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Lost passwords after refreshing firefox

I refreshed Firefox and all my passwords disapeared even though it stated they would be saved. I followed online instructions and copied and pasted the old data into the… (read more)

I refreshed Firefox and all my passwords disapeared even though it stated they would be saved. I followed online instructions and copied and pasted the old data into the new profile. Although I can see the old login data is there nothing shows up in the saved passwords section in settings. HELP! all my passwords are badly required as I have no other record.

Asked by rjwp2014 2 days ago

Last reply by Terry 1 hour ago

Firefox is blocking click through to Google Ad results

when i execute a google search and click through to an Ad result, i get the following error message. Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to ww… (read more)

when i execute a google search and click through to an Ad result, i get the following error message.

Secure Connection Failed

An error occurred during a connection to www.googleadservices.com. PR_CONNECT_RESET_ERROR

   The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
   Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem.

when i click "learn more" i am directed to this firefox support page, which is not helpful / does not resolve the issue. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/secure-connection-failed-firefox-did-not-connect?as=u&utm_source=inproduct

QUESTION: how do i setup Firefox to allow click through of Google Ads?

P.S. i do not have any ad blocker extensions enabled. this is only an issue in Firefox. i have no issue with click through on Chrome or Safari.

Asked by ipignatelli 12 hours ago

Last reply by cor-el 7 hours ago

Secure connection Failed no option to bypass security

My local library website has been flagged as a "secure connection failed". I found the information you provide that this error message has no exception to by pass. Acco… (read more)

My local library website has been flagged as a "secure connection failed". I found the information you provide that this error message has no exception to by pass. According to addition information that has been dug into states that prior to today I have visited the website 284 times. Of those 284 times or more I have not had any problem. Although I appreciate your helping me stay secure, I DO NOT appreciate you not allowing me to make the choice to allow you to maintain my security against my wishes. What should I do to access a library that I have been accessing for 20+ years?

Asked by ccbsac 1 day ago

Last reply by James 1 day ago

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Connecting to trusted, unsecure device

I have a Netgear Readynas attached storage device. I am unable to connect to this device using Firefox. I encounter : Error code: SSL_ERROR_UNSUPPORTED_VERSION It is not … (read more)

I have a Netgear Readynas attached storage device. I am unable to connect to this device using Firefox. I encounter : Error code: SSL_ERROR_UNSUPPORTED_VERSION

It is not an dangerous site, it is my network storage device.

Is there a way to configure Firefox to connect to this device? Thanks for any help

Asked by Michael 1 day ago

Answered by Michael 1 day ago

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Where're the Cookies?

I went to sign in to a website today and could not - nothing pertinent would load. I disabled ad blocking and tracking blocking extentions one by one in an attempt to fig… (read more)

I went to sign in to a website today and could not - nothing pertinent would load. I disabled ad blocking and tracking blocking extentions one by one in an attempt to figure out which of them might be the problem. When that didn't work, I disabled all of them together - still the page would not load. I then went to MS Edge, and the page loaded fine - I have only one ad-blocker extension on MS Edge. That left me to believe that the issue may have been that I am blocking ALL 3rd party cookies in FF. I decided that WAS the problem after returning to FF and removing the checkmarks from Tracking Content, Cryptominers and Fingerprinters.

I called the website to talk to technical support. I wanted to find out what 3rd parties were involved so I could decide if I wanted to turn off the blocking of those cookies while using that website.

I was told the company and it's website are not affiliated with any 3rd parties, and so their website does not attempt to set any 3rd party cookies, the user does not need to allow/accept 3rd party cookies while on their site, and therefore, my blocking of 3rd party cookies would have no affect on whether or not I can access their website. INSTEAD... I was told that the 3rd party cookies are in my browser, a part of my browser, so that my browser, and in this case, specifically Mozilla, can keep track of my movements/activities and taylor advertising and other such crap to me.

Now...I did not think my browser actually cared where online I go unless it's one of those websites that FF will block my progress to, advise of an issue and ask if I really wanna keep on going. I thought a browser was simply the vehicle, like a car, that gets you to the store, and it's the store that has the salepeople trying to get you to buy stuff. If Mozilla is setting [tracking and 3rd party] cookies for Mozilla's benefit, why would users be given the tools to block cookies and trackers and other such invasions? Or are these tools just there to make the user feel like they have control, and in reality those tools/settings mean absolutely nothing?

Am I wrong? Or did the individual I spoke with just not know what the bloody hell they were talking about?? 'Cause if they are right...then I'm VERY disappointed in Mozilla and FF. I've been using FF for MANY years because I had more control than what users of Microsoft browsers (and a few others) have.

WHO is setting the cookies? _____________________________________________ Win10 Home, Vs 21H2 (OS Build 19044, 1645) Mozilla Firefox, 100.0 (64-bit)

Asked by FitAintBrkDntFxIt 2 weeks ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 week ago

Forms & Autofill

There is no opton to enter Autofill info in your Privacy and Security section of Preferences. I;m on macOD Monterey. So how does Forms & Autofill get sup? Please help… (read more)

There is no opton to enter Autofill info in your Privacy and Security section of Preferences. I;m on macOD Monterey. So how does Forms & Autofill get sup? Please help. Many thanks.

