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2FA Encrypted account forgotten password

Hi I recently started using 2FA on my account. Unfortunately i have forgotten the back up password so can't access my encrypted accounts.. I contacted Authy and they said… (read more)

Hi I recently started using 2FA on my account. Unfortunately i have forgotten the back up password so can't access my encrypted accounts.. I contacted Authy and they said; " the best approach is to contact each service you have a 2FA token for in Authy and ask them to disable 2FA on your account so that you may regain access. This is needed because Authy doesn't store your passwords on our servers as a security measure to protect your accounts. " So how do i disable in Firefox? I don't see an option in settings. Thank you

Asked by PsYAuM 44 minutes ago

passwords won't be suggested on some sites

Hello, my problem is even if I saved my password, firefox doesn't autofill it and just prompt "show the saved IDs". It's only when I click on the message and it opens Fir… (read more)

Hello,

my problem is even if I saved my password, firefox doesn't autofill it and just prompt "show the saved IDs". It's only when I click on the message and it opens Firefox lockwise that the password I am waiting for appears on the website. It is quite convenient and makes me lose time as it happens on a website I use for work.

Thanks a lot for your help and sorry for the poor english

Asked by slacklase89 2 hours ago

Udated Firefox will not save login information

I just updated Firefox on an older laptop. Due to the age of the old version, I could not update Firefox but had to download and install the latest version (the old v wa… (read more)

I just updated Firefox on an older laptop. Due to the age of the old version, I could not update Firefox but had to download and install the latest version (the old v was a couple of years old). I exported my bookmarks with no problem but could not find in the old version where to export my passwords. So I took screen shots of each of the password pages. When I installed the new version of FF, it found my bookmarks and imported them with no problem. It did not find and import my passwords (#@$#@!!). Sooooo... I spent all morning going to each page with saved logins, reentering my login info, and saving it. When I tried to go back to the pages, NO LOGIN INFORMATION WAS SAVED! WTFF?! I went into the password manager and there were NO PASSWORDS SAVED. I tried to enter the password info and it would not save them and instead gave me an error. Trying to create a new master password gave me an error.

WHAT do I need to do to get this... software... to save my frickin' login information and passwords??!!

NOT a happy camper right now! I have used FF for going on 20 years or so and am not a newbie or an amateur at this (which is why I screenshot all the password pages!).

OH, this is my SECOND attempt at asking support for help, the first time everything was lost when I tried to add a screen shot of the errors... Grrrrrrr...

Asked by PaulTGarrett 15 hours ago

Last reply by PaulTGarrett 13 hours ago

search extensions wrongly marked as "acrive"

On page about:support I can see the following extensions marked as "active". Modules complémentaires Nom Type Version Activé ID Amazon.co.uk extension 1.9 true amazon… (read more)

On page about:support I can see the following extensions marked as "active".

Modules complémentaires Nom Type Version Activé ID Amazon.co.uk extension 1.9 true amazon@search.mozilla.org Bing extension 1.3 true bing@search.mozilla.org eBay extension 1.3 true ebay@search.mozilla.org Google extension 1.1 true google@search.mozilla.org

I can't find where this information comes from. How can I completely remove these from my FIrefox install? Thanks

Asked by web55 16 hours ago

Last reply by jscher2000 14 hours ago

How can I allow a website and all its subdomains to send notifications?

There is a website with a large number of subdomains, all of which may send notifications. I trust all of them and want them to be able to send notifications. I've gone t… (read more)

There is a website with a large number of subdomains, all of which may send notifications. I trust all of them and want them to be able to send notifications. I've gone to a few of them and have been asked every time whether I want to allow notifications. There's many more, and I don't want to have to allow notifications for each one individually. How can I add all of them at once?

Asked by Rummskartoffel 16 hours ago

Foxnews Comments not available

I am trying to read and respond to comments on articles on the Foxnews.com site. I have been doing this for a long time, Suddenly I can not. Using iMac with latest SW. … (read more)

I am trying to read and respond to comments on articles on the Foxnews.com site. I have been doing this for a long time, Suddenly I can not.

Using iMac with latest SW. Firefox latest version. Also tried Chrome and Safari.

When I go to their home page my computer is logged in as usual automatically. However when I click on an article it displays the article but the comments section is never displayed and my computer is not logged on on that page, Nor is there a button to login again.

I have turned off tracking protection. And listedf the website as to allow ads etc I think, Not sure about the latter,


Baffling me. Any help would be nice.

Asked by jbracket 2 days ago

Last reply by jbracket 20 hours ago

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Firefox autofills in username and password from ME on a form designed for person attributes (not me - anybody)

Newer release of Firefox auto-fill username and password when they should not. I have a web application that has a list of people. Optionally (form is even hidden requiri… (read more)

Newer release of Firefox auto-fill username and password when they should not. I have a web application that has a list of people. Optionally (form is even hidden requiring a click to see) a person can be a user (rare). My username and password are auto filled in ALWAYS now for the person (even when the form is not showing). Can I just change the field names (username, password) in the jsp and have Firefox NOT fill mine in automagically? Or if not, how do I tell the browser that these are normal fields - leave them alone PLEASE (do not auto-fill)?

Asked by rholme 2 days ago

Answered by rholme 21 hours ago

PASSWORDS AND LOGINS NOT SAVING FROM DAY TO DAY

Following the latest Firefox update, my computer no longer saves passwords or logins from day to day. I have checked all the settings all of which are as they should be.… (read more)

Following the latest Firefox update, my computer no longer saves passwords or logins from day to day. I have checked all the settings all of which are as they should be. I have also cleared my cookies and browsing history but it makes no difference, when I log in the following day none have been saved. Please help - I am at my wits end.

Asked by jill.sumbler 1 day ago

Last reply by jill.sumbler 1 day ago

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Why is Mozilla suggesting websites?

So I am not sure what this is about. I know the search bar and URL are combined no matter what at this point, but the issue is that if I type any letter; it suggests a we… (read more)

So I am not sure what this is about. I know the search bar and URL are combined no matter what at this point, but the issue is that if I type any letter; it suggests a website that I have never visited, bookmarked, searched, etc.

Please see the screen shot I have attached. In this example, I typed the letter "y", although it can be done with any other letter, and an unwarranted site will pre-populate. I am assuming this is Mozilla is promoting/sponsoring certain websites when you start typing any letter, which I don't want a part of.

It can't be DuckDuckGo causing this (the search engine of this user's choice), because changing the Firefox settings from URL to Search bar only doesn't make this issue stop. Not sure what I can do to prevent unsolicited sites from showing up when I am typing into the URL field.

To replicate, you can start typing any letter into the URL/Search bar field and the first result directly underneath is a "random" website suggestion.

This is why I assume it is coming from Mozilla (not DuckDuckGo), because before the recent updates, there was never this issue. It is great that you guys want to promote your favorite sites, but from the user's end: it is forced upon us; which is not supposed to be Firefox-like.

I don't read the blogs and articles about Mozilla's vision, so perhaps this is a new feature and it works as expected; however, there should be an opt-out so that users can just search for a website name without a favored suggestion appearing directly below.

Asked by AntidoteYYMBR 2 days ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 day ago

Losing all passwords

This shit firefox version 89.0 loses all passwords (on different devices). Worked for years, but now I see "xxxx" instead of saved passwords when looking in the security … (read more)

This shit firefox version 89.0 loses all passwords (on different devices). Worked for years, but now I see "xxxx" instead of saved passwords when looking in the security settings. Function is even worse than design!

Asked by user22 1 day ago

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Password security failure

Firefox allows the show password option in the firefox password manager This is an extremely dangerous situation as it gives someone access to all your passwords if th… (read more)

Firefox allows the show password option in the firefox password manager This is an extremely dangerous situation as it gives someone access to all your passwords if they have your windows login and your Firefox password is saved in Windows.

This means that if you save your Firefox password to Windows, and someone gets access to your PC, they can get a copy and read of all of your account names and account passwords in the Firefox password manager.

Access opporrunities for example are a technical support person working on your windows account.

A security update should change this to encrypt stired passwords and remove the show password option in the Firefox Password Manager.

Asked by richard.jewell 1 day ago

Answered by richard.jewell 1 day ago

Password prompt for primary password appears while using a different application

I have set a primary password in Firefox. Sometimes, the password prompt appears out of nowhere. For example, I have Firefox running in the background while I'm using a c… (read more)

I have set a primary password in Firefox. Sometimes, the password prompt appears out of nowhere. For example, I have Firefox running in the background while I'm using a completely different application, and suddenly, the password prompt appears, asking me for my Firefox primary password.

This is very distracting, so I'm wondering if it's possible to configure Firefox to ask me for my primary password only while I'm using it. I don't care if the prompt appears as soon as I start Firefox, or whenever a new page is opened that requires a password. The only important thing is that the password prompt doesn't distract me while I'm using a different application.

