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Firefox asks for Primary Password on daily basis.

I am using Firefox since several years with a PrimaryPassword for saved passwords. With Windows 10 it is used since a year or so. I regularily kept Firefox open for seve… (funda kabanzi)

I am using Firefox since several years with a PrimaryPassword for saved passwords. With Windows 10 it is used since a year or so. I regularily kept Firefox open for several days, but had no issue with it. But since some weeks firefox is asking for the Primary Password every day. This is quite anoying. After entering the password again, it continues to work, but will ask for the password on the next day again. Another post talks about a possible issue with some specific virus scanners, but I am just using Microsoft Defender Antivirus, which ships with Windows 10. I did not add any Add-on recently, so I suppose an issue with one of the latest Firefox updates (current version is 90.0.2 64-bit on Windows 10). Thanks for any tips.

Asked by wolfgang.kempinski 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by Marsh 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

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general.useragent.override resets to Firefox/61.0

I have minimal add-ons (adblock, multi-acc containers) and don't know why useragent always sets to Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64; rv:61.0) Gecko/20100101 Firef… (funda kabanzi)

I have minimal add-ons (adblock, multi-acc containers) and don't know why useragent always sets to Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64; rv:61.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/61.0 after browser restart.

Asked by kglazyrin 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Answered by cor-el 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Firefox doesn't open my website

Recently I figured up that Firefox 90.0.2 (64-bit) doesn't open my website (https://e-expo.online/) It's very strange, because Google Chrome, Brave, Opera, Vivaldi and Sa… (funda kabanzi)

Recently I figured up that Firefox 90.0.2 (64-bit) doesn't open my website (https://e-expo.online/) It's very strange, because Google Chrome, Brave, Opera, Vivaldi and Safari opens it perfectly.

But every time I try to reach my site Firefox shows me this: " Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to e-expo.online. 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. " I didn't find any advice at the Internet of how to solve it. Can you help me?

Asked by Volodymyr 2 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by TerryN21 1 usuku oludlule

Enhanced Tracking Protection Custom Cookie settings

The Custom settings for "Enhanced Tracking Protection" have the following options available for blocking Cookies: 1. Cross-site and social media trackers 2. Cookies from … (funda kabanzi)

The Custom settings for "Enhanced Tracking Protection" have the following options available for blocking Cookies:

1. Cross-site and social media trackers 2. Cookies from unvisited websites 3. All third-party cookies 4. All cookies

If I have Cookies set to block "2. Cookies from unvisited websites", does this mean it will block "Cookies from unvisited websites", including "Cross-site and social media trackers"?

If I have Cookies set to block "3. All third-party cookies", does this mean it will block "All third-party cookies", including "Cookies from unvisited websites", and "Cross-site and social media trackers"?

If I have Cookies set to block "4. All cookies", does this mean it will block "All cookies", including "All third-party cookies", "Cookies from unvisited websites", and "Cross-site and social media trackers"?

Asked by keylonta 4 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by keylonta 4 izinyanga ezidlule

Pop-up windows exceptions not working in private mode (Firefox 87.0)

Hi, After an update on Firefox 87.0 the pop-up exceptions defined are not working in private mode. A yellow bar appears that tells me that prevent the popups. If I choos… (funda kabanzi)

Hi,

After an update on Firefox 87.0 the pop-up exceptions defined are not working in private mode. A yellow bar appears that tells me that prevent the popups. If I choose to allow the popups with the button on the left of url then the url is added on exceptions/allowed window with a ^privateBrowsingId=1 marked in the url. However this is not persisted on a next run of firefox on private mode.

If someone have setup exceptions is there for a reason and should not be broken in private mode. I also cannot add ^privateBrowsingId=1 on my own in the url on the exceptions, as it appeared as %5 in exceptions and it does not work to allow pop-up.

Thanks

Asked by JenniferRhodes1 4 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by VVG 3 izinyanga ezidlule

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how secure is my passwords over other apps in system

Hello mozilla support. Firstly I apologize for my english. I love Firefox and using him for many years this time i run on 64bit version number 88.0. I recently discover p… (funda kabanzi)

Hello mozilla support. Firstly I apologize for my english. I love Firefox and using him for many years this time i run on 64bit version number 88.0. I recently discover problem with my saved passwords in Firefox and i mean this broke my or everyone privacy using feature of saving passwords by Firefox. After some time past installation of antivirus program Avast on my desktop PC i was surprised with new installed program on my desktop named Avast Secure Browser. I ran this program first time and without any his any question he show up in front of meon desktop. I discover in his settings that all my passwords saved in Firefox was succesfully decrypted because when i click on the eye icon my password was showed up as he is in firefox. Then i search for a file in my user profile where the Avast Secure Browser has my passwords stored and then check this file on all other user profiles on my PC where nobody not even once run this Avast Secure Browser but all passwords was already prepared for them in that file on all user accounts without any grant or approval by other users during their work on PC. I am only man which administrate this PC and I dont allow Avast Secure Browser stole my passwords from Firefox. My questions is obvious. How secure is for any user which stored their passwords in Firefox before any other system application like antivirus installed on PC with platform windows? How is possible for any app simply decrypt my passwords from logins.json file? For me it is a very bad if this was allowed through maybe some function in Firefox API that can some program use, but i am not an expert on Firefox a that is why i wrote this. If a problem is Avast which use some not good practise in this app, then i immediately send him feedback. But firstly i want answer from your team.

