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Profile folder isn't shown

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Hi all,

I had to do a fresh installation of Firefox, so I made a backup of my profile folders to restore them and deinstalled Firefox completely.

My main profile folder is called 6tmbpuzf.default and my additional profile folder is called zxljatsb.default-release.

After the fresh installation, Firefox created a new profile: rgun63ue.default-release-1646847780299

I closed Firefox, copied my saved profile folders to the places where they belong (from roaming to roaming, from local to local) but when I open about:profiles, Firefox doesn't show any of my old profiles, only the new one! Why is that? What can I do so that Firefox shows them?

I added images of my about:profiles page, the roaming and the local folder.

Hi all, I had to do a fresh installation of Firefox, so I made a backup of my profile folders to restore them and deinstalled Firefox completely. My main profile folder is called 6tmbpuzf.default and my additional profile folder is called zxljatsb.default-release. After the fresh installation, Firefox created a new profile: rgun63ue.default-release-1646847780299 I closed Firefox, copied my saved profile folders to the places where they belong (from roaming to roaming, from local to local) but when I open about:profiles, Firefox doesn't show any of my old profiles, only the new one! Why is that? What can I do so that Firefox shows them? I added images of my about:profiles page, the roaming and the local folder.
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A profile needs to be registered in the Profile Manager (profiles.ini in the Firefox profile folder) in order for Firefox to use this profile.