Clearing history disables all addons.
There is this odd thing happening with the Firefox for the past few days. My browser is set to forget history when I close it so now, every time I open the browser my addons are gone from the bar. When I check them in add-ons they are all there but none is working/active. For all these years I had the Firefox browser(windows) I never had an issue. I have manually for so many times: - disabled/enabled addons one by one. - Tried ruling out buggy addons. - refreshed the browser (most times without a success). -> The only thing that seems to do the trick is completely re-installing the browser with removing all residue folders prior to that. And signing in to sync the account. But this is only a temporary solution as when I clear the history its all gone again and the merry-go-around starts again. Ironically I never had Facebook container working in Firefox but now suddenly its working - that is when addons are back. I installed a new ssd with clean os installation last night, however, the very same issue was happening on my previous Firefox installation on previous ssd. I have simply no clue as to what is happening here. Anyone else experiencing this? I mean this is extremely annoying and as much as I dislike Chrome I might need to go back there. I really liked how Firefox worked up until two-three days ago. Firefox version: 87.0 so it should be up-to-date.
Got it fixed myself. Don't know what has changed with the latest Firefox to be needing to add Firefox as an exception to not be cleaned of addons. Kind of contradiction considering how FF promotes its own addons. Of course I shall wait and see if it stays this way.Read this answer in context 👍 0
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Got it fixed myself. Don't know what has changed with the latest Firefox to be needing to add Firefox as an exception to not be cleaned of addons. Kind of contradiction considering how FF promotes its own addons. Of course I shall wait and see if it stays this way.
Modified by anelishka