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Where's the backup of all open Firefox windows/tabs from last session?

Posted on 2013-05-13
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I'm afraid it may be too late. I had Firefox running, multiple tabs in 4 windows. I didn't notice exactly when Firefox ended.. I first installed some installation software that wasn't needed. Unchecked all the extra junk, ie. change my homepage.  Didn't start it, haven't yet uninstalled it. I then downloaded and installed uTorrent. It was when uTorrent completed installation that Firefox started.. with just one window/tab with my homepage!!!! My settings are still set to open windows and tabs from last session!  I remember there being a backup of open windows/tabs somewhere, and I can just change the extension. Hopefully the backup is still the backup of the 4 windows. Help please! What's the name of the file(s) to look for?
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Question by:Missus Miss_Sellaneus
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Guess I'm screwed. sessionstore.bak is only 3kb. :-(
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Miss_Sellaneus--
Perhaps of help
https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/952992
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by:Missus Miss_Sellaneus
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no, my session store is gone, nothing on that link will get it back. I need to use a program/batch file to create a special-sessionstore.js backup to run at least each time Windows starts.

Just one of those things I've meant to do many times before but hadn't gotten around to yet...
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by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
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You don't have this?
You don't have the restore previous session?
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by:Missus Miss_Sellaneus
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I found what I was looking for, sessionstore.bak.  It had already been replaced with a session store consisting of nothing but a single page. Now I just have to painstakingly search through my history to figure out what to open. yay
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