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Post Posted October 9th, 2018, 7:47 pm

skuddle wrote:Thank you for your suggestions, but I think I'll pass on unstalling Norton, Ghostery and WOT. They have been installed and working for more than a year and my problem with Mozillazine began after I inadvertently cleared my cache and my cookies. I'll have another look at the Mozillazine cookie.
These may not be the cause of your issue, but the reason they were brought up is because they are well known to cause issues.

Norton is a pain in the butt and a joke and typically causes more issues than it's worth. Ghostery has been know to cause issues with cookies and logins. And WOT get's its website ratings from ordinary users such as you and I. And since opinions are a dime a dozen, that makes it unreliable. Anybody can say a page is safe when it's not.
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Post Posted October 10th, 2018, 3:18 am

Thx for expanding words. For me - i dont suggest, its part of the solution. The biggest disappointment still is the missing regrets in denying. It has reason why people here advise to uninstall this or that. It does not matter if any combination has been functional, now it fails. Mozillazine forum did not change, but firefox do, extensions do. Firefox itself has no issues here so it must be a setting or extension - about:support told me enough about the most possible candidate for failing. Thats all beyond your experience and you refused it. What should i now think of it?

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Post Posted October 10th, 2018, 7:13 am

Dartman wrote:And WOT get's its website ratings from ordinary users such as you and I. And since opinions are a dime a dozen, that makes it unreliable. Anybody can say a page is safe when it's not.


WOT is useless! As noted, based on opinions not actual research by security experts.

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Post Posted October 11th, 2018, 1:46 am

skuddle wrote:Thank you for your suggestions, but I think I'll pass on unstalling Norton, Ghostery and WOT.

You gong to trust the opinions of people who can get details of a site wrong due to not bothering to search a little.

For example many of the idiots reviewing the forums.mozillaZine.org think the mozillaZine.org site is owned by Mozilla Corporation or Mozilla Foundation when it has been independent from the start in 1998. If people got this simple thing wrong then can you really trust WOT. Mozilla has had their own support forum https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/ for a decade or so now.
https://www.mywot.com/scorecard/forums.mozillazine.org#

http://www.mozillazine.org/about/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MozillaZine

Also WOT has not been trust worthy for another reason as WOT (Web of Trust) was accused of stealing private data.
viewtopic.php?f=38&t=3025896
viewtopic.php?f=38&t=3024939


As for Norton, it has been one of the worst offenders at times when it comes to false positives with Firefox, Thunderbird and SeaMonkey files. The SeaMonkey commumity has singled out Norton/Symantic for several years now in the Release notes.

ex: https://www.seamonkey-project.org/releases/seamonkey2.49.4/

Known Issues
Windows:
Norton/Symantec anti-virus scanners may report that some parts of SeaMonkey (e.g. the file freebl3.dll) are suspicious. If you downloaded SeaMonkey from one of the official download sites, this is a false alarm. You might experience problems with secure websites when this happens. To fix the issue, instruct your anti-virus software to ignore these files (and move them out of quarantine) and/or switch to another anti-virus software and reinstall SeaMonkey.


So still think WOT and Norton has been reliable.

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