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New version installed and: unable to reopen last session, doesnt ask to keep tabs before closing, even minimising a tab makes it lost! Followed instructions for settings but no results.
Minimising a tab makes it lost, it doesnt stay in the taskbar. On closing Firefox, I cant get it to ask to memorise the tabs and of course, it doesnt reopen any when starting although I went through the instructions on how to install all that and made the settings for reopening the last session, etc. IS THERE A WAY TO GET MY OLD VERSION BACK EXACTLY AS IT WAS AND TO QUIT ALL POSSIBLE UPDATES???!!!!!
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Make sure that you do not run Firefox in permanent Private Browsing mode.
To see all History and Cookie settings, choose:
- Tools > Options > Privacy, choose the setting Firefox will: Use custom settings for history
- Deselect: [ ] "Always use private browsing mode"
Thanks for trying to help but this is the situation: private browsing wasnt on at all, The settings were: in General: Show my windows and tabs from last time on starting ff; in Privacy: Remember history which as you suggested I changed now to: Use Custom settings for History. I had to do it several times because it keeps getting back (and still is) to "remember history" although I take care to press OK each time.
Also, during all this time, under History, the option "restore previous session" is not active. After your reply, I also tried to enter private browsing and got a warning that I'll lose all data (I guess all tabs?) if I continue. After a few more tries I managed to get into (and out of) private browsing with normal procedure.
Important, windows update was installed few hours before mozilla update and I guess the problems are connected to both. When I lose my patience, I'll try to get back to old version, hope I'll manage but anyway, thanks for trying to help!