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Is it possible to change the default location where Firefox Stores it's profiles and browsing history

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Normally profiles and browsing history stores in %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox

Now i want to change the location some where ("like in Desktop") even while installing or after installation of Firefox.

Can anyone help me out..................

Thanks in advance.............

Krupakar Kuramala.

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hello Krupakar , you can use the profile manager in order to create a new profile at a custom location. more information is available at Profile Manager - Create, remove or switch Firefox profiles.

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hello Krupakar , you can use the profile manager in order to create a new profile at a custom location. more information is available at Profile Manager - Create, remove or switch Firefox profiles.

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Be aware the the profile folder should always point to a folder that isn't used otherwise or you may end up with losing all files in it.
It is best to leave the Firefox profile folder in its default location unless there are space considerations on the Windows system drive.

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@philipp

Your answer to my question is helpful to me..... Normally "C:\Documents and Settings\<user>\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\profiles.ini" is default location

Can we able to change the location according to our requirement just as we did to change the location of user profile .................

Please help me out in this context..........

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this forum entry might also be helpful to you: http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?f=38&t=607383