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msg: firefox running out of disk space. But miles of space available

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my browser is showing a yellow bar message 'firefox is running out of disk space...'

But there's plenty of disk space.

win10. All up to date.

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So after a bit of searching...

I think that message indicates that Firefox is nearing its self-imposed storage quota for website data (or maybe website and add-on data), which I think is calculated based on total disk space. If storage continues to grow, you'll get a different message about erasing data stored in Firefox itself, so you could just wait for that.

I don't know how to expand the quota to avoid the message. Maybe someone else is more familiar with adjusting the storage quota manager.

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So after a bit of searching...

I think that message indicates that Firefox is nearing its self-imposed storage quota for website data (or maybe website and add-on data), which I think is calculated based on total disk space. If storage continues to grow, you'll get a different message about erasing data stored in Firefox itself, so you could just wait for that.

I don't know how to expand the quota to avoid the message. Maybe someone else is more familiar with adjusting the storage quota manager.

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I don't think that it is a good idea to extend this storage quota.

See "space-alert-under-5gb-message"

QuotaManager::StoragePressure

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