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Firefox won't stay my default browser. Every time I sign on after rebooting MS changes the default

Firefox won't stay my default browser. Every time I sign on after rebooting MS changes the default to I don't know what. It doesn't say what is the default. It wants ed… (read more)

Firefox won't stay my default browser. Every time I sign on after rebooting MS changes the default to I don't know what. It doesn't say what is the default. It wants edge I guess but I deleted the entire edge app and all its dlls. So how do I make the choice through the "set defaults" settings permanent?

Asked by bt.linder Prieš 2 dienas

Last reply by bt.linder Prieš 14 valandų

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 Prieš 3 dienas

Last reply by nik23 Prieš 1 dieną

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 Prieš 1 dieną

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 Prieš 2 dienas

Last reply by kenhirschkop Prieš 1 dieną

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 Prieš 1 dieną

Last reply by iamlux Prieš 1 dieną

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 Prieš 2 dienas

Windows GPO Help with JSON configs

Environment: Windows 10 22h2 clients, latest ESR build, Domain servers Windows 2016 or better. So I followed the guide https://github.com/mozilla/policy-templates/blob/ma… (read more)

Environment: Windows 10 22h2 clients, latest ESR build, Domain servers Windows 2016 or better.

So I followed the guide https://github.com/mozilla/policy-templates/blob/master/README.md#extensionsettings and tried to set up the config. We are using the latest ESR build but after the settings is applied I still dont have working extensions.

Here is the code

{
     "*": {
           "blocked_install_message": "Addon or Extension is not approved. Please submit a ticket to Help Desk if you need access to this extension.",
           "install_sources": ["https://addons.mozilla.org/"],
           "installation_mode": "blocked"
     },
     "{d10d0bf8-f5b5-c8b4-a8b2-2b9879e08c5d}": {
           "installation_mode": "allowed",
           "install_url": "https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/downloads/latest/adblock-plus/latest.xpi"
           },
     "ciscowebexstart1@cisco.com": {
           "installation_mode": "allowed",
           "install_url": "https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/downloads/latest/cisco-webex-extension/latest.xpi"
     },
     "{d0210f13-a970-4f1e-8322-0f76ec80adde}": {
           "installation_mode": "allowed",
           "install_url": "https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/downloads/latest/instapaper-official/latest.xpi"
           },
     "appstore-mini@feedly.com": {
           "installation_mode": "allowed",
           "install_url": "https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/downloads/latest/feedly_mini/latest.xpi"
           },
     "extension@one-tab.com": {
           "installation_mode": "allowed",
           "install_url": "https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/downloads/latest/onetab/latest.xpi"
           },
     "support@lastpass.com": {
           "installation_mode": "allowed",
           "install_url": "https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/downloads/latest/lastpass-password-manager/latest.xpi"
           },
     "sweb2pdfextension.4@kofax.com": {
           "installation_mode": "allowed",
           "install_url": "https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/downloads/latest/kofax-pdf-create-4-0/latest.xpi"
           },
     "Aternity-WebExt-12.1.4@aternity.com": {
           "installation_mode": "allowed",
           },
     "its_addons_wrap@onelog.com": {
           "installation_mode": "allowed",
           "install_url": "https://extensions.onelog.com/extension/onelog.xpi"
     }

}

I have placed the settings in HKCU but also tried in HKLM and there has been no difference. in each case I get Unable to parse JSON for Extensionsettings when checking the about:policies section and when I look at the registry I see the REG_MULTI_SZ value but when i click on it to read it I get another error message. Cannot edit ExtensionSettings: Error reading the values contents.

I tried re-entering the code and tried not listing the install URLs and even tried only listing 1 item. I haven't been able to get past this error so any help would be greatly appreciated.

Asked by daniel.david.white Prieš 3 dienas

Firefox headless: Grant access to camera/microphone in Selenium test

I'm currently building/testing a website with Firefox and Selenium, which requires interacting with the camera/microphone. To avoid having real hardware present, I've con… (read more)

I'm currently building/testing a website with Firefox and Selenium, which requires interacting with the camera/microphone.

To avoid having real hardware present, I've configured media.naviagator.streams.fake=true, however for some time now, this isn't enough anymore (not exactly sure for how long).

