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My old Firefox browser just disappeared!

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When I opened Firefox as I always do just a few minutes ago, the browser had effectively disappeared. I was forced to "create a new account". Everything I had -bookmarks, history, home page, preferences...everything is gone. What can I do to restore it. I have been using Firefox as my default browser with no problems for many years until today. What happened and how can I fix it??

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It sounds like the profile is missing. Not the program.

Sometimes when the browser thinks there is a problem with the profile, it will create a new one.

Look on your desktop. Do you see a folder called; Old Firefox? Look inside. Look for the folder with the latest creation date.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/recovering-important-data-from-an-old-profile

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/back-and-restore-information-firefox-profiles

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/how-run-firefox-when-profile-missing-inaccessible


https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/recover-user-data-missing-after-firefox-update

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