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Firefox browser not enabling auto logins

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#1 Bone Idol

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Posted 26 January 2009 - 11:54 PM

Hi all.

I've read miles of advice about this problem, and how to fix it... but none of it works.

Clicking 'Remember' doesn't work.

Deleting cookies, and Username and Passwords doesn't work.

Opening Internet Options and deleting the whole lot doesn't work.

Firefox's own Autologin doesn't work.

The only thing that's ever worked is Roboform's auto login utility.

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#2 sonohuey


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Posted 27 January 2009 - 01:06 PM

Well, let's go with the easy answer.

Go to Tools >> Options >> Privacy

Is there a check mark next to 'Always clear my private data when I close Firefox'?

If yes, click on Settings next to it. Is there a check mark next to 'Saved Passwords'? If so, remove the check mark and this should solve your problem.

If you answer no to all of the above, then I will have to do some digging to figure out what is going on. Please respond back if the above helped.

#3 Bone Idol

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Posted 27 January 2009 - 04:33 PM

Hi sonohuey.

That box is not checked. The box for 'Ask me before clearing private data' is checked.

I've switched over to using the Opera browser, which is auto logging me into websites with no problems at all.

I'd like to come back to using Firefox, because Opera's bookmarks management facility is crap compared to Firefox's, and I can't get my bookmarks toolbar to show on the browser.

Thanks for helping.


Update. I'm now using Firefox again. The Opera browser bookmarks facility is just plain idiotic. It's not able to scroll down through all your listed bookmarks, but instead, you have to click open a whole series of panels.

Edited by Bone Idol, 27 January 2009 - 06:58 PM.

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