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Will firefox restore websites from private browsing after a crash?

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I was in private browsing and firefox crashed. If someone else used my computer right after the crash, would firefox "restore session" restore the websites visited while in private browsing?

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So, that is not possible because that would involve saving personal data to the hard drive and that is not happening when Firefox is in Private Browsing mode. When you enter PB then all your current data from the regular session is stored to disk and data from the PB mode session is kept in memory and not saved to disk and is lost when Firefox crashes or is closed otherwise.

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So, that is not possible because that would involve saving personal data to the hard drive and that is not happening when Firefox is in Private Browsing mode. When you enter PB then all your current data from the regular session is stored to disk and data from the PB mode session is kept in memory and not saved to disk and is lost when Firefox crashes or is closed otherwise.