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I can't post or like on Facebook

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Me and my daughter are using the same desktop. when she was logged into Facebook, she could not log out. I then cleared the Recent History and since then, I can't post or like anything in Facebook. My daughter can't also access her Yahoo account.

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Hi Rens1010, I understand that after clearing recent history in Firefox that you have not been able to post or like in Facebook and your daughter has not been able to access a yahoo account.

It is possible that there were some cookies cleared that would require a new login session to access those sites. To determine if this is the issue, it is possible to go to a new private window and sign into either account and login again to get it working again.

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Clear the cache and remove cookies only from websites that cause problems.

"Clear the Cache":

  • Firefox/Tools > Options > Advanced > Network > Cached Web Content: "Clear Now"

"Remove Cookies" from sites causing problems:

  • Firefox/Tools > Options > Privacy > "Use custom settings for history" > Cookies: "Show Cookies"

If clearing cookies didn't help then it is possible that the cookies.sqlite file that stores the cookies got corrupted.

  • Rename (or delete) cookies.sqlite (cookies.sqlite.old) and delete other present cookies files like cookies.sqlite-journal in the Firefox profile folder in case the file cookies.sqlite got corrupted.

You can use this button to go to the currently used Firefox profile folder: