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Firefox browser losing all passwords after asking me to reconnect to Firefox Sync

Happened once a while back but happened again today. Firefox Sync asked me to reconnect, which I did. After that reconnection, and even if "password" is checked in the pa… (read more)

Happened once a while back but happened again today. Firefox Sync asked me to reconnect, which I did. After that reconnection, and even if "password" is checked in the parameters, all my passwords have disappeared. I do also have Firefox on my phone, which have all my passwords from before the first instance it occured, but it never synchronized to Firefox on my computer. No error messages appears when synchronizing, and everything seems to be normal. Any way to correct the non-synchronization of passwords ? Is there something I'm doing wrong ? Thanks.

Asked by AlexandreP 1 day ago

Answered by AlexandreP 19 hours ago

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My passwords are all gone and now I can't save any new ones either?

Please help me!! I’m desperate!! I have 15 years of saved passwords that no longer work!!!!!!! After I updated to 73.0 I have zero saved logins!!! My logins.json file is… (read more)

Please help me!! I’m desperate!! I have 15 years of saved passwords that no longer work!!!!!!! After I updated to 73.0 I have zero saved logins!!! My logins.json file is still there and I can open it in Notepad but everything is encrypted!!! Also, it says I don’t have a Master Password anymore, but I never cleared it! And when I go to change it I get a “unable to change” error!!! I also can’t save any new logins, no logins can be saved now!! I’ve searched google for hours and tried everything but nothing works!! And no, I don’t have the “logins.json.corrupted” file everyone mentions on other threads for this issue, my file is still logins.json!

Please help me!!!!!!

Asked by !~* B a B y D o LL *~! 3 months ago

Answered by !~* B a B y D o LL *~! 2 months ago

saved login missing

For a couple months now all my saved logins go missing daily, I'll save them & the next they'll be gone again, I already saw about the issue with AVG but I dont use A… (read more)

For a couple months now all my saved logins go missing daily, I'll save them & the next they'll be gone again, I already saw about the issue with AVG but I dont use AVG. Can anyone tell me how I can fix this, also is it possible I have a Trojan thats stealing my saved logins?

Asked by thierjung1 2 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 months ago

My Firefox 72.0.2 doesn't save history at all

No matter what I try based on internet searches, and on this forum, I can't get my browser to save any history. After I close the closer at end of day, it erases everythi… (read more)

No matter what I try based on internet searches, and on this forum, I can't get my browser to save any history. After I close the closer at end of day, it erases everything. I even created a new profile.... no good. Uninstalled and re-installed.... no good. Places integrity checker says the database is sane. I checked my system care software and disabled any privacy sweeps months ago. My older (a few years back) firefox used to save everything....

Asked by musicweb1 4 months ago

Last reply by jscher2000 3 months ago

Saved passwords have disappeared sometime in 2020 - any ideas?

I've just noticed that my saved passwords in Firefox have disappeared sometime during 2020 I'm asuming it's something to do with Firefox Lockwise that I haven't noticed b… (read more)

I've just noticed that my saved passwords in Firefox have disappeared sometime during 2020 I'm asuming it's something to do with Firefox Lockwise that I haven't noticed before

Any help would be really appreciated

Asked by walkerpersonal 3 months ago

Last reply by walkerpersonal 3 months ago

I had yesterday a weird crush of firefox, it first freezed and i couldn't even close the browser, couple minutes later it blinked and later on it came back but

yesterday i had a weird crush of firefox browser, it freeze for few minutes and i couldn't even close the browser, after couple minutes it blinked and then i could close … (read more)

yesterday i had a weird crush of firefox browser, it freeze for few minutes and i couldn't even close the browser, after couple minutes it blinked and then i could close the browser, I re-opened it and it appeared as default first installation situation, no bookmarks, nothing.. then it blinked again and i couldn't really open new tabs.. after 10 minutes that in the middle i plugged out my pc from the internet, the bookmarks came back but i had to set up again the theme and also basic customs of the page.. i wonder what it can be, I hope no one hacked my computer, though i use this same system over the years and never had such a problem since i know how to be careful out there.. but still sometimes shit happens.. I would like to know if there was some kind of maintenance work yesterday or some issue from firefox about it otherwise i will start suspect i'm hacked.. thank you all very much for any help kind regards Sriel

Asked by rlm0028 4 months ago

Last reply by rlm0028 4 months ago

Import didn't work

Hi, after I received the 'Firefox appears to be slow' message for a couple of times in a row I decided to use the 'clean install' option that it (the browser) offers. I w… (read more)

Hi,

after I received the 'Firefox appears to be slow' message for a couple of times in a row I decided to use the 'clean install' option that it (the browser) offers. I was under the impression that you could choose what to clean and what to keep, but apparently I was wrong. I now have a clean install and all, but everything is reset - back to default.

I do have the old files on my desktop and tried to import them like mentioned here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1212433 But it didn't work at all. And to be honest ... I don't remember all of my passwords, which is what I truly need from my old files.

Asked by b.funk09 4 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 months ago

you made me change my password! Now I would very much like to have everything Back!

Your browser left my computer, I had to re-download it ...you would not accept my password....had to change it. Now everything is gone. they say it was connected to the p… (read more)

Your browser left my computer, I had to re-download it ...you would not accept my password....had to change it. Now everything is gone. they say it was connected to the password you would not accept. it should be connected to me in a way I don't have to loose everything..... As smart as you guys are you should have a way for me to recover my old password.

Asked by its me 4 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 months ago

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My addons doesn't show up in the top right bar

Basically i noticed that whenever i installed adblock or any other addons they don't show up in the top right bar as icon and even if i have them enabled they do not work… (read more)

Basically i noticed that whenever i installed adblock or any other addons they don't show up in the top right bar as icon and even if i have them enabled they do not work, i searched a bit and it seems to be an old issue that was present with some older version of firefox, is somebody currently experiecing this?

Asked by dddcod5 4 months ago

Answered by dddcod5 4 months ago

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My firefox updated and I´ve lost all my passwords. No, I don´t use AVG. I need my passwords back.

I opened my Firefox yesterday and it had updated. I don´t use AVG, and this is the only thing I´ve found when I look up the issue. With this new Firefox update I´ve lost … (read more)

I opened my Firefox yesterday and it had updated. I don´t use AVG, and this is the only thing I´ve found when I look up the issue. With this new Firefox update I´ve lost ALL OF MY PASSWORDS. I am extremely upset. How do I recover these?

Asked by lourdes.santaballa 7 months ago

Answered by lourdes.santaballa 7 months ago

lost key4.db file

My key4.db file went corrupted: no entry in the nssPrivate table! I don't have any backup of that file nor can I use 'Previous version' from Windows. I know the master pa… (read more)

My key4.db file went corrupted: no entry in the nssPrivate table! I don't have any backup of that file nor can I use 'Previous version' from Windows. I know the master password. Is there any way to recover my 280 logins/passwords from logins.json without the key4.db file? Thanks in advance for your help, Stéphane.

Asked by Stéphane 4 months ago

Last reply by Stéphane 4 months ago

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Firefox crashed and reopened completely different. No saved book marks. No saved passwords. How do I restore?

Did they COMPLETELY redo Firefox and not bother to warn us? "Alert! Save out your bookmarks" It looks totally different and I now have to log into a Firefox account?!? an… (read more)

Did they COMPLETELY redo Firefox and not bother to warn us? "Alert! Save out your bookmarks" It looks totally different and I now have to log into a Firefox account?!? and select a profile?!?

Asked by bradgeurin 6 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 months ago

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Where is the bookmark import file after refresh?

I refreshed my Firefox but the bookmark file the Help Document said would be in the Old Firefox data folder is not there. As you can see in the image I do not have a file… (read more)

I refreshed my Firefox but the bookmark file the Help Document said would be in the Old Firefox data folder is not there. As you can see in the image I do not have a file called "places.sqlite". I only refreshed Firefox under the indication that I would not lose any of my bookmarks (they would be saved and I could get them back).

I had many bookmarks. Are they lost now?

Help Document: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/recovering-important-data-from-an-old-profile#w_copying-files-between-profile-folders

Asked by cdnkevin 9 months ago

Last reply by cdnkevin 6 months ago

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logins.json.corrupt has zero length - opensuse linux

I've been having a reoccurring problem with my passwords disappearing. This is not the common .corrupt problem. All logins.json* files are truncated to zero length, inc… (read more)

I've been having a reoccurring problem with my passwords disappearing. This is not the common .corrupt problem. All logins.json* files are truncated to zero length, including my backup.

-rw------- 1 david42 users 1151 Oct 5 13:49 logins.json -- this is the newly created file holding my login here and my email account. -rw------- 1 david42 users 0 Sep 30 10:18 logins.json.09302019 -rw------- 1 david42 users 0 Sep 30 14:35 logins.json-1.corrupt -rw------- 1 david42 users 0 Sep 30 14:37 logins.json-2.corrupt -rw------- 1 david42 users 0 Oct 5 13:27 logins.json-3.corrupt -rw------- 1 david42 users 0 Sep 30 11:22 logins.json.corrupt

This is linux so the AVG problem doesn't apply.

NAME="openSUSE Leap" VERSION="15.0" ID="opensuse-leap" ID_LIKE="suse opensuse" VERSION_ID="15.0" PRETTY_NAME="openSUSE Leap 15.0" ANSI_COLOR="0;32" CPE_NAME="cpe:/o:opensuse:leap:15.0" BUG_REPORT_URL="https://bugs.opensuse.org" HOME_URL="https://www.opensuse.org/"

Firefox 60.8.0esr (64-bit)

Asked by dvdmaven 8 months ago

Answered by dvdmaven 7 months ago

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saved logins disappeared

hello since last week, my saved logins have disappared. I tried with a win10 system recovery (there were 2 timestamps available): both didn't work, linked to a problem wi… (read more)

hello

since last week, my saved logins have disappared. I tried with a win10 system recovery (there were 2 timestamps available): both didn't work, linked to a problem with Firefox profile (but error message doesn't show up fully so hard to see what is wrong).

Via shadowexplorer, I was able to export the following files from previous system recovery backups: key3.db key4.db & logins.json .

If I copy these to a new (or existing profile), the logins.json file is renamed to logins.json.corrupt

I have seen that there was a similar problem with AVG-users, but I run Comodo internet security premium...

Any clues how to retrieve the logins??

thx in advance!

Asked by kenny.smet1 7 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 7 months ago

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Latest update removed logins, bookmarks. "old firefox" not present

As above. FF installed the update despite the checked option to NOT install automatically. NO "old firefox" folder was created-anywhere. No other profile is present tha… (read more)

As above. FF installed the update despite the checked option to NOT install automatically. NO "old firefox" folder was created-anywhere. No other profile is present that has the old data. My adult daughter's grad school laptop. Years of bookmarks, logins and I do not know what all ARE GONE!! I allowed FF to download but NOT INSTALL-since it was not my machine and I wanted to avert any disaster (I, in fact, looked at the options first, to make sure) NOW WHAT?? Is that is a bug?? Why was there no "old FF" created? Why did it install regardless of instructions to the contrary. Is there some other place to look? She does not seem to have any automatic backups for FF profiles.

Asked by patty_r 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 8 months ago