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Windows 7: Firefox "content-prefs.sqlite" gets emptied some times, plus cleaning.

24 Jul 2017   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64 (Explorer_v6.1.7601.23537)(ntoskrnl_v6.1.7601.24260)
Firefox "content-prefs.sqlite" gets emptied some times, plus cleaning.

I have A LOT custom download locations stored in the "content-prefs.sqlite" file...
for my Firefox profile..

Occasionally this db file seems to get emptied... and I lose all my custom download locations....
BUT I have backups LOL

I am looking to do a few things like cleaning it a bit, ie re-indexing it ..
ooh i found a program called,
turns out it has a "compacting" function.. lol

That aside... how come its getting wiped or something... I do use CCleaner,
but I have "Site references" = UN-checked...
and it only happens occasionally so it does not look like its CCleaner fault... there was a crippling bug in CCleaner a version or two ago.. that borked my settings and a few other things BUT THX GAWD for backups lol..

attached a pic of my Firefox settings in CCleaner, I haven't had any issues using it since I rely on the Cookies saving function to keep me up and running on the net...

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24 Jul 2017   #2

win 8 32 bit

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24 Jul 2017   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64 (Explorer_v6.1.7601.23537)(ntoskrnl_v6.1.7601.24260)

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by samuria View Post
ok I bookmarked it and downloaded it for testing...

I already manually cleaned out old entries out of the "content-prefs.sqlite" file...
- removed dead spots and updated where directory names had been changed...
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