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How do I disable passkey support?

I don't want to use passkeys, and it seems that every site is checking browser support and wasting my time with passkey prompts before allowing me to log in with a passwo… (read more)

I don't want to use passkeys, and it seems that every site is checking browser support and wasting my time with passkey prompts before allowing me to log in with a password. How do I disable passkey support in Firefox?

Asked by Shad Sterling 3 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 weeks ago

Enhanced Tracking Protection Blocks x.com in Windows

I've added https://x.com as an exception site but it is still blocked. This is outright censorship which is something [edited] do. Tell me how to fix your browser s… (read more)

I've added https://x.com as an exception site but it is still blocked.

This is outright censorship which is something [edited] do.

Tell me how to fix your browser so I may access x.com again or I stop using Firefox forever.

Asked by Taco X 1 month ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 4 days ago

Primaey email hacked

Please someone help me with this. My primary email has been breeched and because I was honest with the service --instead of just saying I need help resetting my password.… (read more)

Please someone help me with this. My primary email has been breeched and because I was honest with the service --instead of just saying I need help resetting my password. Thay are asking me to send them a copy of my drivers' license and a photo "selfie" of myself to recover my account.

This is where I draw the line -- all invasions of privacy we have learned to live with but not this -- I could give them the transaction ID from my last Payment from Paypal period -- but that was not good enough. If I was being deceitfull I could easily provide the crdentials they ask for and it could all be fake; so I told them to get lost as I was paying for the Premium service anyway. I can contintue to use that as my ID but sonner or later someone is going to want to send me a code there and I can't retrieve it. Tonight they did not ask so I was able to get in here.

Everybody has a place to change your password but few have a place to change your sign-in ID. If I can get back into Firefox with a new ID and set 2 step validation I shouls be okay as faras the average user gors. The other option that I know of is to stary a new Firefox account. I alread have a lot of people and business's that I have to get my new email to.

Thanks To Anyone with any ideas.

Sincerely Paul

Asked by Paul Ellis 2 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 2 months ago

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Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue (SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER)

Hi I have a problem with the configuration of my Firefox. (I hope it is not something more serious like a malware or a security break) Firefox version 124.0 (64bit) Os: … (read more)

Hi I have a problem with the configuration of my Firefox. (I hope it is not something more serious like a malware or a security break)

Firefox version 124.0 (64bit) Os: Windows 10 Pro (64bit) 10.0.19045 Build 19045

Step to reproduce

  1. 1. I go to: https://wwws.tesoro.es/index.aspx (website of the Spanish gov)
  2. 2. I click on the link: Cl@ve in the center of the page (that should bring me to https://pasarela.clave.gob.es/Proxy2/ServiceProvider)
  3. 3. I receive an error page "Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue" "SEC_ERROR_UNKNOWN_ISSUER" (see the attached screenshot)

Things I tried

  • I followed the same steps on Chrome on the same machine

The website works

  • I followed the same steps on the same Firefox in Incognito mode on the same machine

The website DOESN'T work

  • I followed the same steps on a completely new Firefox profile on the same machine

The website DOESN'T work

  • I followed the same steps on Firefox on a different machine (same Firefox version, windows 11)

The website works

Asked by wheaterbelfanti.ulf.b1.40.2 3 months ago

Answered by cor-el 3 months ago

Mozilla, upon being launched, requested administrator privileges to perform an update

When I launched Mozilla, it asked for the system admin password to perform an update. I had never encountered anything like this before, but unfortunately, I entered my c… (read more)

When I launched Mozilla, it asked for the system admin password to perform an update. I had never encountered anything like this before, but unfortunately, I entered my credentials instinctively. When I realized that the browser had never asked for credentials for an update before, I checked the update history. According to the history, the last update was the day before. Additionally, I checked the modification dates of the files updater.exe, maintenanceservice.exe, and maintenanceservice_installer.exe, and they match the date when Firefox requested administrator privileges. I would like to know what could have caused this situation and whether it could have compromised the security of my Windows system.

