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Support local Vault Firefox?

Will we ever get support for the local Vault again in Firefox again? I really like that thing but I hate IE and Google chrome. and I can't find a stand alone product that works inside the browser the same way. This has made my life online a living hell because I have to cut and paste passwords or use that other browser.
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Kudos0

Re: Support local Vault Firefox?

Don't hold your breath. The only way you can get a local vault is from a work around, as long as you have had a local vault in the past. There is no way to create a local vault from any of the newer Norton products, regardless of which browser you use.

Norton has ignored all user requests for the return of the local vault.

Things happen. Export/Backup your Norton Password Manager data.
Kudos1 Stats

Re: Support local Vault Firefox?

I TOO WANT A LOCAL VAULT.

Kudos0

Re: Support local Vault Firefox?

The only way to get a local vault is to use the password manager in Firefox, you can also get the "Password Exporter" extension to import / export the saved passwords.  

Kudos0

Re: Support local Vault Firefox?

I have the local vault and it works fine with every browser but firefox? is there some work around to getting it to work again?
Kudos0

Re: Support local Vault Firefox?

The local vault will probably never work again with FF.

As always, back up your current local vault before trying anything. Save it to a thumb drive if possible.

Try creating a new temporary Windows user account. Then go to your IE or Chrome and click on Open Vault. I think this will then prompt you to create a vault. This will create a cloud vault. After you have created the vault, you can import the backup you made from your local vault.

Now switch back to your regular Windows user account and you should be able to use the newly created cloud vault with the new FF extension.

Note that if this does work, there is absolutely no connection between the two vaults, so any additions or subtractions from one will not be duplicated in the other.

Things happen. Export/Backup your Norton Password Manager data.
Kudos0

Re: Support local Vault Firefox?

I think you miss understood me but that's ok. been backing it up for years and on more then one system and drive. I can't see why they can't make it work with Firefox yet it works just fine with IE and Chrome.
Kudos1 Stats

Re: Support local Vault Firefox?

The FF extension is completely new code. And as we have seen, Norton has moved from the code that supported local vaults to new code that only supports the new online vaults.

It is not that they can't do it. They have made the conscious decision not to.

The ID Safe code for IE and Chrome is still based on the older versions. (for now).

Things happen. Export/Backup your Norton Password Manager data.
Kudos0

Re: Support local Vault Firefox?

I think your wrong but I don't mean to start anything but isn't the Chrome bar new? it's got a safe shopping icon in it. and on the Firefox toolbar from Norton it's just broken, so your right about it being old code. The three dots do nothing and the this page is safe icon doesn't do anymore then what it says. in the past you could click on that icon and it would load the Norton web safe page and show the rating, I no longer get that or anything if i click on any of the buttons In firefox.
Kudos0

Re: Support local Vault Firefox?

The Chrome toolbar has been updated, but it is still based on the old code that still supports the local vault.

You have to separate the Toolbar code from the ID Safe code. They are two separate functions now in FF. The 3 dots are mainly for toolbar functions of Safe Search and Norton Home Page. The option at the bottom for ID Safe settings takes you to the settings for the ID Safe that you would access from your main Norton Security product, or from Chrome or IE.

To access the ID Safe in FF now you click on the icon at the right side of the address bar.

Things happen. Export/Backup your Norton Password Manager data.

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