When running normally (i.e. not headless), I can see that the permission prompt ("Allow website to use your camera/microphone?"), but I can't interact with it from Selenium.

Is there a way to disable this prompt programmatically?

Asked by DMKE Prieš 3 dienas

Return home kiosk inactive

Hi, i prepare an internet access point with Ubuntu and Firefox kiosk on a touchscreen machine. My problem is how to return home page if the screen is inactive for 1 minu… (read more)

Hi, i prepare an internet access point with Ubuntu and Firefox kiosk on a touchscreen machine.

My problem is how to return home page if the screen is inactive for 1 minute

Thanks

Asked by selami352 Prieš 3 dienas

Firefox update causes master password to not be recognized

The last 3 time i have had an update to Firefox my master password is not recognized on my main PC. If I go to another PC or laptop and copy the key4.db from those to thi… (read more)

The last 3 time i have had an update to Firefox my master password is not recognized on my main PC. If I go to another PC or laptop and copy the key4.db from those to this system it works. It is the same password, but it fails on this pc, my main one after the last 3 updates

Asked by chucklestx Prieš 3 dienas

Exceptions for Enhanced Tracking Protection

I am working on development of a SaaS platform that will use a 3rd party chat bot for customer support. Enhanced tracking protection blocks the bot. If I click the shiel… (read more)

I am working on development of a SaaS platform that will use a 3rd party chat bot for customer support. Enhanced tracking protection blocks the bot.

If I click the shield and use the toggle to turn off ETP the bot loads. So far so good. But we don't want our users to have to click the toggle every time they want support.

So I figured I would add exceptions to ETP. When I click the shield to see what is being blocked I see the bot URL. When I add the URL to the enhanced tracking protection exceptions whitelist the bot is still blocked. I also added our URL to the list. Still being blocked. I would expect to be able to see the bot if our URL and the blocked URL are both on the whitelist, but I don't.

Is the exceptions list working as intended and not meant to do what I think it is meant to do? Am I missing settings that I need to use differently? Any help appreciated. (Sorry, I can't do screenshots because we're still in development)

Asked by jason127 Prieš 4 dienas

Account Owner Change

Hi, The primary e-mail on my account has been hacked for over a decade. I just did a fresh install in Windows not realizing I wouldn't be able to sign in to my Firefox ac… (read more)

Hi,

The primary e-mail on my account has been hacked for over a decade. I just did a fresh install in Windows not realizing I wouldn't be able to sign in to my Firefox account using my current e-mail because apparently my current e-mail is "not the primary account holder e-mail". Now I imagine I would have added it as a backup e-mail for the case of if I couldn't access my primary e-mail (which as I've said I haven't been able to do since approximately 2011 or so) but there isn't even an option to send the confirmation to the backup e-mail in that case. I'm really tired of going through this on every website I signed up on prior to our e-mails getting hacked. Is there a way we can just change the owner to the other e-mail so I can get back into my account please?

Asked by ease217 Prieš 5 dienas

Last reply by ease217 Prieš 5 dienas

How to make Firefox ask for permissions for camera and microphone separately from each other?

Hello! Whenever I join a conference/meeting, web version of Teams asks for camera and microphone in one window, e. g. "Allow camera and microphone? yes/no". I can, of cou… (read more)

Hello!

Whenever I join a conference/meeting, web version of Teams asks for camera and microphone in one window, e. g. "Allow camera and microphone? yes/no". I can, of course, press No, then press "Yes, continue without audio" in Teams, and then allow microphone, but that's really annoying.

Is it possible for firefox to ask it in two separate dialog window? 1. Do you want to grant Teams access to microphone? - yes 2. Do you want to grant Teams access to camera? - no

Asked by WhiteBlackGoose Prieš 6 dienas

Credit cards not showing up

Hey team, I cannot see any option to see my stored credit cards. To be clear, see the image. I don't see any option to see my stored credit cards. See the second image f… (read more)

Hey team, I cannot see any option to see my stored credit cards.

To be clear, see the image. I don't see any option to see my stored credit cards.

See the second image for the about:config settings. Not sure why this is the case.

Asked by Kartik Thapar Prieš 6 dienas