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I had changed my password for sites I visited (possibly I didn't click the "update" button the next time I logged on) and had to remove all passwords in the security tab. Now Firefox never asks me to remember passwords and it was a feature I used frequently. Is there a way I can have Firefox remember my passwords and username again and if not is there a plugin I can use?

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If you really removed your passwords from firefox storage and you do not have those sites stored as exceptions for storing passwd then there should not be a reason it would not ask you to save password. I would just double check. –  Nikolay Jul 17 '13 at 18:16
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Probably when you cleared the passwords you also cleared the "Remember passwords for sites" checkmark (or it may have been reset by the clear operation). –  Daniel R Hicks Jul 17 '13 at 19:52
    
@DanielRHicks now how did that happen? Put that as an answer and get a checkmark. –  Celeritas Jul 17 '13 at 19:54

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Probably when you cleared the passwords you also cleared the "Remember passwords for sites" checkmark (or it may have been reset by the clear operation).

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If you are using firefox to store passwords, I hope you are utilizing a master password.

I sincerely recommend LastPass for password storage. It will, in fact, pull everything from your firefox password manager and then replace the firefox password manager. Same for any other browsers you have, as well as additional items. It is also accessible on the web if you aren't at home and can sync across browsers. Not to mention it will generate secure passwords for you, not reveal them and then store them.

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The master password only appears to be necessary if the computer and account is shared. I already use Keepass. –  Celeritas Jul 17 '13 at 19:55
    
Only necessary for a shared computer? Take a look at this thread's answer –  Raystafarian Jul 17 '13 at 20:03

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