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Export of saved Passwords

Hi, To start exporting Firefox Password Data to a file, the "Login data of the Windows User Account" has to be entered (pls. refer to attachment). What is meant by "Wi… (read more)

Hi, To start exporting Firefox Password Data to a file, the "Login data of the Windows User Account" has to be entered (pls. refer to attachment). What is meant by "Windows User Account"? Thanks so much for your help. Hans - presently in Munich, Bavaria, Germany

PS: I'm using the German Version of Firefox - so I translated back to English.

Asked by Hans Daniel 4 hours ago

auto fill cards and address

Why is Autofill for cards and addresses not available in sweden... what is this madness. I will revert back to chrome if it isnt fixed how isnt it fixed already ???? … (read more)

Why is Autofill for cards and addresses not available in sweden... what is this madness. I will revert back to chrome if it isnt fixed

how isnt it fixed already ????

Asked by darkicedagger 5 hours ago

Local storage event listener not working in Firefox

I have a sandbox iframe which is hosted by various websites. Lets assume that this iframe is loaded like this: I have already added 'allow-scripts allow-forms allow-modal… (read more)

I have a sandbox iframe which is hosted by various websites. Lets assume that this iframe is loaded like this: I have already added 'allow-scripts allow-forms allow-modals allow-same-origin allow-popups allow-popups-to-escape-sandbox allow-storage-access-by-user-activation' at sandbox. I also use document.requestStorageAccess() from inside the iframe and I set event listeners for the storage like this:

window.addEventListener('storage', onStorageFunc, false);. From the iframe a popup window is presented when user clicks a specific button and the popup opens at lets say at this url "https://paypal.com". After user navigation on popup, paypal at the end of the flow redirects user to this url "https://example.com/success". At this point when user is navigated to /success I add some data to local storage which I expect to trigger the storage event listener and the onStorageFunc to run. This doesn't happen, while in other browsers it works as expected.

Since both popup and iframe are under the same url (https://example.com) and I have used requestStorageAccess, I would expect this to work normally. Can you please help me to find out what is going wrong here? In the past I had the same problem but it was fixed when I added 'requestStorageAccess' and 'allow-storage-access-by-user-activation'. Now I can see it happening again.

Asked by wolfskinn 14 hours ago

Problem with my bank 2FA and firefox

Am using FF 109.01 (64) and the latest Windows 10 (64) ver. I uses their Virus program. With my bank security settings I have check marked to not use 2FA Bank home page … (read more)

Am using FF 109.01 (64) and the latest Windows 10 (64) ver. I uses their Virus program.

With my bank security settings I have check marked to not use 2FA Bank home page asks for a security code anyway.

This has happened to me months ago and all of a sudden everything was OK. ... and now it has happened again. When I use Edge, Bank home page does not ask for a security code. This is the way I would like FF to perform.

I have phoned the Bank IT Help desk and they are bafflled. They had me try a bunch of acrobats but nothing works.

Obviously there is something in FF to tweak. I am using

I have searched and searched on internet, but no solution. I have used FF since it was a baby, and I want to stick with it. Thanks

Asked by tsb 1 day ago

Last reply by tsb 14 hours ago

Firefox flooding event log with connection errors at boot up

I was looking at my event log tracking down one issue when I noticed hundreds of audit failures (outbound connection blocked) in my event log. Firefox is not even runnin… (read more)

I was looking at my event log tracking down one issue when I noticed hundreds of audit failures (outbound connection blocked) in my event log.

Firefox is not even running. I've just started my computer. It's trying to make a connection to google @ 34.107.221.82.

Fortunately something is blocking the connection attempt, but why is Firefox making hundreds of connection attempts when I haven't even opened firefox? How do I stop it?

I looked in task scheduler and couldn't see anything there. Looked at group policy, couldn't see anything there.

FF91.13.0esr

Asked by citizen1138x 3 weeks ago

Last reply by citizen1138x 1 day ago

what prevents from accessing the site https://www.googleadservices.com/

Regardless of the OS or Browser , trying to access the site https://www.googleadservices.com/ results with a failure described as "We can’t connect to the server at www.… (read more)

Regardless of the OS or Browser , trying to access the site https://www.googleadservices.com/ results with a failure described as "We can’t connect to the server at www.googleadservices.com."

Specifically this error message was just obtained on macOS Ventura 13.1 on my Intel based MacBook Pro using Firefox 109.0.1. It happens on all Windows machines I tried, on my iPad and iPhone.

I saw at least a million similar questions similar to this one, even more advices on how to address it - and no answer helps.

Asked by nik23 1 week ago

Last reply by nik23 5 days ago

Closing firefox window does not perform the settings actions specified "when Firefox is closed"

Former versions of Firefox browser for windows would treat closing the firefox windows as exiting the app. However in the current version, closing the windows does not ap… (read more)

Former versions of Firefox browser for windows would treat closing the firefox windows as exiting the app. However in the current version, closing the windows does not appear to perform the actions (such as clear cookies, site data, and history) that should occur when closing the browser. For example, I closed the browser window (X at top right of window) with a gmail account logged in and displaying the inbox. When I reopened Firefox, it did not go to my start url (gmail login), instead, it returned to my email inbox, and the email was active - logged in. This seems like a security problem to me. My settings specify: Delete cookies and site data when firefox is closed Clear history when Firefox closes I have no saved passwords in Firefox

Asked by joenuke981 5 days ago

Lost passwords and bookmarks

When Firefox automatically updated to 109.1 tonight, I lost all my saved passwords and bookmarks. The bookmarks aren't in a file under 'Restore' in 'Manage Bookmarks' (b… (read more)

When Firefox automatically updated to 109.1 tonight, I lost all my saved passwords and bookmarks. The bookmarks aren't in a file under 'Restore' in 'Manage Bookmarks' (but I had saved them so I got most of them back). But I can't get my passwords. What happened?

Asked by kenhirschkop 6 days ago

Last reply by kenhirschkop 5 days ago

Google asking to sign in on Firefox (yep, another one)

I honestly don't now which topic this belongs in. Today I have had Google asking to sign in when I go to a login page of some websites. I am not logged into Google on thi… (read more)

I honestly don't now which topic this belongs in. Today I have had Google asking to sign in when I go to a login page of some websites. I am not logged into Google on this computer. I do not have Chrome installed.

Windows10, Firefox browser, Qwant search engine. Autofill options are off. I deleted Google from the search engine options. I have cleared all history several times today and still had this happen.

Ii know some websites offer logging in with another account such a Google, FaceBook, Twitter, etc. but I don't recall seeing this pop-up before, and I didn't look at it, really. I just closed it because it was in my way. I probably wouldn't have thought anything of it except I was setting up an account and they sent me an email telling me I asked to change my email address and would no longer be able to log in with that email address.

I've seen a few other complaints about Google asking to sign into websites on Firefox and they seem ridiculous, but it appears something may be going on. Does anybody know why this would be happening? Is there anything I should look at in about:config?

Asked by iamlux 5 days ago

Last reply by iamlux 5 days ago

password not sync

hi my name is Mansour i have a problem , myfirfox is recently restart and when i open it again wants to login to my profile and when i login all of things is sync but al… (read more)

hi my name is Mansour i have a problem , myfirfox is recently restart and when i open it again wants to login to my profile and when i login all of things is sync but all of my saved password is not sync. i do any thing which is coming but its not coming pls help me i have a important data into my passwords thanks

Asked by molanagizadeh 6 days ago