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How can I force office365 to ignore sessions?

My wife and I both use Office365 for our work (different employers), and the same laptop from time to time. The issue is, once she signs into her Office365 account, any time I try to go to ...
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Distribute Firefox add-on internally

We (company) are developing a Firefox addon intended to ease the work performed on a department. The addon was developed to communicate specifically with our software. I wanted to know if there's a ...
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I'm stuck with Youtube's new experimental ui

For a long time Youtube has this new experimental ui: http://www.androidpolice.com/2015/04/12/youtubes-experimental-web-player-interface-can-be-activated-using-a-chrome-extension/ Which can be turned ...
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Why do pop-ups not appear on Firefox, even with AdBlock disabled?

I use Windows 8.1. My Mozilla Firefox 39.0 (abbreviated to FF) comprises many add-ons, one of which is AdBlock Plus 2.6.9.1 (abbreviated to ABP). Certain websites contain links such as 'Share on ...
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Google Chrome extensions in Firefox

Chrome has a significantly more restricted extension API than Firefox; it mainly just consists of content scripts (with background pages) and a couple of hooks for context menus and popups and such. ...
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Opera doesn't recognize 0.0.0.0 as localhost. Is this behaviour standard-conform?

Opera (version 10.10) under Linux (don't know about other OSes) does not recognize http://0.0.0.0/ as local address (http://127.0.0.1/) , while Firefox does. What is the difference between these ...
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Is it possible to recover a blocked Firefox download?

I download a huge .zip file with the latest Firefox browser on Windows 8.1 but after finishing the download this error came up: Blocked: May contain a virus or spyware There isn't a virus in it ...
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How to make Firefox open all links in a private window by default?

How to make Firefox open all links in a private window by default? (I mean, unless I manually chose to open a link in "normal" mode, or it's a link from a site to itself, it should open it in a ...
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Memory Leak in Firefox?

After using Firefox for several days without restarting, my memory usage is extremely high. I have around 40-50 tabs open. Just now my memory usage was over 4gb and Firefox was extremely slow. After ...
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How can I retrieve POST data in Firefox without use of an addon?

This is a bit of an emergency. I've written a very large article without saving my progress (I know, not the brightest), and when I submitted it, I ended up being redirected to an error. If I hit ...
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Sandboxie not Working on Windows 10

I am having an issue with Sandboxie not working on the latest build of Windows 10. Every time I try to start a program in a sandbox, I get the following error. I understand that Sandboxie requires ...
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Download previous firefox version for Android [on hold]

Are there any trusted sites where I can download previous Firefox versions? The reason I want to switch because some of my addons aren't supported on it. Thanks.
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Firefox is not responding any more - can I clear cache from command line or how to save the session?

I'm using Firefox (current version) on Windows XP. Unfortunately, after a a longer "internet research session" Firefox is not responding any more and its windows are not really displayed any more. I ...
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How can I search and replace in Firefox?

I am moderator on a site with lots of structured content and regularly edit posts for poor formatting (in particular Markdown and LaTeX). Many of those tasks are tedious and could easily be performed ...
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Finding pdf file in cache memory

Whenever we open a PDF file in internet (But do not save it ), in which section of the computer that PDF is stored (windows XP ,Firefox)? I did not find that file in temporary file folder or cache ...
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Firefox “Untrusted Connection” warnings when visiting reputable HTTPS sites when using child's account

When using Firefox on Windows, I see an "Untrusted Connection" warning when visiting any HTTPS site, including very reputable ones such as https://www.google.com and https://search.yahoo.com. The ...
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Launch 10 Firefox profile windows simultaneously?

I would like to open 10 Firefox profile windows simultaneously on Ubuntu desktop. I know how to do this on Windows but the application doesn't exist on Ubuntu. I have tried Profile Manager in Terminal ...
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Flash crashing across all browsers

I just fresh installed Windows 10 and downloaded the latest Flash. However, any page that uses Flash, like YouTube, crashes. This goes for all browsers. Chrome gives me this error: Firefox gives ...
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Reload of Firefox bookmarks favicons

After updating my Firefox from version 12 to version 13, my bookmarks favicons have gone. I wonder whether it's possible to force the browser to only download/refresh the favicons for all my ...
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how do I re-enable “unresponsive script” warning in Firefox?

I have disabled the warning with "do not ask again" check box, now I want to get the warning again. How can I re-enable it?
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Sleep fails, can't load crash dump driver

Despite lots of analysis, I can't figure out why my PC fails to sleep. Any method of triggering sleep (e.g. through windows menu; timeout; windows API call) is the same. The screen briefly turns ...
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How to make Firefox 39 display the page title of the active tab in the window title bar?

After upgrading to Firefox 39, the title of the page in the currently active tab is no longer displayed in the browser window's title bar. (In fact, there is no real title bar at all, even after ...
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Use Media Keys for Soundcloud, YouTube, etc.. in Firefox?

I'm using Firefox in version 39.0. My keyboard has Media Keys and I want to use them for controlling sites like Soundcloud, Youtube, etc.. Is that possible?
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How to make the firefox bookmarks button list recent bookmarks?

I've used firefox since version 1 and I've accumulated a lot of bookmarks. And now, thanks to buggy syncs over the years, I've got millions of 'em inc. duplicates! What's most useful to me is Recent ...
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In between multiple tabs, how to use Vimperator to open a tab right after the current one

My tabs: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] Scenario I am working on the 5th tab on Firefox and looking for a way to open a tab between 5th and 6th and not after 9th which would be done by t or o ...
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Firefox 39 - Secure Connection Failed - weak ephemeral Diffie-Hellman key in Server Key Exchange handshake message

As of Firefox 39, connecting to an old administrative interface for some third party software gave the following message: Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection to ...
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Disable “Prevent this page from creating additional dialogs” for certain websites as a user

Firefox has long had a feature to protect users from over-aggressive Javascript websites that would generate repeated pop-ups to trick or annoy visitors. Is there a way to disable this protection on ...
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Is there a way to open a website URL from a text file that lists 600+ URIs via a batch file?

