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Tried to reset master password as per instructions in FAQ ,did not work. Really don't want master password at all

Tried to reset master password as per instructions in FAQ ,did not work. Really don't want master password at all

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cor-el
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If using the chrome url (chrome://pippki/content/resetpassword.xul) doesn't work then delete key3.db and signons.sqlite (Firefox 3.5) and all signons#.txt files (if any exist, Firefox 3.0 uses signons3.txt) in the Profile_Folder.

You need to set a new Master Password after renaming or deleting key3.db and you lose all your currently saved passwords.

See Reset your Master Password if you've forgotten it and http://kb.mozillazine.org/Master_password See also Use a Master Password to protect stored logins and passwords

If using the chrome url (chrome://pippki/content/resetpassword.xul) doesn't work then delete [http://kb.mozillazine.org/key3.db key3.db] and signons.sqlite (Firefox 3.5) and all signons#.txt files (if any exist, Firefox 3.0 uses signons3.txt) in the [http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_folder_-_Firefox Profile_Folder]. You need to set a new Master Password after renaming or deleting [http://kb.mozillazine.org/key3.db key3.db] and you lose all your currently saved passwords. See [[Forgot my master password]] and http://kb.mozillazine.org/Master_password See also [[Protecting stored passwords using a master password]]