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How to get rid of Google login screen?

Greetings from North-East of France, since a few weeks ago I'm seeing a (sort of) pop-up window suggesting to login with a Google account (see the screenshot attached). I… (read more)

Greetings from North-East of France, since a few weeks ago I'm seeing a (sort of) pop-up window suggesting to login with a Google account (see the screenshot attached). I've done some internet search to find out how to get rid of it, but the only suggestion I get is to modify an option in a Google account. However, I do not have a Google account! How to get rid of this disturbing pop-up? I already use Adblock Plus and uBlock Origin, yet Google passes through them! Thank you in advance for any help you may provide.

Asked by Massimo 1 month ago

Answered by MarkWithC 4 weeks ago

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Toolbar & Menu Bar in black colour in Firefox 106.0 Private Mode

As of today, when I started a new private window of firefox, the Toolbar & Menu Bar showed up in black background colour. Can I configure this behaviour? I checked, i… (read more)

As of today, when I started a new private window of firefox, the Toolbar & Menu Bar showed up in black background colour. Can I configure this behaviour? I checked, if there is a private mode-dependent configuration of a certain theme, but is seems as if there is no option like this.

Thanks for any help, Richard

Asked by wurzelpurzel 1 month ago

Answered by wurzelpurzel 1 month ago

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How do I remove a saved web address from Firefox 106?

I accidentally visited a bogus website instead of the legitimate UK Companies House website. I should have gone to companieshouse.gov.uk but ended up at companieshouse.o… (read more)

I accidentally visited a bogus website instead of the legitimate UK Companies House website.

I should have gone to companieshouse.gov.uk but ended up at companieshouse.org.uk which is an escort site! (Yeah, no, it wasn't what I was looking for, OK?!)

But now I cannot get rid of the bogus address and it autofills every time I start typing "companies".

I have deleted it from History, but it still appears.

According to searches I've done, I should be able to go to tools/ settings/ privacy and security/ forms and autofill where I would be able to delete it, but Firefox 106.0.1 now only gives me the option to change saved credit card details.

So where do I find the location that this is saved so I can get rid of it.

PS No, I do *not* want to wipe all my history/ browsing data etc just to get rid of one fake address!

Asked by graham12 1 month ago

Answered by graham12 1 month ago

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Disable Firefox Private Browsing taskbar

I really hate the new version of private window which separated from the main Firefox windows group. I'm using windows and I pinned a lot of application in my taskbar and… (read more)

I really hate the new version of private window which separated from the main Firefox windows group. I'm using windows and I pinned a lot of application in my taskbar and I don't need new one. I already making habit to use private browsing for lot cases daily since years ago using same window group and this new taskbar entry ruin my productivity.

Is there a way to disable this behavior? stop wasting space on my taskbar.

Asked by SirusDoma 1 month ago

Answered by TyDraniu 1 month ago

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Unable to log-in at t-mobile.com

When I try to log in to my account at t-mobile.com I get the message that Firefox is not supported in incognito mode. https://www.t-mobile.com/unsupported_firefox_incogni… (read more)

When I try to log in to my account at t-mobile.com I get the message that Firefox is not supported in incognito mode. https://www.t-mobile.com/unsupported_firefox_incognito


Logo Corporate Firefox is no longer supported in private mode

The Firefox browser is no longer supported in private mode on our site. To continue, please take Firefox out of private mode or choose another browser. We recommend Chrome, Safari or Edge.

Do I have to compromise my privacy and security just to use the t-mobile.com website?

This happens only on the t-mobile.com website and only after I try to log in to my account. If I don't try to log-in to my account their website works just fine with Firefox.

Thanks for any help on this situation.

Asked by Sammy 1 month ago

Answered by Sammy 1 month ago

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How to disable Enhanced Tracking Protection on all sites and for every FF session. Choosing Custom, and deselecting all check boxes doesn't work.

I have tried the suggestions as described in the following article: https://support.mozilla.org/bm/questions/1273784 However, am still having the issue. It's as if the s… (read more)

I have tried the suggestions as described in the following article: https://support.mozilla.org/bm/questions/1273784 However, am still having the issue. It's as if the settings are totally ignored. I am using version 108.0a1 of Firefox developer edition. Ideally what am trying to achieve is away to disable all features of ETP. I figured setting it to custom with all values unchecked would have done the trick but it's not working. What works is if I add the site to the list of Exceptions for Enhanced Tracking Protection, then I will see all Ads loaded just fine on the page. However, this is not viable for me as I have a large list of sites that I visit, and I need to see the ads on them.

Does anyone know of a way to get around this feature in FF?

Is there another setting am missing from the previous article?

Asked by bjorn22 1 month ago

Answered by James 1 month ago

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Firefox passwords on multiple computers

I am shipping a broken computer back to the manufacturer. I had installed Firefox on it using my Firefox account. Since I have used the Firefox password feature to store … (read more)

I am shipping a broken computer back to the manufacturer. I had installed Firefox on it using my Firefox account. Since I have used the Firefox password feature to store all my passwords, I'm concerned that someone at the manufacturer could access my passwords. (The computer refused to boot, so I was not able to scrub it prior to sending it back.) My question is this: if I change the Firefox password on my home desktop, will my passwords on the returned computer be protected?

Thanks for any help!

Tom Smith Ph. [phone# removed from public]

Asked by tasmith 1 month ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 1 month ago

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Email time stamp

I recently deleted some email from my Yahoo.mail account and asked for it to be restored by Yahoo yesterday. Today the time stamp on all of my incoming mail is wrong. I c… (read more)

I recently deleted some email from my Yahoo.mail account and asked for it to be restored by Yahoo yesterday. Today the time stamp on all of my incoming mail is wrong. I contacted Yahoo and they said that I needed to enable my location to Yahoo from within Firefox. Yahoo is not listed as requesting permission so I am not able to enable the location for them. I switched to Chrome and the time stamp in Yahoo was correct. I exited Firefox and tried reloading yahoo.mail, but it did not fix the time stamp problem. They suggested I contact Firefox. How can I fix this?

Asked by harrisonpatti 1 month ago

Answered by harrisonpatti 1 month ago

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Gmail 2-Step Identification Issues

I have 2-Step verification on Gmail. When I go to log in I get this: Insert your security Key into the USB. I cancel out of it and get this: Your phone can’t locate your … (read more)

I have 2-Step verification on Gmail. When I go to log in I get this: Insert your security Key into the USB. I cancel out of it and get this: Your phone can’t locate your device. Move your phone closer to the device where you’re signing in, and then try again. I "Try another way" and I try to get a "one-time security code" and it forwards me to a website where the cycle begins again. If I try "Auto-recovery" it sends me to google. I can access Gmail on the same machine via Chrome, but would rather not. I can also get it on Firefox on my phone.

I did recently turn on two-step and it asked if I wanted a key, and I thought it might mean Google Authentication, I think it meant a USB key.

Any thoughts? I rather not give up Firefox.

Asked by Eric166 6 months ago

Answered by cor-el 6 months ago

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Remove an exception to never remember password on a site (undo never remember)

I told Firefox to never remember a website login user/pass but now want to revert this. I have looked for this option but can only find the remembered user/pass. There is… (read more)

I told Firefox to never remember a website login user/pass but now want to revert this. I have looked for this option but can only find the remembered user/pass. There is an option at the bottom of the chrome password list, but not in firefox.

Can someone please point me to the area that i can remove this "never remember logins for this site"

Thanks in advance

Asked by eXcalibre 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 1 month ago

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I can't access my home router

Hello, I can't access the home router. 192.168.1.1 results in "Secure Connection Failed" and nothing can be done. How can I solve the problem? Please answer me at [email]… (read more)

Hello, I can't access the home router. 192.168.1.1 results in "Secure Connection Failed" and nothing can be done. How can I solve the problem?

Please answer me at [email]@yahoo.com

Best regards, Ioana Udrea

Asked by udreaioana23 4 months ago

Answered by jscher2000 - Support Volunteer 4 months ago

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Passwords from previous versions

Hello. My Windows 10 suddenly crashed, so I reinstalled on a new hard drive, with the latest version of Firefox. My old Firefox, was completely up to date but still used … (read more)

Hello. My Windows 10 suddenly crashed, so I reinstalled on a new hard drive, with the latest version of Firefox. My old Firefox, was completely up to date but still used the Key3.db file for my saved logins, and it will not work with the newest version. I tried creating a new profile and pasting the logins.json and key3.db files, as suggested by an old Firefox KB article, but that doesn't work any more. Is there any way for me to get the saved logins out of the older JSON file with the Key3 file? I desperately need help with this, and would appreciate any that someone could give.

Regards, Brian Mercer.

Asked by Brian Mercer 1 month ago

Answered by Brian Mercer 1 month ago

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Local domain brings up search results

When entering a local domain in the URL bar Firefox sends the request to a search engine instead of the DNS server. How can I stop this behaviour and switch back to how i… (read more)

When entering a local domain in the URL bar Firefox sends the request to a search engine instead of the DNS server. How can I stop this behaviour and switch back to how it was before?

