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opened the pop up password recovery window and it said not responding and when started responding all my passwords from the laptop and desktop were gone

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I opened the options>>security>>saved passwords pop up and clicked on show passwords and it said *not responding* for a bit and when it started responding my 100+ passwords and user names were all gone and the window was totally clear....any idea how to recover all those passwords?

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cor-el
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Did you try to close and restart Firefox or reboot the computer?

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Yes I did...many times..I also went ahead and updated the Flash but no luck... One thing is that the firefox passwords on my other computer have disappeared as well so I can't even sync this one to get the passwords back. Any other ideas!??

Andrew54 0 solutions 2 answers

Did you mean Windows password recovery? I think you need to recover lost password here: http://www.recoverlostpassword.com

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Nop...no windows password...I meant the passwords saved by Firefox have disappeared from my both computers...the laptop and the desktop....... even if I can recover my laptops I will be fine(sync)..... Any way to recover those??

cor-el
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You need a backup copy or previous versions of the key3.db and signons.sqlite files to restore the passwords stored via the Password Manager.


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Ok I got those links...what now?? I found the profile as well.....is there an easy way to recover passwords or?? just for your info...there was no previous versions and I have been usinmg firefox forever...........