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how I can stop Firefox asking me if I want to change my password every time I post on MN?

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edam Thu 23-Jul-09 17:19:31

It's becoming rather tedious...

Am running FF on a Mac, if that makes any difference. (OS X v10.4.11 - not anything sexy like Tiger or Leopard or whatever.)

BreevandercampLGJ Thu 23-Jul-09 17:33:43

Is it trying to tell you something ?? wink

edam Thu 23-Jul-09 17:48:27

What, FF is trying to run me off MN? <returns to Safari, post-haste>

retiredgoth2 Thu 23-Jul-09 17:52:03

At the risk of teaching egg-sucking...

....have you tried clicking Firefox<Preferences<Security< The password options are all there.

I'd just clear it and start again, myself....

retiredgoth2 Thu 23-Jul-09 17:54:29

...I like Omniweb best.

(Mac only browser)

It's free now (Grrr. I paid for it!!) and passwords, cookies, and tabs are really easy to manage. You can set individual preferences for every site you visit...

edam Thu 23-Jul-09 18:49:50

thank you RetiredGoth - thing is I only went for FF because some wise MNers suggested it, haven't actually explored any functions or anything.

Oh, and safari was crap. blush

Opera is also good.

edam Thu 23-Jul-09 22:35:43

blimey, I can't start all over again! Not unless someone tells me how to transfer bookmarks, anyway. (Am prepared to blush here if there is a really easy way I just don't know about.)

I believe, when you install opera, it asks you what bookmarks you want to import.

It also offers various import options in the file menu. I don't see Safari on the list, but I'm not on a Mac. The Safari Bookmark Exporter might help as well.

edam Fri 24-Jul-09 12:32:24

thank you! Now I just have to work out how to persuade my computer NOT to automatically save web pages in blasted Safari...

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