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Possible to restore very old (v48) password file?

I purchased a new iMac after 9 years on a MacBook running the last installable version of Firefox: v48. Passwords were not migrated, so have all been lost. All help topi… (read more)

I purchased a new iMac after 9 years on a MacBook running the last installable version of Firefox: v48. Passwords were not migrated, so have all been lost. All help topics address *.json topics in Profiles. But the old version only has directoryLinks.json and frequencyCap.json files. Possible to restore from such an old version? If not, sadly, I must revert to using Safari. Bye bye Firefox.

Asked by mark160 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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0Kb logins.json file

Hi, I recently updated, only to find out that all my passwords had disappeared :(. I checked my profile and there were three 0Kb files: logins.json, logins.json.corrupt a… (read more)

Hi,

I recently updated, only to find out that all my passwords had disappeared :(. I checked my profile and there were three 0Kb files: logins.json, logins.json.corrupt and logins-backup.json. cert9.db and key4.db are still there and aren't empty. I'm on Arch Linux, so no previous version as well. Is there anything I can do to restore my passwords?

Asked by ingvar6 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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PASSWORDS AND LOGINS NOT SAVING FROM DAY TO DAY

Following the latest Firefox update, my computer no longer saves passwords or logins from day to day. I have checked all the settings all of which are as they should be.… (read more)

Following the latest Firefox update, my computer no longer saves passwords or logins from day to day. I have checked all the settings all of which are as they should be. I have also cleared my cookies and browsing history but it makes no difference, when I log in the following day none have been saved. Please help - I am at my wits end.

Asked by jill.sumbler 7 months ago

Last reply by jill.sumbler 7 months ago

Firefox logins & passwords

Hey, All of the saved logins and passwords are gone while the bookmarks remain. I noticed that logins and passwords disappeared after the computer turned off unexpectedly… (read more)

Hey, All of the saved logins and passwords are gone while the bookmarks remain.

I noticed that logins and passwords disappeared after the computer turned off unexpectedly due to low battery and unstable power connection couple times in a few minute interval.

How do I get back logins and passwords?

Asked by hoops1 1 month ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 month ago

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Firefox missing ALL passwords and logins

This is really odd. For some reason all of my previous passwords and logins are missing from Firefox. I don't even know if I updated the browser at all for this to happen… (read more)

This is really odd. For some reason all of my previous passwords and logins are missing from Firefox. I don't even know if I updated the browser at all for this to happen.

What I do know is that the passwords are gone and there is no logins.json.corrupted so I can't follow the steps from what happened to try and get them back. What happpened? I need these passwords. I'm on version 79.0 on Windows 10

Asked by mohamedzv3 1 year ago

Last reply by mohamedzv3 1 year ago

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passwords lost after every update since firefox 74.0

after the ubuntu 18.04.4 firefox update to 74.0 my passwords seams totally lost. No ask for my master password as I visited a login site. Going to menue passwords, I wa… (read more)

after the ubuntu 18.04.4 firefox update to 74.0 my passwords seams totally lost. No ask for my master password as I visited a login site. Going to menue passwords, I was asked for my master password, and after entering, my password storage was empty. After a very long time, it seamed as my passwords are back again, but they where not complete, only 271 where back. On an very old system, from which I had transferred the firefox profile to the system now in use, I had had 413 passwords and I had had to create a lot more since this clone. After update to 74.0.1 again, at first passwords where completely lost and now again, lots of them where missing. What was astonishing was, on the old system key4.db is 294912 Byte (and no logins.json), now key4.db is 720896 B (logins.json 141519 B) but for sure lacking lot of information!

Asked by 0771 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Lost Passwords.

Four crashes the past couple of days but two today. Lost all passwords in Save My Password and Lockwise appears to be blank. I upgraded to v87.0, but after the crashes. D… (read more)

Four crashes the past couple of days but two today.

Lost all passwords in Save My Password and Lockwise appears to be blank.

I upgraded to v87.0, but after the crashes.

