How to stop firefox from ignoring delete cookies exceptions?

I have delete cookies on, exits firefox for a while, delete cookies option turns off and all cookies are deleted, even ignores exceptions. How to stop firefox from disobe… (read more)

I have delete cookies on, exits firefox for a while, delete cookies option turns off and all cookies are deleted, even ignores exceptions. How to stop firefox from disobeying its master?

Asked by Ball 1 hour ago

Last reply by RobertJ 8 minutes ago

Firefox Already Running Message - Due to same Domain user running on multiple machines.

Firefox Already Running Message - Due to same Domain user running on multiple machines. We run the same domain user on multiple machines. It uses the same app data which… (read more)

Firefox Already Running Message - Due to same Domain user running on multiple machines.

We run the same domain user on multiple machines. It uses the same app data which causes fire-fox to use the same profile in the app data. Is there a way to get around the profile locking when it use by one of the machines? Chrome and other browsers do not have this issue.

Asked by hoffmann8 13 minutes ago

unable to sign in to Chase.com

Been using Chase.com all along for years. Just today I am unable to sign-in. I enter the user ID and password but the "sign-in" button remains grayed out and inactive. Fi… (read more)

Been using Chase.com all along for years. Just today I am unable to sign-in. I enter the user ID and password but the "sign-in" button remains grayed out and inactive. First thing I did was try Chrome and got into Chase without problem. Checked for and updated firefox, cleared Chase cookie data, no help. Using firefox version 102.0.1 (64-bit). Firefox on my iphone got into Chase OK. Surprising that a major site like Chase would be a problem with desktop firefox.

Asked by Mark2424 1 hour ago

Last reply by CraigS26 17 minutes ago

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My bookmark not load with sync after installing windows!

Hello . I hope you be fine. After reinstalling Windows, I installed Firefox and enabled Sync. My addons synced on firefox but my bookmarks didn't. I had very important bo… (read more)

Hello . I hope you be fine. After reinstalling Windows, I installed Firefox and enabled Sync. My addons synced on firefox but my bookmarks didn't. I had very important bookmarks. I tried everything but my bookmarks didn't come back. Please help me to fix this big problem.

Asked by jalal alizadeh 8 hours ago

Answered by jalal alizadeh 33 minutes ago

Facebook scrolling out of control

Currently @ Ver. 102.0.1 Problem remains. Since the update to 102.0 my Win10 PC has problems with the page update. When the scroll slider gets near the bottom the page, n… (read more)

Currently @ Ver. 102.0.1 Problem remains. Since the update to 102.0 my Win10 PC has problems with the page update. When the scroll slider gets near the bottom the page, new images begin to load. This reload results in 3-15+ newly loaded Fb posts scrolling past so fast as to be invisible. I have to keep my cursor on the scroll slider and, when the loading begins, start scrolling up if I want to have any chance to easily find the last post I was reading. I have seen this behavior, grossly exaggerated, when I was viewing a video. The reload caused the viewing to pause and upwards of 15 newly loaded posts scrolled past in this rapid manner. My work requires that I am able to view pages of Facebook posts and this is now massively time-consuming and intolerable. I may have to change browsers in spite of my reluctance to do so.

Asked by Helium2 3 hours ago

Last reply by Helium2 34 minutes ago

Nominate specific Outlook account to use for 'Save page as'

I have two Outlook accounts registered & one set as default. But, when I tried to setup my default in settings, Apps, default apps, email it only offers me Outlook.c… (read more)

I have two Outlook accounts registered & one set as default. But, when I tried to setup my default in settings, Apps, default apps, email it only offers me Outlook.com (instead of my default choice) so automatically always selects the mail account I do not want! It used to work OK for years until I had a recent SSD failure & hence I need to reset it correctly. Your help page doesn't seem to tell me how to select the specific mail account I want (i.e. when you have more than one)? Please therefore tell me how to do that & also change your help notes accordingly.

Asked by Greystones 1 day ago

Last reply by Greystones 51 minutes ago

Firefox Keeps Wanting to Update

My Firefox is v102, 64-bit, on W10 Enterprise. ESR channel. It keeps telling me I need to update. Under HELP, it fails to download whatever it is trying to update. Even t… (read more)

My Firefox is v102, 64-bit, on W10 Enterprise. ESR channel. It keeps telling me I need to update.

Under HELP, it fails to download whatever it is trying to update. Even though I got v102, I tried the online installer (mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/new). Thinking about it now, I did not try an offline installer.

I been searching online and tried this policies.json file (github.com/mozilla/policy-templates/blob/master/README.md#backgroundappupdate) with these entries:

{

 "policies": {
   "AppAutoUpdate": false
 }

} {

 "policies": {
   "BackgroundAppUpdate": false
 }

}

But still not help.

