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Posted 28 September 2009 - 08:55 AM
Posted 28 September 2009 - 09:11 AM
Edited by quietman7, 28 September 2009 - 09:12 AM.
Posted 28 September 2009 - 09:31 AM
Using the AutoComplete feature in Internet Explorer or Firefox can be useful but it is a security risk. It is not a good practice to save passwords with your browser for sites which have private information about yourself or financial information such as credit card numbers. If someone else uses your computer with the same account, they may be able to get access to all your username and password information. That would allow them to visit those web sites which require a password for security purposes. Further, if your machine becomes infected with a backdoor Trojan, a remote attacker could gain unauthorized access to the computer and steal sensitive information like passwords, personal and financial data. By the time you find out your passwords have been compromised, its probably too late. For maximum security and privacy its best to:Autocomplete Manager Add-on.
If you insist and want to enable autocomplete in Firefox, please refer to these instructions.
Edited by videoguy, 28 September 2009 - 09:32 AM.
Posted 28 September 2009 - 09:49 AM
Posted 28 September 2009 - 11:21 AM
I have clicked the checkbox for "remember passwords for sites". I have not clicked "use a master password".
Some folks use the two hand-n-hand so I wanted to ensure you understood the difference.
Tools > Options > Security > click on Saved Passwords. Is there anything in the list?
If not, see: Username and password not remembered in Firefox
Posted 28 September 2009 - 11:59 AM
Posted 02 October 2009 - 04:03 PM
Clearing the cache seems to have worked. Thanks.
Try clearning your Web browser cache.
How to Clear Your Browser's Cache (includes screenshots)
- Click Tools, select Options and click the Privacy Icon.
- Under the Privacy tab, click "Clear Recent History".
- In the Time range to clear window that opens, use the drop-down menu and select Everything.
- Click the down arrow next to "Details" to choose what history elements to clear.
- Click "Clear Now".
- Click Ok.
- Click Ok, exit and relaunch the browser.
Also, if your settings are not being saved, see Preferences not saved in Firefox
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