Asked by menext 2 months ago

Answered by menext 2 months ago

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Which version of portable firefox would be most secure getting updated once a month?

On my laptop, I run FDE as my daily driver, with the release version to handle my webmail. I also use portable firefox (from portableapps.com) as a browser to use while a… (read more)

On my laptop, I run FDE as my daily driver, with the release version to handle my webmail. I also use portable firefox (from portableapps.com) as a browser to use while at work, from a thumb drive. While using that portable verison, I usually just go to google image search, and a work site that would definitely be secure.

My question: I don't like to update the installation on my thumb drive very often, and occasionally work computers are very slow anyways. So if I were to update it no more often than once a month, which version of firefox would be most secure: Release, Beta, or Nightly?

If doing this is just dumb, then which version gets updated less often--it would be Release, correct?

Asked by prr 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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Did Not Connect: Potential Security Issue (Error Code: MOZILLA_PKIX_ERROR_SELF_SIGNED_CERT)

I can't connect to my router using this same link I've always used: https://router.asus.com:8443/ I also tried: http://router.asus.com and: http://192.168.1.1/ Nothing ha… (read more)

I can't connect to my router using this same link I've always used: https://router.asus.com:8443/ I also tried: http://router.asus.com and: http://192.168.1.1/ Nothing has changed! I get a security error. See attachment. There is no "Proceed at your own risk" option. I've spent hours searching for a work around or fix. Nothing works! How in blue blazes am I supposed to connect to my ASUS Router's GUI. This is Windows 10, Firefox 104.0.2 (64-bit)

Asked by acct3 2 months ago

Answered by acct3 2 months ago

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How to Block System Font Detection in Firefox ?

Taking a look at the screenshot attached below you will see the librewolf browser which is a fork of firefox, blocks system font detection by default. How does librewolf … (read more)

Taking a look at the screenshot attached below you will see the librewolf browser which is a fork of firefox, blocks system font detection by default. How does librewolf do that? I hope by reading your reply i will be able to achive the same outcome with firefox. I'm also interested on how to block system local time readout/detection with firefox as i have so far not found a solution to this issue. As a privacy focused person i do not see any reason why any website would be interested in the timezone of my operatingsystem. This information is most likely not even necessary for functionality. From my knownledge the android browser named bromite (source: https://www.bromite.org/) does block timezone detection by default, since firefox is a privacy browser i fail to understand why this feature is not included to the settings tab.

PS: I'm not interested to making any suggestions anywhere, i want to modify firefox to block both system font and system timezone detection, any help is welcome...

Asked by Firefox_Beginner 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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firefox not opening files with registered application

Firefox is forcing me to download a lot of temporary files instead of opening them in their native application, resulting in cluttering up my hard drive and making me unn… (read more)

Firefox is forcing me to download a lot of temporary files instead of opening them in their native application, resulting in cluttering up my hard drive and making me unnecessarily having to clean up after the browser.

How can I fix this privacy invading feature?

Asked by Colin WG 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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How do I delete an autofill email address?

Running v104.0.2. (UK) Whenever I have an 'email box', I get an autofill email address appearing I wish to delete. When I highlight the address, and hit 'delete' it doesn… (read more)

Running v104.0.2. (UK) Whenever I have an 'email box', I get an autofill email address appearing I wish to delete. When I highlight the address, and hit 'delete' it doesn't work. On searching a method, I get the suggestion to go into settings and drill down in the 'Forms & Autofill' section in 'privacy' settings, but my FireFox has no such section.

I then tried to 'activate' the section by going into 'about:config' and changing 'extensions.formautofill.available' from, 'detect', to 'on', it made no difference, I still have no 'Forms & Autofill' section in settings.

How can something so simple be so complicated?

How do I delete an autofill email address?

Asked by Stephen5000 2 months ago

Answered by cor-el 2 months ago

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Why does Firefox push https://google.mailto.com

Obviously Firefox/Mozilla makes ~80% of their incomse $ by shipping the browser with google as default search engine, which is a privacy nightmare but who cares, it's for… (read more)

Obviously Firefox/Mozilla makes ~80% of their incomse $ by shipping the browser with google as default search engine, which is a privacy nightmare but who cares, it's for the money... So my best bet would be that's also the reason the default mailto suggested by firefox is google, is that correct? Does that mean something of google ins injected into Firefox? Look i have no idea to be honest, i do hate google and now im woondering where is the gmail logo comming from, is it stored somewhere inside of firefox? Is it just the logo or might there be more google crap injected to firefox behind the scenes?

Asked by Firefox_Beginner 2 months ago

Answered by James 2 months ago