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I need to recover an old, old, old, session on firefox. Thei problem is about:sessionrestore is only for the previous session. And my settings are so that my history is cleared always. Any SIMPLE advice?

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It is vitally important that I restore my old page. Any help/suggestions would be highly appreciated!

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Sorry, no fix for that. Firefox doesn't save "sessions" beyond the next restart, without installing an extension that adds "session management" to Firefox. And session management is dependent on History being saved. Delete the history and that session management is gone, AFAIK.

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Sorry, no fix for that. Firefox doesn't save "sessions" beyond the next restart, without installing an extension that adds "session management" to Firefox. And session management is dependent on History being saved. Delete the history and that session management is gone, AFAIK.

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Why, thank you kind sir for this advice. Can you say more about Session Management and how I can start doing it?

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Why, thank you kind sir for this advice. Can you say more about Session Management and how I can start doing it?

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See the AMO website for addons for session management. https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/search/?q=Session&cat=all&lver=any&pid=1&sort=&pp=20&lup=&advanced=

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Very helpful. Thanks again! ( :

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You're welcome.

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You can look at Session Manager: https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/addon/2324


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Try the following, as it may help,

If neither your old session nor the Restore Session error page appears after a crash, or you accidentally click on “Start New Session”, you can enter about:sessionrestore in the Location Bar (address bar) to force the Restore Session page to appear, after first restoring a backup file to restore the old session data. The session data is stored in sessionstore.js; this file can be restored (while Firefox is not running) from backups, including "sessionstore.bak". The file "sessionstore.bak" is created if you launch Firefox after a crash has occurred. It is a copy of the current sessionstore.js that gets lost otherwise, if you restart Firefox


Source: http://kb.mozillazine.org/Session_Restore#Restoring_a_session_after_a_crash