Asked by david6566 1 week ago

Last reply by IP 1 day ago

Strange accounts in auto complete history of saved account fields

like in [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/que.../1358775|this] this article. I see stranger accounts in my browser saved session suggestions. I only use my ff account i… (read more)

like in [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/que.../1358775|this] this article. I see stranger accounts in my browser saved session suggestions. I only use my ff account in my personal computers and i'm not share my computer with strangers & guests. (this does not mean no one used after i leaved a computer with resetting that computer). Rarely using my personal computer(s) in public networks.

Do you have any ideas why this is happening and how can i prevent ?

Asked by Murat 1 day ago

I cannot log into Firefox on my Mac Mini using the my email address and password, the Mac Mini keeps saying my password is incorrect.

I can log into my Firefox account on my Macbook Air with my email address and password, I can log into Firefox on my iPhone via pair, but I cannot log into Firefox on my … (read more)

I can log into my Firefox account on my Macbook Air with my email address and password, I can log into Firefox on my iPhone via pair, but I cannot log into Firefox on my Mac Mini using the same email address and password, the Mac Mini keeps saying my password is incorrect.

I'm running Firefox version 100 on both my Macbook Air and my Mac Mini. The sync feature works fine between my MacBook Air and my iPhone. The Firefox account works excellent between my MB Air and iPhone, but I would like to have my bookmarks, history and passwords synced to my Mac Mini as well.

The "only" way I know how to log into my Firefox account on my Mac Mini is using my email address and password. The same email address and password works fine on my MB Air and iPhone. But when I enter my email address and password on my Mac Mini, I get the "Incorrect password" message. I have carefully re-entered my password several times with no success.

I am concerned about "resetting" my password as the dialogue suggests I may lose my bookmarks, logins, and passwords. I really, really, don't want to do that. Besides, they work fine on my MacBook Air and iPhone.

I don't have a resolution to this issue. Any suggestions?

Thanks in advance, Glenn Cooper

Asked by glenn.cooper 2 weeks ago

Last reply by glenn.cooper 1 day ago

Downloads seem to be blocked randomly, "allow download" button does nothing and downloads are continually blocked on certain sites

Certain sites (the latest being https://azgaar.github.io/Fantasy-Map-Generator/, which i've downloaded successfully from before) cannot be downloaded from - firefox gives… (read more)

Certain sites (the latest being https://azgaar.github.io/Fantasy-Map-Generator/, which i've downloaded successfully from before) cannot be downloaded from - firefox gives the error of "[site] attempted to automatically download multiple files. The site could be broken or trying to store spam files on your device."

I know these downloads aren't spam or malicious, but when I hit the "Allow" button to give permission, there's no change. The downloads remain blocked and new downloads are blocked.

I've turned off my antivirus shields to see if that was causing it, but to no results.

I sincerely thank you for your time and know that you're quite busy, and look forward to hearing back about this issue.

- Jae

Asked by engitainment 1 week ago

Last reply by Terry 2 days ago

Porblem with online transaction

During an online transaction I get into a loop where Firefox reports "Firefox prevented this page from reloading automatically". I respond with Allow but the situation re… (read more)

During an online transaction I get into a loop where Firefox reports "Firefox prevented this page from reloading automatically". I respond with Allow but the situation repeats. I have changed the settings to standard for this particular website, but the problem persists and appears to be the reason that the transaction eventually fails. What other settings or adjustments do I need to make to allow Firefox to automatically reload a page on a trusted site?

Asked by j.ellis234 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

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Expired Certificates

Why do I keep getting this message from my A/V software (Bitdefender): firefox.exe attempted to establish a connection relying on an expired certificate to si1.lunrac.com… (read more)

Why do I keep getting this message from my A/V software (Bitdefender): firefox.exe attempted to establish a connection relying on an expired certificate to si1.lunrac.com?

Asked by trainerjk 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 2 days ago

unfourtunately Reset password and my data lost , How can get back?

After Format my laptop, I install Firefox and forget password after Reset password all fine then enter email and password to Sync all data but, I don't see any data this … (read more)

After Format my laptop, I install Firefox and forget password after Reset password all fine then enter email and password to Sync all data but, I don't see any data this data have a lot of passwords and bookmarks, How can I FIX IT????

Asked by mahbubur957 2 days ago

Last reply by Seburo 2 days ago

Selectively allow websockets

Firefox supports Websockets, which allows servers to push arbitrary data to the client, instead of having to rely on polling methods via HTTP and JS. Whilst solving one p… (read more)

Firefox supports Websockets, which allows servers to push arbitrary data to the client, instead of having to rely on polling methods via HTTP and JS. Whilst solving one problem, it creates another. I do not like the idea that any website can just ask Firefox to make a persistent WS connection without my consent. The same is true for service workers, but (unlike websockets) i'm not at all interested in using those. Luckily there's a configuration option to disable support for websockets, network.websocket.enabled, wich is exactly what i've done.

Is there a way to selectively allow websockets, based on IP or domain? If not, why isn't there one? Am i really the lone outsider who's concerned about security?

Asked by BjornR1989 3 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 days ago

How to stop Firefox from downlading htm files?

How to stop firefox from downloading x.htm files? I have checked "Always ask me where to save files" in the Downloads menu, for every file type available there, and it st… (read more)

How to stop firefox from downloading x.htm files? I have checked "Always ask me where to save files" in the Downloads menu, for every file type available there, and it still will download x.htm without asking.

Asked by Leszek 4 days ago

Last reply by Dropa 3 days ago