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Recent Firefox updates made it forget to restore tabs and login info (user id)

Firefox has been reliable for decades. The lates and recent updates (past 2-3 months) made it very forgetful. 1. Does not restore tabs (options is properly set, of cours… (read more)

Firefox has been reliable for decades. The lates and recent updates (past 2-3 months) made it very forgetful. 1. Does not restore tabs (options is properly set, of course). 2. Keep losing login info (userid) such as my bank account, gmail, etc. Please fix it properly.

Asked by kai.ng8 2 months ago

launched old firefox and now my main up to date firefox was logged out of everything even when changing profiles. help please

i have 2 firefoxs. a old version and a new version. i launched a old version to test something in some game i play and then closed that firefox and went back to my main … (read more)

i have 2 firefoxs. a old version and a new version.

i launched a old version to test something in some game i play and then closed that firefox and went back to my main firefox which is up to date and everything was gone.

i was logged out of everything, history was gone. its all gone.

Asked by aaaaaaaaa 2 months ago

Lost Saved Logins/Passwords after Sync / Linux 68.0

Loged into Firefox Account Performed a Sync and lost all Saved Logins & Passwords. Checked logins.json. and logins.json.corrupt both 1.1KiB in size and contain no Inf… (read more)

Loged into Firefox Account Performed a Sync and lost all Saved Logins & Passwords. Checked logins.json. and logins.json.corrupt both 1.1KiB in size and contain no Info Firefox Quantum 68.0 (32-bit) for Ubuntu / Ubuntu 18.10 Build 20190706125552 / User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Ubuntu; Linux i686; rv:68.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/68.0

Asked by lionheartsails 2 months ago

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i thought i had deleted my connection on this pc but it looks like ive deleted my account, can i retrieve my account back

i synced my account on this pc but nothing showed up and when i went to delete what i thought was the sync on the pc, its turned out to be my actual account, i need to re… (read more)

i synced my account on this pc but nothing showed up and when i went to delete what i thought was the sync on the pc, its turned out to be my actual account, i need to retrieve my account as its in use on 5 pcs

Asked by ashley.morgan 5 years ago

Last reply by guigs 5 years ago

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I sync my account before resetting my computer. When logging back on, with the same credentials, the information is still not coming through. Please assist.

I had to reset my computer. I backed up everything and verified that my sync worked. When I put in the password, the account wouldn't take it. So we had to reset the pass… (read more)

I had to reset my computer. I backed up everything and verified that my sync worked. When I put in the password, the account wouldn't take it. So we had to reset the password, but still nothing is coming through. Can you assist? Do you have a backup anywhere?

Asked by cedeno72 4 years ago

Last reply by guigs 4 years ago

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extracting saved passwords from HDD

My Win 7 Laptop got wet, very wet and wont start. Firefox password manager had saved many site passwords If I take the HDD out and with a USB enclosure hang it off anot… (read more)

My Win 7 Laptop got wet, very wet and wont start.

Firefox password manager had saved many site passwords

If I take the HDD out and with a USB enclosure hang it off another PC as drive F:

Where and how might the passwords be found and read

Asked by sickputer 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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Bookmarks dissappeared on on machine with Firefox Account

I have a firefox account and it normally syncs my bookmarks between my laptop at work and my machine at home. All my bookmarks at work have disaapeared, but they are all … (read more)

I have a firefox account and it normally syncs my bookmarks between my laptop at work and my machine at home.

All my bookmarks at work have disaapeared, but they are all still there.

I tried restoring my bookmarks at the work machine, and is shows as being able to restore 102 bookmarks but when i do this the bookmarks toolbar refreshes but no bookmarks appear.

Can anyone help?

Asked by paulsun 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Can I restore my history?

My places.sqlite file has places.sqlite.corrupt just under it in my second profile's folder. I tried renaming the corrupt file as just places.sqlite (calling the first p… (read more)

My places.sqlite file has places.sqlite.corrupt just under it in my second profile's folder. I tried renaming the corrupt file as just places.sqlite (calling the first places.sqlite something else) and restarting as suggested but the history still won't show up, and when I check the folder, places.sqlite is once again places.sqlite.corrupt (with a places.sqlite file just above it.)

Is there a way to somehow get Quantum to read my old history?

Asked by jon83 2 years ago

Last reply by WestEnd 2 years ago

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my firefox sync account lost all the information(bookmarks, passwords, etc.)

Hi. I had to reinstall my laptop OS, so I also reinstalled Firefox. I excpected, as in past experiences, to have my bookmarks, add on, cache data back, but all data was l… (read more)

Hi. I had to reinstall my laptop OS, so I also reinstalled Firefox. I excpected, as in past experiences, to have my bookmarks, add on, cache data back, but all data was lost. Is there any chance those data are somewhere and can be retrievable? Thanks in advance for the support. Regards, Francesco

Asked by francescoimme 2 years ago

Last reply by the-edmeister 2 years ago

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Upgraded to Firefox 58 and lost passwords

Good evening all Just upgraded to Firefox 58 on a Mac and no longer have any saved passwords. Managed to import bookmarks from old version but can't find how to import pa… (read more)

Good evening all Just upgraded to Firefox 58 on a Mac and no longer have any saved passwords. Managed to import bookmarks from old version but can't find how to import passwords. Thanks in advance

Asked by ComputerLuddite 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Upgraded, lost ALL bookmarks.

The upgrade wiped out everything. In searching for bookmarks to restore, I find I have several profiles. I want to RESTORE the BMs from ALL of these profiles. I unders… (read more)

The upgrade wiped out everything. In searching for bookmarks to restore, I find I have several profiles. I want to RESTORE the BMs from ALL of these profiles. I understand that each "restore" replaces all bookmarks, so how does one CONSOLIDATE all of these profiles' bookmarks into one place?

I'm badly confused and extremely panicky about doing something that will actually wipe out the bookmarks backup!!

Asked by archetypia 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 years ago

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New version is BAD!!!

Hi! My account - elzas07@ya.ru I have many years of syncing bookmarks, settings and passwords, but 2 months ago, when I installed a new version of Firefox on Windows Pro … (read more)

Hi! My account - elzas07@ya.ru I have many years of syncing bookmarks, settings and passwords, but 2 months ago, when I installed a new version of Firefox on Windows Pro 10, I can't do that. The instructions on your website do not help me. I go to my account in the browser, sync, but the bookmarks are empty!!!! I want my passwords, bookmarks and settings! Bad browser!

Asked by elzas07 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Hello, I wiped my computer in November and my bookmarks have disappeared. I followed recovery advice in forums but the tabs that open are empty

Hello, I wiped my laptop in November because I had a virus and my Firefox bookmarks have disappeared. I have followed the recovery advice given in Forums and have found … (read more)

Hello,

I wiped my laptop in November because I had a virus and my Firefox bookmarks have disappeared. I have followed the recovery advice given in Forums and have found lots of Firefox folders in my computer, including JSON files, but when they open in Firefox the tabs are empty. I had wiped my laptop two months before, in September, and my bookmarks were all there when I reset the system so I'm upset that this has happened. I've changed laptops in the past and wiped the system and this is the first time I have ever lost my bookmarks.

I'm really hoping someone can help me recover them.

Please note I am not a technical person so please make the advice as easy as possible for me to understand.

Thank you.

Asked by Paula-MS 2 years ago

Last reply by WestEnd 2 years ago

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I cant see my saved passwords

I know that my saved passwords are still available - because when I go onto sites I always use, on this browser, it logs me in. However if I go to Options>Privacy &… (read more)

I know that my saved passwords are still available - because when I go onto sites I always use, on this browser, it logs me in.

However if I go to Options>Privacy & Security> Saved logins it only shows the "firefox account credentials" (which I had never noticed before) and 1 password I updated today

Asked by PeteWein 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Bookmarks Problem

Hello Mozilla Community My problem is really serious because I have a lot of things on this bookmarks So I got a new hard drive because the old one burned and I couldn't … (read more)

Hello Mozilla Community

My problem is really serious because I have a lot of things on this bookmarks So I got a new hard drive because the old one burned and I couldn't retrieve anything from it after that I installed and opened my account (sign in to sync) on the new Firefox but the bookmarks didn't sync after I sign in and I don't have any HTML backup because I thought It is a sync service my bookmarks should be on this account So I want a way to retrieve them whatever it takes

thanks in advance

Asked by Painxsama 2 years ago

Last reply by Shadow110 2 years ago

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Firefox 59.0.1 (non-user) reset and all data appears lost (Firefox can't find backups)

All settings, history, tabs, add-ons, etc. are default as if a new install. The upgrade history of Firefox remains. Latest: 3 of 4 files in default profile folder ysb3r7f… (read more)

All settings, history, tabs, add-ons, etc. are default as if a new install. The upgrade history of Firefox remains. Latest: 3 of 4 files in default profile folder ysb3r7f8.default > sessionstore-backups > previous.jsonlz4, recovery.baklz4 & upgrade.jsonlz4-20180315233128 (written in Chinese text with some scattered blue & red characters). A similarly named and sized file, recovery.jsonlz4, is in English. (viewed contents with Notepad)

How to restore Firefox with 1of 2 found older backup folders and their contained files? Profile & Backup files Large 35 KB Chinese crashes/store.json.mozlz4 file: 潭䱺㑺0繟ヿ≻≶ㄺ∬牣獡敨≳笺ㄢ摡㡤攴ⴵ㌹慦㐭㡦ⵡ㤹㌷㌭昰㤹摤慣㔵... d6elgczp.default-1511941882523/sessionstore-backups/ previous.jsonlz4 03/19/2018 11:34 PM recovery.baklz4 03/20/2018 7:36 PM recovery.jsonlz4 03/20/2018 7:36 PM upgrade.jsonlz4-20180206200532 2/7/2018 9:31 PM upgrade.jsonlz4-20180310025718 3/13/2018 9:50 PM upgrade.jsonlz4-20180315233128 3/16/2018 3:38 PM

Small 1 KB English crashes/store.json.mozlz4 file: mozLz40 8 ô{"v":1,"crashes":{},"countsByDay ðrruptDate":null} 6j0bu831.default/sessionstore-backups/ previous.js 10/5/2017 8:07 PM previous.jsonlz4 11/27/2017 7:40 PM recovery.baklz4 11/28/2017 3:47 PM recovery.jsonlz4 11/28/2017 3:47 PM upgrade.js-20150122214805 10/5/2017 8:07 PM upgrade.jsonlz4-20170926190823 10/5/2017 9:50 PM upgrade.jsonlz4-20171024165158 10/26/2017 1:15 PM upgrade.jsonlz4-20171112125346 11/17/2017 8:58 PM

Asked by Dusty_Trigger 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 years ago