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Profiles are stored in two locations (local & roaming) but none of the articles I have read specify which to use OR both.

Reference: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1174885 The final answer was 'roaming' which was all that ragnajoe and myself wanted to know. The other articles… (funda kabanzi)

Reference: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1174885 The final answer was 'roaming' which was all that ragnajoe and myself wanted to know. The other articles about profiles, backups, recovery, '2017-10-13-12-36-19-82d39f.png',etc., ASSUMEs everyone has the same knowledge background. The problem could have been answered by referring us to: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/profiles-where-firefox-stores-user-data#w_finding-your-profile-without-opening-firefox.

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Asked by LFCF_v52-v61 2 iminyaka edlule

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move proflie to server

Hi! Not much on details. I just want to move my existing profile to a server. Can I just copy name.default to the server, rename name.default on the client, and on th… (funda kabanzi)

Hi! Not much on details. I just want to move my existing profile to a server. Can I just copy name.default to the server, rename name.default on the client, and on the client create a link name.default to the server profile? Or, can I use ProfileManager to create a new profile on the server and copy the contents of the client profile to the new one?

Asked by dmikulec 1 unyaka odlule

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How do I fix/repair my 'Firefox Profile?'

I tried a Firefox update due to slow running; when it didn't work, I stopped it and deleted all FF files. On download (many attempts), all appears to go well until I ge… (funda kabanzi)

I tried a Firefox update due to slow running; when it didn't work, I stopped it and deleted all FF files. On download (many attempts), all appears to go well until I get a "Your FF profile cannot be located. It may be missing or inaccessible." message.

What must I do to fix or the problem? Thx, Pete T.

Asked by SWOldSoldier1 2 iminyaka edlule

Answered by cor-el 2 iminyaka edlule

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I created the account and everything, then shut ff down, it verified when reloaded it had my profile, then when reloaded again it said updating and now all my

As stated now all my saved passwords, website histories and everything are now gone and it now says default profile 1 release and I don't use your beta channel either. S… (funda kabanzi)

As stated now all my saved passwords, website histories and everything are now gone and it now says default profile 1 release and I don't use your beta channel either. So in the span of 20 minutes I went from updated, to updated a second time to release 1 and there is nothing in my profile now.

Please tell me that you store the default profile somewhere so it can be imported. I always relied on Firefox to this moment and always thought Google need to learn how to deliver what their users want and not what they want but right now so angry about what has happened.

Asked by MadatFirefox007 1 unyaka odlule

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All bookmarks missing since update to 67.0

Since Firefox updated to 67.0 all of my bookmarks are missing. I have tried to restore from the file listed when I select "Restore" but nothing happens at all. It doesn… (funda kabanzi)

Since Firefox updated to 67.0 all of my bookmarks are missing. I have tried to restore from the file listed when I select "Restore" but nothing happens at all. It doesn't even give me an error message. I can't even locate a "bookmarks" file on my laptop.

Any help appreciated as I am lost without them for work...

Thanks.

Asked by moomin630 1 unyaka odlule

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Profile can't be created

Firefox has opened successfully for years. Today, I double clicked on the icon, and it will not launch. I uninstalled and reinstalled it two three times and no luck. … (funda kabanzi)

Firefox has opened successfully for years. Today, I double clicked on the icon, and it will not launch. I uninstalled and reinstalled it two three times and no luck. So I then tried performing the profile creation and got the following result.

Profile couldn’t be created. Probably the chosen folder isn’t writable. [Exception... "Component returned failure code: 0x80520012 (NS_ERROR_FILE_NOT_FOUND) [nsIToolkitProfileService.createProfile]" nsresult: "0x80520012 (NS_ERROR_FILE_NOT_FOUND)" location: "JS frame :: chrome://mozapps/content/profile/createProfileWizard.js :: onFinish :: line 181" data: no]

Not sure how to solve this.

Asked by User Hostile 1 unyaka odlule

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On a tablet with W10 I have set up seperate profiles for myself & wife but Firefox always opens in my profile, same goes for Thunderbird. How can I change this?

I have tried the"firefox.exe profilemanager" method (& similar for Thunderbird) but no improvement. Help please!

Asked by 1391mnhoJ 5 iminyaka edlule

Answered by FredMcD 5 iminyaka edlule

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ive downloaded firefox but someone used to use it on this comp & its brought all there bookmarks etc how do i clear because it keeps asking for there passwords

my son used firefox before on my computer so now ive reloaded it for my use it wont let me grt rid of his stuff as i want to start a fresh but it keeps asking for his pas… (funda kabanzi)

my son used firefox before on my computer so now ive reloaded it for my use it wont let me grt rid of his stuff as i want to start a fresh but it keeps asking for his passwords & his email info...it was so longg ago he cant remember any of it & i just want it wiped off so i can start fresh myself thanks

Asked by Karnevor 2 iminyaka edlule

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Reinstall w/o 'use previous' still gives me profile list

I've been having issues w/FF 61.0.2 losing everything new such as new bookmarks, ANY setting. Have posted Qs and followed various steps. Finally tried a complete reinstal… (funda kabanzi)

I've been having issues w/FF 61.0.2 losing everything new such as new bookmarks, ANY setting. Have posted Qs and followed various steps. Finally tried a complete reinstall. I uninstalled (from Windows 7 Pro 64b), rebooted, downloaded & used the installer, w/gave me 62.0.2 which is only 3 days old. Only hiccup was an error stating 'MS Register Server has stopped working' and I chose 'close the program'.

I specifically unchecked the box upon install to NOT use any old settings when it prompted me 'FF has been installed before' yet a fresh install now gives me my old profiles prompt. I do not want ANY old settings. I need a COMPLETELY new pristine FF install.

Please help me get back to using FF where I can save bookmarks, install uBlock, make cookie exceptions, only default profile, etc.


Thank you profusely in advance,

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Asked by Mac291 2 iminyaka edlule

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Trying to re-install Firefox - get message that Profile cannot be loaded - install will not complete

I had a power cut whilst loading firefox. Tried to load when power restored, but get the message about the Profile missing or inaccessible. Thought that deleting the co… (funda kabanzi)

I had a power cut whilst loading firefox. Tried to load when power restored, but get the message about the Profile missing or inaccessible. Thought that deleting the copy on C drive and loading a fresh copy of Firefox would solve the problem, so deleted it - didn't help - same message when I try to load a new copy. How can I install a totally new copy of the program ? I have another copy of Firefox on a laptop - can the profile from this help ?

Asked by 65patriot 1 unyaka odlule

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Your Firefox profile cannot be loaded, even after new installation on OS 10.14.3

I had Firefox 62.0.2 running on my Mac, with extensions like Ad Blocker and Translations, but as it was real real slow, I had asked to run without extensions, and the nex… (funda kabanzi)

I had Firefox 62.0.2 running on my Mac, with extensions like Ad Blocker and Translations, but as it was real real slow, I had asked to run without extensions, and the next time it responded with the "Your Firefox profile cannot be loaded. It may be missing or inaccessible." so I had followed all the advice published on the www, but after 2 days, found none of the answers and suggestions is working or is applicable, so I had implemented few removals and new installations of the application - but, always getting the same famos ”Your Firefox profile cannot be loaded. It may be missing or inaccessible." and A Freeze during the "verification of firefox.app" each time, on completely new installation!

In fact, the Firefox/extensions folders were never created on my Mac (On new install, as well) but the application was working for a long time, and there was/is a Mozilla folder which seems to hold my Chrome (add-ons) but no Firefox folder exists on this and my other Mac in the Library/Application Support.

I even removed my Chrome and reinstalled it to see if it can be done, and there was no problem in new Chrome installation - as it is with Firefox 62.0.2

Asked by Amnon 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox 67 breaks shared profile between Ubuntu and Windows10

Hi, I use Firefox on a Windows 10/Ubuntu 18.04 dual boot system and share the profile of the Windows partition to use the same Firefox information with both installation… (funda kabanzi)

Hi,

I use Firefox on a Windows 10/Ubuntu 18.04 dual boot system and share the profile of the Windows partition to use the same Firefox information with both installations. After upgrading the Firefox Win10 version to 67.0, I get the error message uploaded as a picture. The Ubuntu Firefox version is also 67.0, so there is no older version that modifies the profile information.

I found this thread https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1259820 describing a similar question, and the chosen solution to delete the compatibility.ini from the profile folder revived the profile. However, this is not a permanent solution. Using Ubuntu Firefox after Windows Firefox is unproblematic, whereas the error reappears in Windows Firefox after using Ubuntu Firefox. I have to delete now the compatibility.ini every time I use Windows Firefox after Ubuntu Firefox, which is rather annoying. Obviously, the Ubuntu and the Windows version of Firefox 67 interpret this .ini file differently. Is there anything planned to synchronize both versions of Firefox 67 better? Or any other solution that solves this problem permanently? And no - I don't want to store my profile information on an external Sync server. Thank you for your time reading this. Any help is much appreciated.

