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Firefox 4+ (Win) - Clearing Saved Passwords and Form Data

This document explains how to clear saved passwords and form data in Mozilla Firefox 4+.

  1. Click the Firefox menu and go to History, then Clear Recent History....

    Click Firefox, History, then Clear Recent History.

  2. Click on the drop-down box to the right of Time range to clear: and select Everything. Then, click on Details and check Form & Search History. Click on Clear Now.

    Check cookies and cache and press clear all.


The Firefox Password Manager securely stores your usernames and passwords.

  1. At the top of the Firefox window, click on the Firefox button (Tools menu in Windows XP) and then click Options.

    Tools > Developer Tools

  2. Select the Security panel.  Click Saved Passwords... and the Password Manager will open.

Cache > Clear Browser Cache...

  • To see the passwords you have saved, click Show Passwords. When you close the window, your passwords will be automatically hidden.
  • Use the search box to find a particular website or username. Click the X in the search bar to clear your search and see the full list again.
  • To remove a username and password, select it from the list and click Remove.
  • To remove all stored usernames and passwords, click Remove All. After confirming this choice, all of your stored usernames and passwords will be deleted.

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Keywords:Firefox 4+ (Win) - Clearing Saved Passwords and Form Data windows web internet   Doc ID:86995
Owner:John B.Group:New Mexico State University
Created:2018-10-22 11:57 MDTUpdated:2018-10-22 12:28 MDT
Sites:New Mexico State University
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