Firefox keeps asking me for Primary Password

Kò sẹ́ni tó ṣèraǹwọ́ láti túmọ̀ aròkọ yí rí. Bí o báti mọ bí ìsọdibílẹ̀ SUMO ṣe ń ṣiṣẹ́, bẹ̀rẹ̀ síní túmọ̀ báyì. Bí o bá fẹ́ kọ́ láti túmọ̀ aròkọ fún SUMO, jọ̀wọ́ bẹ̀rẹ̀ níbí.

Primary Password is replacing Master Password. Firefox is removing terminology from the browser that has been identified as derogatory or exclusionary. Learn more about why we’re making this change.

If you’re using AVG or Eset Internet Security, its certificate might be causing Firefox to ask you for a Primary Password every time you start Firefox.

To resolve this problem, you must first deactivate your Primary Password and then reactivate it:

  1. Click the menu button New Fx Menu Fx57Menu and select Options.Preferences.
  2. Click Privacy & Security in the left panel and go to the Logins and Passwords section.
  3. Remove the check mark from the box next to Use a Primary Password and enter the current password to confirm your ownership of the account.
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    • If you've forgotten your Primary Password, see this article.
  4. Click Remove and click OK in the dialog that appears to confirm its removal.
  5. Close Firefox:Click the Firefox menu Fx57Menu and select Exit.Click the Firefox menu at the top of the screen and select Quit Firefox.Click the Firefox menu Fx57Menu and select Quit.
  6. Open Firefox again.
  7. Repeat the above steps 1 and 2.
  8. Reactivate a Primary Password by selecting the checkbox next to Use a Primary Password and enter a password in the window that opens (use a previous or different password).
  9. Close Firefox:Click the Firefox menu Fx57Menu and select Exit.Click the Firefox menu at the top of the screen and select Quit Firefox.Click the Firefox menu Fx57Menu and select Quit.

When you next start Firefox, it should not ask you for your Primary Password unless it's needed.

For more information about Primary Passwords, see Use a Primary Password to protect stored logins and passwords.

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