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Get "Unable to change Master Password" after resetting it using the "openDialog("chrome://pippki/content/resetpassword.xul")" to reset forgotten PW.

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I set a Master Password, but then trying to use it, TBird did not recognize it (despite me having stored it in a PW vault, and having pasted it into TBird). So I used the "openDialog("chrome://pippki/content/resetpassword.xul")" method to reset it. Now when I try to set a new master PW, I get the error "Unable to change Master Password", even though the dialog looks like it should work, i.e. there's not Master PW displayed. Help!

KR

I set a Master Password, but then trying to use it, TBird did not recognize it (despite me having stored it in a PW vault, and having pasted it into TBird). So I used the "openDialog("chrome://pippki/content/resetpassword.xul")" method to reset it. Now when I try to set a new master PW, I get the error "Unable to change Master Password", even though the dialog looks like it should work, i.e. there's not Master PW displayed. Help! KR

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All account and master passwords can be removed by deleting or renaming key4.db, cert9.db and logins.json from the profile folder. Help/Troubleshooting Information, click Open Folder, close TB, delete or rename the 3 files.

http://kb.mozillazine.org/Master_password

http://kb.mozillazine.org/Password_not_remembered_-_Thunderbird#No_checkbox_to_remember_passwords