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My firefox updated and I´ve lost all my passwords. No, I don´t use AVG. I need my passwords back.

I opened my Firefox yesterday and it had updated. I don´t use AVG, and this is the only thing I´ve found when I look up the issue. With this new Firefox update I´ve lost … (read more)

I opened my Firefox yesterday and it had updated. I don´t use AVG, and this is the only thing I´ve found when I look up the issue. With this new Firefox update I´ve lost ALL OF MY PASSWORDS. I am extremely upset. How do I recover these?

Asked by lourdes.santaballa 7 months ago

Answered by lourdes.santaballa 7 months ago

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I can't import passwords into FF62.0.3 on MacOS 10.14

Hi I have had to reformat my laptop but have my profile data saved on a backup drive. All the responses I can find say to c&p the key4.db and logins.json files into t… (read more)

Hi

I have had to reformat my laptop but have my profile data saved on a backup drive. All the responses I can find say to c&p the key4.db and logins.json files into the new profile folder when FF is shut, but this doesn't work. I have tried rebooting to see if that helped. That method also didn't work with the bookmarks, but there is a way to import these into the application when it's open rather than into the profile folder, so I do have all my bookmarks in place but not the password info. If I have been unclear I can add more detail to the above.

The file structure in the profile folder seems different in 62.0.3 than previous versions - having the password files in the profile folder isn't working, should they be in one of the folders that appeared by default? Image attached.

Thanks in advance for any feedback, I may be making an obvious mistake and apologise if so.

Asked by mouldy 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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I refreshed Firefox instead of starting it with the Add-ons disabled. Now I've lost everything, can I go back?

Any tab I wanted to open simply wouldn't, so I Thought I should restart Firefox with the Add-ons disabled. By mistake I chose Refrsh, and now everything is gone. Bookmark… (read more)

Any tab I wanted to open simply wouldn't, so I Thought I should restart Firefox with the Add-ons disabled. By mistake I chose Refrsh, and now everything is gone. Bookmarks and Add-ons. I've already read the relative questions and answers, no help there. I need this resolved fast, it's like I've never used a browser before.

Asked by mariageorgia 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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the profile

hello, Hi, My profile: APPDATA \ Mozilla \ Firefox \ Profiles \ it often changes itself and I lose all passwords, registered add-ons. What are the causes Cordially. Berna… (read more)

hello, Hi, My profile: APPDATA \ Mozilla \ Firefox \ Profiles \ it often changes itself and I lose all passwords, registered add-ons. What are the causes Cordially. Bernard

Asked by lacourtoisie 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Your updates delete my Microsoft Money data. How to prevent?

When I receive an update for FireFox, when it is "allowed" all my data in Microsoft Money is deleted. How can I prevent this? It's a nuisance to be repeatedly re-entering… (read more)

When I receive an update for FireFox, when it is "allowed" all my data in Microsoft Money is deleted. How can I prevent this? It's a nuisance to be repeatedly re-entering all the data every time there's an update.

Asked by Joseph464 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Lost all bookmarks etc on upgrade to 67

Others have asked similar questions but for different platforms and none of the suggestions have either worked, been appropriate for the setup or understood by me (a non … (read more)

Others have asked similar questions but for different platforms and none of the suggestions have either worked, been appropriate for the setup or understood by me (a non programmer!). I am operating High Sierra 10.13.6 and after migrating to Firefox 67 have lost everything to do with previous setup.

When trying to set a previous profile as default I get the error message about launching an older version of Firefox and gives me a quit or new profile option only which is not satisfactory.

Is there not a simple solution to this unasked for level of complication that allows me to restore my existing bookmarks and passwords without delving deep into processes I don't understand and inputting lots of lines of code? It feels like I've taken my car in to fill up the tank and been told to rebuild the engine to get my car going again.

Im inputting this using Chrome because almost every attempt to use firefox causes a crash

All help gratefully received.

Asked by Timbo12 12 months ago

Answered by Timbo12 12 months ago

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New clear profile every time after Firefox update

Hello. In organization we like to use Firefox as default browser. But we have a every day problem with profiles. After update, Firefox create new profile and not copy use… (read more)

Hello.

In organization we like to use Firefox as default browser. But we have a every day problem with profiles.

After update, Firefox create new profile and not copy user data to it. So user lost hes tabs, extensions, history and e.t.c. We can see two or more profiles for one user.

