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Recover Firefox password files from backup

I recently set my Firefox (actually Iceweasel 24.3.0) master password and promptly forgot it. Before I set the master password I made a backup of my homedir and want to recover the password files ...
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7answers
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firefox: remember passwords for all sites

When logging in on some websites, these sites don't offer (I suspect intentionally) to remember passwords. This happens not only on public websites, but also in my intranet (remote web consoles, Dell ...
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2answers
101 views

Firefox no longer prompting to remeber password after having cleared them

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 ...
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2answers
514 views

How can I restore the stored password in firefox 15.0.1 when deleted by error?

I, by error, deleted my stored passwords, using the "Wise disc cleaner 7" program. As I saw on another thread, the passwords are stored in 2 files signons.sqlite and the encryption key file key3.db ...
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1answer
510 views

Location of passwords file in Firefox 15 (Windows 8)?

On Windows 8, where does Firefox save a users password? I think on older Firefox versions it was in "signons.txt" but I couldn't find this file on my entire hard drive - so perhaps this has changed in ...
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5answers
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Making Firefox remember multiple user name/passwords for the same site

I have several gmail logins for different purposes (work, home, other family members, etc.). Firefox happily remembers them all, but my problem is that it no longer even asks if want to remember the ...
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1answer
69 views

How to edit FF passwords without extensions (directly in FF config files)?

How to edit FireFox passwords manually ? Here I've been given answer how to do this with extension: Saving passwords for pages that redirect on login ( Chrome and FF ) How to do this without ...
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1answer
202 views

Saving passwords for pages that redirect on login ( Chrome and FF )

There are pages which redirect after successful login. It makes impossible to click on "save password" prompt. How to save passwords for such websites in convenient way ? ( Chrome , Firefox )
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1answer
228 views

Change Master Password from Unknown in Firefox

So, it seems I've somehow forgotten my Master Password for Firefox. Stranger still, Firefox is actually prompting me for the password on startup for some unknown reason. To troubleshoot why Firefox ...
4
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2answers
293 views

What trickery does Microsoft employ that makes it difficult or impossible to save your Live login credentials?

On Microsoft's Live single sign on system they seem to employ some kind of trickery to prevent browsers from wanting to save passwords. (Or at the very least Firefox behaves as such). I have the ...
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6answers
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Sync Firefox and Chrome passwords?

I'm switching from Firefox and Chrome on a daily basis. I'm tired of having to open up Firefox each time I don't remember a Password to a website. Is there an option to sync the saved passwords ...
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4answers
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Where are my Firefox passwords saved?

In a fear-driven reaction to recent hacking events I thought over my password strategy. The basic question is are my saved passwords in FireFox safe from remote access? I.e. where are they kept, are ...
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3answers
221 views

Password manager bug with Firefox 3.6.13

I'm having trouble with the latest Firefox (3.6.13) password manager. For a website I'm working on, it doesn't fill the password field for any login credential saved. I've looked into the options ...
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3answers
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How to transfer saved passwords between two different Firefox installation?

I am currently using a portable installation of Firefox 3.6.13, set to save passwords for some sites, using the Master Password feature. Now, I would like to move all my saved passwords to another ...
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2answers
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Firefox to auto fill password ONLY by using keyboard shortcut

I've tried fastpass and RoboForm. They both fill the id/pwd form upon load the page. While I wish the auto form fill only happens when use keyboard shortcut (like press alt+Q). Is there any way to ...
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5answers
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Force Firefox to remember passwords for the sites that don't let users save them

With Firefox 3.6.10 on Windows XP (I haven't tried other combinations), it seems like some websites prevent visitors from saving their password. That happens a lot with bank websites (for obvious ...
0
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1answer
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Firefox won't remember passwords, and throws weird javascript exceptions

Two days ago Firefox started throwing strange javascript errors e.g. Error: Cc[contractID] is undefined Source File: file:///C:/Program%20Files/Mozilla%20Firefox/components/nsLoginManager.js Line: ...
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5answers
757 views

How can I make the Firefox Password Manager more intelligent?

I have two major gripes about the FF password manager: If I restore a session with multiple tabs with sites with saved passwords, the master password prompt pops up once for each of them, even if I ...
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votes
5answers
40k views

Firefox: Remember new passwords without prompting

How can I make Firefox automatically remember all passwords without prompting?
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3answers
3k views

Save web site usernames but not passwords in Firefox

Quick summary: I want Firefox to remember and autofill usernames, but not save passwords. Since a lot of web sites use email addresses as usernames and I regularly use a disposable email address ...
4
votes
2answers
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Why does my Firefox authentication popup only offer one username/password combination?

I have two cPanel accounts at the same machine (shared hosting). I am connecting to cPanel with Firefox (3.5.3) on Mac (10.5.8). I enter site IP in address bar and this basic authentication popup ...
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1answer
2k views

How to re-enable passwords remembering in Firefox?

I told Firefox to stop asking to remember passwords on a site, but now i would like to re-enable it. I looked around in FF and couldn't find how to do it.
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8answers
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How safe is Firefox password manager?

I have been using the Firefox password manager for long time, but never checked/verified how secure it is.