Topic "Master password bugged "Password cannot be decrypted""

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Even though my master password is disabled, WinSCP asks for it every time I try to load a session. Nothing works and all my saved logins appear to be gone. :<

Earlier I changed my master password then disabled it. I cannot re-enable the master password no matter what I try. When I try to re-enable the master password, WinSCP has the master password field disabled on the new master password creation dialog:

But then strangely it brings up a new prompt asking for the master password. Entering the old master passwords give "you did not enter the correct master password" but entering the new master password just created gives the error "password cannot be decrypted":

Is there anything I can do to fix this or try to recover my logins? Thanks!
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