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Session manager + new firefox update = corrupt sessions?!

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I just updated to the new firefox and all of my sessions are now blank or possibly corrupted and it only says how many tabs i have in each session ,but i cannot click on "recover session". Can i roll back the 36 version ,or is it a problem with session manager not being compatible with the new version ? How can i recover my previous session at least?

I just updated to the new firefox and all of my sessions are now blank or possibly corrupted and it only says how many tabs i have in each session ,but i cannot click on "recover session". Can i roll back the 36 version ,or is it a problem with session manager not being compatible with the new version ? How can i recover my previous session at least?

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I can see the backup.session files , they say they have 20 000kb or so ,but... how do I read them properly with session manager?

I can see the backup.session files , they say they have 20 000kb or so ,but... how do I read them properly with session manager?

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When I click on a few of the session to see what tabs they contain within session manager, firefox actually crashes.

Also when I start firefox, everything is slow to load up... the addons ,everything...

When I click on a few of the session to see what tabs they contain within session manager, firefox actually crashes. Also when I start firefox, everything is slow to load up... the addons ,everything...

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To reiterate , I want to fix my sessions and my session manager, because I think I do have access to most of my tabs through another backup and potentially through a text editor ,but the new firefox update has created these discrepancies and I want to know how to bring everything back in order and specifically my sessions that are just showing a blank space within the session manager addon

To reiterate , I want to fix my sessions and my session manager, because I think I do have access to most of my tabs through another backup and potentially through a text editor ,but the new firefox update has created these discrepancies and I want to know how to bring everything back in order and specifically my sessions that are just showing a blank space within the session manager addon

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Would windows restore help in this situation in any way?

Would windows restore help in this situation in any way?

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What happened was without any pauses in between: update firefox to 37.0 from 36 ,then close firefox, reopen firefox - blank sessions in session manager

What happened was without any pauses in between: update firefox to 37.0 from 36 ,then close firefox, reopen firefox - blank sessions in session manager

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Also, when I open ffox, it takes a while for the addons to load, and when I close the session manager window, then they load fully ,but not before that

Also, when I open ffox, it takes a while for the addons to load, and when I close the session manager window, then they load fully ,but not before that

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Would going into safe mode help at all? The sessions are on session manager, I don't think I can access the firefox default sessions

Would going into safe mode help at all? The sessions are on session manager, I don't think I can access the firefox default sessions

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There was also the inability to take a screenshot of firefox for a while, and somehow I managed to fix that.

Also when I went to export my bookmarks, it would load up to 6000kb or 11000kb and the bookmarks export would then disappear. After I went to safe mode, I managed to export my bookmarks.. Overall much better performance under safe mode,but I want my sessions and everything else

There was also the inability to take a screenshot of firefox for a while, and somehow I managed to fix that. Also when I went to export my bookmarks, it would load up to 6000kb or 11000kb and the bookmarks export would then disappear. After I went to safe mode, I managed to export my bookmarks.. Overall much better performance under safe mode,but I want my sessions and everything else

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Somehow I can't even do a febe backup when my addons are on, I disabled most of them ,but still to no avail, I will try disabling more, cause obviously it was the addons stopping the bookmark backup before

Somehow I can't even do a febe backup when my addons are on, I disabled most of them ,but still to no avail, I will try disabling more, cause obviously it was the addons stopping the bookmark backup before

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I think maybe removing some of the addons has caused febe to work a bit more properly ,it has managed to backup about 400mb of the 600mb of the information I want it to backup ,but it's just now hanging on that loading window at 100% for about a half an hour or so

I think maybe removing some of the addons has caused febe to work a bit more properly ,it has managed to backup about 400mb of the 600mb of the information I want it to backup ,but it's just now hanging on that loading window at 100% for about a half an hour or so

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Febe is unable to export these 3:

bookmarksFx36.0.4(FEBE8.6){}.html bookmarksFx36.0.4(FEBE8.6){}.json Results - FEBE 2015 03-30 22.00.04.html

I will additionally check to see if there's discrepancies between file sizes

Febe is unable to export these 3: bookmarksFx36.0.4(FEBE8.6){}.html bookmarksFx36.0.4(FEBE8.6){}.json Results - FEBE 2015 03-30 22.00.04.html I will additionally check to see if there's discrepancies between file sizes

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I guess i finally managed to make a full febe backup ,but my profile needs another 100mb to be the same as before

I guess i finally managed to make a full febe backup ,but my profile needs another 100mb to be the same as before

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Does anyone know how I can check to see what specifically is missing from two different profile backups?

Does anyone know how I can check to see what specifically is missing from two different profile backups?
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This might be larger or more JSON backups in the bookmarkbackups folder or possibly leftover files from previous Firefox versions that were still present in a profile folder that has been used for a longer time.

This might be larger or more JSON backups in the bookmarkbackups folder or possibly leftover files from previous Firefox versions that were still present in a profile folder that has been used for a longer time.

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Download Status Bar addon was interfering with session manager

Download Status Bar addon was interfering with session manager

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and its only valid for the last 37 versions

and its only valid for the last 37 versions

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and my cookies .... it logs me out because of it somehow

and my cookies .... it logs me out because of it somehow