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Password Maker X

Want to control all of your passwords with a single one?  Firefox does have the master password option but now there is also Password Marker X.  This cool extension will give you one password to rule them all.

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Piigeon

Piigeon checks whether Web sites protect your passwords and other personal information as you browse the Web. Piigeon indicates this information to you as an icon so that you can decide whether you would like to use a site on your current network.

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Master Password+

The add-on Master Password+ will give you new enhancements to build up the master password feature inside of Firefox. It locks the master security device on demand or after a specific time. You can also have it prompt it to activate when Firefox is started up.

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Reset Your Master Password

Reset Master Password in FirefoxThe master password feature in Firefox is great for protecting all your locally stored passwords, but what do you do when you forget the one password that controls them all? Firefox can save usernames and passwords that you use to access online services, such as banking and email websites. If you share a computer with anyone, it is recommended that you use a master password. 

If you have set one up and forgotten it – here is how you can reset it. 

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Show My Password in Firefox

Show PasswordNeed to see your password to see if the one Firefox saved is correct? I run into that problem a lot – especially since I use a lot of passwords in my day to day life.  One great extension for Firefox that will let you see your passwords as you enter them on a page is Show My Password.

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Edit Saved Firefox Passwords

saved-passwordsNeed to add or edit entries in the Firefox password manager? The Saved Password Editor extension for Firefox gives you this ability. The extension allows you to enter data into the password manager database instead of replying on Firefox to do it.  It also allows you to make changes to existing entries too.  If you want full control over the passwords your browser saves, this is a great add-on to grab.

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Visualizing Your Reused Passwords

Password Reuse VisualizerTime and time again, people have suggested that you use multiple passwords for multiple websites.  Using the same password over and over again might eventually lead you to trouble – should one of the many accounts you have across the Web ever be compromised. The Password Reuse Visualizer is, if nothing else, a great reminder of this.

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Website Password Troubleshooting in Firefox

Firefox remember password

Firefox should remember passwords by default.  If you have turned off or disabled this feature though, it might not.  Every so often, I need to use the Firefox password manager to remember a password, and it seems that for the life of me I can not get it to do it.  What might be the problem? Check your exceptions!

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