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restoring firefox profile

Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by rhikdavis, Nov 19, 2005.

  1. rhikdavis

    rhikdavis U.S. Veteran

    Jul 22, 2002
    In Remembrance
    Well, I've really done it this time. For some reason firefox told me that my 'profile' was in use when I tried to load it up, so I had to create a new one to get in. Of course all my bookmarks and crap were on the other one, now I can't seem to get it back...I looked at firefox tech help site, but damn, I need directions in laymans terms. They said I should Start, Run, firefox.exe profilemanager, but all that did was bring up a new instance of firefox. What gives?....

  2. Firefox hung when you closed it.It's running in background.You can fix this with Alt+Ctrl+Delete then in the menu find Firefox or Mozilla Firefox and switch it off.It should work if you restart your your PC too.Now you just have 2 profiles in Firefox,your old one is still there.