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My profile may have been reset to default, not by me.

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I exited Firefox and restarted my Windows 10 computer. Upon attempting to launch Firefox, I was presented with the profile manager. It did not list any profiles from which to choose. In Windows Explorer, I found that my profile did exist. And there is a profiles.json file in the Profiles folder, but it is empty. I attempted to copy my good profile data into a new profile folder (that I created using profile manager) but upon launching, everything was set to default.

So, to sum up, cannot seem to use my profile, but it does seem to exist.

I exited Firefox and restarted my Windows 10 computer. Upon attempting to launch Firefox, I was presented with the profile manager. It did not list any profiles from which to choose. In Windows Explorer, I found that my profile did exist. And there is a profiles.json file in the Profiles folder, but it is empty. I attempted to copy my good profile data into a new profile folder (that I created using profile manager) but upon launching, everything was set to default. So, to sum up, cannot seem to use my profile, but it does seem to exist.
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FredMcD
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Look on your desktop. Do you see a folder called; '''Old Firefox?''' Look inside. Look for the folder with the latest creation date. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/recovering-important-data-from-an-old-profile https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/back-and-restore-information-firefox-profiles https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-run-firefox-when-profile-missing-inaccessible
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https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-run-firefox-when-profile-missing-inaccessible http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_folder_-_Firefox#Navigating_to_the_profile_folder https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/profile-manager-create-and-remove-firefox-profiles https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/back-and-restore-information-firefox-profiles Type '''about:profiles'''<enter> in the address bar. How many profiles are listed? How many should be there? '''Also, open the profile folder in your file explorer.'''

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There is no profile folder on my desktop. I tried "Recovering important data from an old profile" with no luck. "How to run Firefox when profile missing/inaccessible" did not help. When this problem first appeared, profile manager appeared when I attempted to launch. There were no profiles listed, so I could not even choose one. The profiles folder was in its proper location however. And it contains my good profile, that I want to use.

I created a new profile and browsed to my good profile to launch with it. Upon doing so, it was set to default--no history or bookmarks, etc. I created another new profile and manually copied all of my good profile data into it (yes, while Firefox was not running). Same problem.

When I type about:profiles, all I see are the two new ones I created.

There is no profile folder on my desktop. I tried "Recovering important data from an old profile" with no luck. "How to run Firefox when profile missing/inaccessible" did not help. When this problem first appeared, profile manager appeared when I attempted to launch. There were no profiles listed, so I could not even choose one. The profiles folder was in its proper location however. And it contains my good profile, that I want to use. I created a new profile and browsed to my good profile to launch with it. Upon doing so, it was set to default--no history or bookmarks, etc. I created another new profile and manually copied all of my good profile data into it (yes, while Firefox was not running). Same problem. When I type about:profiles, all I see are the two new ones I created.
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FredMcD
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FredMcD said

Also, open the profile folder in your file explorer.
''FredMcD [[#answer-1287363|said]]'' <blockquote> '''Also, open the profile folder in your file explorer.''' </blockquote>
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