Is there anything else I can try? There seems to be no simple option to click to not check for updates temporarily.

Thank you.

Asked by NotKnowEverything 1 day ago

Last reply by NotKnowEverything 48 minutes ago

Problem syncing mobile and desktop.

Both my computer and my tablet are logged into my Firefox account, the page at accounts.firefox.com lists both devices, yet for some reason they won't sync. I've synced t… (read more)

Both my computer and my tablet are logged into my Firefox account, the page at accounts.firefox.com lists both devices, yet for some reason they won't sync. I've synced two mobile devices before, and it worked fine. I've spent a good portion of today trying to figure it out, and have gone half mad from frustration. Please can you help me? Thank you!

Asked by Robin 1 day ago

Last reply by Dropa 52 minutes ago

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white flash

I have a blog/website. When changing to different sections of the site, everyone (including myself) using firefox are experiencing a white quick flash. This is not occurr… (read more)

I have a blog/website.

When changing to different sections of the site, everyone (including myself) using firefox are experiencing a white quick flash.

This is not occurring while on chrome nor opera.

I had this issue years ago with ff @ another location.

I found a small script online to add @ the header & it resolved the issue.

can't seem to find it now.

Asked by Darrtz 1 hour ago

Answered by Darrtz 1 hour ago

Marquis takes over, can't remove it

- Marquis has colonised my search page. - I used to be able to get rid of it temporarily by going into troubleshoot mode and going through that whole process twice - odd… (read more)

- Marquis has colonised my search page. - I used to be able to get rid of it temporarily by going into troubleshoot mode and going through that whole process twice - oddly, it never worked first time. - Now that doesn't work. - I can only get to my DuckDuckGo homepage via my bookmarks, which means I can't have more than one page open at a time. Firefox opens by default in Marquis. - I downloaded paid-for antivirus software with no results, so I'm reluctant to get anything else unless I'm sure it will work. - I notice that several people on this thread and elsewhere have reported this intrusion. - Does anyone know what to do about it??

Asked by sheridan.tessa 4 days ago

Last reply by Dropa 56 minutes ago

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Even if I register a Google domain as an exception, Google login information will be deleted

First, check "DeIete cookies and sitedata when Firefox is closed" from Privacy & Security in the settings. After that, register the Google domain as an exception with… (read more)

First, check "DeIete cookies and sitedata when Firefox is closed" from Privacy & Security in the settings.

After that, register the Google domain as an exception with "Manage Exceptions".

When I restart Firefox after logging in to Google once, the Google registration information disappears even though I registered the exception, and I have to log in again.

However, there are some sites where my login information will not disappear if I register as an exception.

How can I prevent my Google login information from disappearing even if I restart with the above settings?

Thank you.

Asked by lsdoll02 5 months ago

Answered by lsdoll02 5 months ago

Firefox keeps crashing at startop

Mozilla Firefox keeps crashing, mostly at startup and if I do manage to get it running it crashes after a while. Doesn't respond anymore, and even the crash reporter cras… (read more)

Mozilla Firefox keeps crashing, mostly at startup and if I do manage to get it running it crashes after a while. Doesn't respond anymore, and even the crash reporter crashes. I have tried the following things:

Clean up FF Reinstall and refresh (last attempt included deleting the entire Mozilla folder in Program Files) several times Updated Windows Restarted laptop after every reinstall attempt

It won't open in troubleshoot mode.

I am running Windows 10 on a Lenovo Thinkpad 540 laptop.

Additionally, neither Chrome nor Edge will let me access the Mozilla.org website. I downloaded the custom installer on my phone and uploaded it in Mydrive to get in onto my laptop.

Funny detail: I am in Belgium. I was in Ireland for a week last week and it didn't happen once. Got back home and trouble was back.

My husband is having the same issues, by the way.

Any input would be greatly appreciated.

Asked by sanna.heijnis 6 hours ago

Last reply by Dropa 1 hour ago

Reload current page (Ctrl+R)

When I click the reload button or press CRTL+R, I expect firefox to return to the top of the current page and reload the current page. But lately (a few months now) firef… (read more)

When I click the reload button or press CRTL+R, I expect firefox to return to the top of the current page and reload the current page.

But lately (a few months now) firefox does not return to the top of the page, it stays at the position that I'm currently viewing and reloads.

I tried starting firefox in safe mode by holding the shift key, and it still shows the same problem. I even tested this on another computer (not mine) with the same result.

If this is a new feature of firefox, can I turn it off?

thanks

Asked by buzbard 2 hours ago

Last reply by frogfrog1218 1 hour ago

Getting a strange message: "Sandbox: attempt to open unexpected file"

I run firefox from the command line in a terminal, and recently I have been seeing this set of messages in the term when I load various webpages: Sandbox: attempt to open… (read more)

I run firefox from the command line in a terminal, and recently I have been seeing this set of messages in the term when I load various webpages:

Sandbox: attempt to open unexpected file /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu0/cache/index2/size Sandbox: attempt to open unexpected file /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu0/cache/index3/size Sandbox: attempt to open unexpected file /sys/devices/system/cpu/present Sandbox: attempt to open unexpected file /sys/devices/system/cpu Sandbox: unexpected multiple open of file /proc/cpuinfo

Mostly, there doesn't seem to be any loss of function related to this message. However, I have one anecdotal example of a forum website I have used in the past freezing on a blank screen at the same time these messages pop up in the term.

I can find no match for this particular message on the entire open internet. There is one near-match on bugzilla bug # Bug 1718493, but that is solved and done.

Any thoughts appreciated, thanks!

Asked by jbishop2112 16 hours ago

Last reply by jbishop2112 2 hours ago

Background Startup

Firefox Start Up Automatically After System Boot Up And Using almost 50% of Gpu. Also Starts Automatically When I close All Tabs & Firefox Too. And When I close Firef… (read more)

Firefox Start Up Automatically After System Boot Up And Using almost 50% of Gpu. Also Starts Automatically When I close All Tabs & Firefox Too. And When I close Firefox From Task manager After Some Time it start automatically & CPU Usage is 50%

Asked by saurabhsubham.singh 9 hours ago

Last reply by RobertJ 2 hours ago

Captive portal detection for public Wi-Fi login fails

I'm using Firefox 102 on Ubuntu Mate 20.04 (the vanilla one from apt), but I think I've experienced the same with a couple of previous versions too ... So, I've sat in on… (read more)

I'm using Firefox 102 on Ubuntu Mate 20.04 (the vanilla one from apt), but I think I've experienced the same with a couple of previous versions too ...

So, I've sat in one Espresso House in Denmark; tried to connect to their public Wi-Fi with Firefox in private mode, captive portal went fine, and I was on the Internet. Apparently I had gotten a danish IP address there, since google.com thereafter was in danish.

Now, I sit in a different Espresso House, also in Denmark; however, here, captive portal does not work; in the sense that:

As shown on first screenshot, first I get "You must log in to this network before you can access the Internet.", and I get a "Open network login page" button.

I click on the "Open network login page" button, I can see browser wants to load http://detectportal.firefox.com/canonical.html - but in the end, I do not get the Espresso House login page, but instead I get a redirect to https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/captive-portal , where the "You must log in to this network before you can access the Internet." still stands, but there is no more "Open network login page" button (as shown on the second screenshot)

If I restart the browser in this shop, I think I get the exactly same process - Espresso House wi-fi login page never gets shown, only the https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/captive-portal ...

Strangely, at this point, I do get access to the internet through a browser - but google.com is then in swedish, which I guess means, that there is some sort of a VPN of that shop's wi-fi to Sweden. On the other hand, I don't get internet elsewhere on my computer - for instance, if I want to do `sudo apt update` from the command line, I get errors like "Clearsigned file isn't valid, got 'NOSPLIT' (does the network require authentication?)" - which is what I otherwise get in (the first mentioned) Espresso House, before I've connected to wi-fi via captive portal (once I connect to wi-fi via captive portal there, `sudo apt update` or any other network access from command line is fine).

(Note: my android phone in the same shop, does indeed show Espresso House Wi-Fi login prompt upon Wi-Fi connection, and I can login there fine).

Why does this happen, and how can I force Firefox to show me the actual captive portal so I can login to Wi-Fi - instead of redirecting me to https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/captive-portal ?

Asked by nanomir 3 hours ago

Last reply by Dropa 3 hours ago

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Github shortcuts

Lately, when I try to create a desktop shortcut from the Github website, it instead create a folder, with the correct title of the page, and what looks like a link inside… (read more)

Lately, when I try to create a desktop shortcut from the Github website, it instead create a folder, with the correct title of the page, and what looks like a link inside, with an abbreviated website name, but is not a shortcut at all.

Example: Try dragging the address bar padlock from this page to your desktop

Welcome to Refined GitHub!

Same thing happens when I try to drag its bookmark to the desktop.

Creating the shortcut from Chrome works properly, so I assume this is a Firefox problem.

Asked by noel_envode 4 days ago

Answered by cor-el 4 days ago

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Cookies are being deleted every few seconds

I keep getting a message that "CAD 3.8.1" has deleted my cookies. I get this message every few seconds. I can't find where it's coming from to disable it. As a result my … (read more)

I keep getting a message that "CAD 3.8.1" has deleted my cookies. I get this message every few seconds. I can't find where it's coming from to disable it. As a result my log in info isn't saved and I have to keep logging in. Has anyone else had this problem?

Asked by Steph 4 hours ago

Answered by RobertJ 3 hours ago