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I can't remember the master security password and all I want is the new version of FF to remember my logins???

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The previous version of FF was set to remember my signin passwords. The newer version is not and requires a master security password to RE-SET an option that was previously set. I have tried all my typical passwords and nothing is working . What do I do to change the master password?

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A couple of methods:

The first is explained in this link -

The second is the manual method.

  1. Open your profile folder, for details of how to find it see
  2. Close Firefox
  3. Delete key3.db, signons.sqlite and if they exist signons.txt, signons2.txt and signons3.txt

Using either method will delete any saved passwords.

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Tony.... you are BRILLIANT !!

                 Thanks so much.........LMGPapag