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I typed the wrong username and now it comes up in the dropdown list. How can I get rid of it?

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I typed the wrong username and now it comes up in the dropdown list. How can I get rid of it?

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

== I typed the wrong name.

I typed the wrong username and now it comes up in the dropdown list. How can I get rid of it? == This happened == Every time Firefox opened == I typed the wrong name.

Chosen solution

Remove a saved password here: Firefox > Preferences > Security: Passwords: "Saved Passwords" > "Show Passwords"

See Password Manager - Remember, delete and edit logins and passwords in Firefox --- http://kb.mozillazine.org/Deleting_autocomplete_entries

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Chosen Solution

Remove a saved password here: Firefox > Preferences > Security: Passwords: "Saved Passwords" > "Show Passwords"

See Password Manager - Remember, delete and edit logins and passwords in Firefox --- http://kb.mozillazine.org/Deleting_autocomplete_entries

Remove a saved password here: Firefox > Preferences > Security: Passwords: "Saved Passwords" > "Show Passwords" See [[Remembering passwords]] --- http://kb.mozillazine.org/Deleting_autocomplete_entries
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Helpful Reply

For mac users highlight the username and hit command shift delete.

For mac users highlight the username and hit command shift delete.