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Credit Card Autofill

Autofill Addresses shows up under Forms & Autofill, but not credit cards! Sequence of events: 1) Credit card autofill worked fine. 2) Installed (Intego) VPN & … (read more)

Autofill Addresses shows up under Forms & Autofill, but not credit cards! Sequence of events: 1) Credit card autofill worked fine. 2) Installed (Intego) VPN & software suite. Set the net barrier application rule to block ksfetch; allowed all other Firefox connections. Credit card auto fill info showed per usual but now would not populate. 3) Researching in FF forums, changed a few extensions.formautofill settings. That's when credit card section disappeared from Settings. Thought it was a good time to stop; did not take screen shot of settings before making changes, so thought it best to reach out. All help is appreciated!

Here are the current 14 settings with prefix "extensions.formautofill." 1)addresses.capture.enabled - false 2)addresses.enabled - false (all bold) 3)available - on (all bold) 4)creditCards.available - true 5)creditCards.enabled - true 6)creditCards.hideui - true (all bold) 7)creditCards.used - 3 (all bold) 8)firstTimeUse - true 9)heuristics.enabled - true 10)loglevel - Warn 11)reauth.enabled - true 12) section.enabled - true 13) supportRTL - false; 14)supportedCountries - US,CA

Asked by tpomerene 6 days ago

Save only chosen addresses for autofill, not ALL OF THEM

I need ONLY MY address saved, not every one that comes through a form. Firefox saves everything it sees and tries to autopopulate everything I do with all of them. I k… (read more)

I need ONLY MY address saved, not every one that comes through a form. Firefox saves everything it sees and tries to autopopulate everything I do with all of them. I know how to clean the address list, but I work in an address-heavy environment, and if I cleaned it every day autofill would still be useless.

Please, need a switch to STOP saving addresses willy-nilly, but still autofill with those few I have purposely saved.

Thanks, Bathsheba

Asked by Bathsheba 3 days ago

I have Tried to Remove Suggestions from Search Engines, from Address Bar, But Cannot Get It to Work.

>>>>>Search Suggestions Choose how suggestions from search engines appear.<<<<< I cannot get >>>>>Show search suggestion ahea… (read more)

>>>>>Search Suggestions Choose how suggestions from search engines appear.<<<<< I cannot get >>>>>Show search suggestion ahead of browsing history in address bar history<<<<< to stay un-checked.

When I find-out still being listed, I go back and find only that part remaining checked, I cannot uncheck it, unless I check >>>>>Provide search engines<<<<<. If I leave it like that, nothing changes. If also un-check >>>>>Provide search engines<<<<<, nothing at all is checked, still I cannot get >>>>>Show search suggestion ahead of browsing history in address bar history<<<<< to stay un-checked.

I tried to find a save changes button, but cannot. I assume changes are saved automatically, considering all the rest of the changes are as they should be.

Asked by 1.GiniNail 2 days ago

Open PDF with Acrobat DC keeps being changed to Save File

I continually have change the default action for files with type PDF from Save File to Open in Acrobat DC. I will change it, then it works for a while, then next time I … (read more)

I continually have change the default action for files with type PDF from Save File to Open in Acrobat DC. I will change it, then it works for a while, then next time I click a link on any web page to open a PDF, it tries to save the file again. Sure enough, the setting was changed back to Save File by some other program.

Isn't there a way to "lock" these preferences, or to prevent third-party apps from changing them?

This is using Windows 11 with Firefox 96.0.2 64-bit.

Thank you.

Asked by bear919 1 day ago

Google Search has been added to Firefox landing page

Why and how has Google Search been added to my browser opening page? Has Google bought Mozilla? or have they donated enough for Mozilla to become a proxy Marketing and … (read more)

Why and how has Google Search been added to my browser opening page?

Has Google bought Mozilla? or have they donated enough for Mozilla to become a proxy Marketing and user acquisition arm of Google?

This happened on my Windows machine and have read the below too.

Brian Fagioli, reporting for BetaNews:

  • The developers of the Ubuntu-based operating system have agreed to accept an undisclosed amount of money from Mozilla in exchange for making significant changes to Linux Mint. This includes removal of modifications to Firefox and a big change for search. The devs share the upcoming changes to Firefox in Linux Mint 19 and higher.
  • The default start page no longer points to https://www.linuxmint.com/start/
  • The default search engines no longer include Linux Mint search partners (Yahoo, DuckDuckGo...) but Mozilla search partners (Google, Amazon, Bing, DuckDuckGo, Ebay...)
  • The default configuration switches from Mint defaults to Mozilla defaults.
  • Firefox no longer includes code changes or patches from Linux Mint, Debian or Ubuntu.

Can you let me know if the above is correct? Cheers.