Asked by witoldkania3 3 weeks ago

Yahoo News: "Your comment failed to publish" Error

For months, now, whenever I try to post a comment on a Yahoo! News article, it reads: "Your comment has failed to published." This only happens in Firefox. My "Privacy &a… (read more)

For months, now, whenever I try to post a comment on a Yahoo! News article, it reads: "Your comment has failed to published." This only happens in Firefox. My "Privacy & Security" settings are set to "Standard," my "History" set to "use custom settings for history" with settings "Remember browsing and download history" and "Clear history when Firefox closes." so cookies and cache get cleared then.

Sometimes this works when starting a new session. But I shouldn't have to start another session and lose all of my logins just to post a comment on a Yahoo News article.

Anyone else having this problem? Is there an easy and permanent fix? What are you settings set at?

Asked by FireFoxFan1 1 month ago

Last reply by FireFoxFan1 1 month ago

Popup blockers

I get this message from Gmail when I try to print or open in a new tab. "Grrr! A popup blocker may be preventing the application from opening the page. If you have a pop… (read more)

I get this message from Gmail when I try to print or open in a new tab.

"Grrr! A popup blocker may be preventing the application from opening the page. If you have a popup blocker, try disabling it to open the window."

I can not find a way to fix this and did not have this problem with the previous version.

Garry Emailed removed for privacy reasons

Asked by gbeasinger 3 months ago

Last reply by zeroknight 3 months ago

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safesearch smart system!

hello... im 28 years old and safesearch is on, on my firefox and i actually cant change setting.... it wont give me access to the setting menu. need help with fixing it. … (read more)

hello... im 28 years old and safesearch is on, on my firefox and i actually cant change setting.... it wont give me access to the setting menu. need help with fixing it. account is: farzadmb74@gmail.com

Asked by farzadmb74 6 months ago

Last reply by Figure8565 6 months ago

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I can't turn off SafeSearch, set on Strict by default

Bing says my browser is the one to set my SafeSearch on strict by default, but I can't find the option to turn it off. Is there even an option or is this a Bing issue? … (read more)

Bing says my browser is the one to set my SafeSearch on strict by default, but I can't find the option to turn it off. Is there even an option or is this a Bing issue?

Asked by lu 4 months ago

Answered by lu 4 months ago

whatsapp privacy

So Mozilla supports privacy rights- and I've supported Mozilla for that reason- but they want Whatsapp to be censored for "misinformation" ? How does that go togeth… (read more)

So Mozilla supports privacy rights- and I've supported Mozilla for that reason- but they want Whatsapp to be censored for "misinformation" ? How does that go together? Whatsapp was supposed to be encrypted and not even Whatsapp was supposed to know the content of messages. How would they know about misinformation? And how do they get to decide what's misinformation now?

Asked by Elke's Firefox 2 months ago

Last reply by TyDraniu 2 months ago

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Cached Web Content (320kb)

I cannot clear this cache to zero no matter what I try. How can I clear this cache. It just started happening after a recent update. I clean my caches after every use b… (read more)

I cannot clear this cache to zero no matter what I try. How can I clear this cache. It just started happening after a recent update. I clean my caches after every use but not any longer.

Asked by Jason Allen 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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transfering logins from one profile to another profile

How can I transfer the logins file from an old profile to a new one? When I search online all I get is references for transferring Firefox folders to another computer. An… (read more)

How can I transfer the logins file from an old profile to a new one? When I search online all I get is references for transferring Firefox folders to another computer. Any help gratefully appreciated.

Asked by mlp43 2 years ago

Last reply by TechHorse 2 years ago

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Somebody has control of my browser

My address line is red, and their is an icon which say: browser is under remote control, reason: DevTools. I am not sure how to fix this, or what to do about this. I do… (read more)

My address line is red, and their is an icon which say: browser is under remote control, reason: DevTools.

I am not sure how to fix this, or what to do about this. I do not know if I caused this myself. Please let me know if anybody can help.

Asked by LadyRedLight 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago