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How do I delete my master password and start over from scratch without knowing my master password?

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Nothing.

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

== I forgot my master password.

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If you mean to delete all your saved passwords and delete your current master Password you can.

To reset your Master password, follow these steps:

1. Type chrome://pippki/content/resetpassword.xul into the Location bar or address bar and press ENTER 2. Click the Reset button on the webpage and your password will be reset.

WARNING: It will erase all of your current passwords.

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Chosen Solution

If you mean to delete all your saved passwords and delete your current master Password you can.

To reset your Master password, follow these steps:

1. Type chrome://pippki/content/resetpassword.xul into the Location bar or address bar and press ENTER 2. Click the Reset button on the webpage and your password will be reset.

WARNING: It will erase all of your current passwords.

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Thank you. It worked like a charm just as predicted. I knew it would mean the loss of all current passwords.

How or where do I learn how to do this sort of thing? KNOWLEDGE is so cool!

lwp

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If the passwords are encrypted, why do you need a master password? You're saying online no-good doers can snatch your passwords?