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Can't remember my original password, what's the best way to keep information?

Hi all. I have a phone, a tablet, a desktop pc and a server all with Firefox installed. I need to sign in to Firefox on another pc, but I can't remember my password. Not… (read more)

Hi all.

I have a phone, a tablet, a desktop pc and a server all with Firefox installed. I need to sign in to Firefox on another pc, but I can't remember my password. Not sure why as I'm fairly sure I know what it is and I only signed in on my phone 2 months ago. Although maybe that was a qr code?

First question: the 'password' field in the account manager is 18 asterisks long, does that mean my password is actually 18 characters? Or is this just a generic mask? I have seen it work both ways. A clue to the length might jog my memory.

Second question: assuming it's gone for good I can of course reset it. What's the least damaging way to do this? I can think of backing up my bookmarks and then reuploading them, anything else? Will the reset lose all my passwords for other sites such as forums, is there a way to keep these?

Thanks!

Asked by jackelliott Prieš 1 mėnesį

Last reply by jackelliott Prieš 1 mėnesį

Disqus Comments doesn't load if Browser Privacy set to Strict

TL;DR : Disqus comments used to work while using privacy Strict mode now it doesn't. After years of it working out of the get-go while using Strict mode up till rec… (read more)

TL;DR : Disqus comments used to work while using privacy Strict mode now it doesn't.

After years of it working out of the get-go while using Strict mode up till recently (about a year ago this was really low on my priority list) refused to work I though it was my Ad blocker was causing issues but after setting it in the filters to allow and even after turning it off still no dice.

Removed all add-ons tried again still Disqus comment section refused to load in the websites I regularly visit. So after giving up, I just look around in the browser setting to see if there is anything that may cause conflict with certain scripts from running.

Asked by ianjay.tt Prieš 2 mėnesius

Last reply by Stig Nygaard Prieš 1 mėnesį

How do I add a "Search Engine" to the New Tab screen

Hi, on my current Firefox setup, I have a search engine shortcut in my Top Sites on a New Tab page. It's a quick one for Amazon, I can't figure out how to add others thou… (read more)

Hi, on my current Firefox setup, I have a search engine shortcut in my Top Sites on a New Tab page. It's a quick one for Amazon, I can't figure out how to add others though. I saw reference to it in this old support issue, but I can't find how to do that anymore.

Asked by daniel213222 Prieš 2 mėnesius

Last reply by James Prieš 1 mėnesį

Meaning of status bar messages

Hi, we have recently moved our website to a new host. I see VERY long delays - up to 25 sec! - with the main page loading, and 16 sec on sub-pages, so it's not a main pag… (read more)

Hi, we have recently moved our website to a new host. I see VERY long delays - up to 25 sec! - with the main page loading, and 16 sec on sub-pages, so it's not a main page size issue.

I am trying to supply data to the web host provider. When I type the URL in the Firefox address bar, e.g., foo.com, the status bar literally says foo.com for up to 25 seconds, followed by "transferring data" (can't read the rest of the line), then the page loads immediately.

A similar delay of 16 sec occurred in Chrome earlier today, so I don't think it's a Firefox issue.

I am trying to understand what the status bar messages Firefox is presenting. I don't think it's DNS because ping resolves in 106 ms. Site monitoring tools might be useful, but they just spot-check. Tool suggestions appreciated.

If you've read this far, the actual domain is cleanscape.net. Thank you!

Asked by cniggeler Prieš 1 mėnesį

Last reply by cniggeler Prieš 1 mėnesį

How do I Pause firefox Ad Blocker?

Hello All, Hulu tells me I must pause my Ad Blocker to watch a show. I click Turn off add blocker, but it just keeps re-directing me to out-of-date, unrelated community d… (read more)

Hello All, Hulu tells me I must pause my Ad Blocker to watch a show. I click Turn off add blocker, but it just keeps re-directing me to out-of-date, unrelated community discussions. Can anyone help me? Thanks to All.

Asked by gerald.strange Prieš 1 mėnesį

Last reply by zeroknight Prieš 1 mėnesį

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Multiple windows not restoring.

Hi. I am running a 3 monitor setup and I like to keep open quite a few tabs. And two windows of Firefox. So two Firefox instances with several tabs on each. But because i… (read more)

Hi. I am running a 3 monitor setup and I like to keep open quite a few tabs. And two windows of Firefox. So two Firefox instances with several tabs on each. But because it eats a lot of memory, I have to close and reopen Firefox from time to time. And to my annoyance, sometimes it "forgets" about one of the windows. So opens only one instead of both. Therefore I loose some quite important tabs. Any suggestions on how to fix this? Thank you.

Asked by zarsss Prieš 2 mėnesius

Answered by TyDraniu Prieš 2 mėnesius

private browsing: firefox stores cross site cookies

When I close a private browsing session and open it again, the given permissions for cross-site cookies are still there and Google remembers my last search results from … (read more)

When I close a private browsing session and open it again, the given permissions for cross-site cookies are still there and Google remembers my last search results from the last private session (in the suggestions below the search box)!?

Asked by mm12345 Prieš 2 mėnesius

Last reply by mm12345 Prieš 1 mėnesį

404 error even after clearing data and cache

I keep getting a 404 error for a website even after clearing data and cache. I can access the website on other web browsers like chrome and on my cellphone but not firefo… (read more)

I keep getting a 404 error for a website even after clearing data and cache. I can access the website on other web browsers like chrome and on my cellphone but not firefox

Asked by Fredy Delgado Prieš 2 mėnesius

Last reply by Fredy Delgado Prieš 1 mėnesį

create a new tab

I have updated to the latest version of Firefox browser this time. Whenever I create a new tab, the page will prompt me with a failure to load content and hope me to try … (read more)

I have updated to the latest version of Firefox browser this time. Whenever I create a new tab, the page will prompt me with a failure to load content and hope me to try refreshing to resolve it, but it does not work

Asked by 2655947662 Prieš 1 mėnesį

Last reply by 2655947662 Prieš 1 mėnesį

Firefox stops showing Gmail correctly after a few days. Fire fox cannot log-in to Outlook.live.com.

Hi. Is there anyone having experienced similar phenomena? 1) Firefox stops showing Gmail correctly after a few days. Immediately after starting Firefox, I can log-in and… (read more)

Hi. Is there anyone having experienced similar phenomena?

1) Firefox stops showing Gmail correctly after a few days. Immediately after starting Firefox, I can log-in and open Gmail.com correctly. But after a few days keeping opening Gmail on Firefox, Gmail.com shows error messages regarding Cookie (please see the attached screenshot). If I do "Try clearing the startup cache" from trouble shooting information tab, Firefox shows Gmail correctly again, but after a few days the same issue happens again.

2) Fire fox cannot log-in on Outlook.live.com. As title says, I cannot log-in outlook live. Whenever I try to log-in from Outlook log-in page, Firefox shows log-in page again. This issue isn't resolved by inactivating "Enhanced tracking protection".

Both of them started to happen since the update around the end of 2023, I think. (On the other hand, Chrome works on both websites correctly)

If you have some information, it might help me. Thanks in advance.

Asked by ghc03361 Prieš 1 mėnesį

Last reply by ghc03361 Prieš 1 mėnesį

Firefox randomly moves address bar suggestions around

Hi everyone, I'm used to typing one or two letters into the address bar and then the down arrow to access the same handful of websites every day. A few weeks ago, Firefo… (read more)

Hi everyone,

I'm used to typing one or two letters into the address bar and then the down arrow to access the same handful of websites every day. A few weeks ago, Firefox started randomly moving these around so that the same letters that have always made it open the same URL now opens a different URL and I have to actually search the suggestions. How can this annoying behaviour be fixed?

(a few months ago, the address bar wouldn't delete entries, but this problem vanished as mysteriously as it appeared)

FF version 122.0.1 (64-bit), Windows 10

Asked by agwien Prieš 2 mėnesius

Last reply by zeroknight Prieš 1 mėnesį

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I cannot log in to websites using Firefox

Firefox is my default browser, but it does not allow me to log in to specific websites. For example, ihg.com, when I click the sign in button nothing happens, I just have… (read more)

Firefox is my default browser, but it does not allow me to log in to specific websites. For example, ihg.com, when I click the sign in button nothing happens, I just have a little note at the bottom left "javascript:void(0);" Another example, dutchcrafters.com , when I click Log in with Gmail, nothing happens.

I have tried removing all the content blocking extensions (privacy badgers, ublock origin, etc.), did not fix it. I have tried a firefox refresh, did not fix it. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling firefox with several device restarts, did not fix it.

I know this must be a firefox specific problem because microsoft edge work perfectly for both of these examples. Any other suggestions to fix this firefox issue?

Asked by James Lin Prieš 2 mėnesius

Answered by cor-el Prieš 2 mėnesius

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Secure Connection Failed, Error Code: PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR

I have been trying to solve this problem on and off for about a year now, but 99.99% of the time I try to access https://en.wiktionary.org/ , I get the following error: S… (read more)

I have been trying to solve this problem on and off for about a year now, but 99.99% of the time I try to access https://en.wiktionary.org/ , I get the following error: Secure Connection Failed An error occured during a connection to en.wikitionary.org PR_END_OF_FILE ERROR Error code: PR_END_OF_FILE_ERROR

  • The page you are trying to view cannot be shown because the authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
  • Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem.