Asked by knackers.mcnealy 1 day ago

Last reply by knackers.mcnealy 1 day ago

Lost History after Crash

So while using FF, I think it was a combination of too many programs opened and too many tabs (and an old potato PC laptop) suddenly the whole display turned black probab… (read more)

So while using FF, I think it was a combination of too many programs opened and too many tabs (and an old potato PC laptop) suddenly the whole display turned black probably because of all those reasons, i waited a min but nothing, so i shut it down manually in order to restart it.

As i re opened firefox i finished the search that caused the "crash" i guess and only later i realized that all my history (an awful lot) is gone. Tried using an old Windows restore point of december but nothing. After i looked up that history is stored in the places.sqlite file i went into the profile folder and found a places.sqlite.corupt file. Does anyone know how can i repair it ?... Pleaseeee help me retrive my history. Thanks a lot.

Asked by Gianluk 1 day ago

WebSockets fails to send large chunks of data

I really love firefox, but since the recent update that came with a cool multi-colour theme, websockets have been having issues on my browser. I'm a developer, and curren… (read more)

I really love firefox, but since the recent update that came with a cool multi-colour theme, websockets have been having issues on my browser. I'm a developer, and currently building a site that's very much based on this websockets protocol. The issue is, when transmitting a huge chunk of data (e.g large json of google auth details), firefox tends to send a corrupted payload which the server cannot decode. This issue doesn't appear in Chrome for some reason.

Asked by akwotom 1 day ago

Continuous blocking when I surf the web

I try to like firefox and once upon a time I did like it. Now it seems it spends more time trying to prottect me and annoy me than anything else. Either images don't load… (read more)

I try to like firefox and once upon a time I did like it. Now it seems it spends more time trying to prottect me and annoy me than anything else. Either images don't load, or if I'm on my laptop it won't let me access mic and video for a conference call. The thing is, I have AVG I have ad blocker I know my way around them and yet FF keeps getting in my way I turn those app and extension off/on and I'm just ANNOYED. Finally I just uninstall the mothersucker. I don't even know I have a question.....Oh yes, I want a clean simple fast browser that doesnt infantilize me or make me wear a helmet if I don't want to. I'm not a new user by any means, but this browser just bugs the shit out of me. Upshot I've gone back to Chrome as my default browser.

Asked by Blackieray 17 hours ago

HMR of webpack does not work correctly on Firefox

When I do front-end development, the framework I used is antd pro(Based on React). After the webpack packing the project, the developing page will be automatically reload… (read more)

When I do front-end development, the framework I used is antd pro(Based on React). After the webpack packing the project, the developing page will be automatically reloaded(May be called HMR, Hot Module Replacement). But after the page reloaded, the CSS of the page is not rendered, It also need refresh the page by F5. Thus, HMR does not work correctly on Firefox, but it can work on other browsers like Edge, Chrome

Asked by tanhua0716 17 hours ago

Не работает поиск

Добрый день! У меня нормально открываются сайты и сохранённые вкладки, но сам поиск не работает. То есть если что-то искать в строке поиска, то появляется просто белая … (read more)

Добрый день! У меня нормально открываются сайты и сохранённые вкладки, но сам поиск не работает. То есть если что-то искать в строке поиска, то появляется просто белая страница и список сайтов не загружается. Подскажите, как это исправить?

Asked by nastyakrasnova666 16 hours ago

Desktop shortcut icons have been changed to actual files on desktop.

I'm running Windows 10 Home 21H2 and Firefox 96.0.2. Former Firefox shortcuts have been changed to actual files with a .url extention on the desktop. For example, a short… (read more)

I'm running Windows 10 Home 21H2 and Firefox 96.0.2.

Former Firefox shortcuts have been changed to actual files with a .url extention on the desktop.

For example, a shortcut named Sinkinson Ancestry became Sinkinson Ancestry.com.url My Chrome shortcuts are unaffected (see attached images)

Asked by George Sinkinson 1 day ago

Last reply by George Sinkinson 16 hours ago

Why Firefox deleting all cookies without my permission?

Hello, I wonder why Firefox is deleting all my cookies same time without my permission after a while (apprx. 6-8 months)? - Private Browsing is disabled. I never need thi… (read more)

Hello, I wonder why Firefox is deleting all my cookies same time without my permission after a while (apprx. 6-8 months)?

- Private Browsing is disabled. I never need this option, so it's turned off all the time - "Clear history when Firefox closes" option is unchecked

Asked by Yngwie 15 hours ago

Images not populating in tabs

The images or symbols for different websites are not loading in tabs. I have reset several times. I have closed out of the widows and nothing. Is there a fix to have tab … (read more)

The images or symbols for different websites are not loading in tabs. I have reset several times. I have closed out of the widows and nothing. Is there a fix to have tab images populate normally? I attached a snip of 4 different websites all had images in 2021 and now they will not load.

Asked by szbradfo 14 hours ago

Last reply by szbradfo 13 hours ago

completely changed what I previously viewed.

Hi, I know have food whatever you call them on my browser. I DON'T WANT THEM.... I tried to find how to delete.... what Mozilla says to do I can't find. Craigslist is … (read more)

Hi, I know have food whatever you call them on my browser. I DON'T WANT THEM.... I tried to find how to delete.... what Mozilla says to do I can't find. Craigslist is suddenly gone..... who knows where.... I though Mozilla would prevent SPAM..... Oh no!! why should it.... I may as well go back to where I was...

Asked by bidz.buzz.vancouver 14 hours ago

Last reply by bidz.buzz.vancouver 12 hours ago

POCKET

Опечатка в тексте на странице входа в POCKET: "Выши предпочтения в файлах cookie Мы используем файлы cookie, чтобы запомнить настройки вашего аккаунта, для показа рекл… (read more)

Опечатка в тексте на странице входа в POCKET: "Выши предпочтения в файлах cookie Мы используем файлы cookie, чтобы запомнить настройки вашего аккаунта, для показа рекламы на страницах Pocket Discover и для аналитики. Если вы принимаете эти рекламные файлы cookie, ваша реклама будет более персонализированной на Pocket других веб-сайтах."

В русском языке нет слова "Выши", надо написать слово "Ваши". Кто может исправить опечатку? Сайт POCKET принимает мои письма за спам!!! Мне надоело.

Ответ мне не обязателен, хотя и будет интересно узнать, как удалось победить разработчика-создателя ошибки. Мне надо, чтобы к русскому языку относились с должным уважением и не коверкали слова. Ведь в современных редакторах текста так просто исправить и более сложные ситуации!!!

Asked by sor-ex 10 hours ago

Bookmarks filing & organization

The article explaining a particular add-on seems to say a Firefox add-on will chose what file to put a new bookmark in, and/or rearrange bookmarks. This seems to say that… (read more)

The article explaining a particular add-on seems to say a Firefox add-on will chose what file to put a new bookmark in, and/or rearrange bookmarks. This seems to say that rather than allowing you to make a choice. It will even rearrange the current folders or content. Am I misinterpreting? Thanks!

Asked by Alaska99 10 hours ago

Plus (+) Key not working as shortcut

Hi, I have noticed that if I want to use the +key (plus key) as a shortcut, the following commands don't work: "increase caption size" on YouTube "quicken autoscroll"… (read more)

Hi,

I have noticed that if I want to use the +key (plus key) as a shortcut, the following commands don't work:

I'm using the latest Firefox version (91.5.0esr/64-bit) on a MacBook Pro 2021 14" (Mac OS 12.1) on a German keyboard. The German part is important, because if I switch my system language to English and correctly guess where the +key would be positioned, the commands work.

Most importantly, this only happens on Firefox. If I use the same commands on Safari, or Google Chrome, it works perfectly fine. So this must be a Firefox issue.

I would really appreciate it if there was a solution for this. I know this has been an issue for a longer time because I had the same problem on my last MacBook Pro (13", 2011, High Sierra).

Last but not least Firefox is great, and it is by far my favorite browser. So if there is any solution for this I would be most grateful (and if the solution somehow could be automatically included in all future Firefox updates even better!)

Thank you in advance.

Kind regards, M

PS: I apologize if this was worded awkwardly. English is not my first language.

Asked by M 10 hours ago

Preferences explanation

I would like to know if the preferences (found in about:config or prefs.js) are explained in detail somewhere For example, what is browser.safebrowsing.provider.google.ad… (read more)

I would like to know if the preferences (found in about:config or prefs.js) are explained in detail somewhere For example, what is browser.safebrowsing.provider.google.advisoryURL? What values can it have? Why can't preference entries be deleted (not just given a value of "") by the user? Thank you.

Asked by lucchesi.esteban 1 day ago

Last reply by lucchesi.esteban 8 hours ago

After upgrading to windows 11, Cant sync everything seems to be lost.

I made a clean install of win 11 , formated the drive and started fresh, when i first tried to login to firefox for sync, I had to reset my password when I managed to lo… (read more)

I made a clean install of win 11 , formated the drive and started fresh, when i first tried to login to firefox for sync, I had to reset my password when I managed to login, everything was gone, no bookmarks, no passwords. this is extreamly bad for me.

Is there anyway to recover this data from you ?

Or should I just simply migrate to edge or google so this wont happen again. I dont want to migrate, I like firefox. But I dont like losing all my stuff.

Asked by ptd.andersson 9 hours ago

Last reply by ptd.andersson 8 hours ago