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Trying to restore my tabs by renaming sessionstore.bak to .js but its only renaming the file and not changing the extension?

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In the past when Firefox crashed and failed to bring back my old tabs and windows I was able to restore it by doing the sessionstore.bak -> sessionstore.js rename trick. This is no longer working. It appears that when I rename sessionstore.bak to sessionstore.js it simply renames the file but the file type doesn't change to a .js file. It appears as "sessionstore.js.bak" in properties. Anyone know how I can properly get it converted?

In the past when Firefox crashed and failed to bring back my old tabs and windows I was able to restore it by doing the sessionstore.bak -> sessionstore.js rename trick. This is no longer working. It appears that when I rename sessionstore.bak to sessionstore.js it simply renames the file but the file type doesn't change to a .js file. It appears as "sessionstore.js.bak" in properties. Anyone know how I can properly get it converted?

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philipp
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hello, please see http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/show-or-hide-file-name-extensions
cor-el
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You can try to add quotes around the name: "sessionstore.js"

You can try to add quotes around the name: "sessionstore.js"

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This worked. Thanks!

This worked. Thanks!
jonyt 0 solutions 5 answers

You can use the utility at http://firefox-session-restore.herokuapp.co... to restore your tabs. Just paste in the contents of sessionstore.bak.

You can use the utility at [http://firefox-session-restore.herokuapp.com/] to restore your tabs. Just paste in the contents of sessionstore.bak.