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Deleted Passwords

I will give this one more try and then I will delete this program. I want to save some specific login information. I get it to work right and then a week or so later it … (funda kabanzi)

I will give this one more try and then I will delete this program.

I want to save some specific login information. I get it to work right and then a week or so later it erases all of the information.

Reset it so often is worse than it not saving.

Why does it delete the information when I don't want it to.

Asked by BeeJay 4 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by BeeJay 2 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 1 usuku oludlule

Primary password glitch

I updated FF to version 90.0.2, & it now keeps asking me for my primary password. I've tried resetting it, & rebooting Windows 10 Pro X64, but nothing seems to he… (funda kabanzi)

I updated FF to version 90.0.2, & it now keeps asking me for my primary password. I've tried resetting it, & rebooting Windows 10 Pro X64, but nothing seems to help. I don't actually have to do anything, except hit Cancel, but it bothers me that FF is glitchy.

No software additions, system is stable, running Sophos anti-virus

Any ideas? Thanks!

Asked by firefox1467 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by firefox1467 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

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.

How can I enable Firefox in Windows Defender Firewall?

I'm using Windows Defender Firewall in Windows 10, and I have blocked all Inbound and Outbound connections, created a New Rule for Firefox (version 78.11.0_ESR), and allo… (funda kabanzi)

I'm using Windows Defender Firewall in Windows 10, and I have blocked all Inbound and Outbound connections, created a New Rule for Firefox (version 78.11.0_ESR), and allowed the program to access the internet from the installation path: "C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe". However, internet access is inaccessable? Does Firefox makes some DETOUR route without my knowelage or is it just me and my moderate IQ? All other applications have full respect to Windows Defender Firewall rules. Thank you.

Asked by Предраг Ољача 1 isonto elidlule

Last reply by Предраг Ољача 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Open Firefox Home in specific Multi-Account Container

Hi! I am trying to use the Multi-Account Containers add-on in conjunction with Facebook Container and Temporary Containers add-ons. I have DuckDuckGo set as my default se… (funda kabanzi)

Hi! I am trying to use the Multi-Account Containers add-on in conjunction with Facebook Container and Temporary Containers add-ons.

I have DuckDuckGo set as my default search engine, and Homepage and New Tabs and Windows set to Firefox Home.

Firefox Home has no domain in the address bar, which is presumably why it is always opened in a temporary container.

I am not sure I understand the best practice to use them after reading a LOT on various sites. Aside from the default containers, I have set up specific containers, depicted in the attached image, for: -Privacy Expected (Firefox, DDG, etc). -Often used and generally trusted (labelled Suppliers, Sites I like). -General sites which I expect to visit again, and I've managed cookie settings I don't want to do again each visit due to Temporary Containers add-on deleting their cookies. -Yuk Sites I expect to track me can go in a container (again, only adding to a container so I don't have to manage their cookies each visit). -worst offenders have their own containers (Google, Microsoft, etc)

Still trying to get my head around how to set permission for add-on Read Aloud to use Google Wavenet voices, and have that permission (and "I am not a robot" Captcha) seen across non-Google pages I want to be able to be read aloud (maybe have to add that 1 page for Google Wavenet voices to an exception in Temp containers or no cointainer but at the extent of my ability to make sense of all this).

Asked by bodwyn 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by bodwyn 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Primary password popup - how limit it asking me for a password only when I am trying to access a page

I am sat in front of a PC for most of my day. Firefox spends most of its time minimised while I use document and video applications. On average the Primary password login… (funda kabanzi)

I am sat in front of a PC for most of my day. Firefox spends most of its time minimised while I use document and video applications. On average the Primary password login box will activate over everything I am doing frequently - by frequently I mean 2-3 times an hour or more. It is annoying and nonsensical. What am I doing wrong or is this simply a flaw in firefox? In my imagination at least it makes sense for it to ask me for a password when I want to use a password restricted domain.

Asked by nimai.pandit.das 6 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by nimai.pandit.das 5 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Common FF install to use with mult-boot setup.

Keep my FF and TB installs as separate as possible from my OS installs. Have profiles in their respective app folders on a separate partition. I boot to different VHDs… (funda kabanzi)

Keep my FF and TB installs as separate as possible from my OS installs. Have profiles in their respective app folders on a separate partition. I boot to different VHDs or partitions for choice of OS. Using batch file to delete FF and TB parent.lock files, but still having issues. Like FF bookmarks and history being used by another another app and TB not opening at all while maxing out CPU. Surely a better way to do this without repeatedly deleting FF's security files? Like a configuration settings for multi-boot systems? Thanks

"The bookmarks and history system will not be functional because one of Firefox's files is in use by another application. Some security software can cause this problem."

Asked by ggg3 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by ggg3 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

idealo as a search engine

I am using firefox 91 beta. after a new installation i can no longer access the website Add idealo.de as a search engine, neither in the add-ons nor in your own sophistic… (funda kabanzi)

I am using firefox 91 beta.

after a new installation i can no longer access the website Add idealo.de as a search engine, neither in the add-ons nor in your own sophisticated search engine.

who has a solution for me?

Many Thanks.

Asked by uwe.scheib 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Why Firefox Screen and not DuckDuckGo

I am running the latest Portable version of FF. Although DuckDuckGo is installed, and my requirement is that for searching, opening new tabs after the first "proper scree… (funda kabanzi)

I am running the latest Portable version of FF. Although DuckDuckGo is installed, and my requirement is that for searching, opening new tabs after the first "proper screen" I get this blue FF page. Can anyone tell me how to get rid of it please?

Thanks,

Ian

Asked by Ian 17 amahora adlule

Using OS authentication (e.g., TouchID) for Credit Cards and Logins

Apologies for re-posting, I asked about this issue before https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1323826, but it was archived without any response :( In an answer t… (funda kabanzi)

Apologies for re-posting, I asked about this issue before https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1323826, but it was archived without any response :(

In an answer to this question: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1318109#answer-1376159 cor-el warned that using OS authentication (for example, TouchID on a Mac) for passwords instead of a Primary Password is actually not really safe because it doesn't encrypt logins in logins.json and it would be possible to extract them by running: prompt("Logins",JSON.stringify(Services.logins.getAllLogins())); Now I am a bit confused because for storing Credit Cards the default is, of course, using OS authentication (I don't think there's an option to set a password instead). So I am wondering, is that safe, i.e., is the credit card information encrypted that I can retrieve with my TouchID (even without a Primary Password)?

And if so, would anybody be able to explain the differences between these two approaches and why the Firefox developers chose one for Logins/Passwords but the other for Credit Cards.

Asked by Jan 10 amahora adlule