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Old 09-07-05, 10:45 PM
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How do you change profiles in Firefox?

For some reason my profiles keep changing. The browser will freeze and dissappear and then when I click on the FF icon a little box comes up that says pick profile. The first time it did this it would only let me create a new profile. This time when it did it it made me choose my old profile. Well it doesn't have any of my bookmarks in it. Just ones from the old profile. So how can I change it back? I searched under help for profile and it didn't find anything.
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Old 09-07-05, 11:28 PM
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Go to C:\Documents and Settings\[Your User Name]\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles

There should be several profiles, the one that doesn't end in Default shoudl be the one you delete. Double-check by opening the folders. One will haev all your bookmarks, etc.

Generally you get asked to choose a profile when Firefox doesn't close all the way and you try to open it, again. Just Cancel, wait for it to go away, then CTRL+ALT+DEL. Check your processes for any instances of firefox.exe and terminate them.
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Old 09-08-05, 06:46 PM
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It worked! Thank you.
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