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Firefox is automaticly restoring session

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When I was using Firefox it freezed [newest ver.] and when I restarted it - it's automaticly restoing sites and is not working from the start. I cannotclose the window or anything. I don't want to remve temp files, because I have many password etc onto other browsers and they share folder.

Crash ID(s)

it's not giving any

User Agent

Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 7.0; Windows NT 6.0; SLCC1; .NET CLR 2.0.50727; Media Center PC 5.0; .NET CLR 3.5.30729; .NET CLR 3.0.30618; .NET CLR 1.1.4322)

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If you kill Firefox and restart twice in a row, it should show a page (titled "Well, this is embarrassing") that lets you pick the tabs you want to re-open instead of re-opening all of them automatically. Did you already try that?

If for some reason it tries to re-open tabs from the previous session each time, you could try this: 1) Make sure Firefox is not running 2) Open the profile folder https://support.mozilla.com/en-us/kb/Profiles#How_to_find_your_profile 3) Rename the sessionstore.js file to, say, sessionstore_bad.txt 4) Start Firefox

This will make Firefox forget the tabs and other information about your previous session and will not affect the history, passwords, bookmarks, or other settings.

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You can set the pref browser.sessionstore.max_resumed_crashes to 0 on the about:config page to get the about:sessionrestore page immediately with the first restart after a crash has occurred or the Task Manager was used to close Firefox.

See https://wiki.mozilla.org/Session_Restore#Preferences http://kb.mozillazine.org/Browser.sessionstore.max_resumed_crashes

See also http://kb.mozillazine.org/Session_Restore#Firefox_keeps_crashing_after_restoring_a_session --- To open the about:config page, type about:config in the location (address) bar and press the Enter key, just like you type the url of a website to open a website. If you see a warning then you can confirm that you want to access that page.