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How to restore abruptly-closed windows and tabs when no option is given?

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Hi! My computer hung and upon restarting it and starting up Firefox, a new session was automatically opened instead of the normal page that gives the option of restoring the last-viewed windows and tabs. My history and cookies are still intact though, so is there any way to access those windows and tabs?


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Are relying on "Save and Quit" to reopen the previous session or are you using "Show my windows and tabs from last time" ?

If you use the latter then Firefox should have opened that session unless there is a problem with the file sessionstore.js in the Firefox Profile Folder.

Firefox > Preferences > General > Startup: "When Firefox Starts": "Show my windows and tabs from last time"

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Thanks for the reply. It's the latter case, and the "Show my windows and tabs from last time" was already ticked. Is there a way to retrieve the previous session then? Thanks!