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Can I back up Firefox by copying the Mozilla folder and all its contents?

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I currently back up Thunderbird by copying its folder in appdata/roaming. Can I do the same to back up Firefox by copying the Mozilla folder and all its subfolders?

I currently back up Thunderbird by copying its folder in appdata/roaming. Can I do the same to back up Firefox by copying the Mozilla folder and all its subfolders?

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Yes. See also: *http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_backup *https://support.mozilla.org/kb/Backing+up+your+information *http://kb.mozillazine.org/Transferring_data_to_a_new_profile_-_Firefox