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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.

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it's not giving any

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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)

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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  • 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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nickolay 4 solutions 47 answers

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.

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.

You can set the pref [http://kb.mozillazine.org/browser.sessionstore.max_resumed_crashes 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.