How To Resolve Password Remembering Problems On Firefox
On Firefox, you may face the problem of locating the password, or having to re-enter password and username for recurrently used websites on restarting of browser. If you are getting annoyed with this problem, then you can follow few steps given here. A database, named cookie is present on the Firefox browser to store or pile up passwords.
The SQL record is actually stored in your profile folder of Firefox browser, and it can also get corrupted with time. The main problem occurs when it get corrupted. Due to such file corruption issues, it is not able to understand the inclination that you made in the settings of Firefox.
As you will delete the preexisting databases or replacing it by new one, your browser will start behaving normally. The issues and problems vary to each person and their needs. The most possible solutions are listed below so that you can solve your problem by taking few steps.
Steps to resolve problem:
- The first step is to navigate Tools> Clear Recent History> choose Everything and clear the recent history.
- Navigate to Tools> Options> Privacy> however make sure while opening this option that “Always clear my private data when I close Firefox” option is unchecked.
- Move to Tools> Options> Privacy and confirm that “Accept Third Party Cookies” and “Keep until they expire” both options are checked.
- Close Your Firefox web browser and brose Firefox profile folder which is located at C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\xxxxxxxx.default\ (Assuming C: as your operating system installed drive). Search for two files named cookies.sqllite & cookies.sqlite-journal and delete them. Now restart your Firefox browser to create new cookies database.
You are done, now your problem of not remembering password has been sorted out. However you can use Firefox Cookie Extender to keep yourself logged in for more days.