How could I write a Windows batch script that could allow me to open an URL, with a browser—Firefox or Chrome—from a txt file containing all the URIs? The point is: I would like the script to open ...
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Getting rid of Flash in Firefox (MIME)

After having had Flash installed and blocked with NoScript for the last few years (except on a enable-per-use base), I have recently -- a month or so ago -- grown tired of the frequent security issues ...
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What happened to the “Options” window in Firefox 16?

I just upgraded to Firefox 16. When I go to Options -> Options, I get the following, inside the current browser window: How do I get back to the regular Options pop-up window?
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AdBlock Plus exception filter not working

I have an AdBlock Plus exception filter (shown below) I am using in Firefox 39.0 and it still seems to be blocking the script: As you can see by the green-colored text it should be whitelisting ...
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How to force a full page refresh (not from cache) in Firefox 4.0?

How do you force reload (not from cache) in Firefox 4.0? I have seen a lot of supposed theories on the internet, including: Ctrl + F5 Ctrl + Shift + R But, in reality, these do not actually work. ...
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Why would my computer suddenly refuse to open one particular website?

I've had this happen once before recently on a different site, and I don't know what I did to fix it. Now my computer will not open any page on stackoverflow.com. When I try, I get the error message: ...
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Setting custom Firefox new tab page but removing the URL from the address bar

I have created a HTML document that I want to use both as a home page and a new tab page. I have changed both browser.startup.homepage and browser.newtab.url in about:config. Everything works as ...
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How do you stop the “Google Privacy Reminder” message from constantly appearing?

Incredibly annoying as when I edit all options and set them all to Off (although I doubt this makes any difference!) and accept the review, the same message comes back the following day. What am I ...
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Rewrite browsing history and sessions after website changes domain

A website that I visit often has changed its domain name (old.example.com -> new.example.com). How can I easily rewrite all entries in Firefox's history and sessions (active tabs), as if the website ...
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I am using Windows 8.1. and I am not able to open Google through Firefox browser

I am using Windows 8.1 and I am using Chrome and Firefox. Today I tried open www.google.com in FireFox and got an "Untrusted website" error. The error which I am getting is www.google.co.in uses ...
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change Skype background color in WIndows 7

I am running Windows 7, I think the White background in Skype (contactlist and chat window) are way to bright and it annoys me. But I find no way to change the color of it. A work around I ...
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Google account password recovery doesn't work in Mozilla Firefox v39.0 [closed]

I tried a lot changing the password using the Google Account recovery but it simple refreshes the page every time I select the I don't know my password and enter the Email-ID.When the same thing I ...
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Mac OS X 10.10.4 Yosemite Finder fails to open pdf w Prieview.app or save with normal icon

Icon is blank "sheet" on all users' file names ending with .PDF. Finder will not open any .pdf files with default "Prieview.app. Info shows prieview is listed with "Open with:" for these files. ...
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Effects of 0 day exploits, malicious scripts or flash videos exploiting firefox [closed]

What would happen if ie there is a 0 day exploit in VLC or even in flash , or a script on a site that is malicious. I often read that a 0 day exploit offers remote execution of code so would this ...
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How to track url redirects in the browser?

When I type http://example.com/load/ in my browser and press ENTER, this website redirects me to http://example.com/load/1/, from there to http://example.com/load/2/ and then I finally landed on ...
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How to redirect YouTube's videos URL (googlevideo.com) from http to https automatically?

I want to redirect http urls in youtube videos to https. youtube's videos are from googlevideo.com so I want to use https instead of http http://r8---sn-qxau5-btqs.googlevideo.com... to ...
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Chromium/Firefox extension that would let me “AJAXize” websites? [closed]

I just thought that it would be convenient to set up a script that refreshes the currently visible StackOverflow question page in the background every second, fetch the number of current views for ...
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How to exit Firefox kiosk mode?

I've set up Firefox on Ubuntu to run in kiosk (full-screen) mode. This means the user can visit only the predefined URLs. That works fine. Now I want to set up a second machine the same way, but I ...
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How do I use Google data compression proxy on Firefox?

I am using GNU Icecat (GNU version of Mozilla Firefox) on Trisquel GNU/Linux. In order to minimize/optimize data usage while web surfing, I want to use google data compression proxy. So, How do I use ...
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Firefox: This connection is untrusted + Behind corporate firewall

I've seen some similar issues strewn throughout Google's results about this, but none seem to be corporate-specific. I continually get the 'This connection is untrusted' screen every time I attempt ...
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Remove URLs by domain from Firefox history and awesome bar

At my job, we recently move a lot of back-end services (e.g. ticket tracking, reporting, admin) from one server to another. Unfortunately, the way that our servers are configured, we're not using ...
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Firefox drawing some websites off the viewing area

Some websites which seems to be designed with "responsive" templates are displaying in Firefox with the content off the right side of the viewing area. The issue happens in Firefox Safe Mode and at ...
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Some websites prompt to download PHP script after some time, but only in Firefox

This happens only in Firefox - NOT in IE or in Safari (all 3 tested only on a Windows system). Always, viewing a page shows most of the content, and then the browser prompts to download some sidebar ...