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Tab history missing


This morning when I booted up all but two of my tabs history was missing. I restarted FF to no avail. There was still just those two. I did nothing different last night when I shut down and the tabs always appeared the next morning until now. I have the latest version 18.0.1. Until now, this has never happened.

How do I get my tabs back?

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Question owner

I have had from the beginning in options "Show my windows and tabs from last time". So, that didn't work, apparently. It didn't show all my tabs, only two.

finitarry 157 solutions 2175 answers

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Did you delete part of your history? That would result in some tabs being removed from the session. This page has some good information:

It could also be that places.sqlite is damaged. See this page: