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When I close firefox it doesn't remember what tabs were open like it used to do?

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In the past, when I had multiple tabs open in the browser it used to ask if I wanted firefox to remember them when I would quit. Now, it doesn't ask that anymore. If I have multiple tabs open and I quit it just closes and when I reopen firefox they're all gone with only one tab showing the home page. Under preferences I still have the box checked to warn me when closing multiple tabs. How can I get firefox to remember what tabs I had opened up? Sometimes I want to shut down my laptop but if I close firefox then I'll loose any tabs I still need to use.

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Make sure that you use Firefox > Quit Firefox if you want to reopen pages the next time.

Firefox 4 and later versions save the previous session automatically, so there is no longer need for the dialog asking if you want to save the current session.
Use "Firefox > Quit Firefox" (Windows: "File > Exit" or "Firefox > Exit") if you want to restore multiple windows.
You can use "History > Restore Previous Session" to get the previous session at any time.
You may need to click the orange/gray Firefox button to see History.
There is also a "Restore Previous Session" button on the default about:home Home page.