Do not want to switch profiles. I have them saved on a doc, but it is tedious. Would not import to Lockwise.

Save Password is NOT saving passwords, either.

Thank you.

Asked by CiaoBella1 10 months ago

Last reply by CiaoBella1 10 months ago

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Lost all my Google account passwords from stored passwords on firefox

I store passwords on firefox account and use sync to share passwords across devices. I did not delete any passwords on any device. recently, I saw that only google accoun… (read more)

I store passwords on firefox account and use sync to share passwords across devices. I did not delete any passwords on any device. recently, I saw that only google account passwords are missing and rest passwords are intact in saved passwords. my google passwords have been stored since a long time. all my old and recent stored passwords are shown in firefox but only my google account passwords are gone on all the devices. I tried login-backup.json but there is no change in passwords shown. need help.

Asked by vvons 2 months ago

Answered by jonzn4SUSE 2 months ago

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Saved passwords have disappeared sometime in 2020 - any ideas?

I've just noticed that my saved passwords in Firefox have disappeared sometime during 2020 I'm asuming it's something to do with Firefox Lockwise that I haven't noticed b… (read more)

I've just noticed that my saved passwords in Firefox have disappeared sometime during 2020 I'm asuming it's something to do with Firefox Lockwise that I haven't noticed before

Any help would be really appreciated

Asked by walkerpersonal 1 year ago

Last reply by walkerpersonal 1 year ago

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some logins magically disappeared

They are gone from the logins.json file that still has many others. The saved login data (username, password) for several pages (that all sit on one and the same domain i… (read more)

They are gone from the logins.json file that still has many others.

The saved login data (username, password) for several pages (that all sit on one and the same domain in different folders -- no idea if that matters) have suddenly disappeared. I did no Firefox update. I use no sync. There is no logins.json.corrupt file. And the logins.json file looks totally clean in a text editor. The JSON objects for those pages' URLs are simply no longer resident among the many others into whose online sites/pages I can still log in picking the saved login data. (I don't know if any other saved logins have disappeared. There are too many to mentally keep track of.)

The only thing that may be special: I added a new login for a new page on that domain, and later on the same day all of them were gone when I tried to log into one of them again.

Does anyone know how and why this can happen? Why would Firefox (version 64.0) drop certain page logins while keeping others -- and when not manually asked by me to delete any? Does it do this when there are more than 4 or 5 per a single domain? And is there any backup file somewhere when it does that? Some totally weird Firefox bug behind this or a powerful hacker attack? I am quite nonplussed. Can someone enlighten me?

Asked by DiDionFF 1 year ago

Last reply by DiDionFF 1 year ago

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My firefox does not save passwords

Hello all. I seem to have a new version of Firefox installed on my computer, or an update has made it a newer version (89) and now it does not save my passwords. When I c… (read more)

Hello all. I seem to have a new version of Firefox installed on my computer, or an update has made it a newer version (89) and now it does not save my passwords. When I close down the laptop and re start it the next time I want to use it and go to firefox, none of the paswords I had thought I'd saved previously are there. This is very frustrating as I have a lot of places I visit which I had, in previous times using an earlier version of firefox, saved passwords which populated the correct places. I am no techie so really don't understand what has happened. Every time I want to get onto even my email, I have to leaf through my black book to find the necessary password and do it all manually.

Please can anyone help?

Asked by Johnone 7 months ago

Last reply by FredMcD 6 months ago

Firefox loses passwords every time the program closes

I decided to clean up my password file and get rid of hundreds of logins that were no longer active. I exported the passwords to logins.csv and Removed all passwords fr… (read more)

I decided to clean up my password file and get rid of hundreds of logins that were no longer active.

I exported the passwords to logins.csv and Removed all passwords from Lockwise. Then I imported the CSV file into a spreadsheet and edited the file, and exported a new copy of logins.csv.

Since FF Lockwise would not allow import from csv files, I imported the csv file into Chrome, then I opened FF and Imported passwords from Chrome. This was successful, with a total of 592 passwords imported.

