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I used my old firefox data and now it's buggy.

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My problem started after I deleted my profile. Not knowing what I was doing, I deleted my profile and restarted Firefox. I had no bookmarks, my theme was gone, etc. After a while, I figured out how to use my old Firefox data to get my old profile back. When I did this, I think I might have gone back to an older version of Firefox, but it says everything is up to date. The Problem is that when I go to some websites, it says there is a buggy script (or loads very slow) and I have to stop script then it works. Another thing is that when I go to some websites (it varies on how often it happens) it says I need to update my media player. So I got to the link and it automatically pulls up an .exe. I have a mac and can't use an exe (don't tell me to use bootcamp, I don't have a flash drive big enough). When I just go to the web it's the same thing. If it should only work with Microsoft, then how do I stop the banner from showing up?


Thanks for the help, and if you couldn't, thanks for trying.

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Maybe create a new profile and be more cautious about recovering data from an old profile.

You can use a JSON backup in the bookmarkbackups folder to restore the bookmarks.

You can transfer these files from the Old Firefox Data folder on the desktop to recover specific data from your previous profile.

  • bookmarks/history: backups in the bookmarkbackups folder and possibly places.sqlite if you really need the history
  • other SQLite files like cookies.sqlite (cookies) and formhistory.sqlite (saved form data)
  • logins.json and key3.db for the passwords in the password manager
  • permissions.sqlite and possibly content-prefs.sqlite for the Permissions and Site Preferences
  • cert8.db for stored intermediate certificates
  • sessionstore.js for open tabs and pinned tabs and tab groups
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These can't get your data back, but will help in the future.

These add-ons can be a great help by backing up and restoring Firefox

FEBE (Firefox Environment Backup Extension) {web link} FEBE allows you to quickly and easily backup your Firefox extensions, history, passwords, and more. In fact, it goes beyond just backing up -- It will actually rebuild your saved files individually into installable .xpi files. It will also make backup of files that you choose.

OPIE {web link} Import/Export extension preferences

தீர்வு தேர்ந்தெடுக்கப்பட்டது

Maybe create a new profile and be more cautious about recovering data from an old profile.

You can use a JSON backup in the bookmarkbackups folder to restore the bookmarks.

You can transfer these files from the Old Firefox Data folder on the desktop to recover specific data from your previous profile.

  • bookmarks/history: backups in the bookmarkbackups folder and possibly places.sqlite if you really need the history
  • other SQLite files like cookies.sqlite (cookies) and formhistory.sqlite (saved form data)
  • logins.json and key3.db for the passwords in the password manager
  • permissions.sqlite and possibly content-prefs.sqlite for the Permissions and Site Preferences
  • cert8.db for stored intermediate certificates
  • sessionstore.js for open tabs and pinned tabs and tab groups