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Does Firefox Quantum support profiles?

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When I run "C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe" -profilemanager

the normal quantum browser opens with a blank page instead of the profile manager

When I run "C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe" -profilemanager the normal quantum browser opens with a blank page instead of the profile manager

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

Yes Firefox 57.0 and later still uses the ProfileManager and Profiles. Make sure Firefox is completely closed first when you try to start with the ProfileManager or a new Firefox window will open instead.

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  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64; rv:57.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/57.0

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

Yes Firefox 57.0 and later still uses the ProfileManager and Profiles. Make sure Firefox is completely closed first when you try to start with the ProfileManager or a new Firefox window will open instead.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/profile-manager-create-and-remove-firefox-profiles Yes Firefox 57.0 and later still uses the ProfileManager and Profiles. Make sure Firefox is completely closed first when you try to start with the ProfileManager or a new Firefox window will open instead.

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See also the about:profiles page.

You can open "about:" pages via the location/address bar

See also the <b>about:profiles</b> page. You can open "<b>about:</b>" pages via the location/address bar

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Thanks! I had another browser open by mistake the first time. about:profiles is nice!

Thanks! I had another browser open by mistake the first time. about:profiles is nice!