But every time I close FF the next time I open it, all passwords are gone. The logins.json file and the logins-backup.json file are in the profiles folder C:\Users\Jerry\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\04bmixuw.default.

I turned off SYNC but this didn't help; I turned SYNC back ON but it didn't help either.

This is now driving me crazy. Can anyone explain how to stop this insanity?

FYI I tried to upload images but the Upload Image feature never worked. Little circle kept spinning.

Asked by jburg1254 4 weeks ago

Last reply by cor-el 3 weeks ago

Where have my passwords gone?

I have always been able to access my stored passwords on Firefox but recently they have all disappeared. They are available on my phone browser but on the desktop browser… (read more)

I have always been able to access my stored passwords on Firefox but recently they have all disappeared. They are available on my phone browser but on the desktop browser the list is empty. Sync is working and it claims to have synced but the passwords are just not there.

Asked by JonBonJimBob 2 months ago

Last reply by JonBonJimBob 2 months ago

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Firefox will not save passwords

I currently have FF 90.0 (64 bit). Three updates ago (several weeks) all my passwords disappeared. They are not in another profile. I can't save any passwords either. … (read more)

I currently have FF 90.0 (64 bit). Three updates ago (several weeks) all my passwords disappeared. They are not in another profile. I can't save any passwords either. How can I fix this? Thanks

Jim

Asked by theelevatorguy 6 months ago

Last reply by theelevatorguy 6 months ago

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Password gone after update

My passwords were saved on my laptop and they are not available any more even after I have signed in to my Firefox account. They seem to be gone now after the latest fire… (read more)

My passwords were saved on my laptop and they are not available any more even after I have signed in to my Firefox account. They seem to be gone now after the latest firefox update. How to get the saved username/password back?

Asked by osamamaqbool1 6 months ago

Last reply by trakzelpatrick 4 months ago

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Firefox V73.0.1. Passwords and logins vanished. Help in related topic (old?) no good. Pls help!

I believe a recent up date erased or corrupted my logins file. I checked old threads and the suggestions do not work for me. I do not want to upgrade to W10 (7now) until … (read more)

I believe a recent up date erased or corrupted my logins file. I checked old threads and the suggestions do not work for me. I do not want to upgrade to W10 (7now) until I resolve this problem. Please, give the needed direction to recover them! They are extremelly important for me. Thank you! Isis

Asked by IWMc 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Lost all my password

Hello folks I hope everyone is doing good :) I 'refreshed' firefox as suggested. The guidance suggested that all my logins and passwords would be preserved but when I c… (read more)

Hello folks

I hope everyone is doing good :)

I 'refreshed' firefox as suggested. The guidance suggested that all my logins and passwords would be preserved but when I check the Logins and Passwords all have been cleared. I was able to find key4.db file in the Old Firefox Data folder created after the refresh but I couldn't find the second required file "logins.json" to recover my logins succesfully.

Any suggestions or advice?

Thanks

Asked by sotsaner 8 months ago

Last reply by ·´¯`·...¸>-)))º> ~dbben 8 months ago

Log ins and passwords lost

Hi, I have recently upgraded to the latest version of Firefox and when I tried to access my saved passwords they have disappeared. I presume they were deleted in the upgr… (read more)

Hi, I have recently upgraded to the latest version of Firefox and when I tried to access my saved passwords they have disappeared. I presume they were deleted in the upgrade. Is it possible to retrieve them? If not, this is a disaster as there are many that I use rarely and have no record of what they are/were. Any help gratefully received.

Asked by chris431 2 months ago

Last reply by chris431 2 months ago

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saved login missing

For a couple months now all my saved logins go missing daily, I'll save them & the next they'll be gone again, I already saw about the issue with AVG but I dont use A… (read more)

For a couple months now all my saved logins go missing daily, I'll save them & the next they'll be gone again, I already saw about the issue with AVG but I dont use AVG. Can anyone tell me how I can fix this, also is it possible I have a Trojan thats stealing my saved logins?

Asked by thierjung1 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago