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When my battery dies on laptop. Firefox used to ask "do you want to restore your previous work" or start over. It was cute. Said Like "Well , this is embarassing" or some such.

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How do I reset to offer to restore pages that were opened, before the computer was shut down?

How do I reset to offer to restore pages that were opened, before the computer was shut down?

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Vivek 289 solutions 2084 answers

Hi,

The setting is Show my windows and tabs from last time beside When Firefox starts in Tools (Alt + T) > Options > General. Additionally you may also have to enable Remember History beside Firefox will in Tools > Options > Privacy.

Hi, The setting is '''Show my windows and tabs from last time''' beside '''When Firefox starts''' in '''Tools''' ('''Alt''' + '''T''') > '''Options''' > [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Options%20window%20-%20General%20panel?as=u General]. Additionally you may also have to enable '''Remember History''' beside '''Firefox will''' in '''Tools''' > '''Options''' > [https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/Options%20window%20-%20Privacy%20panel?as=u Privacy].
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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 "File > Exit" or "Firefox > Exit" (Mac: "Firefox > Quit Firefox") if you want to restore multiple windows or otherwise have problems with restoring tabs.
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.

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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.<br /> Use "File > Exit" or "Firefox > Exit" (Mac: "Firefox > Quit Firefox") if you want to restore multiple windows or otherwise have problems with restoring tabs.<br /> You can use "History > Restore Previous Session" to get the previous session at any time.<br /> You may need to click the orange/gray Firefox button to see History.<br /> There is also a "Restore Previous Session" button on the default <b>about:home</b> Home page. See also: *http://kb.mozillazine.org/Session_Restore *https://support.mozilla.org/kb/Session+Restore