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Unknown Master Password is Set at Initial Startup (Firefox)

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-Upon initial installation, Firefox sometimes believes it has a Master Password in effect and the user is unable to change it using "Tools -> Options -> Privacy -> Saved Passwords -> Change Master Password" because the set Master Password is unknown to the user [http://forums.mozillanews.org/index.php?board=4;action=display;threadid=435] [http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?t=110487]. This situation sometimes occurs when one an existing Mozilla Suite profile's passwords is imported into Firefox at install time. A tentative solution is to [[Master Password | reset your master password]].+Upon initial installation, [[Firefox]] sometimes believes it has a [[master password]] in effect and the user is unable to change it using "Tools -> Options -> Privacy -> Saved Passwords -> Change Master Password" because the set Master Password is unknown to the user [http://forums.mozillanews.org/index.php?board=4;action=display;threadid=435] [http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?t=110487]. This situation sometimes occurs when one an existing [[Mozilla Suite]] profile's passwords is imported into Firefox at install time. A tentative solution is to [[Master password | reset your master password]].

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Upon initial installation, Firefox sometimes believes it has a master password in effect and the user is unable to change it using "Tools -> Options -> Privacy -> Saved Passwords -> Change Master Password" because the set Master Password is unknown to the user [1] [2]. This situation sometimes occurs when one an existing Mozilla Suite profile's passwords is imported into Firefox at install time. A tentative solution is to reset your master password.