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Is it safe to change to change the dafault location for my firefox profile, to lets say, my D: partition or my external drive?

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ideato
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Hello kwnstas, yes you can do that, see : Moving your profile folder

maybe heplful : Command line arguments


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the-edmeister
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Probably best not to relocate a Firefox Profile to an external drive, because if you should inadvertently launch Firefox and that drive wasn't connected, Firefox would probably create a new Profile due to not being able to find the Profile it expects to use.

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Yeah of course, my main concern is wether i will have problems from moving it to a folder that i can always have access to but is different than the default one.