One day Firefox crashed and I had to reset it to get it to work.
I lost all my bookmarks and plug-ins!
This article will show you how to restore all your Mozilla Firefox settings and bookmarks with simple steps.
Undo a Mozilla Firefox Refresh
How to Undo a Reset on Firefox
Check your Desktop, you will find a folder named “Old Firefox Data“, that folder contains all your old settings, bookmarks and plug-ins. This folder was created to help you recover from a forced refresh of your browser Firefox.
For example the file
place.sqlite is a SQLite database that contains all bookmarks.
Press Windows+R to open Run and put in this path, click “OK“:
%systemdrive%\users\%username%\Desktop\Old Firefox Data
Open the folder ending with “.default“.
Press CTRL+A to select all folders and copy them using the CTRL+C shortcut.
Open the following path using the Run prompt:
Open the folder ending with “.default“, you will find bunch of files and folders there. Press CTRL+V to paste all the files you copied from the “Old Firefox Data” folder earlier.
Override all files by clicking “Replace the files in the destination“.
How to Reset/Refresh Firefox
In case you are wondering how to reset or refresh your Firefox browser, here is how.
Type in the address bar the following path:
Click the button “Refresh Firefox…”
There you have it! You just learned how to revert the refresh process.
Feel free to ask any questions if something went wrong… Thanks!