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Recover cached images from previous version of webpage
I use Pinterest quite a bit and somehow a great deal of pins have disappeared.
This happened once before when I was using Chrome, and I was able to go digging into my cached files and find the cached versions of the thumbnails of my Pins, so I could somewhat recreate them based on that.
I'm not sure how to go about that with Firefox. Would any information (specifically images) be stored from a previous version of a webpage?
Firefox does not have a convenient way to browse its cache. There is an external program you could try to see what images are in there:Read this answer in context 👍 0
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Firefox does not have a convenient way to browse its cache. There is an external program you could try to see what images are in there:
This did actually work! Took me ages to find the images I was looking for, but the "Copy Selected Cache Files To..." enabled me to 'export' the images, and I'll have to do some Google Image Searching to backtrack the URLs... but it's better than nothing! Thank you!
If you can recover the original file names, you can use Find (Ctrl+F) on the following page to see whether the full site address was retained:
Type or paste about:cache in the address bar and pres Enter to load the page. Then click into the Disk cache. This page takes a very long time to load, so it's time for a coffee break. Then you can use Find to look for names of files you found. But there's no visual confirmation here, unfortunately.