Learn more... Try Again

I have NEVER gotten this error message for any other website. And the strangest thing? Sometimes I CAN access Wikitionary with zero problems, but this phenomena tends to only happen when I attempt to access the website very late at night or really early in the morning. I cannot think of a single thing I have done differently when this happens.

By the way, I am able to access Wikitionary from Microsoft Edge just fine, it is ONLY Firefox where I have this problem.

Asked by lucasp1337 Prieš 2 mėnesius

Answered by lucasp1337 Prieš 1 mėnesį

when opening a new tab, allow a choice to go to an already open tab

My Firefox used to do this and it either rarely does it now or never does it. And that is... when I would type in, say, "anysite.com," it would have an alert and ask if I… (read more)

My Firefox used to do this and it either rarely does it now or never does it. And that is... when I would type in, say, "anysite.com," it would have an alert and ask if I want to go to a certain already open tab. I could then click on it and go to that open tab, such that I do not open a new tab. Which would be redundant. How I can I make it do this again? I always have a LOT of tabs open!

Asked by itsfrombill Prieš 1 mėnesį

Last reply by itsfrombill Prieš 1 mėnesį

Cookies being written and automatically deleted

Hello, I work for Microsoft, and one of our sites offers users a way to opt out of personalized advertising on some Microsoft domains by setting a cookie. The site: http… (read more)

Hello,

I work for Microsoft, and one of our sites offers users a way to opt out of personalized advertising on some Microsoft domains by setting a cookie. The site: https://account.microsoft.com/privacy/ad-settings/signedout

When the user clicks the toggle to Off, we cycle through four domains via an iframe and write a TOptOut cookie on each one. If everything is working properly, the user should then be able to go to www.bing.com and see a TOptOut cookie on Bing that will prevent personalized advertising on that domain.

The problem is, this stopped working in Firefox. We have verified that it still works* in 115.7.0, but in 122.0.1 and 123.0, the cookie is written and then deleted on refresh. If the user doesn't already have Bing open in another tab, they'll never see the cookie at all. I have verified this behavior in Bing several times, on my work machine (Firefox 122.0.1 on Windows 10) and my personal machine (Firefox 122.0 snap on Xubuntu 23.10).

  • It still works on our corporate VPN in 115.7.0, but not on my coworker's non-VPN machine. Same version. I'm really not sure what's up with that one.

This is a large concern for us. Because the cookies can still be written, it doesn't trip our test for third-party cookies being disabled. Because the cookie for microsoft.com is written, the toggle will show up as Off even after a refresh. This is misleading to our users.

I have gone over the Firefox docs on Enhanced Tracking Protection and Total Cookie Protection, but neither seem to handle this case. Firefox does not block any trackers on account.microsoft.com or on www.bing.com. It's fine if the cookies are in separate jars, we just want them to be written to the proper domains and not deleted. Can anyone tell me what changed in Firefox recently? Is this expected behavior, or a bug? If it's expected behavior, what can we do to allow users to opt out of personalized advertising?

Asked by amleek Prieš 1 mėnesį

Last reply by amleek Prieš 1 mėnesį

Firefox is blocked (so slow than it seems blocked)

Hello, I have a problem with Firefox on (only) the vive.com site. It shows a fast (same as Chrome/Opera) loading, but only on firefox it stays @ 99% a very long time, whe… (read more)

Hello, I have a problem with Firefox on (only) the vive.com site. It shows a fast (same as Chrome/Opera) loading, but only on firefox it stays @ 99% a very long time, whereas on other browsers, in the instant, you can see the content of the page. You can test for example on that page: https://developer.vive.com/resources/vive-sense/

I work in a society where I need to have a brower with proxy support & security (firefox is the best to me) but that can work without waiting minutes to access a page, whereas it has been downloaded fast.

Opera is fast on vive.com, but that shit doesn't have proxy support, so I need configure firewall, put a gateway, and I really hate, it's a pure security fail (never put a gateway on windows, microsoft takes the control of your windows and scan your datas). We don't wish that in our society.

So I'm there to report you that, I think there is a problem and I really don't understand what can do firefox to make the user wait so much time, and it's not related to the processor, it's the same on my crappy laptop or on a brand new powerful 3D station. With opera, it's really in a second, and with firefox, it's a minute. Really weird.

Asked by Erlend Levin Prieš 1 mėnesį

Last reply by cor-el Prieš 1 mėnesį

Default for "new tabs" to something other than "Firefox" or "Blank"

I was able to customize my new window to display www.google.com however I only have the option to select "Firefox" or "Blank" for new tabs. I would also like new tabs to … (read more)

I was able to customize my new window to display www.google.com however I only have the option to select "Firefox" or "Blank" for new tabs. I would also like new tabs to open to www.google.com. How can I do this?

Asked by Emily Weston Prieš 1 mėnesį

Last reply by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer Prieš 1 mėnesį