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Update Broke Advanced Options for Undoing 2022 Private Window Visual Changes

Back in October 2022, changes were made to how private windows appear, separating their icon in the OS taskbar, giving it a new icon, and putting a badge on the top right of the window.

At the time, support threads (such as this one https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1393494#answer-1542568 ) suggested changing three options to revert these changes: -browser.privateWindowSeparation.enabled -browser.privatebrowsing.enable-new-indicator -browser.privatebrowsing.enable-new-logo I really dislike how these changes look, and so immediately followed this advice. In my advanced options, every one of these is still set to "false" to this day. However, after a recent Firefox update (my current version is listed as 127.0), these no longer seem to have any effect making the new look the only option.

I would strongly prefer to at least re-combine the taskbar icons for standard and private browsing into a single icon. Is there any way to do this in the current update, or is this change permanent going forward? If it is permanent, would reverting to version 126.01 risk losing my current Firefox profile?

Back in October 2022, changes were made to how private windows appear, separating their icon in the OS taskbar, giving it a new icon, and putting a badge on the top right of the window. At the time, support threads (such as this one https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1393494#answer-1542568 ) suggested changing three options to revert these changes: -'''browser.privateWindowSeparation.enabled ''' -'''browser.privatebrowsing.enable-new-indicator''' -'''browser.privatebrowsing.enable-new-logo''' I really dislike how these changes look, and so immediately followed this advice. In my advanced options, every one of these is still set to "false" to this day. However, after a recent Firefox update (my current version is listed as 127.0), these no longer seem to have any effect making the new look the only option. I would strongly prefer to at least re-combine the taskbar icons for standard and private browsing into a single icon. Is there any way to do this in the current update, or is this change permanent going forward? If it ''is'' permanent, would reverting to version 126.01 risk losing my current Firefox profile?
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Hi, yes, this was changed in Firefox 127. Due to user feedback, the old preference is expected to return, but I don't have a timeline on that.

https://connect.mozilla.org/t5/ideas/bring-back-the-option-to-group-the-private-and-normal-firefox/idc-p/59579/highlight/true#M34679

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தீர்வு தேர்ந்தெடுக்கப்பட்டது

Hi, yes, this was changed in Firefox 127. Due to user feedback, the old preference is expected to return, but I don't have a timeline on that.

https://connect.mozilla.org/t5/ideas/bring-back-the-option-to-group-the-private-and-normal-firefox/idc-p/59579/highlight/true#M34679

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