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Why must I turn off my “Master Password” to sync passwords with Firefox Sync?

Up to now, I used a master password in Firefox. After I upgrade Firefox Sync (from the "pairing based" to the new "password based" one), I can only check the "passwords" field in Sync if I turn off my ...
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Manually add username/password to Saved Password list?

I logged into Mozilla's Bugzilla. I noticed Firefox did not save my password. How do I manually add my username and password to Firefox's Saved Password list?
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How can I recover firefox bookmarks and passwords from HD from broken laptop?

My laptop died (running on Vista). I have removed it's HDD, put it in a caddy and have got all my files. But I would like to access my passwords and if possible my bookmarks from Mozilla Firefox? I ...
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Can I save my remembered password and cookies to a file?

We all know that Firefox remember all your passwords and cookies, so you don't have to re-type them every time you access your mail, stack exchange or any other site that requires password but when ...
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Does opening GMail using firefox have something to do with Google knowing all my other stored passwords? [closed]

I cannot express or explain thoroughly, but I hope people here would get what I really mean. Most of my friends told me that Google Chrome definitely know all my passwords when using GMail or saving ...
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1answer
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Adding a startup password to a browser

In my work computer, I like to stay logged into my email accounts, Facebook etc. However, I am concerned that someone might get into my computer when I am away (e.g. an administrator can log into my ...
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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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convert the saved passwords in fire fox to text

I want to copy the files and folders which store the passwords saved from within Firefox. Some sites claimed that they could be found here: ...
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In what files are the stored passwords in Firefox saved?

I want to copy the files and folders which store the passwords saved from within Firefox. Some sites claimed that they could be found here: ...
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Import Firefox passwords into KeePassX or KeePass2

I have an XML export of my Firefox Passwords in the form (I replaced real passwords with *): <xml> <entries ext="Password Exporter" extxmlversion="1.1" type="saved" encrypt="false"> ...
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Get all saved username passwords as text

I want to get all the usernames saved in my firefox for website as a list of text. Or really anything, just other than having to copy each one by one. If I could get the corresponding passwords as ...
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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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How to make firefox use known passwords without prompting

I have some sites which I log in to regularly that use HTTP authentication. I have the password saved in Firefox's password manager. How can I get Firefox to always use that password without ...
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How to get Firefox to store values for fields which it normally won't? [duplicate]

I have a web bank site. Where I pass through 2 steps: Enter my login into the form with 1 text field and submit it Enter 2 passwords into the 2-nd form: 1 is rarely changed and stored on my machine, ...
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2answers
107 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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How to auto save passwords in Firefox?

Whenever I log in to Gmail or Facebook, Firefox ask whether to 'Remember password'. I am looking for add ons / plugin for Firefox which will do this but is it possible to set up Firefox to auto save ...
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Ban a stolen device from Firefox Sync

I have my Firefox Passwords synced to my android tablet device. Now that device got stolen, and I am not sure, if i had really set a masterpassword on the stored passwords there. Can I somehow delete ...
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2answers
119 views

Is Firefox master password necessary when using Full disk encryption?

Does Firefox master password add anything to a full encrypted disk ? As I understand it, Firefox master password is here to protect again passive attacks, ie when firefox is not running, or at least ...
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1answer
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Firefox unset my master password

For some time I have been using Firefox Sync across multiple computers, keeping the data encrypted with a master password. But yesterday in my Security tab, I saw that my password had somehow been ...
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1answer
188 views

Firefox on Ubuntu repeatedly asks for password with HTTP authentication

I asked this on Stack Overflow and it was suggested that I ask here instead. I have tried searching for this but nothing I find quite matches my issue. My wife and I run identical setups. We both run ...
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1answer
602 views

Turn Javascript into bookmark or bookmarklet?

I have Created One script that shows password on hover just like windows 8 on eye click. i have made this functionality through javascript with following code. function ...
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2answers
358 views

Firefox: how to autocomplete password but not username

I'm a part of a team testing a web application that needs to log into hundreds of test accounts every day. The password is always the same, but the usernames constantly change. I can save the password ...
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3answers
672 views

How to create a password to open firefox?

I use Ubuntu 12.04 and Firefox 15.0.1 I have some history saved in my Firefox browser. I find it useful to have them. But I don't want my friends or anyone to have a look at my history when they ...
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3answers
598 views

Chrome Saved Passwords security issue

If I save a password in Google chrome someone else can easily see the password from Setting -> Advance Settings -> Manage saved passwords -> Show (in required password field) and use it ...
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1answer
696 views

Why does Firefox relate saved passwords to form fields with different names?

I have a web page that uses cookies to track logins. I present a login for it like this: <FORM ACTION="/authenticate" METHOD="post"> <TABLE BORDER="0" ALIGN="center"> <TR> <TD ...
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4answers
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How safe is the password manager in browsers?

For example, Opera has a "wand" feature that remembers user names and password you typed across various sites. Let's say you get a trojan, which steals data from your PC. Can the trojan decrypt ...
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2answers
515 views

My gmail password hacked in Firefox?

While writing a message using Firefox suddenly my gmail login details, including password, were pasted into the body of my message at the current cursor position and in the browser's find field (whole ...
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1answer
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Where does firefox save/store auto fill data

where does firefox store passwords and username when we opt for remember password. Is it always cookies or some other encrypted file.Also where is the data filled by auto complete functionality of ...
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2answers
852 views

Would Keychain be safer than Firefox Password Manager?

Theoretically speaking would Keychain be safer to use in Firefox than Firefox's own password manager? The reason I ask is because Chrome is using Keychain.
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1answer
689 views

How to place Firefox/Thunderbird password manager files on TrueCrypt volume?

I don't want enter master password in Firefox/Thunderbird everytime. I've got an idea to place the password manager files (key3.db and signons.sqlite -- or just one of them) on the TrueCrypt volume. I ...
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3answers
223 views

Make firefox forget master password for session

I like to keep my PC (and Firefox) logged in for weeks. When I start Firefox, it asks for my master password the first time I need a password I have saved. After that, it always automatically fills ...
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2answers
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How is Firefox password sync safe?

Is it safe to sync using the Firefox built-in password manager and sync functionality? Where do they save my passwords and how do they save? What will be the risk? Should I use LastPass instead?
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Remember passwords for specified sites in Firefox 5

There is an option in Firefox to exclude sites from saving passwords, but I need exact opposite functionality - to save passwords only for sites I specify. Is it possible to achive such functionality? ...
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2answers
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How do I make Firefox 4 save passwords without asking?

This is not a duplicate, the original question covers versions of Firefox before 3.6. The way Firefox has been designed in these newer versions is fundamentally different from how it was in that older ...
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1answer
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Firefox sometimes adds space when I select a word

I have this text in my browser window: Your userid is XXX Your temporary password is JBAQJiK9 Please visit `<URL>` and update your password and profile If I double click on any word except ...
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1answer
92 views

How to prevent Firefox from clearing my remembered passwords

Whenever Firefox updates itself it clears all my remembered passwords, so I'm forced to log in to those sites manually again. Is there a way to prevent this? It's really annoying.
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3answers
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Import Firefox 3.x passwords into Firefox 4

How to import passwords from Firefox 3 to the new Firefox 4?
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3answers
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Firefox password manager - multiple logins for HTTP authentication

When you're prompted to login to a site using HTTP authentication (the kind with the pop-up box requesting username/password), Firefox's password manager populates it with only the first stored ...
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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 ...
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189 views

Stored passwords in company login

I stored my passwords in firefox browser in the computer of a company I was doing internship with. I had my login for that computer, so no one could access it. I want to ask that as now I am gone, ...
2
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2answers
6k views

How to transfer Firefox passwords to Opera

I'm trying to go from Firefox to Opera. I was able to transfer the bookmarks, but what about the saved passwords?
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2answers
432 views

Firefox remember password for single site

generally I don't save my passwords but for one particular site I would like to in firefox. Is there a way to save a password for a single site, without being prompted for every other site that has ...
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2answers
540 views

How to retrieve firefox passwords

I was using Firefox in Windows but then I switched to Linux where I also use firefox. I forgot to export my passwords. I can't start Windows anymore but I still have access to the Windows partition ...
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0answers
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Firefox saving password for a 3-field password form in Firefox [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: firefox: one form multiple password fields I've been requested to find a method of saving passwords on a form that uses three inputs, all set as type="password". It ...
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2answers
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Firefox Basic HTTP Auth not remembering credentials if username include backslash?

Firefox (3.6.3) does not seem to remember basic http auth credentials when the username includes a backslash. I clicked on 'Remember' and 'Change' many times but the Authentication popup (with the ...
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4answers
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How do I securely delete cookies and saved passwords?

Is there a way, from inside Firefox or Safari, to delete cookies and saved passwords in such a way that the data is unrecoverable (similar to Secure Empty Trash)? Or do they already do this out of ...
2
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1answer
163 views

A Firefox “master password” feature that's friendly to guest users?

I use the "master password" feature of Firefox and like it for a number of reasons. It does have it's drawbacks, though: anytime I hand my laptop over to my girlfriend so she can check her email on ...
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2answers
785 views

Firefox's master password does not protect my web accounts

I've set up a master password in Firefox 3.6 but it's not working as I expected. I always save my passwords within Firefox for frequently visited sites like Facebook, Yahoo! mail, Gmail, Twitter etc. ...
2
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1answer
167 views

Weird Firefox Password Manager behavior

Few days ago, I click on Most Visited, right click Facebook and select Forget about this site. Of course, all of my history, bookmarks and 6 saved passwords are gone Yesterday, I installed LassPass ...
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2answers
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Firefox password autocomplete

i have a problem with Firefox autocomplete in login forms. When i enter a password and a username for the first time it asks me if i want to remember them, i click on "remember" and it saves the data, ...