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after upgrading to 18.0.1 lost previous session

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I was able to recover the bookmarks but all my history and previous sessions are gone. Can they be restored through backup or something similar?

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restore previous session grayed out, history not recovered along with bookmarks

cor-el
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You can try to use the Time Machine to restore the places.sqlite file from just before the lost.

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That got me closer, thank you. It restored the history but not all the open windows in the previous session. Restore Previous Session is still gray. I tried Recently Closed Tabs and it only gave me the ones since the upgrade. Open to any other suggestions ...

cor-el
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You need the sessionstore.js file to restore tabs and windows.

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I had no luck restoring the Previous Session tabs after replacing the sessionstore.js file or going through the about:sessionrestore procedure. If you've got any other suggestions I'd love to try them.

Thanks!