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no trace of logins.json on update

Have update from 89.0.2 to 93.0 today, and like many others it seems been caught out by the assurance that passwords & logons would automatically be transferred. I've… (funda kabanzi)

Have update from 89.0.2 to 93.0 today, and like many others it seems been caught out by the assurance that passwords & logons would automatically be transferred. I've found the advice about copying key4.db & logins.json from the Old Firefox data folder that has appeared on my desktop. The problem is I can see key4.db but there is no trace of logins.json. I have show hidden files enabled. Have tried searching the folder and still got no trace. NB there was also no logins.json in new profile folder until I created an account for this support posting, although I realise it may not create until a log on is saved.

The issue is the missing passwords are computer generated and only saved in my firefox browser, and there were definitely some saved with usernames etc.

I noticed a comment that logons.json is a text document. I only have 4 of those - AlternateServices, pkcs11, SecurityPreloadState & SiteSecurityService State. I assume none of these could be logins under a different name?

Asked by krffji 4 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Orphaned Firefox account

Hi, Apologies if this question has been asked already, but I seem to be in a catch 22 that I can't get out of. I have an existing FF account that I have the email and pas… (funda kabanzi)

Hi,

Apologies if this question has been asked already, but I seem to be in a catch 22 that I can't get out of. I have an existing FF account that I have the email and password for and can log in to. The primary email address is my old work email (which I no longer have access to) and the secondary email address is my personal email (which I do have access to). It seems in order to make ANY changes to the account, I need to have access to the primary email address (which I can't get). So now my personal email address can't be used as a FF account as it's already linked to another account. It there anything I can do here?

Also, is this not a security flaw? That I could add someones email as a secondary ID and tie up that address?

Asked by Kev D'Arcy 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

GAH! Firefox has crashed.

Firefox continues to periodically and randomly crash resulting in the "GAH" message and requiring either restoring session or tab. Have done much of the troubleshooting b… (funda kabanzi)

Firefox continues to periodically and randomly crash resulting in the "GAH" message and requiring either restoring session or tab. Have done much of the troubleshooting but tho' problem seemed to be resolved for a couple of weeks, it is now back. This is really starting to get annoying with need to restore pinned tabs, most visited, etc. Help?!

Asked by WhiteBimmer 3 ezinsukwini ezidlule

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Forgetting cookies...?

FF seems to keep forgetting what I call "legitimate" cookies. For example: For websites I use daily without a login, like Accuweather, every few days I get their "Accep… (funda kabanzi)

FF seems to keep forgetting what I call "legitimate" cookies. For example:

  • For websites I use daily without a login, like Accuweather, every few days I get their "Accept our cookies?" messages.
  • For sites that allow an on-going login, I need to re-login frequently. Not daily, but certain not months later.
  • I have a financial site that allows me to set only certain devices may be recognized. Today it said a device I use weekly or so is no longer recognized.

There is an old thread that may be relevant: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1309877

But several issues: That thread is closed, even though this bug is still going. Also it only covers Windows and I could use help with Windows & iOS versions.

Could "Tracking Protection" level come into play? I had it set to Standard but noticed recently it was Strict. I think Firefox changed that, not me, but I can't be 100% positive. Meanwhile I changed it back to Standard but so far the issue remains.

Thank you,

Joe

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