How to stop Firefox Mac from restoring previous session?

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  1. Chitown B

    Chitown B Active Member

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    My friend got rickrolled and now every time she opens FF it starts up with that. How does she undo that without uninstalling FF? Thanks!
     
  2. crontab

    crontab Oracle doesn't have customers, they have hostages.

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    http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_folder_-_Firefox

    rename the profile folder to something else and them re-import the bookmark

    or within the profile directory edit prefs.js and edit line

    user_pref("browser.startup.homepage", "http://.........................");

    to whatever site....

    user_pref("browser.startup.homepage", "http://www.yahoo.com");
     
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    Chitown B Active Member

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    thanks a bunch
     
  4. gui3

    gui3 all the dude ever wanted was his rug back

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    couldn't you just navigate to a new page, close firefox, and reopen it?

    or go into preferences and turn off restoring last session?
     
  5. Chitown B

    Chitown B Active Member

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    it freezes the browser and takes control of it.
     
  6. crontab

    crontab Oracle doesn't have customers, they have hostages.

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    guess you've never gotten rickrolled.....
     
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    Doc Brown Don't make me make you my hobby

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    Don't be lazy.
    Save the bookmarks and delete ff and the program folder, then reinstall.
    It takes you 5 minutes, if that, to reinstall plugins.
     

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