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#1 Jbone80


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Posted 22 September 2007 - 10:55 PM

I have a question on firefox, I understand that since it is open source its a lot more easy to customize and such. Would there be a way to delete the Privacy and Security tab in the Tools > Options menu? I wanna disable access to them to prevent people from changing the settings on it. Any help is appreciated, thanks.

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#2 tg1911


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Posted 22 September 2007 - 11:34 PM

No way that I know of, short of re-writing the code.
I did a quick look through about:config, and didn't see any way to do it from there.
You might look for an extension to lock these features, but I don't recall seeing one.
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Posted 23 September 2007 - 02:29 PM

You would need to modify the source code to make the changes you need, since you would presumably need a way to access the hidden tabs to make changes to their contents. If you are concerned about the security of Firefox, you are probably also concerned with the security of your computer in general; if so, then it would make sense to secure your entire computer from unauthorised use.
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