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Disabling Firefox automatic requests

The last version of Firefox is making some connections I don't know how to stop. I've modified some of the parameter in "about:config", but there are still HTTP request t… (read more)

The last version of Firefox is making some connections I don't know how to stop. I've modified some of the parameter in "about:config", but there are still HTTP request to the following URLs that I didn't manage to stop:

https://firefox-settings-attachments.cdn.mozilla.net/security-state-staging/intermediates/* https://firefox.settings.services.mozilla.com/v1/buckets/monitor/collections/changes/records

Also, does anyone know if there is a configuration file where I can modify directly all of the parameters I changed in "about:config"?

Thanks!

Asked by capitan.shinchan 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 day ago

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firefox 81.0.2 (64-bit) on windows 10 keeps signin out of sites

Since a few days I noticed on two different windows 10 PCs that firefox keeps signin out of websites (yahoo, linkedin etc), and this happens semi-randomly but sometimes m… (read more)

Since a few days I noticed on two different windows 10 PCs that firefox keeps signin out of websites (yahoo, linkedin etc), and this happens semi-randomly but sometimes more than once per day. My security settings never changed, I did configure firefox to delete history when closing, but preserving cookies and active logins. I also tried to add those websites to trusted sites (in the tracking menu, the shield to the left of the url). Any advice?

Asked by marco.fera80 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

Main Search bar in focus when Firefox opens in private mode but can't type anything

Hi, in the last few versions of Firefox, every time I open a private window, I get the private browser splash page and I can see that the main Address/Search bar is in fo… (read more)

Hi, in the last few versions of Firefox, every time I open a private window, I get the private browser splash page and I can see that the main Address/Search bar is in focus and I even see the cursor blinking (and it says search with Google or enter an address as usual).

However if I try to type anything nothing happens. I have to click out of the search bar and click it again and only then can I type in the bar.

This only happens when I open a new private window. If I make a new private tab, the bar gets focus and I can type normally. It's only on the first open of a new window where I can't type anything in it initially.

Asked by nucloxylon 1 day ago

3 bar drop down box to select strict, moderate or off search does not respond on Bing in Firefox.

The 3 bar drop down box to select strict, moderate or off searching is not responding on Bing in Firefox when it is clicked. The 3 bar lines just turn blue and there is n… (read more)

The 3 bar drop down box to select strict, moderate or off searching is not responding on Bing in Firefox when it is clicked. The 3 bar lines just turn blue and there is no drop down choices to select for changing from moderate to off.

Asked by Rudedawg 4 days ago

Last reply by Rudedawg 1 day ago

My primary password won't go through

So today I went to go and look at a password in my browser, entered my Primary password and it wouldn't sign me in to let me see my passwords. I then went and changed it … (read more)

So today I went to go and look at a password in my browser, entered my Primary password and it wouldn't sign me in to let me see my passwords. I then went and changed it after many tries and It still wont let me in. I can enter it as many times as I want and press enter and the box just comes back up. I am worried that by changing my password I have most likely just lost all my saved passwords. Do I just reinstall firefox? Or will the problem remain if I do so? A part of me doesn't want to reinstall if the problem will still be there, but this time, I won't be logged into anything at all.

And yes, I have tried most things I have seen in these forums, I am desperate.

Asked by Cassie Cage 2 days ago

mesterjelszó

Jó napot! A problémám a következő: beállitottam magamnak 1 mesterjelszót ami minden további probléma nélkül működött is viszont mikor pár hónapig nem használtam a gépemet… (read more)

Jó napot! A problémám a következő: beállitottam magamnak 1 mesterjelszót ami minden további probléma nélkül működött is viszont mikor pár hónapig nem használtam a gépemet azt azt követő újra használatkor már nem fogadta el a mesterjelszavamat.Próbáltam mar resetelni is de az önök által megadott "link" nem működik,viszont nem is resetelni inkább csak kikapcsolni szeretném.Ha az segit le tudom irni a jelszavat amit megadtam . Válaszukat várom,köszönöm addig is

Asked by balint19931 2 days ago

Mozilla PAYS Google

https://topclassactions.com/lawsuit-settlements/consumer-products/mobile-apps/doj-lawsuit-accuses-google-of-search-monopoly/?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=102720%20US… (read more)

Asked by Alp60 2 days ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 days ago

Staying logged on after leaving a website

Until recently, there were websites like Fox.com that I did not have to log back in every time after I left the website, but it kept me logged on. Recently it started as… (read more)

Until recently, there were websites like Fox.com that I did not have to log back in every time after I left the website, but it kept me logged on. Recently it started asking me to log in every time. Is that someting done by Firefox or by the specific website?

Asked by JossefPerl 2 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 days ago

Why doesn't "Delete cookies when Firefox is closed" also delete the Cache?

Firefox's Clear Data control allows you to clear both Cookies AND the Cache. This makes perfect sense, since both of these things can be used to identify/track people. Bu… (read more)

Firefox's Clear Data control allows you to clear both Cookies AND the Cache. This makes perfect sense, since both of these things can be used to identify/track people.

But from what I can tell, if you enable the option Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed, this doesn't clear the Cache, only Cookies?

In fact, the only way to clear the Cache at restart is to dig deep into the Clear history when Firefox closes settings, which few people would know to look in.

So, correct me if I'm wrong here, but isn't this giving users a false sense of security? They think all the Cookies will be deleted when they open Firefox, but actually the Cache is still there, allowing them to be easily identified?

Personally, I'm less concerned about cookies because they are opt-in (here in the UK). But as for being tracked via the cache, we have no say in that, so that's what I'm more concerned about.

Asked by MartyJames 1 week ago

Last reply by MartyJames 2 days ago

Autofill not working

Can someone provide a solution for autofill (both addresses and passwords) not working. And no, don't say "did you check or uncheck so and so - I've been writing CNC soft… (read more)

Can someone provide a solution for autofill (both addresses and passwords) not working. And no, don't say "did you check or uncheck so and so - I've been writing CNC software interfaces for years and have little idea about setting up a system. Getting fed up with having to repeatedly log on and add the address over and over (I get the prompts to save). The save address "feature" RARELY works. Firefox "used" to be able to perform this feature - now it is becoming a buggy FAIL. I'm thinking it may be time to just give up, uninstall it, and move on to Chrome...

Asked by zimotekjh 2 days ago

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Login data is populating despite all attempts to prevent same

Firefox is saving and offering to auto-fill login information (i.e. usernames) even though I explicitly ask they NOT be saved, and even though these sites are not among t… (read more)

Firefox is saving and offering to auto-fill login information (i.e. usernames) even though I explicitly ask they NOT be saved, and even though these sites are not among the list I allow through Lockwise. How can I forever purge these and prevent the problem from recurring?

Asked by keucv22 3 days ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

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I keep getting this error : SEC_ERROR_INADEQUATE_KEY_USAGE

On my internal sites I'm getting this error SEC_ERROR_INADEQUATE_KEY_USAGE My other colleagues using FF v82 do not get the error. I have cleared cache and cookies , but … (read more)

On my internal sites I'm getting this error SEC_ERROR_INADEQUATE_KEY_USAGE

My other colleagues using FF v82 do not get the error. I have cleared cache and cookies , but still not working. The browser is not even giving me an option to proceed. How can I get past this ?

Asked by life4demax 3 days ago

Answered by life4demax 3 days ago

Firefox won't remember password

I updated to Firefox 72.0.2 and now Firefox can't remember my password on a site that I like to visit. (It's a hassle) It used to remember me just fine with the older F… (read more)

I updated to Firefox 72.0.2 and now Firefox can't remember my password on a site that I like to visit. (It's a hassle) It used to remember me just fine with the older Firefox I've tried everything the website administrator suggested and nothing works Please don't ask me to upgrade my Firefox again because I don't know what other unwanted things are going to happen.

Thanks

Asked by leandean1 3 days ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 days ago

can't logout from a site

Hi, With Firefox 81.0.2 64-bit running on Windows 7, I can't logout from my account on a very specific site. If I delete the 2 cookies the site wrote on my computer, I'm … (read more)

Hi, With Firefox 81.0.2 64-bit running on Windows 7, I can't logout from my account on a very specific site. If I delete the 2 cookies the site wrote on my computer, I'm then presented with the logon window and I'm able to login again but not logout until I delete the 2 fresh cookies the site just put on my computer during the new session. Should I log under a private window, nothing being written to my computer, log out is always possible. I'm also able to log out from my current session with an older version of firefox (50.1.0). This also close the session opened under Firefox 81. At the moment, only one site is behaving like this. I first asked the support of this site. Here's its reply: <<That is an interesting problem you have there! It might be that your session wasn't properly removed from our server but I know that we restarted our webserver 3 days ago, so that should have resolved itself if that was the problem. I don't have any other suggestions, but if a private window works, this suggests an issue with your cookie management of the browser.>>

Please may you help ? TIA

Asked by Youri.margarin 3 days ago

Digital signature selection screen is not showing

I've tried in a new installation of windows and firefox, if you load more than one digital certificates in the "your certificates" tab, the browser gets stuck in the firs… (read more)

I've tried in a new installation of windows and firefox, if you load more than one digital certificates in the "your certificates" tab, the browser gets stuck in the first digital certificate that you have selected. No matters if you close the browser, when you open it again the browser acts like the certificate is already selected without being prompted when you try to enter a webpage that needs a digital certificate.

For example: Spanish Social Security https://sede.seg-social.gob.es/wps/portal/sede/sede/Ciudadanos/CiudadanoDetalle/!ut/p/z0/rU_LDoIwEPwVOHA02wIhciTGEJQmGkOEXkgDBeujPFqN_r3UO5y8TDKzk5kdoJADlewlWqZFJ9l94gUNSg8HPg4RTmOUbFGUkX0WekcvTjCcuIId0AWTG5gUdyQb0gLtmb6shGw6yA2OD66sj1XxUYtGVKzuFOQIz56gENdhoBHQqpOavzXkite8_DEpJo-DjOCgSjxrVjNplJk4B803LW-ahv_7FRfhdeBDf4vPh7QhKrLtLwe74DE!/

I have marked the checkbox "ask every time" and disabled any master password.

Any help is welcomed!

Asked by alterplusasesores 3 days ago

Help I deleted all my passwords by mistake!

Hi, I just went to clear my cache, as I have done many times, and usually it doesnt delete passwords. This time however, it has...HELP! How can I restore them please? … (read more)

Hi, I just went to clear my cache, as I have done many times, and usually it doesnt delete passwords. This time however, it has...HELP! How can I restore them please?

Asked by thegeegs 3 days ago

Why Firefox enforces by default extensions like Amazon, Bing, eBay, Google ?

It's a simple question: Why Firefox enforces by default extensions like Amazon, Bing, eBay, Google ? What really these extensions do? Paradox#1: Firefox enforces to use t… (read more)

It's a simple question: Why Firefox enforces by default extensions like Amazon, Bing, eBay, Google ? What really these extensions do?

Paradox#1: Firefox enforces to use those totally insecurity and unreliable companies! Paradox #2: Firefox don't even show those extensions mentioned above! Paradox #3: Even when I remove them from "Options->Search Engines" these ones keep being enabled and hidden! Paradox #4: Third party program needed to manage those Firefox hidden extensions! I Disable all above extensions by "CCleaner" and: Paradox #5: they comes back by default in every Firefox damn update!

I wish I'm wrong I would pleased if someone explain in an article, or even in few words, why all those. I think Mozilla should detailed explain.

Thanks in advance and Sorry for my English.

Asked by AntonyMan 1 month ago

Last reply by firefoxylady 4 days ago