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Lost History after Crash

So while using FF, I think it was a combination of too many programs opened and too many tabs (and an old potato PC laptop) suddenly the whole display turned black probab… (read more)

So while using FF, I think it was a combination of too many programs opened and too many tabs (and an old potato PC laptop) suddenly the whole display turned black probably because of all those reasons, i waited a min but nothing, so i shut it down manually in order to restart it.

As i re opened firefox i finished the search that caused the "crash" i guess and only later i realized that all my history (an awful lot) is gone. Tried using an old Windows restore point of december but nothing. After i looked up that history is stored in the places.sqlite file i went into the profile folder and found a places.sqlite.corupt file. Does anyone know how can i repair it ?... Pleaseeee help me retrive my history. Thanks a lot.

Asked by Gianluk 5 days ago

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Import didn't work

Hi, after I received the 'Firefox appears to be slow' message for a couple of times in a row I decided to use the 'clean install' option that it (the browser) offers. I w… (read more)

Hi,

after I received the 'Firefox appears to be slow' message for a couple of times in a row I decided to use the 'clean install' option that it (the browser) offers. I was under the impression that you could choose what to clean and what to keep, but apparently I was wrong. I now have a clean install and all, but everything is reset - back to default.

I do have the old files on my desktop and tried to import them like mentioned here: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1212433 But it didn't work at all. And to be honest ... I don't remember all of my passwords, which is what I truly need from my old files.

Asked by b.funk09 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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I had yesterday a weird crush of firefox, it first freezed and i couldn't even close the browser, couple minutes later it blinked and later on it came back but

yesterday i had a weird crush of firefox browser, it freeze for few minutes and i couldn't even close the browser, after couple minutes it blinked and then i could close … (read more)

yesterday i had a weird crush of firefox browser, it freeze for few minutes and i couldn't even close the browser, after couple minutes it blinked and then i could close the browser, I re-opened it and it appeared as default first installation situation, no bookmarks, nothing.. then it blinked again and i couldn't really open new tabs.. after 10 minutes that in the middle i plugged out my pc from the internet, the bookmarks came back but i had to set up again the theme and also basic customs of the page.. i wonder what it can be, I hope no one hacked my computer, though i use this same system over the years and never had such a problem since i know how to be careful out there.. but still sometimes shit happens.. I would like to know if there was some kind of maintenance work yesterday or some issue from firefox about it otherwise i will start suspect i'm hacked.. thank you all very much for any help kind regards Sriel

Asked by rlm0028 1 year ago

Last reply by rlm0028 1 year ago

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My profile may have been reset to default, not by me.

I exited Firefox and restarted my Windows 10 computer. Upon attempting to launch Firefox, I was presented with the profile manager. It did not list any profiles from wh… (read more)

I exited Firefox and restarted my Windows 10 computer. Upon attempting to launch Firefox, I was presented with the profile manager. It did not list any profiles from which to choose. In Windows Explorer, I found that my profile did exist. And there is a profiles.json file in the Profiles folder, but it is empty. I attempted to copy my good profile data into a new profile folder (that I created using profile manager) but upon launching, everything was set to default.

So, to sum up, cannot seem to use my profile, but it does seem to exist.

Asked by dannerino 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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My Firefox 72.0.2 doesn't save history at all

No matter what I try based on internet searches, and on this forum, I can't get my browser to save any history. After I close the closer at end of day, it erases everythi… (read more)

No matter what I try based on internet searches, and on this forum, I can't get my browser to save any history. After I close the closer at end of day, it erases everything. I even created a new profile.... no good. Uninstalled and re-installed.... no good. Places integrity checker says the database is sane. I checked my system care software and disabled any privacy sweeps months ago. My older (a few years back) firefox used to save everything....

Asked by musicweb1 2 years ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Saved passwords have disappeared sometime in 2020 - any ideas?

I've just noticed that my saved passwords in Firefox have disappeared sometime during 2020 I'm asuming it's something to do with Firefox Lockwise that I haven't noticed b… (read more)

I've just noticed that my saved passwords in Firefox have disappeared sometime during 2020 I'm asuming it's something to do with Firefox Lockwise that I haven't noticed before

Any help would be really appreciated

Asked by walkerpersonal 1 year ago

Last reply by walkerpersonal 1 year ago

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My passwords are all gone and now I can't save any new ones either?

Please help me!! I’m desperate!! I have 15 years of saved passwords that no longer work!!!!!!! After I updated to 73.0 I have zero saved logins!!! My logins.json file is… (read more)

Please help me!! I’m desperate!! I have 15 years of saved passwords that no longer work!!!!!!! After I updated to 73.0 I have zero saved logins!!! My logins.json file is still there and I can open it in Notepad but everything is encrypted!!! Also, it says I don’t have a Master Password anymore, but I never cleared it! And when I go to change it I get a “unable to change” error!!! I also can’t save any new logins, no logins can be saved now!! I’ve searched google for hours and tried everything but nothing works!! And no, I don’t have the “logins.json.corrupted” file everyone mentions on other threads for this issue, my file is still logins.json!

Please help me!!!!!!

Asked by !~* B a B y D o LL *~! 1 year ago

Answered by !~* B a B y D o LL *~! 1 year ago

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how to get back my password from old version of mozilla firefox? I lost everything :((

Almost one week ago, my daughter updated my firefox and when I checked the new version, I realized that my whole passwords were lost and there were no record in my securi… (read more)

Almost one week ago, my daughter updated my firefox and when I checked the new version, I realized that my whole passwords were lost and there were no record in my security profile. I checked the internet for solution, most of them suggested some files to import, but I dont have them. I need basic narration and instructions. I have some intercontinentinal projects, so I urgently need a solution. Thanks.

Asked by sebnemozde 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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The new 72.0.1 update this morning made me create a new profile and deleted ALL my logins, passwords and bookmarks.

I turned my work laptop on this morning and when I opened Firefox it made me create a new profile. There was no other option in order to continue. Once I did all of my sa… (read more)

I turned my work laptop on this morning and when I opened Firefox it made me create a new profile. There was no other option in order to continue. Once I did all of my saved logins, passwords and bookmarks were gone. As this is a work laptop I just lost a ton of links to important sites I use on a daily basis. How can I revert and get those back and why were they deleted in the first place?

Asked by bfranklin2 1 year ago

Last reply by RobertJ 1 year ago

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Restoring history items in places.sqlite

I use Piriform CCleaner. The most recent update ignored the settings to exclude Firefox and cleared my History. I do have a backup but it isn't recent as I'd like. I did … (read more)

I use Piriform CCleaner.

The most recent update ignored the settings to exclude Firefox and cleared my History.

I do have a backup but it isn't recent as I'd like.

I did have a look at the places.sqlite file with an editor - interestingly all the history is still there. So how is it "enabled / disabled" as far as Firefox is concerned?

I did a fair amount of Googling but can't see an explanation.

Your input would be appreciated! Adb

Asked by Factotum Industries 1 year ago

Last reply by Factotum Industries 1 year ago

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Possible to restore very old (v48) password file?

I purchased a new iMac after 9 years on a MacBook running the last installable version of Firefox: v48. Passwords were not migrated, so have all been lost. All help topi… (read more)

I purchased a new iMac after 9 years on a MacBook running the last installable version of Firefox: v48. Passwords were not migrated, so have all been lost. All help topics address *.json topics in Profiles. But the old version only has directoryLinks.json and frequencyCap.json files. Possible to restore from such an old version? If not, sadly, I must revert to using Safari. Bye bye Firefox.

Asked by mark160 1 year ago

Answered by cor-el 1 year ago

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saved login missing

For a couple months now all my saved logins go missing daily, I'll save them & the next they'll be gone again, I already saw about the issue with AVG but I dont use A… (read more)

For a couple months now all my saved logins go missing daily, I'll save them & the next they'll be gone again, I already saw about the issue with AVG but I dont use AVG. Can anyone tell me how I can fix this, also is it possible I have a Trojan thats stealing my saved logins?

Asked by thierjung1 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Firefox V73.0.1. Passwords and logins vanished. Help in related topic (old?) no good. Pls help!

I believe a recent up date erased or corrupted my logins file. I checked old threads and the suggestions do not work for me. I do not want to upgrade to W10 (7now) until … (read more)

I believe a recent up date erased or corrupted my logins file. I checked old threads and the suggestions do not work for me. I do not want to upgrade to W10 (7now) until I resolve this problem. Please, give the needed direction to recover them! They are extremelly important for me. Thank you! Isis

Asked by IWMc 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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passwords lost after every update since firefox 74.0

after the ubuntu 18.04.4 firefox update to 74.0 my passwords seams totally lost. No ask for my master password as I visited a login site. Going to menue passwords, I wa… (read more)

after the ubuntu 18.04.4 firefox update to 74.0 my passwords seams totally lost. No ask for my master password as I visited a login site. Going to menue passwords, I was asked for my master password, and after entering, my password storage was empty. After a very long time, it seamed as my passwords are back again, but they where not complete, only 271 where back. On an very old system, from which I had transferred the firefox profile to the system now in use, I had had 413 passwords and I had had to create a lot more since this clone. After update to 74.0.1 again, at first passwords where completely lost and now again, lots of them where missing. What was astonishing was, on the old system key4.db is 294912 Byte (and no logins.json), now key4.db is 720896 B (logins.json 141519 B) but for sure lacking lot of information!

Asked by 0771 1 year ago

Answered by FredMcD 1 year ago

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I just got royally screwed over by Firefox v75

I no longer have any: passwords addons bookmarks history previously opened tabs user configuration Nothing. Everything was completely wiped out. And that's just what I kn… (read more)

I no longer have any:

passwords addons bookmarks history previously opened tabs user configuration

Nothing. Everything was completely wiped out. And that's just what I know about. Who knows what else is gone.

Does anyone know how I can retrieve this lost information.

Thank you.

Asked by letsdothis 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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Need urgent help recovering bookmarks ($ tip for solution!)

Hi guys. I was clearing out unused software for space and I uninstalled the wrong firefox (I had two installed). I was using a 3rd party program called IObit uninstaller.… (read more)

Hi guys. I was clearing out unused software for space and I uninstalled the wrong firefox (I had two installed). I was using a 3rd party program called IObit uninstaller. Usually I know backups appear if uninstalled through the directory but this isn't the case with the 3rd party programs.

So after freaking out a little I looked for recovery programs and found one by the same developer, IObit undelete. I managed to find some json. files with settings, logins and some bookmark files too. However, when I try to restore the bookmarks file through the remaining firefox I'm told it is unable to process the file?

Does anybody please have any ideas what I can do to fix this? I'm pretty bummed out by this, i'll happily send a bit of cash your way if this can be restored again

Asked by Liam 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Since today (FF76) all my saved passwords are gone. How do I get them back?

I use FF since years and never created a profile. Hundreds of PW have been saved in the FF browser secured with my master PW. Since a few hours they are ALL GONE! I creat… (read more)

I use FF since years and never created a profile. Hundreds of PW have been saved in the FF browser secured with my master PW. Since a few hours they are ALL GONE! I created the account I´m writing you herer from but obviously alos there no PW? What can I do. Need them urgently back.

Thanks for your help! Best, Karsten

Asked by Karsten 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago