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Enabling 3rd party cookies in Firefox

By learninmypc
Aug 21, 2011
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  1. NORMALLY, I do not have 3rd party cookies enabled in ANY browser,but lately I have had to in order to d/l a movie from Youtube using Firefox, any ideas why it just started? TIA:confused:
     
  2. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,246   +232

    I guess I should of posted a screen shot, here is what I get in Firefox
    [​IMG]

    IF 3rd party cookies are NOT allowed.
     
  3. WinXPert

    WinXPert TS Booster Posts: 527

  4. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,246   +232

  5. WinXPert

    WinXPert TS Booster Posts: 527

    This is not an answer to your question but a suggestion:

    Enable your cookies:

    DL and install CCleaner: At the Options tab select Cookies and select youtube.com to Cookies to keep. Regularly run CCleaner to clear your temps.

    Also try to scan with an updated MBAM.
     
  6. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,246   +232

    Did as you suggested. Although you didn't ask me to post my Mbam log,here it is.
    Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.51.1.1800
    www.malwarebytes.org

    Database version: 7535

    Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3
    Internet Explorer 8.0.6001.18702

    8/22/2011 9:39:42 AM
    mbam-log-2011-08-22 (09-39-42).txt

    Scan type: Full scan (C:\|)
    Objects scanned: 351490
    Time elapsed: 2 hour(s), 6 minute(s), 53 second(s)

    Memory Processes Infected: 0
    Memory Modules Infected: 0
    Registry Keys Infected: 0
    Registry Values Infected: 0
    Registry Data Items Infected: 0
    Folders Infected: 0
    Files Infected: 0

    Memory Processes Infected:
    (No malicious items detected)

    Memory Modules Infected:
    (No malicious items detected)

    Registry Keys Infected:
    (No malicious items detected)

    Registry Values Infected:
    (No malicious items detected)

    Registry Data Items Infected:
    (No malicious items detected)

    Folders Infected:
    (No malicious items detected)

    Files Infected:
    (No malicious items detected)
     
  7. WinXPert

    WinXPert TS Booster Posts: 527

    Your system is squeaky clean.

    What specific apps are you using to download videos from youtube?

    I use sothink and IDM with no problems.
     
  8. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,246   +232

  9. WinXPert

    WinXPert TS Booster Posts: 527

    Is your add-on updated? On what version of FF you first used Video DownloadHelper and what version of FF are you using now
     
  10. LookinAround

    LookinAround TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 8,372   +167

    I was curious so tried googling. Look at Release Notes for Download Helper

    Don't know why it was needed but they implemented that change July 25, 2011. You can also try the latest version as WinXPert suggested

     
  11. WinXPert

    WinXPert TS Booster Posts: 527

    Thanks for the info Sir

    FYI I'm using ver 3.6 (Portable) and ver. 7 beta. Reason I'm still using and addon that is no longer supported starting ver 4. I use the latest version for normal browsing, and the Portable one when I need to use the addon,
     
     
  12. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,246   +232

    Yes,thank you. I don't normally look at the details, I just update & go.:rolleyes:
    I've always been told not to enable 3rd party cookies which is why I hesitated doing such.
     
  13. WinXPert

    WinXPert TS Booster Posts: 527

    You can clear your cookies using CCleaner on a regular basis.
     
  14. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 5,246   +232

    I do use Ccleaner regularly. I'm using the latest version of FF & keep my addons updated.

    Clarification, the same addon in SeaMonkey has NOT been updated,yet. I just checked for updates,& none yet.
     


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