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Old 03-29-2006, 05:26 AM   #1
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Firefox : transfering passwords to a new profile


Hello hello !

I'm wondering about something...
I created a new profile within my Firefox (because of an unsolvable bug that caused FF to crash whenever I asked it to download a picture), and I would like to "import" into the new profile all my saved passwords.

Would you know if there is a way to copy the saved passwords of an old profile into a new profile ?
other than manually copying every one of the passwords ?

Would there be a crypted file that I could simply copy from a folder into another folder ? Or is thre a utility to do that ?

Thanks if you guys can help me ^_^

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Old 03-29-2006, 06:00 AM   #2
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Copy over the ASCII file called "signons.txt" from your old profile dir.
 
Old 03-29-2006, 07:36 AM   #3
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Thank you very much, unSpawn ^_^
 
Old 03-29-2006, 11:13 PM   #4
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Aaaaw, I tried when I got back home, and alas that won't work. Copying signons.txt into a new profile folder didn't help firefox remember any password at all.

That file contains crypted passwords, and I guess that the key to those passwords is stored somewhere else, Too bad
 
  


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