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Firefox cannot locate my profile. Unable to open profile manager.

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Already tried uninstalling everything.

I was doing some command line stuff and afterwards Firefox stopped working.

Already tried uninstalling everything. I was doing some command line stuff and afterwards Firefox stopped working.
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  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10_14_5) AppleWebKit/605.1.15 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/12.1.1 Safari/605.1.15

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My_Cheese_Is_Slippin'
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Hi Santi, These articles should help you: Profiles - Where Firefox user data Back up and restore Firefox profiles and also try a Clean Install: Firefox keeps crashing Scroll down to Try a clean install.

Hi Santi, These articles should help you: [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/profiles-where-firefox-stores-user-data Profiles - Where Firefox user data] [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/back-and-restore-information-firefox-profiles Back up and restore Firefox profiles] and also try a Clean Install: [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-keeps-crashing-startup Firefox keeps crashing] Scroll down to '''Try a clean install'''.
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My_Cheese_Is_Slippin' said

Hi Santi, These articles should help you: Profiles - Where Firefox user data Back up and restore Firefox profiles and also try a Clean Install: Firefox keeps crashing Scroll down to Try a clean install.

I have already tried everything in those articles.

My profile is missing. Like there is no Firefox folder under Application support. I deleted it while following directions on one of the articles.

''My_Cheese_Is_Slippin' [[#answer-1238200|said]]'' <blockquote> Hi Santi, These articles should help you: [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/profiles-where-firefox-stores-user-data Profiles - Where Firefox user data] [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/back-and-restore-information-firefox-profiles Back up and restore Firefox profiles] and also try a Clean Install: [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-keeps-crashing-startup Firefox keeps crashing] Scroll down to '''Try a clean install'''. </blockquote> I have already tried everything in those articles. My profile is missing. Like there is no Firefox folder under Application support. I deleted it while following directions on one of the articles.
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My_Cheese_Is_Slippin'
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Your profile should be in: Win key+R %AppData%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles

Your profile should be in: Win key+R %AppData%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles
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My_Cheese_Is_Slippin'
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Sorry, That's in Windows.

Sorry, That's in Windows.
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Look at: [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-run-firefox-when-profile-missing-inaccessible How to run Firefox when your profile is missing or inaccessible]
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My_Cheese_Is_Slippin' said

Look at: How to run Firefox when your profile is missing or inaccessible

I already did all relevant available articles. I wouldn't of had posted the question otherwise lol.

The very last one I did is the one I'm quoting above.

''My_Cheese_Is_Slippin' [[#answer-1238285|said]]'' <blockquote> Look at: [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-run-firefox-when-profile-missing-inaccessible How to run Firefox when your profile is missing or inaccessible] </blockquote> I already did all relevant available articles. I wouldn't of had posted the question otherwise lol. The very last one I did is the one I'm quoting above.
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Few people actually do their homework, kudo's

I'm not familiar with Mac. If there is anything similar to a 'System Restore' Don't Do It! There are folks here who are very well versed in Mac and might be able to help you recover your profile.

Few people actually do their homework, kudo's I'm not familiar with Mac. If there is anything similar to a 'System Restore' Don't Do It! There are folks here who are very well versed in Mac and might be able to help you recover your profile.
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My_Cheese_Is_Slippin' said

Few people actually do their homework, kudo's I'm not familiar with Mac. If there is anything similar to a 'System Restore' Don't Do It! There are folks here who are very well versed in Mac and might be able to help you recover your profile.

Thanks for your help anyways :)

''My_Cheese_Is_Slippin' [[#answer-1238292|said]]'' <blockquote> Few people actually do their homework, kudo's I'm not familiar with Mac. If there is anything similar to a 'System Restore' Don't Do It! There are folks here who are very well versed in Mac and might be able to help you recover your profile. </blockquote> Thanks for your help anyways :)

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cor-el
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Does Firefox display an error message?

Did you remove your profile folder?

  • ~/Library/Application Support/Firefox/Profiles/<profile>/

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Does Firefox display an error message? Did you remove your profile folder? *~/Library/Application Support/Firefox/Profiles/&lt;profile&gt;/ See: *https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-run-firefox-when-profile-missing-inaccessible
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cor-el said

Does Firefox display an error message? Did you remove your profile folder?
  • ~/Library/Application Support/Firefox/Profiles/<profile>/
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Yes I did. The whole Firefox folder in Application Support is gone.

And yes it does show an error message. It is attached.

''cor-el [[#answer-1238385|said]]'' <blockquote> Does Firefox display an error message? Did you remove your profile folder? *~/Library/Application Support/Firefox/Profiles/&lt;profile&gt;/ See: *https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-run-firefox-when-profile-missing-inaccessible </blockquote> Yes I did. The whole Firefox folder in Application Support is gone. And yes it does show an error message. It is attached.

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Did you go through this article? *https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-run-firefox-when-profile-missing-inaccessible
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cor-el said

Did you go through this article?

Yes. As I said previously, I tried absolutely all relevant help articles.

''cor-el [[#answer-1238642|said]]'' <blockquote> Did you go through this article? *https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-run-firefox-when-profile-missing-inaccessible </blockquote> Yes. As I said previously, I tried absolutely all relevant help articles.
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Can anyone help me out?

Can anyone help me out?
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cor-el
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Were you able to locate the profiles.ini file ?

  • ~/Library/Application Support/Firefox/

In Mac OS X v10.7 and later, the ~/Library folder in the Home directory is a hidden folder.

Were you able to locate the profiles.ini file ? *~/Library/Application Support/Firefox/ In Mac OS X v10.7 and later, the ~/Library folder in the Home directory is a hidden folder. *http://kb.mozillazine.org/Show_hidden_files_and_folders#Mac_OS_X
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cor-el said

Were you able to locate the profiles.ini file ?
  • ~/Library/Application Support/Firefox/
In Mac OS X v10.7 and later, the ~/Library folder in the Home directory is a hidden folder.

Yes. And I deleted it. As I said before I did every single article on this site that was relevant to my issue. And as I also said before, all Firefox and Mozilla folders on my computer are now permanently deleted. The issue is that when I install Firefox again, It doesn't create any folders or things like that.

''cor-el [[#answer-1240491|said]]'' <blockquote> Were you able to locate the profiles.ini file ? *~/Library/Application Support/Firefox/ In Mac OS X v10.7 and later, the ~/Library folder in the Home directory is a hidden folder. *http://kb.mozillazine.org/Show_hidden_files_and_folders#Mac_OS_X </blockquote> Yes. And I deleted it. As I said before I did every single article on this site that was relevant to my issue. And as I also said before, all Firefox and Mozilla folders on my computer are now permanently deleted. The issue is that when I install Firefox again, It doesn't create any folders or things like that.
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