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Previous session restore is broken with newer versions after 60.0.2

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I have a very disturbing usability problem with any newer version after 60.0.2. I have many open windows with some tabs in them and most of them i visit daily. All browser windows are in same order after every restart, so i dont have to search for right one. With any newer version after 60.0.2, windows order is not remembered anymore, with every restart they will be in totally different order. With every new install of newer versions 61-65, i tried to copy back my sessionstore file from 60.0.2 (few times / version), but this does not help - still doing same, all windows will be in diferent order after every restart of Firefox. So, for me it looks like there is someting broken in newer version. In version 61 there is new feature to autorestore session with windows restart, i even tried to disable it in "toolkit.winRegisterApplicationRestart" - no help. Thats why i still have to use version 60.0.2. Any ideas? Thanks.

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You may have corrupt sessionstore [v56] sessionstore.jsonlz4 file(s). Delete all sessionstore* files and the sessionstore-backups folder.

Type about:support<enter> in the address bar.

Under the page logo on the left side, you will see Application Basics. Under this find Profile Folder. To its right press the button Show Folder. This will open your file browser to the current Firefox profile. Now Close Firefox.

Windows: Show Folder; Linux: Open Directory; Mac: Show in Finder

Linux: Under the page logo on the left side, you will see Application Basics. Under this find Profile Directory. To its right press the button Open Directory.

Locate the above file. Then rename or delete it. Restart Firefox.

Don't delete the files if you need to rescue any data from them, just move them out of the profile folder to some location where Firefox doesn't look for them. You can try to read out their contents using this tool: