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Pourquoi ma personnalisation est perdue a chaque démarrage de Firefox ?

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Mon PC : Windows 7 64 bits FR Firefox est maintenu à jour et suit les versions au fur et a mesure de leurs publications


Jusqu'à il y a quelques jours mon Firefox démarrait toujours avec la configuration d'onglets qu'il avait lors de safermeture. Le thème utilisé était le thème que j'avais choisi. Résumé : Je perds les onglets, les pages de démarrage, la personnalisation, les applications, ... je conserve : les favoris, les mots de passe, J'ai vainement essauyé de reconstituer la configuration de mon Firefox. Comment faire pour le remettre en état ?

Pourquoi en cliquant sur un site Français pour poser une question, suis-je dirigé vers un site en anglais ? Why clicking in a french site for requesting help, I am finally rerouted to an english site ?

Merci d'avance

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hi, yes delete all of them including the prefs.js file - this will reset all your settings again, but hopefully the last time - maybe the file was write-protected, which causes those anomalies...

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Hi!

Thanks for posting your question, however this is an English-only forum. We are currently expanding to more languages but haven't got them all down yet. If you could, can you please repost your question in English so we can troubleshoot? Alternatively if you cannot write in English, please post your question at the French forum located at http://forums.mozfr.org/

Thank you!


Translated by Google Translate Salut!

Merci d'envoyer votre question, mais c'est un anglais uniquement forum. Nous sommes en train d'étendre à d'autres langues, mais nous n'avons pas encore tous descendu. Si vous pouviez, pouvez-vous s'il vous plaît reposter votre question en anglais afin que nous puissions résoudre? Alternativement, si vous ne pouvez pas écrire en anglais, s'il vous plaît envoyer votre question au forum français situé à http://forums.mozfr.org/

EDIT: Translated to the wrong language. Did Italian instead of French.

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Hi Moses

I will repost here in english. I was a bit upset after following a french link and arriving without further notice in an english-only site. A Warning on the french site stating it's continued in english would be a plus.

My problem

Since upgrade to rel 27 my FF lost memry for many settings

File transfer option

Default start pages changed to FF default Page, Download update page, Firebug Update page.

All my personnas disappeared and Groovy Blue became my default theme. 5I never installed Groovy Blue)


What is still correct (inherited from previous verions) : my favorites and my passwords

Is it possible to reinstall REL 26 ?

Thanks for your help

And apologizes for my bad frenglish. ;-)

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Sorry about that! The French forum you went to was probably a 3rd party and is in no way affiliated with this forum. Also, I did make a mistake by wrongfully translating into Italian instead of French, so see my correct above ;)

I'm going to try to understand your response so here goes:

Default start pages changed to FF default Page, Download update page, Firebug Update page.

I'm assuming these 3 pages start up every time with Firefox, correct? If so, you can revert this back to normal about:home page by going to Firefox button > Tools/Options > General > Restore to Default > OK' that will restore your home page to about:home

File transfer option

What's happening with this? Can you elaborate?

All my personnas disappeared and Groovy Blue became my default theme. 5I never installed Groovy Blue)

To my knowledge, I can't think of anything that would make your personas disappear after an upgrade to 27. Do you have an Old Firefox Data folder on your desktop? If so, you can restore them (i'm not sure you can though but give it a try) but be cautious.

Is it possible to reinstall REL 26 ?

We don't suggest downgrading to 26 since 26 might have bugs that were patched in 27, that's why we always recommend users to upgrade to the latest version (27.0.1 at the moment)

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About file transfer I meant file download, sorry. My setting is "always ask wher to store downloaded files" After a restart it's allways set to default download location (ie in may user's download dir)

For the start pages, I can redefine my start pages a lot of tabs, but if I restart Firefox they will have disappeared.

I'll try your advices and give you some feedback.

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Thanks for giving me feedback!

Your prefs.js file is probably corrupt from the Firefox update. This can happen sometimes. The below method will reset all users preferences back to default. (homepage, download location, etc) and might remove all add-ons, extensions, etc

Can you take a look at your profile folder (Click the Firefox Button > Help Troubleshooting Information > Show Folder) and see if there are any multiples of the following files:

  • prefs-n.js
  • prefs.js.moztmp
  • Invalidprefs.js.

If so, can you delete them, then restart Firefox.

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I have prefs-n.js with n from 1 to 233 !!!

Shall I erase all those 233 files ?

No prefs.js.moztmp nor Onvalidprefs.js

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hi, yes delete all of them including the prefs.js file - this will reset all your settings again, but hopefully the last time - maybe the file was write-protected, which causes those anomalies...

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Thanks a lot sir !

I could redefine the file download option to ask, some tabs to be open at start.

I could also reinstall some personas.

After restarting Firefox my new configuration was still there

You solved my problem.