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[Fx79] "Try clearing the startup cache" button (Bug 1569653)

  1. Firefox 79 will include a "Try clearing the startup cache" button under the "Refresh" and "Safe Mode" buttons.

    Bug 1569653 Opened 2019-07-29 12:23 EDT Closed 2020-06-05 18:03 EDT Add button to invalidate startup cache in about:support Status: RESOLVED FIXED Milestone: mozilla79

    https://techdows.com/2020/06/clear-firefox-startup-cache-about-support.html

    Firefox 79 will include a "Try clearing the startup cache" button under the "Refresh" and "Safe Mode" buttons. [https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1569653 Bug 1569653] Opened 2019-07-29 12:23 EDT Closed 2020-06-05 18:03 EDT Add button to invalidate startup cache in about:support Status: RESOLVED FIXED Milestone: mozilla79 https://techdows.com/2020/06/clear-firefox-startup-cache-about-support.html
  2. Screenshot of the "Clear Startup Cache: prompt that appears in 79 Nightly after clicking the "Try clearing the startup cache" button:

    Nightly79ClearStartupCachePrompt

    Nightly79ClearStartupCachePrompt
    Screenshot of the "Clear Startup Cache: prompt that appears in 79 Nightly after clicking the "Try clearing the startup cache" button: Nightly79ClearStartupCachePrompt ;[[Image:Nightly79ClearStartupCachePrompt]]
  3. Firefox 79 changes to about:support, from https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/forums/contributors/714364 Firefox 79 for Desktop - Release Notes / Issues / Discussions

    • Windows 10 OS build info added, so it's possible to tell which feature update a user is on - bug 1633937
    • Information about language packs and dictionaries added - bug 1647692
    • Button to invalidate startup cache added (e.g. this can sometimes help if a users ends up with a UI in mixed translation after an update) - bug 1569653
    Firefox 79 changes to about:support, from https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/forums/contributors/714364 Firefox 79 for Desktop - Release Notes / Issues / Discussions * Windows 10 OS build info added, so it's possible to tell which feature update a user is on - [https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1633937 bug 1633937] * Information about language packs and dictionaries added - [https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1647692 bug 1647692] * Button to invalidate startup cache added (e.g. this can sometimes help if a users ends up with a UI in mixed translation after an update) - [https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1569653 bug 1569653]