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can I protect a profile with a password?

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Different users of my PC have created 3 different profiles . Can these profiles be protected by 3 different passwords (e.g. while creating a profile) in order to ensure each user can only access his own profile, but not the 2 others?

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Réiteach roghnaithe

You can use the Master Password+ add-on ([ https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/master-password]) to make the user enter a password before Firefox starts.

Though primarily intended to enhance the master password options in Firefox, you can set up the master password + add-on to always ask for a password when Firefox starts, and if either cancelled or not entered correctly after a set number of attempts it will exit Firefox.

This protection is quite basic, it does not stop somebody from copying the data files from the protected profile folder into a new profile, allowing them to access contents of the protected profile.

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Réiteach Roghnaithe

You can use the Master Password+ add-on ([ https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/master-password]) to make the user enter a password before Firefox starts.

Though primarily intended to enhance the master password options in Firefox, you can set up the master password + add-on to always ask for a password when Firefox starts, and if either cancelled or not entered correctly after a set number of attempts it will exit Firefox.

This protection is quite basic, it does not stop somebody from copying the data files from the protected profile folder into a new profile, allowing them to access contents of the protected profile.

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Hi Tony,

thanks a lot for your prompt help. I have downloaded the add-on and am presently configuring it. I'm sure, it will work. Excellent solution for my purpose.

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