Asked by TheCritic 1 unyaka odlule

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How do I restore a user profile?

I deleted my user profile via Profile Manager (I clicked "Don't Delete Files"). I then created another profile via Profile Manager & all info is gone. I want to res… (funda kabanzi)

I deleted my user profile via Profile Manager (I clicked "Don't Delete Files"). I then created another profile via Profile Manager & all info is gone. I want to restore a profile, which is still installed on my computer, but don't know how. On the attachment photo, the bottom profile is the one I am using now. The one I want to restore and to use that one ONLY on this computer is shown above it which is dated 5/19/2019. What are my options to do this? The hyperlink below is what I used to delete the "original" profile.

Thank you as alwayshttps://prod-cdn.sumo.mozilla.net/uploads/images/2019-05-27-07-24-06-a6b778.png

Asked by hgw53t 1 unyaka odlule

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Firefox completely resets when quit (Preferences, web information, bookmarks, history, etc.)

I use firefox on Mac OS 10.14.6. Every time I quit firefox (Stopping the program, not simply closing all windows) everything is reset to defaults. For all intents and pur… (funda kabanzi)

I use firefox on Mac OS 10.14.6. Every time I quit firefox (Stopping the program, not simply closing all windows) everything is reset to defaults. For all intents and purposes, it's as though I deleted and re-installed firefox every time I quit out of it. Bookmarks are removed, and any default bookmarks I removed are re-instated. It also opens up the set-up and privacy web pages that it does for the first time when you open it. None of the preference files are locked, it's set to remember history and I'm not permanently in private browsing, it's not even supposed to delete cookies. It's been like this since the moment I installed it; refreshing firefox changes nothing, uninstalling and reinstalling it also changes nothing. The only thing that stays the same is that my computer keeps firefox as my default browser.

Asked by lotknockmc 2 emasontweni adlule

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Saving all profiles in a network share

Hello! I am now struggling to configure Firefox in a VDI environment and we want the Firefox profiles to be stored on a network share in order to take them out from the u… (funda kabanzi)

Hello!

I am now struggling to configure Firefox in a VDI environment and we want the Firefox profiles to be stored on a network share in order to take them out from the user folder.

Guess there should be a line in the mozilla.cfg file to change the path, but I'm not able to find it.

Anyone has faced the same situation? Is it possible to specify a path where all the profiles will be stored?

Thanks!!

Asked by ieltxu 2 iminyaka edlule

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I upgraded to v67.0 and I lost all of my tabs. Please help

When I upgraded to the most recent version of Firefox, I lost all of my tabs. The directions on upgrade indicated that I would not lose any tab information. However, o… (funda kabanzi)

When I upgraded to the most recent version of Firefox, I lost all of my tabs. The directions on upgrade indicated that I would not lose any tab information. However, on startup of the new version, I seem to only have the option to restore from sync which I never did. I do not believe that I was instructed to do this prior to closing. I maintain 2 active open profiles, home and office, and I do not want these to be synced. I had them both set up to automatically restore the last session which was working well. I am no longer able to restore from an old session. I think this is because this is an entirely new version of Firefox and the local settings were not saved. Now I want to either recover the old tab data and apply to the new installation or restore the previous version of Firefox which might have my previous tab data. Please help.

Asked by cknopke 1 unyaka odlule

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Add-ons don't work after copying profile (Access to the file was denied)

I recently copied my Old Firefox profile to another folder and refreshed my Firefox Dev Edition browser. After refreshing, I copied all of the content of my old Firefox p… (funda kabanzi)

I recently copied my Old Firefox profile to another folder and refreshed my Firefox Dev Edition browser. After refreshing, I copied all of the content of my old Firefox profile to the new default profile and then started the browser. Upon starting it, the browser was working with all of my previous add-ons. But whenever I close the browser and open it again, the icons of the add-ons at the overflow menu are not showing though there is space for the add-ons. Whenever I click at the add-ons, the error that 'Access to file was denied' - `The file at moz-extension://b408b31d-945f-43cb-881e-b1f4071942b6/index.html is not readable` shows up. I tried it with creating other profile folders and then copying my old profile data but it still always happens.

Any help?

Asked by Scarletti19 1 unyaka odlule

Answered by Scarletti19 1 unyaka odlule