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On a tablet with W10 I have set up seperate profiles for myself & wife but Firefox always opens in my profile, same goes for Thunderbird. How can I change this?

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I have tried the"firefox.exe profilemanager" method (& similar for Thunderbird) but no improvement. Help please!

I have tried the"firefox.exe profilemanager" method (& similar for Thunderbird) but no improvement. Help please!

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FredMcD
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They should open the profile of the current, logged in, user. Are you both using the same login?

You can create other user profiles in the same system user folder.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/profile-manager-create-and-remove-firefox-profiles

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

They should open the profile of the current, logged in, user. Are you both using the same login? You can create other user profiles in the same system user folder. '''https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/profile-manager-create-and-remove-firefox-profiles''' '''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'''

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Thanks Fred McD.

Thanks Fred McD.
FredMcD
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4338 solutions 61018 answers

Glad to help. Safe surfing.

Glad to help. Safe surfing.