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tabs not being retained when starting the app

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since the recent update to 39 the tabs that are open when i shut down the browser have all been closed when i restart it with the only page showing being the forefox start page. Up to this point it was working fine and I have checked the settings and it still set show windows and tabs from last time

am running firefox 39 on win 8.1



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Sometimes this will happen with a new update, I have seen it when the what's new tour show up. However if this has happened again after restarting Firefox please try these steps:

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In case you use "Clear history when Firefox closes" or otherwise clear history.

  • do not clear the Browsing History
  • Clearing "Site Preferences" clears all exceptions for cookies, images, pop-up windows, software installation, passwords, and other website specific data.

Are the backups in the sessionstore-backups folder updated?

previous.js (cleanBackup: copy of sessionstore.js from previous session that was loaded successfully)
recovery.js (latest version of the sessionstore written during runtime)
recovery.bak (previous version of the sessionstore written during runtime)
upgrade.js-<build_id> (backup created during an upgrade of Firefox)

You can copy a file from the sessionstore-backups folder to the main profile and rename the file to sessionstore.js to replace the current file (make a backup copy of the current sessionstore.js).