Solved

Firefox: Want to return to a previous tabbed "save and quit" state

Posted on 2009-07-12
6
337 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-07
I had a lot of firebox tabs open across several browser sessions.  I usually select the "save and exit" option when I need to reboot the machine but want to save all the browser sessions.

Unfortunately after a particular software application installed a toolbar, when I next loaded Firefox those previous sessions did not load.  I know you can view histories and recently closed tabs, but this is not good enough for me as some of the previous screens were opened some weeks ago and my histories contains too much info.

Is there a way to load back into a previously Firefox hibernated state or save and quit state?  Is there a file on the hard drive which can be pointed to, to make this happen?
0
Comment
Question by:hedgeselect
6 Comments
 
LVL 6

Accepted Solution

by:
javeedabdul earned 168 total points
ID: 24834511
>>>Unfortunately after a particular software application installed a toolbar,<<<
check in the addon and remove the toolbar.

Install one of this addon to do it for you
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/search?q=restore+session&cat=all


Picture-3.png
0
 
LVL 30

Assisted Solution

by:mtz1of4
mtz1of4 earned 166 total points
ID: 24834642
Session data is stored in the sessionstore.js file, located in the profile folder.

I do not know if you can pick and choose through previous sessions or not, but I would make a copy of it, before installing any add-ons in case the add-on deletes old to start a new sessionstore.js file that it can control.  Just covering my butt.
0
 
LVL 8

Assisted Solution

by:Milan_Ojh
Milan_Ojh earned 166 total points
ID: 24834885
Have a look of below mentioned link

http://teck.in/firefox-save-tabs-on-exit.html


0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:hedgeselect
ID: 31602570
i havent checked these answers, but will do so another time.
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Failed to create connection config 17 41
3DES_EDE_CBC_SHA - 112  Cipher..... 2 100
firefox and saved loggins 5 132
active directory 5 55
If you have done a reformat of your hard drive and proceeded to do a successful Windows XP installation, you may notice that a choice between two operating systems when you start up the machine. Here is how to get rid of this: Click Start Clic…
Do you come here a lot? Are you lazy like me and don't want to go through the "trouble" of having to click your Dock's Safari icon and then having to click your Experts Exchange Favorites bookmark to get here? Well then this article is for you.
Google currently has a new report that is in beta and coming soon to Webmaster Tool accounts. This Micro Tutorial will highlight new features for Google Webmaster Tools.
How to create a custom search shortcut to site-search Experts Exchange using Google in the Firefox browser. This eliminates the need to type out site:experts-exchange.com whenever you want to search the site. Launch your Bookmark Menu: Press 'Ctrl +…

895 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

14 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now