and passwords is checked. Still the program refuses to save my passwords.

What can I do? Are other settings disabling the save passwords feature?

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Asked by Stringence 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago