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Network settings reset to no proxy after restart of firefox

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Firefox 20.0.1 on XP with sp3. I have it on my laptop. After I used connection through usb modem access to internet, I can not make firefox to remember the proxy settings set to automatic configure proxies. Now its always after restart resets to no proxy settings.

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hello piotrf, please refer to How to fix preferences that won't save(especially the part about the user.js file in your profile).

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Additional System Details

Installed Plug-ins

  • Shockwave Flash 11.6 r602
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape 11.0.02
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in Web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • PDF-XChange Viewer Netscape Gecko Plugin
  • McAfee MSC FF plugin DLL
  • McAfee Virtual Technician plugin for Mozilla (Gecko Version: 1.8b1)
  • VMware Remote Console and Client Integration Plug-in
  • Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) plug-in for Mozilla browsers
  • Office Plugin for Netscape Navigator

Application

  • Firefox 20.0.1
  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1; rv:20.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/20.0
  • Support URL: http://support.mozilla.org/1/firefox/20.0.1/WINNT/pl/

Extensions

  • Adblock Plus 2.2.4 ({d10d0bf8-f5b5-c8b4-a8b2-2b9879e08c5d})
  • Ant Video Downloader 2.4.7.8 (anttoolbar@ant.com)
  • Element Hiding Helper dla Adblock Plusa 1.2.3 (elemhidehelper@adblockplus.org)
  • EPUBReader 1.4.2.1 ({5384767E-00D9-40E9-B72F-9CC39D655D6F})
  • FlashGot 1.5.5.3 ({19503e42-ca3c-4c27-b1e2-9cdb2170ee34})
  • Forecastfox 2.2.2 ({0538E3E3-7E9B-4d49-8831-A227C80A7AD3})
  • FoxClocks 3.1.26 ({d37dc5d0-431d-44e5-8c91-49419370caa1})
  • Ghostery 2.9.4 (firefox@ghostery.com)
  • LastPass 2.0.20 (support@lastpass.com)
  • Link Gopher 1.3.2 (linkgopher@oooninja.com)
  • Reader 4.4 ({20068ab2-1901-4140-9f3c-81207d4dacc4})
  • Session Manager 0.8.0.6 ({1280606b-2510-4fe0-97ef-9b5a22eafe30})
  • StumbleUpon 4.16 ({AE93811A-5C9A-4d34-8462-F7B864FC4696})
  • TortoiseSVN Menu 0.2.5 (tsvnmenu@pumacode.org)
  • Troubleshooter 1.1a (troubleshooter@mozilla.org)
  • McAfee SiteAdvisor 3.6.1 ({4ED1F68A-5463-4931-9384-8FFF5ED91D92}) (Inactive)
  • Microsoft .NET Framework Assistant 0.0.0 ({20a82645-c095-46ed-80e3-08825760534b}) (Inactive)
  • PC Sync 2 Synchronisation Extension 1.0.0.732 (bkmrksync@nokia.com) (Inactive)

Javascript

  • incrementalGCEnabled: True

Graphics

  • adapterDescription: Mobile Intel(R) 965 Express Chipset Family
  • adapterDescription2:
  • adapterDeviceID: 0x2a02
  • adapterDeviceID2:
  • adapterDrivers: igxprd32
  • adapterDrivers2:
  • adapterRAM: Unknown
  • adapterRAM2:
  • adapterVendorID: 0x8086
  • adapterVendorID2:
  • direct2DEnabled: False
  • direct2DEnabledMessage: [u'blockedDriver']
  • directWriteEnabled: False
  • directWriteVersion: 0.0.0.0
  • driverDate: 1-13-2010
  • driverDate2:
  • driverVersion: 6.14.10.5218
  • driverVersion2:
  • info: {u'AzureCanvasBackend': u'cairo', u'AzureFallbackCanvasBackend': u'none', u'AzureContentBackend': u'none'}
  • isGPU2Active: False
  • numAcceleratedWindows: 2
  • numTotalWindows: 2
  • webglRenderer: Google Inc. -- ANGLE (Mobile Intel(R) 965 Express Chipset Family)
  • windowLayerManagerType: Direct3D 9

Modified Preferences

  • accessibility.typeaheadfind.flashBar: 0
  • browser.cache.disk.capacity: 358400
  • browser.cache.disk.smart_size.first_run: False
  • browser.cache.disk.smart_size.use_old_max: False
  • browser.cache.disk.smart_size_cached_value: 286720
  • browser.display.background_color: #C0C0C0
  • browser.display.use_system_colors: True
  • browser.history_expire_days.mirror: 20
  • browser.places.smartBookmarksVersion: 4
  • browser.search.update: False
  • browser.search.useDBForOrder: True
  • browser.startup.homepage: about:home
  • browser.startup.homepage_override.buildID: 20130409194949
  • browser.startup.homepage_override.mstone: 20.0.1
  • browser.tabs.warnOnClose: False
  • dom.disable_window_status_change: False
  • dom.max_chrome_script_run_time: 0
  • dom.mozApps.used: True
  • dom.w3c_touch_events.expose: False
  • extensions.lastAppVersion: 20.0.1
  • keyword.URL: http://websearch.lookforithere.info/?pid=658&r=2013/05/11&hid=1680314032&lg=EN&cc=PL&unqvl=14&l=1&q=
  • network.cookie.prefsMigrated: True
  • places.database.lastMaintenance: 1367937608
  • places.history.expiration.transient_current_max_pages: 28962
  • places.last_vacuum: 1337582658
  • plugin.disable_full_page_plugin_for_types: application/pdf
  • privacy.clearOnShutdown.cookies: False
  • privacy.clearOnShutdown.history: False
  • privacy.clearOnShutdown.offlineApps: True
  • privacy.clearOnShutdown.passwords: True
  • privacy.clearOnShutdown.siteSettings: True
  • privacy.cpd.downloads: False
  • privacy.cpd.extensions-sessionmanager: False
  • privacy.cpd.history: False
  • privacy.cpd.offlineApps: True
  • privacy.cpd.siteSettings: True
  • privacy.sanitize.migrateFx3Prefs: True
  • security.disable_button.openCertManager: False
  • security.enable_ssl2: True
  • security.warn_viewing_mixed: False
  • security.warn_viewing_mixed.show_once: False

Misc

  • User JS: Yes
  • Accessibility: No
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Chosen Solution

hello piotrf, please refer to How to fix preferences that won't save(especially the part about the user.js file in your profile).