session restore fails to update to new session
Whenever I start Firefox, Session restore defaults to a session from about 6 weeks ago, This seriously hampers progression, some tabs are "dead", others horribly outdated, not to mention the loss of recent tabs (recent history only remembers a few)
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- Shockwave Flash 25.0 r0
- Shockwave Flash 11.5 r502
- I-ejenti Engumsebenzisi: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:53.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/53.0
In order to change your Firefox Configuration please do the following:
In the address bar, type about:profiles and press the Enter key.
Open your profile folder.
Open sessionstore-backups folder.
Copy the backup you want back to the profile folder as
You can check for problems with the sessionstore.js file in the Firefox profile folder that stores session data. When sessionstore.js is deleted you lose pinned tabs and open tabs and you will have to recreate them, so if necessary make a note or bookmark them.
You can use the button on the "Help -> Troubleshooting Information" (about:support) page to go to the current Firefox profile folder or use the about:profiles page.
- Help -> Troubleshooting Information -> Profile Directory:
Windows: Show Folder; Linux: Open Directory; Mac: Show in Finder
Additionally, open the Browser Console from the Tools > Web Developer menu and make sure Logging is selected (you can clear the other items.)
After using Firefox for a short while, do you see any error messages starting with either of the following?
Could not write session state file Error: TypeError: invalid 'in' operand exn Could not write session state file Error: NS_ERROR_OUT_OF_MEMORY:
Side note: you appear to have 2 Flash versions installed according to the reported info on this forum. Make sure to uninstall the 11.5 r502 version at least, or uninstall both of them and reinstall the latest version only, if needed. They may both show up in the Addon Manager > Plugins, or in Programs and Features in Windows.