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Windows 10 update 3201845 removes extensions

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After Windows 10 applied update KB3201845, Firefox had a new profile which did not include any extensions, and customised options were lost. Bookmarks and history remained. The old profile directory still existed, but was almost empty.

After Windows 10 applied update KB3201845, Firefox had a new profile which did not include any extensions, and customised options were lost. Bookmarks and history remained. The old profile directory still existed, but was almost empty.

Additional System Details

Installed Plug-ins

  • Shockwave Flash 23.0 r0

Application

  • Firefox 50.0.2
  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64; rv:50.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/50.0
  • Support URL: https://support.mozilla.org/1/firefox/50.0.2/WINNT/en-US/

Extensions

  • Adblock Plus 2.8.2 ({d10d0bf8-f5b5-c8b4-a8b2-2b9879e08c5d})
  • Application Update Service Helper 1.0 (aushelper@mozilla.org)
  • Flagfox 5.1.17 ({1018e4d6-728f-4b20-ad56-37578a4de76b})
  • Ghostery 7.1.1.5 (firefox@ghostery.com)
  • gtranslate 0.14.0 ({aff87fa2-a58e-4edd-b852-0a20203c1e17})
  • LastPass 3.3.1 (support@lastpass.com)
  • Lightshot (screenshot tool) 5.1.1 ({394DCBA4-1F92-4f8e-8EC9-8D2CB90CB69B})
  • Multi-process staged rollout 1.5 (e10srollout@mozilla.org)
  • Pocket 1.0.5 (firefox@getpocket.com)
  • Web Compat 1.0 (webcompat@mozilla.org)
  • WOT 20151208 ({a0d7ccb3-214d-498b-b4aa-0e8fda9a7bf7})

Javascript

  • incrementalGCEnabled: True

Graphics

  • adapterDescription: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 Ti BOOST
  • adapterDescription2:
  • adapterDeviceID: 0x11c2
  • adapterDeviceID2:
  • adapterDrivers: C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\nv_dispi.inf_amd64_7bb3101ce32915cc\nvd3dumx,C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\nv_dispi.inf_amd64_7bb3101ce32915cc\nvwgf2umx,C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\nv_dispi.inf_amd64_7bb3101ce32915cc\nvwgf2umx,C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\nv_dispi.inf_amd64_7bb3101ce32915cc\nvwgf2umx C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\nv_dispi.inf_amd64_7bb3101ce32915cc\nvd3dum,C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\nv_dispi.inf_amd64_7bb3101ce32915cc\nvwgf2um,C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\nv_dispi.inf_amd64_7bb3101ce32915cc\nvwgf2um,C:\Windows\System32\DriverStore\FileRepository\nv_dispi.inf_amd64_7bb3101ce32915cc\nvwgf2um
  • adapterDrivers2:
  • adapterRAM: 2048
  • adapterRAM2:
  • adapterSubsysID: 00000000
  • adapterSubsysID2:
  • adapterVendorID: 0x10de
  • adapterVendorID2:
  • crashGuards: []
  • currentAudioBackend: wasapi
  • direct2DEnabled: True
  • directWriteEnabled: True
  • directWriteVersion: 10.0.14393.351
  • driverDate: 12-1-2016
  • driverDate2:
  • driverVersion: 21.21.13.7619
  • driverVersion2:
  • featureLog: {u'fallbacks': [], u'features': [{u'status': u'available', u'description': u'Compositing', u'log': [{u'status': u'available', u'type': u'default'}], u'name': u'HW_COMPOSITING'}, {u'status': u'available', u'description': u'Direct3D11 Compositing', u'log': [{u'status': u'available', u'type': u'default'}], u'name': u'D3D11_COMPOSITING'}, {u'status': u'disabled', u'description': u'Direct3D9 Compositing', u'log': [{u'status': u'disabled', u'message': u'Disabled by default', u'type': u'default'}], u'name': u'D3D9_COMPOSITING'}, {u'status': u'available', u'description': u'Direct2D', u'log': [{u'status': u'available', u'type': u'default'}], u'name': u'DIRECT2D'}, {u'status': u'available', u'description': u'Direct3D11 hardware ANGLE', u'log': [{u'status': u'available', u'type': u'default'}], u'name': u'D3D11_HW_ANGLE'}]}
  • info: {u'AzureCanvasAccelerated': 0, u'AzureCanvasBackend': u'direct2d 1.1', u'AzureFallbackCanvasBackend': u'cairo', u'AzureContentBackend': u'direct2d 1.1'}
  • isGPU2Active: False
  • numAcceleratedWindows: 2
  • numTotalWindows: 2
  • supportsHardwareH264: Yes; Using D3D11 API
  • webgl2Renderer: (no info)
  • webglRenderer: Google Inc. -- ANGLE (NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 Ti BOOST Direct3D11 vs_5_0 ps_5_0)
  • windowLayerManagerRemote: True
  • windowLayerManagerType: Direct3D 11

Modified Preferences

Misc

  • User JS: No
  • Accessibility: No
FredMcD
  • Top 10 Contributor
4259 solutions 59631 answers

I called for more help. I found these links;

Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1607: November https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3201845

News about Windows 10 Update 3201845 https://www.bing.com/news/search?q=Windows+10+Update+3201845&qpvt=Windows+10+update+3201845&FORM=EWRE

Windows 10 Update KB3201845 (DHCP issues) - gHacks Tech https://www.ghacks.net/2016/12/10/windows-10-update-kb3201845/

I called for more help. I found these links; Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1607: November https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3201845 News about Windows 10 Update 3201845 https://www.bing.com/news/search?q=Windows+10+Update+3201845&qpvt=Windows+10+update+3201845&FORM=EWRE Windows 10 Update KB3201845 (DHCP issues) - gHacks Tech https://www.ghacks.net/2016/12/10/windows-10-update-kb3201845/