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Safari, differences with, 35

Safe Mode

disabling extensions with, 266

troubleshooting themes and, 234

Save Frame As command (File menu), 304

Save Link feature, overriding download default actions with, 145-146

Save Page As command (File menu), 304

saving

bookmarks to folders, 56

changing default location for downloaded files, 142-143

downloaded files, 140, 142

with Scrapbook, 297-298

Web sites, 146-147

scaling, Web pages for printing, 155-157

Scrapbook, 297-298

scroll wheel, using, 281-282

Search Box

adding search engines to, 47-48

searching e-mail with, 124-125

searching from, 45-46

searching Help window topics, 171

selecting, 317

simplicity of, 12

swapping search engines in, 46-47

search engines

accessing, 12

adding to Search Box, 47-48

alternative, 48

overview, 20-21

summary of common, 47

swapping in Search Box, 46-47

versus browsers, 7, 23

Search Sidebar, searching Help window topics and, 171

searches

within current Web page, 308

from default home page, 44-45

default keywords for, 278

with drag-and-drop, 340

e-mail, 124-125

finding personally interesting Web sites, 285-286

Firefox facilitating, 12

Help window topics, 171

I'm Feeling Lucky, 49

keyboard shortcuts for page, 327

from Location Bar with keywords, 49-50

long-term history, 82-83

from Search Box, 45-48

specialized from Location Bar with keywords, 50-51

speeding, 277-278

suggestions for better, 43-44

Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology

browser certificates and, 199-200

falsified Web sites and, 197

secure Web sites, distinguishing from nonsecure, 197-198

security

avoiding malicious plug-ins, 207-208

avoiding pharming, 199-200

clearing saved form information, 101-103

Firefox improving, 13

managing passwords, 183-185

Master Passwords, 106-108, 184

online resources, 212

phishers versus legitimate Web site

addresses, 196-198

preventing data loss, 284-285

protecting passwords and, 200-202

reporting phishing scams, 195

social engineering and, 194

software for, 208-209

transferring passwords saved to Firefox, 32

understanding phishing scams, 192-193

updating software and, 209-211

using Master Password and, 106-108

viewing collected passwords, 109, 184

security patches, importance of, 209

Security tab (Advanced category), 228

Select All command (Edit menu), 308

Send Link command, 304

Separator, 239

separators, creating bookmark, 73

SessionSaver, 284-285

shortening, long-term history, 85-86

short-term history

clearing, 83

navigating, 77-78

using Back and Forward menus with, 78

using Go menu with, 78-79

Sidebar submenu (View menu), 310-311

sidebars

on Firefox Start page, 25-26

keyboard shortcuts for opening/closing, 330-331

listing installed, 311

opening bookmarks in, 66-68

Smooth Scrolling, using, 282

social bookmarking, 75

social engineering, hackers using, 194

software. See also specific software

antispyware, 209

antivirus, 208

development problems of, 10

phishing scams duplicating appearance of, 198-199

version numbers, 265

sorting, bookmarks, 71-72

Space, 239-240

spam, blocking, 132-135

specificity, searches and, 43

speed, spyware affecting Internet, 13-14

spell-checking, e-mail, 129-131

spoofs, defined, 192

Spybot-Search & Destroy, 209

spyware

defined, 207

Firefox avoiding, 13-14

software protection from, 209

SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) technology

browser certificates and, 199-200

falsified Web sites and, 197

Stanford Folding@Home project, 203

Status Bar, 24

Status Bar command (View menu), 310

Status Bar icon, blocked popups and, 112

Stop command (View menu), 22, 311

StumbleUpon, 285-286

subject line, e-mail, 128

succinctness, searches and, 43

Sun Trust, reporting phishing scams to, 195

system requirements, 27

system taskbar, hiding, 313




Firefox For Dummies
Firefox For Dummies
ISBN: 0471748994
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2006
Pages: 157
Authors: Blake Ross

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