How do I fix a missing Firefox profile?

How do I fix a missing Firefox profile?

ini file, using these steps:

  1. Click on the Windows Start button and click on Run…
  2. Type %appdata% in the Run box and click OK. The hidden Application Data folder will open.
  3. Double-click the Mozilla folder.
  4. Double-click the Firefox folder.
  5. Delete (or rename, for example, to profiles. iniOLD) the profiles. ini file.

How do I get my Firefox profile back?

To back up your profile, first close Firefox if it is open and then copy the profile folder to another location.

  1. Locate your profile folder, as explained above.
  2. Close Firefox (if open): Click the Firefox menu and select Exit.
  3. Go to one level above your profile’s folder, i.e. to %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\

How do I install a Firefox profile?

Creating a profile

  1. In the Profile Manager, click Create Profile… to start the Create Profile Wizard.
  2. Click Next and enter the name of the profile.
  3. Disregard the Choose Folder prompt unless you wish to choose where to store the profile on your computer.
  4. To create the new profile, click Finish.

Where is my Firefox profile?

Finding your profile without opening Firefox

  • Press. +R on the keyboard. A Run dialog will open.
  • Type in: %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\
  • Click OK. A window will open containing profile folders.
  • Double-click the profile folder you wish to open. If you only have one profile, its folder would have “default” in the name.

Why does Firefox ask me to create a new profile?

If you use a profile on a newer version of Firefox, it’s locked to that version or higher. If you then try to update that profile with an older version of Firefox, it will not allow you to and will force you to make a new profile. The reason it does this is in case something changes about how your data is stored.

Where are Firefox settings saved?

The default locations are: Windows 7, 8.1, and 10: C:\Users\\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profilesxxxxx. default. Mac OS X El Capitan: Users//Library/Application Support/Firefox/Profiles/xxxxxxxx.

How do I reinstall Firefox without losing data?

To keep your personal data intact, leave the box next to “Remove My Firefox Personal Data and Customization” unchecked when removing Firefox. Your bookmarks should automatically show up after reinstalling Firefox.

Why did my Firefox bookmarks disappear?

If you were using the Bookmarks Toolbar for quick access to your favorite bookmarks and the toolbar is now missing, you may have turned off the option to display the Bookmarks Toolbar. To turn it back on: Right-click on an empty section of the navigation bar and select Bookmarks Toolbar in the pop-up menu.