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Where are the Firefox profiles files stored in Windows 7? I currently have Firefox 3.6.24 profiles and have installed 3.6.24 on Win7. How can I get Firefox to read my profile

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I just want to copy the profiles off the old xp machine onto the new Win 7 machine and run Firefox 3.6.24 on it. Then I'll upgrade to a newer Firefox later.

I just want to copy the profiles off the old xp machine onto the new Win 7 machine and run Firefox 3.6.24 on it. Then I'll upgrade to a newer Firefox later.

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Swarnava Sengupta
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Profile is a folder which store all your personal data in a safe place

https://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Recovering%20important%20data%20from%20an%20old%20profile

Profile is a folder which store all your personal data in a safe place * https://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Profiles * here explain how to backup profile https://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Backing%20up%20your%20information * here explain how to restore it https://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Recovering%20important%20data%20from%20an%20old%20profile
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Window XP uses a different directory structure than Windows 7 and because of that it is best not to copy a full Firefox profile from Windows XP to a Windows 7 computer, but only copy the files that you really need and that are safe to copy.

Window XP uses a different directory structure than Windows 7 and because of that it is best not to copy a full Firefox profile from Windows XP to a Windows 7 computer, but only copy the files that you really need and that are safe to copy. *http://kb.mozillazine.org/Transferring_data_to_a_new_profile_-_Firefox