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    Copy login info

    FF 47. Is it possible to copy the login information (Options/security, saved logins) No one uses the PC but me.

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    You can use a program like MozBackup to copy the information and restore it to another computer if that is what you're after. I've done that a lot to keep my machines in sync as well as restoring things when a new version blows them away. HTH
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    Thank you for the response and info. However, I'm looking for a simple copy/paste method. I handwrite my passwords but would prefer to be able to copy the screen.

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    Well,

    You could:

    1. Click the Show Passwords button.
    2. Expand the window.
    3. Use the Snipping tool to take a snapshot.
    4. Page down, repeat...


    Cludgy, but it works.

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    Guess what you can use OneNote (Free) to OCR that image made from the procedure above and then paste it into an Editable NotePad file.

    I just tested this and it works just fine.

    Sample output of what was in my FF (I don't store stuff there as I use RoboForm). Note I didn't have the PWs turned on!
    Code:
    Site Username  
    chrome://readable-by-evernote (Evernote Login) xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
    chrome://weave (Mozilla Services Password) xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx.
    chrome://weave (Mozilla Services Encryption Passphrase) xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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    Thank you South Carolina

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    Sorry I forgot to post the link to the How-To-Geek article explaining how to use One Note to accomplish this task. HTH
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    Why not just use a password manager? Reliable, secure, easy to backup etc...

    cheers, Paul

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    There is one more copyNpaste method:
    AppData's Local and Roaming each have a Mozilla folder -- for Firefox.
    CopyNpaste those two folders [make sure you label the target's copy LocalFF and RoamingFF else you may forget which folder goes where for a restore] onto any other media you desire.
    I have my "C copies" over in my D[ata] partition -- parallel directories if you will.
    "Take care of thy backups and thy restores shall take care of thee." Ben Franklin revisited.
    http://collegecafe.fr.yuku.com/forum...-Technologies/

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