For example user logon to computer with Firefox version 68.0.1. Firefox automatically update to 68.0.2, and user now have new profile without custom data.

profiles.ini looks like:

[Install308046B0AF4A39CB] Default=Profiles/6qa5a710.default-release Locked=1

[Profile1] Name=default-release IsRelative=1 Path=Profiles/6qa5a710.default-release

[Profile0] Name=default IsRelative=1 Path=Profiles/xu3ic03g.default-1561039332923 Default=1

[General] StartWithLastProfile=1 Version=2

We create powershell script for workaround issue. Script copy files from privies profile: $profileCurrent\*.sqlite" $profileCurrent\sessionstore.jsonlz4" $profileCurrent\extensions\*.*" $profileCurrent\*.json"

You mast know that in organization we user roaming profile and ue-v, so users can logon on any computer. Some computers can be with older Firefox version like 68.0.1 or new one like 68.0.2.

Please help find solution for this issues. Can Firefox account help with this? Or we mast create some more clever script?

Thank you.

Asked by denis.pasternak 9 months ago

Answered by denis.pasternak 9 months ago

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Firefox deleted all my passwords - synchronize doesn't get back them.

Hi, My lenovo x230 turned off yesterday without a reason and today I turned it on then went to Firefox (linux, installed from source in /opt/) and then I saw "restore se… (read more)

Hi, My lenovo x230 turned off yesterday without a reason and today I turned it on then went to Firefox (linux, installed from source in /opt/) and then I saw "restore session" button so I restored it because I'm a programmer and I have many cards opened and then I realized I don't have my passwords remembered in Firefox... so I went to Settings Privacy and then I saw it's not logged to my Sync Account, I logged and click Sync but still nothing.... no passwords... so I go to my Firefox on Android and what? There's all passwords... I tried to sync it between these 2 Firefoxes but it transfer to PC only that passwords I saved only on my Android... even if there are all my passwords on that Android device from PC too... :/ what should I do?? it's weird....

Asked by ShinJii 2 years ago

Answered by ShinJii 2 years ago

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History isn't active, even though preferences are set to remember history (firefox 61.0.1; MacOS 10.12.6)

Since I've updated to 61, I can't get the history to be active. (Bookmarks are fine). I made sure the settings were correct, I ran Refresh firefox; I ran Verify integri… (read more)

Since I've updated to 61, I can't get the history to be active. (Bookmarks are fine). I made sure the settings were correct, I ran Refresh firefox; I ran Verify integrity and got this:

Task: checkIntegrity

- Unable to check database integrity > Task: invalidateCaches - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task. > Task: checkCoherence - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task. > Task: expire - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task. > Task: vacuum - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task. > Task: stats - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task. > Task: _refreshUI - The task queue was cleared by an error in another task.

I've looked up numerous help sites, and they all refer to a place.sqlite file that I don't seem to have, and a profile folder that also does not exits (I'm assuming this is a 61 thing, in my older versions I had those files and folders.

Help! I need my history!

Thanks.

Asked by shifra 1 year ago

Answered by Shadow110 1 year ago

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you auto updated and now I have lost all bookmarks and function of foxfire

Foxfire auto updated the program and it lost all bookmarks and even login. The result is I cannot do anything with my computer that needs the internet. I have spent man… (read more)

Foxfire auto updated the program and it lost all bookmarks and even login. The result is I cannot do anything with my computer that needs the internet. I have spent many hours trying the suggested fixes and I cannot get them back and I do not have my password so that I cannot change if for fear I will loose access to the bookmarks. There seems to be no accountability from Mozilla and no way to reach any one. Is anyone else having this problem.

Asked by TerrelF 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Bookmarks completely missing and can not be restored since 60.0 update

All my bookmarks are gone especially ones that are important to my work. I tried to restore but I get an error saying unable to process backup. Why is this happening and … (read more)

All my bookmarks are gone especially ones that are important to my work. I tried to restore but I get an error saying unable to process backup.

Why is this happening and so anti user? any answer to this would be appreciated.

thanks

Asked by travlolnash 2 years ago

Answered by travlolnash 2 years ago

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All bookmarks and saved loggins disappeared randomly - history did not

Hello, In the morning everything was in place - after several hours like 5-6 I started firefox again and all my bookmarks are missing and also all my saved logins are mis… (read more)

Hello,

In the morning everything was in place - after several hours like 5-6 I started firefox again and all my bookmarks are missing and also all my saved logins are missing - only all the history remains. Can this be recovered? Please note that bookmark recovery did not recover anything.

Asked by Raimond56 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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How do you turn on or off password memory?

I recently downloaded a site that erased my passwords. I have removed that program, but the password memory in Firefox is not working as it did prior to that. How do I … (read more)

I recently downloaded a site that erased my passwords. I have removed that program, but the password memory in Firefox is not working as it did prior to that. How do I turn on or off the automatic sign in that was working? Thanks - Dawson

Asked by Dawson4012 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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How do I recover lost history and bookmarks from Time Machine.

I know this Q was asked recently but I cannot follow the disjointed and part missing thread. Would appreciate if someone could give me a complete reply. I know how to d… (read more)

I know this Q was asked recently but I cannot follow the disjointed and part missing thread. Would appreciate if someone could give me a complete reply. I know how to display hidden files and find my Application Support folder but profile files are all several years old. I have up to date Time Machine backups.

I am running Firefox 58.0.2 on OSX but inadvertently ran Firefox 34 and now my v58 has lost all history and bookmarks.

Asked by praylett 2 years ago

Answered by praylett 2 years ago

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Developer edition upgrade destroyed normal edition bookmarks help

When my computer updated last night, firefox developer edition updated. When I logged in to my normal edition it had lost all its history, bookmarks and settings. These h… (read more)

When my computer updated last night, firefox developer edition updated.

When I logged in to my normal edition it had lost all its history, bookmarks and settings.

These had all been taken over by the developer edition.

Is there any way to get these back.

Asked by robertsteyn 2 years ago

Answered by FredMcD 2 years ago

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I did the update you suggested (mozilla slow) and lost bookmarks.

I do not want to have to do all my bookmarks over again. I did as you suggested to speed up mozilla and they are gone. I hate updates. How do I get rid of this new thi… (read more)

I do not want to have to do all my bookmarks over again. I did as you suggested to speed up mozilla and they are gone. I hate updates. How do I get rid of this new thing?

Asked by gladfrog 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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When I try to install the backup booksmakrs file it can't read it. all my books marks are gone

When I update my Mac to Mohave, all my bookmarks in Firefox vanished. When I try to install them from the backup, it just says it cannot read the backup file. Help! pleas… (read more)

When I update my Mac to Mohave, all my bookmarks in Firefox vanished. When I try to install them from the backup, it just says it cannot read the backup file. Help! please! I really need these back.

Asked by maryef17 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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bookmarks, settings, cookies, and passwords gone

opened firefox this morning on my pc to watch youtube while getting ready. It was 5:30 am so Iwasn't quite awake and I don't really remember what happened. I think I open… (read more)

opened firefox this morning on my pc to watch youtube while getting ready. It was 5:30 am so Iwasn't quite awake and I don't really remember what happened. I think I opened firefox and went to youtube, I was asked to sign in to see my subscriptions on youtube. I singed in. I keep my zoom at 160% big monitor, it was back at normal 100%. My bookmarks, cookies, addons and passwords are gone. I tried to restore to a previous version, but there isn't one. The newest save in my old firefox folder is from 2017. What happened?

Asked by coramonster12 1 year ago

Answered by jscher2000 1 year ago

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login saved lost

I have exactly the same problem found here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1261967 BUT, I'm using firefox 67.0.2 on linux (opensuse leap 15.0) and I have no … (read more)

I have exactly the same problem found here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1261967 BUT, I'm using firefox 67.0.2 on linux (opensuse leap 15.0) and I have no antivirus running. Also the workaround does not fix the problem. I tried to rename the logins.json corrupted into logins.json (I think the file is still ok, since I looked inside with a text editor (Kate) and I found all my saved "hostname"). No way to reload my saved logins into firefox. Every time I restart firefox with the correct logins.json (the old one renamed) it does not connect to sync and it told me to re-connect to sync. Then, it rename the logins.json and create another file with no saved logins. Please help Thanks

Asked by Davide 11 months ago

Answered by cor-el 11 months ago

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Firefox browser losing all passwords after asking me to reconnect to Firefox Sync

Happened once a while back but happened again today. Firefox Sync asked me to reconnect, which I did. After that reconnection, and even if "password" is checked in the pa… (read more)

Happened once a while back but happened again today. Firefox Sync asked me to reconnect, which I did. After that reconnection, and even if "password" is checked in the parameters, all my passwords have disappeared. I do also have Firefox on my phone, which have all my passwords from before the first instance it occured, but it never synchronized to Firefox on my computer. No error messages appears when synchronizing, and everything seems to be normal. Any way to correct the non-synchronization of passwords ? Is there something I'm doing wrong ? Thanks.

Asked by AlexandreP 1 day ago

Answered by AlexandreP 1 day ago