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Why does the password import export button not show up in firefox on one of my computers?

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I have Firefox 40 both on my 64 bit Windows 10 desktop and on my old 32 bit Vista laptop. In the laptop, Options/Security window, under Passwords are two buttons under the master password button. They are "Saved Passwords…" and "Import/Export Passwords". In the new Windows 10 desktop machine, for which I just installed Firefox, only the "Saved Passwords…"

button appears.  The other is missing and I need to use it.  Does anyone know what's going on here?

Thanks.

I have Firefox 40 both on my 64 bit Windows 10 desktop and on my old 32 bit Vista laptop. In the laptop, Options/Security window, under Passwords are two buttons under the master password button. They are "Saved Passwords…" and "Import/Export Passwords". In the new Windows 10 desktop machine, for which I just installed Firefox, only the "Saved Passwords…" button appears. The other is missing and I need to use it. Does anyone know what's going on here? Thanks.

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You can install the Password Exporter extension to have this feature.

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hi unclenick, importing/exporting passwords from the user interface is no built-in functionality of firefox. please look at you other machine if you have an addon installed, that would facilitate such an option...

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You can install the Password Exporter extension to have this feature.

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Thanks, guys. I think I must have installed that or another add-on in an earlier version on the laptop and completely forgot about.

Edit: Yep. Sure enough. I looked at the laptop's add-on list and there was Password Exporter right in the middle of the pack. Duhhh!

Thanks again.

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