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why has privacy badger icon been removed from my ribbon? How do I get it back?

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I used to be able to click on the badger and specify how it dealt with each site. That seems to be no longer available to me

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Are you in a Private Browsing window, or Always Use Private Browsing Mode, or Never Remember History and is Privacy Badger allowed to Run In Private Windows?

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Are you in a Private Browsing window, or Always Use Private Browsing Mode, or Never Remember History and is Privacy Badger allowed to Run In Private Windows?

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Hello Fred Conklin,

"why has privacy badger icon been removed from my ribbon? How do I get it back? "

Would you ty this please :

3-bar menu => Customize Do you see the icon there ? If so, you can drag it back to the toolbar (assuming that by "ribbon" you mean "toolbar" ..... )

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Do you still see Privacy Badge as an installed extension on the about:addons page ?

You can check for problems with the extensions registry files in the profile folder.

Try to to reset the extensions registry and rename extensions.json (extensionsOLD.json) and rename/remove previously used extensions files like extensions.ini and extensions.sqlite when present and rename/remove compatibility.ini in the Firefox profile folder with Firefox closed.

New files will be created when required.

See "corrupt extension files":

You can check for possible updates in case of issues.

  • click the cogwheel button (left of the Search bar) on the about:addons page to "Check for updates"

You can use the button on the "Help -> Troubleshooting Information" (about:support) page to go to the current Firefox profile folder or use the about:profiles page.

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Don't know why I am running in private windows all of a suddent. But letting badger run in them works - so I am going to not bother with why I'm running private now and just do some work Thanks