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Crash, and deleted history

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Every single time when my firefox crashes. It keeps constantly deleting my history for some odd reason.

Is there any way to recover all my history, though?

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In about:config the following setting is 'true' by default: browser.sessionstore.resume_from_crash. The default value for the following is 1: browser.sessionstore.max_resumed_crashes You can check those by opening a new tab and entering about:config in the url-bar. On the General page of Options, have you selected the setting "Restore previous session"?

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If you have a problem with losing the history after a crash then it is possible that there are problems with the places.sqlite database (bookmarks and history). Bookmarks can be restored automatically from a backup if a new places.sqlite is created, but the history is lost.


Use one of these to close Firefox if you are currently doing that by clicking the close X on the Firefox Title bar.

  • "3-bar" menu button -> Exit (Power button)
  • Windows: File -> Exit
  • Mac: Firefox -> Quit Firefox
  • Linux: File -> Quit

If you have submitted crash reports, please post the IDs of one or more recent crash reports that start with "bp-".

  • bp-xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxx

You can find the report ID of recent crash reports on the "Help -> Troubleshooting Information" (about:support) page.

  • click the "All Crash Reports" button on this page to open the about:crashes page and see all crash reports.

Alternatively you can open about:crashes via the location/address bar.

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