directory location and name

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Paul Larkin

31 Mar, 2012 07:12 PM

Hello: what is the name of the dir where things like prefs, bookmarks & cookies are stored? I looked for "floodgap" and "tenfourfox" & a few more spellings etc. but didn't find the place. (Had to reinstall OS & have old sysfiles to pull from -- if I could find their names & loci w/in the oldOS...). Thank you.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Cameron Kaiser on 31 Mar, 2012 07:39 PM

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    This is your profile folder. See the Help! Where Do I Begin?? article for the Firefox knowledge base article on its location:

    So that people can transition from 3.6 to TenFourFox, TenFourFox intentionally uses the same profile folder 3.6 did.

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