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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 2 days ago

Answered by AlexandreP 2 days ago

password security is not there in this browser at all

password security is not there in this browser at all ,non technical one can also get vulnerable details of the user easily,when someone has set save password . supposed … (read more)

password security is not there in this browser at all ,non technical one can also get vulnerable details of the user easily,when someone has set save password . supposed the gmail accc password is saved and then the user sign out of it, and try to log in again then passwprd is visible again, there should have been password attribute and password should not be visible unless the user enter system password or fingerprint auth, it is very serious issue i think

Asked by niel 6 days ago

Last reply by cor-el 6 days ago

lost key4.db file

My key4.db file went corrupted: no entry in the nssPrivate table! I don't have any backup of that file nor can I use 'Previous version' from Windows. I know the master pa… (read more)

My key4.db file went corrupted: no entry in the nssPrivate table! I don't have any backup of that file nor can I use 'Previous version' from Windows. I know the master password. Is there any way to recover my 280 logins/passwords from logins.json without the key4.db file? Thanks in advance for your help, Stéphane.

Asked by Stéphane 5 months ago

Last reply by Stéphane 5 months ago

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logins.json.corrupt has zero length - opensuse linux

I've been having a reoccurring problem with my passwords disappearing. This is not the common .corrupt problem. All logins.json* files are truncated to zero length, inc… (read more)

I've been having a reoccurring problem with my passwords disappearing. This is not the common .corrupt problem. All logins.json* files are truncated to zero length, including my backup.

-rw------- 1 david42 users 1151 Oct 5 13:49 logins.json -- this is the newly created file holding my login here and my email account. -rw------- 1 david42 users 0 Sep 30 10:18 logins.json.09302019 -rw------- 1 david42 users 0 Sep 30 14:35 logins.json-1.corrupt -rw------- 1 david42 users 0 Sep 30 14:37 logins.json-2.corrupt -rw------- 1 david42 users 0 Oct 5 13:27 logins.json-3.corrupt -rw------- 1 david42 users 0 Sep 30 11:22 logins.json.corrupt

This is linux so the AVG problem doesn't apply.

NAME="openSUSE Leap" VERSION="15.0" ID="opensuse-leap" ID_LIKE="suse opensuse" VERSION_ID="15.0" PRETTY_NAME="openSUSE Leap 15.0" ANSI_COLOR="0;32" CPE_NAME="cpe:/o:opensuse:leap:15.0" BUG_REPORT_URL="https://bugs.opensuse.org" HOME_URL="https://www.opensuse.org/"

Firefox 60.8.0esr (64-bit)

Asked by dvdmaven 8 months ago

Answered by dvdmaven 7 months ago

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saved logins disappeared

hello since last week, my saved logins have disappared. I tried with a win10 system recovery (there were 2 timestamps available): both didn't work, linked to a problem wi… (read more)

hello

since last week, my saved logins have disappared. I tried with a win10 system recovery (there were 2 timestamps available): both didn't work, linked to a problem with Firefox profile (but error message doesn't show up fully so hard to see what is wrong).

Via shadowexplorer, I was able to export the following files from previous system recovery backups: key3.db key4.db & logins.json .

If I copy these to a new (or existing profile), the logins.json file is renamed to logins.json.corrupt

I have seen that there was a similar problem with AVG-users, but I run Comodo internet security premium...

Any clues how to retrieve the logins??

thx in advance!

Asked by kenny.smet1 8 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 7 months ago

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Auto fill does not work on accounts.firefox.com login page

I am unable to use the auto fill feature on https://accounts.firefox.com. Why does Mozilla blocks third-party extension 1Password to auto login? … (read more)

I am unable to use the auto fill feature on https://accounts.firefox.com. Why does Mozilla blocks third-party extension 1Password to auto login?

Asked by howdytom 9 months ago

Last reply by howdytom 9 months ago

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I want to allow Firefox permanently to save all of my passwords. How can I allow Firefox permanently to save all of my passwords ?

Everyday I log in to many websites. I need to save those passwords. That's why I use Firefox's built in password manager. But I'm too much bored about it's prompts. I am… (read more)

Everyday I log in to many websites. I need to save those passwords. That's why I use Firefox's built in password manager. But I'm too much bored about it's prompts. I am allowing it every time. That's why I want to allow it permanently to save all of my passwords. How can I allow Firefox permanently to save all of my passwords ? If it is not possible, can you help me "How can I do this, by editing the ' omni.ja ' file in the 'C:\Drive' ? "

Asked by Sami The Legend 10 months ago

Last reply by cor-el 10 months 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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Can't sync password from Safari

I want to sync all password from either Safari or Mac Keychain to Firefox, however in the "Import from other browser" window, I can't find passwords. Is it possible to im… (read more)

I want to sync all password from either Safari or Mac Keychain to Firefox, however in the "Import from other browser" window, I can't find passwords. Is it possible to import password directly into Firefox, or is there other ways to complete this task?

