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can not clear history

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tried for days, restarted still history will not clear....either from "clear history" on upper tool bar or using upper right "menu"

tried for days, restarted still history will not clear....either from "clear history" on upper tool bar or using upper right "menu"

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FredMcD
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Places Maintenance {web link} Allows to run Maintenance tasks on the database that drives Places, the bookmarks and history module behind Firefox.

Open the Add-ons Manager. Locate the add-on and press the Options button. Select All of the tests. Then press Execute on the bottom.

'''[https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/places-maintenance/ Places Maintenance]''' {web link} Allows to run Maintenance tasks on the database that drives Places, the bookmarks and history module behind Firefox. Open the Add-ons Manager. Locate the add-on and press the '''Options''' button. Select All of the tests. Then press '''Execute''' on the bottom.
cor-el
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Make sure that you do not run Firefox in permanent Private Browsing mode (Never remember history).

  • Tools > Options > Privacy > Firefox will: "Use custom settings for history"
  • Deselect: [ ] "Always use Private Browsing mode"

If the Places Maintenance extension can't repair the places.sqlite database file then remove all places.sqlite file(s) in the Firefox profile folder to make Firefox rebuild the places.sqlite database file from the most recent JSON backup in the bookmarkbackups folder.

Make sure that you do not run Firefox in permanent Private Browsing mode (Never remember history). *https://support.mozilla.org/kb/Private+Browsing *Tools > Options > Privacy > Firefox will: "Use custom settings for history" *Deselect: [ ] "Always use Private Browsing mode" ---- If the Places Maintenance extension can't repair the places.sqlite database file then remove all places.sqlite file(s) in the Firefox profile folder to make Firefox rebuild the places.sqlite database file from the most recent JSON backup in the bookmarkbackups folder. *http://kb.mozillazine.org/Bookmarks_history_and_toolbar_buttons_not_working_-_Firefox *https://support.mozilla.org/kb/Bookmarks+not+saved#w_fix-the-bookmarks-file