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    Resolved [RESOLVED] Saving FF profile

    I'm trying to get things sorted to be able to load clean install of Windows 10. I don't have much other than programs on my OS drive but I want to save my Firefox profile and am having problems figuring out what they mean when I read the instructions, it says follow the information above. The problem is, there is nothing above.

    How do I get the profile saved so I won't lose it when I install Windows 10 next month.
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    You could just save the whole profile folder.

    Enter about:support in the addressbar
    Click on Open Folder next to Profile Folder
    Save the files in that folder

    You can read the official Mozilla instructions here:
    https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb...refox-profiles

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    Thanks Midknyte. I'll probably have another question once I get Windows 10 installed.

    And by the way, I've never seen a backup of my profile on my desktop.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Broni View Post
    Thanks Broni. Anything that makes it easier than doing it the old fashioned way, is a good thing.
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    I'm not sure but mozbackup would not let me tick, saved passwords (was grayed out), before doing the backup.
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    That's strange. Did you retry?

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    Yep, twice.
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    Did some search.
    It may happens when you're using Private Browsing mode
    Another culprit may be Master Password enabled.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Broni View Post
    Did some search.
    It may happens when you're using Private Browsing mode
    Another culprit may be Master Password enabled.
    I'm doing neither one of those.
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    I'd try to contact tool's author: http://mozbackup.jasnapaka.com/support.php

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    Quote Originally Posted by Broni View Post
    I'd try to contact tool's author: http://mozbackup.jasnapaka.com/support.php
    I emailed him after going through the support pages and not finding what I need help with either.
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    And, I have not heard back from the owner of Mozbackup.
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