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How to disable safety mode in Youtube?

Asked by AshlynM (10578points) December 13th, 2011

I mistakenly turned safety mode on in Youtube, to see what it would do. Now I can’t turn it off. When I try and turn it off, it gives me the error message:

“Safety Mode is locked by __FZzNZ_txKN__
Safety Mode Lock prevents others from changing the Safety Mode setting on this browser. You must sign out and sign in as __FZzNZ_txKN__ to unlock.”

I don’t have a Youtube account with that user name. I don’t understand who this __FZzNZ_txKN__ person is. No one else uses my laptop besides me so I know no one else has created an account.

How do I fix this? This is preventing me from watching alot of videos that aren’t inappropriate at all.

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AshlynM's avatar

I always use Firefox but I don’t have this safety mode problem in Chrome, so I guess it’s browser specific? But I’d still like input on how to fix this problem in Firefox.

wundayatta's avatar

Did you try clearing the cache and cookies and all?

AshlynM's avatar

No, I hadn’t thought about it. I’ll try it.

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