Asked by thonghh_910 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Deleted passwords on desktop by accident; I have a copy left on my android device, how can I recover them? either sync to a new account or export them.

I deleted passwords on desktop by accident, which was obviously my firefox account copy; I have a copy left on my android device which is not synced still, how can I reco… (read more)

I deleted passwords on desktop by accident, which was obviously my firefox account copy; I have a copy left on my android device which is not synced still, how can I recover them? I don't want to try sync in-case it deletes my only copy, ive had unsuccessful attempts at rooting my phone for the files which is why im asking if i can just sync them to a new account? android 7, firefox 61. Thank you

Asked by JMindy 1 year ago

Last reply by McCoy 1 year ago

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Recover passwords from old profile

I have salvaged the key3.db, key4.db, logins.json and signons.sqlite from my old firefox profile. My understanding is that the password information is stored in these fil… (read more)

I have salvaged the key3.db, key4.db, logins.json and signons.sqlite from my old firefox profile. My understanding is that the password information is stored in these files. Can I recover my old login info using these 4 files only?

I already tried dropping them into the new profile and PasswordFox without success,

Asked by michkov 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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transfer saved login to another url

One website changed its url on which i have saved 100s of logins of my clients. now i need to reenter them as the login page url is changed. I still have login details sa… (read more)

One website changed its url on which i have saved 100s of logins of my clients. now i need to reenter them as the login page url is changed. I still have login details saved on my firefox i just need to be able to bulk change the url page that these logins relate to. Hope you get me.

Asked by MAHOOK 1 year ago

Last reply by Wesley Branton 1 year ago

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Firefox (linux-Ubuntu) will not automatically fill in login username (but does fill in password) on website "safeway.com" login page - why?

I only have this problem with safeway.com. Firefox will not save the username (email address) for my login there. It does save my password, but I always have to manually … (read more)

I only have this problem with safeway.com. Firefox will not save the username (email address) for my login there. It does save my password, but I always have to manually enter the username.

Recently I tried manually editing the saved passwords (under "Preferences") - the username was blank for the safeway.com entry, so I put it in. This had no effect and the username field still is not filled in for that site.

Does anyone else have this problem with the login page on Safeway.com? I am using Firefox 63.0.3 (64-bit) for Ubuntu, but this problem has been present for at least a couple of years.

Asked by squishua 1 year ago

Last reply by islander1 1 year ago

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All passwords stored disappeared after an update

After an update right this morning copletely ALL passwords stored in firefox disappeared completely. there is option to fill field with concrete username, but no password… (read more)

After an update right this morning copletely ALL passwords stored in firefox disappeared completely. there is option to fill field with concrete username, but no password is filled with it and there are no passwords stored in page detail tab, where they could be seen previously.

Asked by eimzreg 1 year ago

Last reply by eimzreg 1 year ago

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Chrome saved password in plain text while firefox saved password in my encrypted password string

Browser Chrome password saved in plain text while Firefox and safari stored password in encrypted which I have done using CryptoJS In Chrome browser save password stored … (read more)

Browser Chrome password saved in plain text while Firefox and safari stored password in encrypted which I have done using CryptoJS

In Chrome browser save password stored in plain text while Firefox and safari stored password in my encrypted which converted using CryptoJS before submitting the form.

Username,Password and Client key are convert into MD5 and SHA1 using CryptoJS and concatenate all those strings and assign to password field and then submit the form when I do login in Chrome that time save password prompt show original password(plain text) while I login in Firefox that time save password prompt show as converted string in password field instead of plain text password.

I want to store password in plain text instead of converted string in sha1 and md5.

Can you please help here how I can fix this issue.

Asked by it.smarty.expert 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Firefox doesn't save all my logins/passwords - How can I manually add a website w-login and password?

Under privacy and security - forms and passwords - I have checked "Ask to save logins and passwords" - Many times - when visiting a new site - the dropdown that asks if I… (read more)

Under privacy and security - forms and passwords - I have checked "Ask to save logins and passwords" - Many times - when visiting a new site - the dropdown that asks if I want to save - does not appear - and/or - the login is there - but the password is not saved. "Password Editor" in add-ons is not compatible with my version of Firefox - Without going crazy - there should be a way - under this setting - "privacy and security" - to Manually add a web-site with login/password. And if not - why not?

Asked by PoconoJohn4106 1 year ago

Last reply by Andrew S Hatton 1 year ago