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Firefox does not remember our usernames for hotmail anymore

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Since our update to Firefox 4.0, Firefox does not remember our usernames for Hotmail anymore. Only the last used username is remembered. We don't have problems with other websites regarding this. So why is it only with Hotmail? I cleared all cookies, but no change.... Can you help us out?

Since our update to Firefox 4.0, Firefox does not remember our usernames for Hotmail anymore. Only the last used username is remembered. We don't have problems with other websites regarding this. So why is it only with Hotmail? I cleared all cookies, but no change.... Can you help us out?

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See:

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I've tried everything above, but no joy....

Does anyone have more ideas?

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You can't save the name and password from Hotmail via the Password Manager in current Firefox versions. Hotmail (live.com) uses JavaScript to create the login form.

You should be able to use save form data to save user names and other form data like I posted above.

Don't you get a drop down list that shows previously entered names?


Make sure that you do not run Firefox in permanent Private Browsing mode.

  • https://support.mozilla.com/kb/Private+Browsing
  • You enter Private Browsing mode if you select: Firefox > Preferences > Privacy > History: Firefox will: "Never Remember History"
  • To see all History and Cookie settings, choose: Firefox > Preferences > Privacy, choose the setting Firefox will: Use custom settings for history
  • Deselect: [ ] "Permanent Private Browsing mode"
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No dropdone list and private browsing is off. And the strange thing is that this occurs only with hotmail. With other sites, no problem.