This is the most stupid situation I face when I sit in front of Computers at my college / Cafe. This is because I have forgotten my passwords to my Gmail/Orkut Acount. Thanks to the use of the “Remember Me” feature in most form logins to help the signing in process faster.
There are 2 Easy Steps to Recover your Forgotten Passwords
Go to Tools -> Options -> Privacy, and select the Saved Passwords option.
Click on View Saved Passwords to see the Password Manager and you’ll see a Show Passwords button at the bottom right. That’s new.
You get a confirmation dialog (supposedly because showing your passwords is an important event). I think the intended use of the confirmation dialog is to save you from inadvertently showing your passwords to someone looking over your shoulder.
And your passwords are then shown in the plain text glory (mine are “pinked out” in the screenshot below, of course).
On any page or login forms with asterisks passwords,
Your password should display on a popup window.