Safari Auto Fill Password Problem

Discussion in 'macOS' started by Pixelmage, Aug 22, 2008.

  1. Pixelmage macrumors member

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    I am trying to fix a problem on my father-in-law's iMac (Mac OS 10.4.11).

    Safari (v3.1.2) is not saving any information in the Autofill and User Names and Passwords under Preferences. During a surfing session it does list web sites that I have visited but when I quit out of Safari and relaunch again, the Autofill and User Names and Passwords sections is completely empty.

    I notice that my Keychain does not automatically store any password information from Web sites that I have visited. I can manually add new items to the Keychain and it still retains them even when I relaunch the Keychain application.

    I am also finding that with the FTP application I am using (Transmit), the information about a particular FTP site is saved but I cannot get the password to be saved. Every time I quit out of Transmit, the password field is blank.

    I have ran Repair Permissions from the Mac OS X CD and Safe Boot. Drag com.apple.keychainaccess.plist to the desktop and rebooted. No change.

    Does anyone have any ideas why this is happening?
     
  2. SFStateStudent macrumors 604

    SFStateStudent

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    I'm experiencing similar problems with my Mac Pro, but I've got Leopard, so I'm going to insert my Startup Disc and I'll get back to ya'!:(
     
  3. Pixelmage thread starter macrumors member

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