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Every other day or so, we loose our information/bookmarks/ and browser reverts to Firefox start up home page over our selected choice...really annoying..help

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pc doesnt shut down, no clue as to why we lose or home page choice and all of our bookmarks on the tool bar and all other bookmark areas... page overrides yahoo home page , and reverts to firefox home page..2 tabs, i have uninstalled/reinstalled.. what is the problem????

Additional System Details

Installed Plug-ins

  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in Web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape "9.4.5"
  • Shockwave Flash 10.3 r183
  • Adobe Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 11.5
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_26 for Mozilla browsers
  • Yahoo Application State Plugin version 1.0.0.7
  • Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) plug-in for Mozilla browsers
  • DRM Store Netscape Plugin
  • DRM Netscape Network Object
  • Npdsplay dll

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1; rv:6.0.2) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/6.0.2

More Information

uninstall reinstall
pray to the binary gods

Hasan 477 solutions 5600 answers

Create a New Profile as a test to check if your current profile is causing the problems.

-> Basic Troubleshooting: Make a New Profile

IF that New Profile works then you can recover your Bookmarks and Passwords from the Old Profile.

-> Recovering important data from an old profile

Check and tell if its working.

Question owner

I do not have a firefox account.. do not want one, have not had to have one for years, I also do not use sync..

Hasan 477 solutions 5600 answers

There's no need for you to have any account. This is your Firefox user profile which is created on your system. To get knowledge about Firefox Profiles, see this:

Profiles

Go through the links mentioned in my previous reply. Check and tell if it works.

Question owner

I never had to do this before... and I do not see how this will keep the browser from reverting back to firefox as my home page over yahoo.. Please justify your theory.

Hasan 477 solutions 5600 answers

Corrupt localstore.rdf

Locked or Damaged places.sqlite

Check and tell if its working.

Modified by Hasan