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Disable ad blocking

When I attempt to access several websites, I am prompted to turn off my ad blocker. As I have not added a third-party software or extension that does such, I assume it i… (read more)

When I attempt to access several websites, I am prompted to turn off my ad blocker. As I have not added a third-party software or extension that does such, I assume it is part of Firefox proper. Search as I might, I cannot find any specific reference to such a thing in "Settings". SO...how can I temporarily disable the 'Ad Blocker' device that is part of Firefox? The 'TEMPORARY' part is important, as I do greatly value the function!

Asked by the_morans 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 hour ago

How do I remove FreeTestNow from my PC without buying a phony antivirus program?

Tell me how to remove FreeTestNow from my PC. Mozilla Firefox: Click the Menu button (three bars) on the right upper corner of the screen Select "Options" and clic… (read more)

Tell me how to remove FreeTestNow from my PC.

Mozilla Firefox:

   Click the Menu button (three bars) on the right upper corner of the screen
   Select "Options" and click on "Privacy & Security" in the toolbar on the left hand side of the screen
   Scroll down to the "Permissions" section and click the "Settings" button next to "Notifications"
   In the opened window, locate all suspicious URLs, click the drop-down menu and select "Block"

I see no """Options""" when I click the Menu button so I can't remove FreeTestNow from my PC (Catch - 22?)

So how do I get to """Options""", then scroll down to the "Permissions" section?

Thank you for your help.

David Sicks

Asked by franklin_6 11 hours ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 hours ago

Facebook Container claims a site I built can share with Facebook

A site I'm building has an email input. It is not connected to Facebook in any way, yet the Facebook Container claims the site can share my email address with Facebook. H… (read more)

A site I'm building has an email input. It is not connected to Facebook in any way, yet the Facebook Container claims the site can share my email address with Facebook.

How/why?

Asked by Al 7 hours ago

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Why Firefox Screen and not DuckDuckGo

I am running the latest Portable version of FF. Although DuckDuckGo is installed, and my requirement is that for searching, opening new tabs after the first "proper scree… (read more)

I am running the latest Portable version of FF. Although DuckDuckGo is installed, and my requirement is that for searching, opening new tabs after the first "proper screen" I get this blue FF page. Can anyone tell me how to get rid of it please?

Thanks,

Ian

Asked by Ian 1 day ago

Answered by Ian 12 hours ago

When resetting the master Firefox password, how-come the new master password isn't remembered in subsuquent sessions ?

When resetting the master Firefox password, how-come the new master password isn't remembered in subsuquent sessions ? I'm on a Mac Desktop [64-bit], on MacOS Catalina v1… (read more)

When resetting the master Firefox password, how-come the new master password isn't remembered in subsuquent sessions ? I'm on a Mac Desktop [64-bit], on MacOS Catalina v10.15.7/Sec. Upd. 2021-004, with Firefox v90.0.2 .

Asked by rsblanchard 19 hours ago

I deleted/disabled a bunch of Certificates of Authority for some unrecognized sites and now Firefox won't accept any site

I saw some warning regarding a certain cert of auth, and in checking that feature out, saw a bunch of sites that I never visit, and thought I'd "clean up." Now NOTHING wo… (read more)

I saw some warning regarding a certain cert of auth, and in checking that feature out, saw a bunch of sites that I never visit, and thought I'd "clean up." Now NOTHING works. I tried to undelete them, but that didn't work.

I know I could uninstall and reinstall, but I'm afraid that Firefox will recognize my account and reinstate all my settings including the unwanted changes of certificates of authority. I just want to reset Firefox to whatever default status it comes with without losing all my bookmarks and passwords - is that even possible?

Asked by riohibler 1 day ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

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how to allow location for all websites

I don't really care if anyone knows my location and I find it tedious to give permission on an individual basis. How do I just let any website that asks have my location… (read more)

I don't really care if anyone knows my location and I find it tedious to give permission on an individual basis. How do I just let any website that asks have my location data?

Asked by gaaah 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

poshukach

good day. two days ago I was infected by poshukach probably when downloading Opera browser or a torrente file. So, whenever I initiate firefox I am redirected to poshukac… (read more)

good day. two days ago I was infected by poshukach probably when downloading Opera browser or a torrente file. So, whenever I initiate firefox I am redirected to poshukach browser instead. Question is: how can I get rid of poshukach? Thanks a lot

Asked by mail1133 1 day ago

Last reply by JP 1 day ago

Using OS authentication (e.g., TouchID) for Credit Cards and Logins

Apologies for re-posting, I asked about this issue before https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1323826, but it was archived without any response :( In an answer t… (read more)

Apologies for re-posting, I asked about this issue before https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1323826, but it was archived without any response :(

In an answer to this question: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1318109#answer-1376159 cor-el warned that using OS authentication (for example, TouchID on a Mac) for passwords instead of a Primary Password is actually not really safe because it doesn't encrypt logins in logins.json and it would be possible to extract them by running: prompt("Logins",JSON.stringify(Services.logins.getAllLogins())); Now I am a bit confused because for storing Credit Cards the default is, of course, using OS authentication (I don't think there's an option to set a password instead). So I am wondering, is that safe, i.e., is the credit card information encrypted that I can retrieve with my TouchID (even without a Primary Password)?

And if so, would anybody be able to explain the differences between these two approaches and why the Firefox developers chose one for Logins/Passwords but the other for Credit Cards.

Asked by Jan 1 day ago

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general.useragent.override resets to Firefox/61.0

I have minimal add-ons (adblock, multi-acc containers) and don't know why useragent always sets to Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64; rv:61.0) Gecko/20100101 Firef… (read more)

I have minimal add-ons (adblock, multi-acc containers) and don't know why useragent always sets to Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64; rv:61.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/61.0 after browser restart.

Asked by kglazyrin 1 day ago

Answered by cor-el 1 day ago

Pointing Firefox to use WPAD.dat stored locally

Hi, Is it possible to force firefox to use the WPAD.dat file stored locally in the drive. I cant seem to find any options for that. I am on Windows 10? I am using firefox… (read more)

Hi,

Is it possible to force firefox to use the WPAD.dat file stored locally in the drive. I cant seem to find any options for that. I am on Windows 10?

I am using firefox 90.0.2 (64 bit)

Thanks for the help guys.

Asked by arunseban 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

Firefox now prompting for primary password after windows resume from sleep/hibernation

This seems to be a new "feature" in a recent upgrade (90+?). It is a pain, particularly on a media PC as it requires using a keyboard. How to turn this off and go back t… (read more)

This seems to be a new "feature" in a recent upgrade (90+?). It is a pain, particularly on a media PC as it requires using a keyboard.

How to turn this off and go back to the old behavior?

Thanks

Asked by MediaDog 2 days ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 1 day ago

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Firefox 90.0 no spund problem with Firejail

Hi i sandboxec firefox process, but i lose sound capabilities... This is the cmd line messages: (firefox:10): LIBDBUSMENU-GLIB-WARNING **: 08:49:34.055: Unable to get ses… (read more)

Hi i sandboxec firefox process, but i lose sound capabilities... This is the cmd line messages:

(firefox:10): LIBDBUSMENU-GLIB-WARNING **: 08:49:34.055: Unable to get session bus: Could not connect: Permission denied [Child 52, MediaDecoderStateMachine #1] WARNING: 7f7766fe13c0 OpenCubeb() failed to init cubeb: file /build/firefox-1MxnM8/firefox-90.0+build1/dom/media/AudioStream.cpp:324 [Child 52, MediaDecoderStateMachine #1] WARNING: Decoder=7f775c0f0c00 [OnMediaSinkAudioError]: file /build/firefox-1MxnM8/firefox-90.0+build1/dom/media/MediaDecoderStateMachine.cpp:3941

what is the workaround to fix sound?

Asked by bluestorm1724 6 days ago

Answered by TerryN21 2 days ago

biometric fringer print not scaning

iam using windos10 in my laptop and i work with biometric device when i use to scan my finger print the scan option button is not enabled that mean it is not scaning plz … (read more)

iam using windos10 in my laptop and i work with biometric device when i use to scan my finger print the scan option button is not enabled that mean it is not scaning plz help me outbold text

Asked by adaanlucky 4 days ago

Last reply by JP 2 days ago

Primary password prompt appearing frequently

I have had a primary/master password set in Firefox for years. It only prompted me to enter it once per session. Since version 90, it now pops up at least once a day at r… (read more)

I have had a primary/master password set in Firefox for years. It only prompted me to enter it once per session. Since version 90, it now pops up at least once a day at random times to ask for the password again. This has happened on 3 different devices where Firefox is installed.

How can I stop it doing that or at least extend the time to a week? I know there are hidden config options for these, but they look to be on the default values, so have never changed.

Asked by dafyddt 1 week ago

Last reply by dafyddt 2 days ago