Thanks in advance for any hints.

Asked by bender842 1 day ago

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Cannot manually visit HTTP websites - complete automatic redirect to HTTPS

For a few days now, Firefox (Dev. Edition, version 90) has not allowed me to manually visit http:// websites, and automatically and silently redirects to their https:// v… (read more)

For a few days now, Firefox (Dev. Edition, version 90) has not allowed me to manually visit http:// websites, and automatically and silently redirects to their https:// version. This is on every single website I have tried.

Things that I have tried:

Disable/remove HTTPS Everywhere Enable then re-disable built-in Firefox HTTPS Only Mode

Restart Firefox 'Forget about this site' Clear cache Clear site preferences A bunch of stuff in about:config (fallback-to-https, stricttransportpreloadlist etc)

Asked by ajfigurelli 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 6 days ago

Restore Previous Session

Recently, Restore Previous Session is not working like it did before V.89 (and the removal of Tools > Options). Here are my settings. When I close and reopen Firefox … (read more)

Recently, Restore Previous Session is not working like it did before V.89 (and the removal of Tools > Options).

Here are my settings. When I close and reopen Firefox my open tabs do not reopen like they used to.

Is this a known bug or something I'm doing wrong?

Asked by rabbit 2 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 2 days ago

Bloquer la fenêtre automatique "+Add Music World Search to your browser"

Bonjour, Je souhaite télécharger une vidéo technique Youtube à partir du convertisseur "https://youtube-mp4.download/fr/best-online-converter". Le téléchargement est bloq… (read more)

Bonjour, Je souhaite télécharger une vidéo technique Youtube à partir du convertisseur "https://youtube-mp4.download/fr/best-online-converter". Le téléchargement est bloqué par la fenêtre "+Add Music World Search to your browser". Le blocage de fenêtres est actif dans mes paramètres Firefox. Je voudrais empêcher en permanence cet affichage intempestif. Je vous remercie de m'apporter vos compétences pour répondre à mon besoin. Avec mes remerciements. Daniel CHAUX

Asked by danielchaux 2 days ago

Cookies for blocked sites

I have a problematic site where I have to delete all cookies before I can get access. I have tried setting the "Cookie and Site Data" Exceptions to both "Allow for Sessi… (read more)

I have a problematic site where I have to delete all cookies before I can get access. I have tried setting the "Cookie and Site Data" Exceptions to both "Allow for Session" and "Block". Despite these settings, Firefox continues to store cookies from this site....therefore, I still have to clear them from the "manage data" area before I can gain access.

Is this a Firefox quirk? I am at a loss.

Thanks.

Asked by scoker813 3 days ago

Last reply by scoker813 2 days ago

The new tab now but the "search google or enter address" puts the http in the place to move to it.

This is a security problem. Checking emails I often suspect a spam so I do the inspect to find the URL that they want you to go to. But on Google I can inspect it using… (read more)

This is a security problem. Checking emails I often suspect a spam so I do the inspect to find the URL that they want you to go to. But on Google I can inspect it using the search of the URL and not move to the URL. But on the Firefox new tab it seems like I'm supposed to go to the spam website as I'm not to search the URL, just go to it.

So is there a way to change this?

And oh yeah I did finally figure out that the older computer (that Microsoft killed with an update) kind of made some of the problems I had before using Firefox. And now I'm back to really liking it. So again is there a way to stop the Firefox new tab from forcing me to go to the spam URL? Over all I can ignore it and just use Google home page. Thanks if you know how to stop that.

Asked by IAmThatStrange 2 days ago

Last reply by Franz_von_Suppe 2 days ago

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2 Step Authentication Account Issues with email that no longer exists

Hello, Since 2 step authentication has been added to the Mozilla add-on accounts, we no longer have access to this account. We have the email address and password, but ca… (read more)

Hello,

Since 2 step authentication has been added to the Mozilla add-on accounts, we no longer have access to this account. We have the email address and password, but cant enter the code for the 2 step authentication as the code is sent to an email that no longer exists. We have another account that we would like to transfer an extension to from the old email account. Is there any way to access the old account or transfer the extension from the old account to the new one without having the access to emails sent to the email address of the old account?

This is important to us as the id of the extension used within the non-existent account is preventing us from loading another extension with the same id. This is to prevent us from having to rebuild our NMH software that must use the appropriate id for communication.

Any help would be appreciated.

Asked by topazsystemsinc 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago