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Why won't firefox save my passwords anymore?

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Firefox used to save my passwords, but doesn't do it any longer. It only has about 6 saved at this point and does not give me the drop down box to remember this password anymore.

Additional System Details

This happened

Not sure how often

This started when...

About a month ago

Installed Plug-ins

  • 12.0.1.633
  • RealPlayer(tm) LiveConnect-Enabled Plug-In
  • RealJukebox Netscape Plugin
  • Default Plug-in
  • Shockwave Flash 10.2 r152
  • CANON iMAGE GATEWAY Album Plugin Utility Module
  • Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) plug-in for Mozilla browsers
  • RealPlayer(tm) HTML5VideoShim Plug-In
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape 10.0.1
  • Npdsplay dll
  • DRM Store Netscape Plugin
  • DRM Netscape Network Object

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9.2.15) Gecko/20110303 Firefox/3.6.15

More Information

I have checked in the options menu, and remember passwords is checked to perform this task, but doesn't do it anymore.

cor-el
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