Asked by mbagin24 4 emasontweni adlule

Answered by ReZzA 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Primary password prompt appearing frequently

I have had a primary/master password set in Firefox for years. It only prompted me to enter it once per session. Since version 90, it now pops up at least once a day at r… (funda kabanzi)

I have had a primary/master password set in Firefox for years. It only prompted me to enter it once per session. Since version 90, it now pops up at least once a day at random times to ask for the password again. This has happened on 3 different devices where Firefox is installed.

How can I stop it doing that or at least extend the time to a week? I know there are hidden config options for these, but they look to be on the default values, so have never changed.

Asked by dafyddt 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by dafyddt 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

new https "trusted partner" redirect opt out

I want to opt out of the new (slower than molasses) "trusted partner redirect" Firefox gave me ONE chance for 3 seconds before closing the option window. This has resulte… (funda kabanzi)

I want to opt out of the new (slower than molasses) "trusted partner redirect" Firefox gave me ONE chance for 3 seconds before closing the option window.

This has resulted in slowing down an already too slow event in Firefox. This is why users are going to chrome.

It's a great idea as an option. Not a great idea to force it on users.

Thanks for your help,

Asked by BertD FireFox 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by jscher2000 1 isonto elidlule

Firefox popup blocker exception list does not work for private windows

Firefox 90.0.2 (64-bit) on Windows 10. In about:preferences#privacy I have "Block pop-up windows" ticked and 16 websites set as exceptions. This exception list works in … (funda kabanzi)

Firefox 90.0.2 (64-bit) on Windows 10.

In about:preferences#privacy I have "Block pop-up windows" ticked and 16 websites set as exceptions.

This exception list works in non-private windows, but not in private ones - popups are blocked and I have to explicitly click "options" and then "show".

This bug was introduced a few releases ago - it used to work OK.

90.0.2: Did something change with handling of expired certs?

A cert on an application we mange expired. OK. So I went to that site knowing I would have to tell FF to accept the cert even though it expired. However, I couldn't fi… (funda kabanzi)

A cert on an application we mange expired. OK. So I went to that site knowing I would have to tell FF to accept the cert even though it expired. However, I couldn't find anything under 'advanced' to accept the cert. This is with 90.0.2. Did something recently change where that's no longer allowed?

I had to resort to using a different browser so I can access the app to install a new cert.

Asked by afffan4life 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by cor-el 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Frequency of Primary Password entry

Sometime since upgrading to Release 90 (now have 90.0.2) Firefox Browser has started asking that I enter my Primary Password several times each hour. I do not see a rela… (funda kabanzi)

Sometime since upgrading to Release 90 (now have 90.0.2) Firefox Browser has started asking that I enter my Primary Password several times each hour. I do not see a relationship with how the Browser is being used at the time.

Anyone know why this is happening?

I do not like the situation.

Asked by Old Jim 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by cor-el 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Firefox is suddenly asking for master password twice after being idle

Firefox 90.0.2 on Windows 10 was installed on 7/27/2021 which is about when this started. Firefox is suddenly asking for master password twice, while running, not at sta… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox 90.0.2 on Windows 10 was installed on 7/27/2021 which is about when this started.

Firefox is suddenly asking for master password twice, while running, not at startup. I leave Firefox running at night. I find two password dialogs when I log in in the morning. I'm not sure if they display at a certain time (e.g. midnight), or if it is a result of the system going into sleep and waking.

When Firefox starts or restarts, it displays one master password as expected.

I found this article from two years ago , but the "hotfix-update-xpi-signing-intermediate-bug" is not found in about:debug or in profiles.

I have not installed any add-ons recently. Last Windows update was KB5004237 installed on 7/18.

Is it Firefox? What else could be causing this problem?

Asked by tim.11.g 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by TyDraniu 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Firefox now prompting for primary password after windows resume from sleep/hibernation

This seems to be a new "feature" in a recent upgrade (90+?). It is a pain, particularly on a media PC as it requires using a keyboard. How to turn this off and go back t… (funda kabanzi)

This seems to be a new "feature" in a recent upgrade (90+?). It is a pain, particularly on a media PC as it requires using a keyboard.

How to turn this off and go back to the old behavior?

Thanks

Asked by MediaDog 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by TyDraniu 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Pointing Firefox to use WPAD.dat stored locally

Hi, Is it possible to force firefox to use the WPAD.dat file stored locally in the drive. I cant seem to find any options for that. I am on Windows 10? I am using firefox… (funda kabanzi)

Hi,

Is it possible to force firefox to use the WPAD.dat file stored locally in the drive. I cant seem to find any options for that. I am on Windows 10?

I am using firefox 90.0.2 (64 bit)

Thanks for the help guys.

Asked by arunseban 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by cor-el 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule