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Update to 43 deactivates all addons in dual boot setup
Hello! I have Firefox installed under Windows7 and Gentoo Linux. They share one profile on a NTFS partition. This has been working flawless for years now but after the update to FF43, something is not right anymore: Whenever I boot and start FF, all the addons are deactivated. I already disabled the signature checking, and I am sure that I am not starting in safe mode, because FF gets fired up with a link in Autostart. Note, this only happens if I switch from Linux to Windows or vice versa. If I stay on the OS and restart FF, the addons will still be there. What has changed?
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The problem still persists with updates to FF-43.02 on windows. Come one guys, this is really a bad showstopper for me. Having to manually enable 27 addons each boot sucks hard. Any ideas, please?
I'm experiencing the same issue and found a similar issue in bugzilla - would be nice if you post there too and/or vote for the bug:
Thank you very much, I was already thinking I am crazy or stupid or something. Will attend the bugtracker ASAP. Hope this will get fixed soon or we'll get at least an explanation what is causing this.
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