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Why does Windows Security DEMAND me to verify my identity by inputting my password/pin in every time I want to copy/paste a password!?

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I've been having the same dumb problem for two days now. Is there any way I can attach a screenshot of what Windows Security and Mozilla Firefox are actually doing? Because it tells me to verify my identity by inputting my password/pin in every time I want to copy/paste a password in Firefox!! Or even change my security settings in the browser at all! I want to disable this option...RIGHT NOW!!!!!

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Hello   spiralstorm248,

Would you please take a look at this article :

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/lockwise-password-authentication-prompt

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To disable this feature;   you can do this :

Type in the address bar   about:config   and press Enter.
(ignore the warning)

Type in the search bar and look for the preference :

signon.management.page.os-auth.enabled

Change its value to   false.

Then close and restart Firefox.

(this preference may be removed sometime in the near future )

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Hello   spiralstorm248,

Would you please take a look at this article :

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/lockwise-password-authentication-prompt

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To disable this feature;   you can do this :

Type in the address bar   about:config   and press Enter.
(ignore the warning)

Type in the search bar and look for the preference :

signon.management.page.os-auth.enabled

Change its value to   false.

Then close and restart Firefox.

(this preference may be removed sometime in the near future )

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