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how do I make firefox restore previous session every time it crashes?
I really like the "restore previous session" window that shows up sometimes when firefox crashes, being able to pick and choose which tabs and windows to reopen. My question is are there any add-ons or ways of making it so this happens every time I have to reopen firefox? Right now it only does it occasionally, other times it automatically reopens every tab loading them as I go which makes the process of finding which windows I want and getting back up to speed much lengthier. This is quite an annoyance because you'd think after force quiting firefox would default to this every time, but usually it reopens every tab and I have to try and purposely crash the browser hoping I'll get the "restore previous session" window. Any help with this would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
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Yes, you can. Firefox will try to automatically restore once. If that fails, then it gives you the screen to choose. To prevent automatic restoration and always go straight to that windows/tabs list, change a setting here:
(1) In a new tab, type or paste about:config in the address bar and press Enter. Click the button promising to be careful.
(2) In the search box in that tab, type or paste sessions and pause while the list is filtered
(3) Double-click browser.sessionstore.max_resumed_crashes and change the 1 to a 0 (a zero) and OK that.
(4) You can close this tab now.
Hopefully you won't need to test it any time soon -- if you are crashing a lot, we should try to figure out how to stop that.