Data Backup of the Firefox browser

Tip,

This procedure is an alternative method to treat data backup of the Firefox browser when it is not possible to gain access by user profile, e.g., Browser, or Operating System corrupted Profile.


Goal
This procedure is an alternative method to treat data backup of the Firefox browser when it is not possible to gain access by user profile, e.g., Browser, or Operating System corrupted Profile.


Concept
Getting direct access to the user's profile folder, capturing the two folders that match the Profile of Firefox, both with the same name, e.g. YJ7X3EJ4.DEFAULT, follows:


BACKUP

1 perform backup of folders that correspond to existing Firefox Profile in the user profile, using as an example the profile called "YJ7X3EJ4.DEFAULT ":

Windows XP
D:\Documents and Settings\XXXX\Dados of aplicativos\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\ YJ7X3EJ4.DEFAULT
AndSettings \ D:\Documents XXXX locais\Dados settings of aplicativos\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\YJ7X3EJ4.DEFAULT

Windows XP x 64 Edition
D:\Documents and Settings\XXXX\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\YJ7X3EJ4.DEFAULT
D:\Documents and Settings\XXXX\Local Settings\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\YJ7X3EJ4.DEFAULT

Windows 7
C:\Users\XXXX\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\YJ7X3EJ4.DEFAULT
C:\Users\XXXX\AppData\Local\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\YJ7X3EJ4.DEFAULT

2 Preserve the backup in different folders that have the same name.


RESTORE

1 Copy the Profile Firefox respecting the same path shown above;

Of Windows XP
1 = folder D:\Documents and Settings\XXXX\Dados of aplicativos\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\ YJ7X3EJ4.DEFAULT
2 = folder D:\Documents andSettings \ XXXX locais\Dados settings of aplicativos\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\YJ7X3EJ4.DEFAULT

For Windows 7
1 folder = C:\Users\XXXX\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\YJ7X3EJ4.DEFAULT
2 folder = C:\Users\XXXX\AppData\Local\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\YJ7X3EJ4.DEFAULT

2 If the directory structure does not exist on the destination computer, open the browser Mozila Firefox and close then;
   
3 With the restored backup, now need to point the Firefox Profile you want to use by changing the file "PROFILES.INI ":

Windows XP
D:\Documents and Settings\XXXX\Dados of aplicativos\Mozilla\Firefox\PROFILES.INI

Windows XP x 64 Edition
D:\Documents and Settings\XXXX\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\PROFILES.INI

Windows 7
C:\Users\XXXX\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\PROFILES.INI

3.1 open file PROFILES.INI FILE with Notepad, change the line "Path =" to the name of the Profile that you want, in our example "Path = Profiles/YJ7X3EJ4.DEFAULT ";

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