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With the latest vers of firefox installed, the autocomplete feature does not seem to work. What I mean if I go to a website and enter form information on it, I expect those entries to be there when I revisit it. I have tried everything in the privacy settings in firefox 3.6.3 but somehow eg if I enter a tracking # on usps.com, by the next day, the entry for it is gone, even though it was still in there the entire day (also use ccleaner to remove temp files but DO NOT check any boxes that say 'autocomplete' at all in cleaner.) This problem does Not occur w old vers say 3.0.5 just the last 2 versions Always a Problem. Have installed greasemonkey and it says it is Enabled on the sites that lose the entries however the problem still occurs. Perhaps a different add on for firefox? Please Read All this Thoroughly Before Replying! Thank You.

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  • JOE May 28, 2010

    Like usual he did Not Read ead, learn to Read!
    My settings in ccleaner are correct I have Unchecked 'search autocomplete', 'autocomplete form history' from Removal.
    It is an older version of ccleaner however that is Not The Issue.
    It is the latest newest versions of firefox that have this problem ; never w vers 3.0.5!
    Please read thoroughly, get back to me.
    I am now using roboform, we will see what happens, if you have a better addon etc, let me know.
    Thank you.

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Hi,

The following procedure is somewhat 'dangerous' but might be exactly what you are looking for. I advise you NOT to fiddle with other settings in this menu or you may have to completely remove and re-install Firefox.

Open a blank Firefox Window/tab and type about:config in the URL field.

Scroll down and locate the following entry:

browser.urlbar.autoFill

Right click along this entry and select toggle. Essentially it will turn it to "true" or in other words, command Firefox to remember typed text.

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Close the Firefox Window or just start using right away as the settings are saved as soon you enter them.

Let me know how it turns out. Thanks.

Posted on May 28, 2010

  • JOE May 30, 2010

    Tried it, still no good, will not remember entries eg on usps.com (tracking numbers) or
    on say Ebay (entries in search bar on Ebay)
    Never have this problem w firefox 3.0.5
    The latest 2 versions firefox have this bug.
    If you can figure something else (add ons or software) let me know.
    Thank you.


  • JOE May 30, 2010

    By trial and error I have solved this auto complete problem with latest versions of Firefox.
    I have not modified my settings in ccleaner at all (I have auto complete form history and search auto complete Unchecked in settings in ccleaner.)
    In privacy tab in Firefox, I have use custom settings for history selected. Remember search and form history Is Checked. Accept cookies from sites is Checked and accept third party cookies is selected 'until I close Firefox'. Nothing Else in this options tab is checked or selected.
    The add on I am using for Firefox 3.6 for this problem is auto fill forms 0.9.5.2.
    For this Firefox add on, I have not modified it at all since downloading and installing it.
    No changes at all to options within this add on period.
    I have used ccleaner 100 times the last 2 days.
    All my entries in eBay's search tab are still there, just hold pointer over search box, and click it to see all entries in 'drop down' mode.
    All tracking numbers in USPS track and confirm are still there.
    So I have solved this problem myself through trial and error.
    Sorry 'pro' guys from Fixya, Nobody gets credit this time.
    For everyone out there, use my method if you have the latest version of Firefox or a very recent version (at least 3.6) and are experiencing this auto complete auto filler problem.
    Everyone out there Have a good holiday!



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if your using CCleaner then u have to do the setting recycle bin right click , ccleaner setting you will see all the setting from thare you can try still you have proble then just do downlod new exe from the site and run it will work


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