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Firefox 4 doesn't save tabs (Firefox 5 - now)

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firefox-logoQ. I've downloaded Firefox 4 and now I am no longer able to save my tabs. How can I fix that? (The same problem still exists in Firefox 5 through the latest Firefox version - it doesn't look like they are going to fix this)

A. By default this function has been disabled. To enable it, do the following:

1. In the address line, type in "about:config" (without quotation marks). Click on "I'll be careful, I promise!"

2. In the filter field, type in browser.showQuitWarning. This should filter out all other options

3. Double click on the option that is left in the list. The value should switch from "false" to "true".

4. Close about:config tab and it should work

PS: I have no idea why they did that.

For Mac users

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It seems like its a different setting. Try the following:

1. In the address line, type in "about:config" (without quotation marks). Click on "I'll be careful, I promise!"

2. In the filter field, type in browser.tabs.warnOnClose and set it to True

3. Next, in the filter field, type in browser.warnOnQuit and set it to True (this seems to work - we haven't tested ourselves)

4. Finally, in the filter field, type in browser.warnOnRestart and set it to True

If all of the above fails...

1. Start Firefox in Safe Mode. You can restart in Firefox Safe Mode via "Help Restart with Add-ons disabled...".

2. Once restarted, this window will pop-up:

SafeMode-Fx36

Check "Reset all user preferences to Firefox defaults" and try the initial steps again.

Good luck.

 

Comments (142)
Kev, here are the steps.
142 Sunday, 05 May 2013 23:53
Rob
Hello Kev. Here are the steps that worked for me:

1. In the address line, type in "about:config" (without quotation marks). Click on "I'll be careful, I promise!"

2. In the filter field, type in browser.showQuitWarning. This should filter out all other options

3. Double click on the option that is left in the list. The value should switch from "false" to "true".

4. Close about:config tab and it should work. I know these are the already mentioned steps, but this is just in case you need them in order.

5. This step is crucial; like Tilly mentioned, NOW go to Tools -> Options -> General tab and make sure "Show my windows and tabs from last time" is NOT your chosen option. Either of the others seems to be okay. Click OK.

Now when you attempt to close Firefox with more than one tab still open, you should get a warning message.

6. If it DIDN'T work, just go back to about:config and turn browser.showQuitWarning BACK to FALSE.

7. Go back to Tools -> Options -> General tab and make sure "Show my windows and tabs from last time" is NOT your chosen option. Choose ANY of the other two options.

8. Then go back to about:config and turn browser.showQuitWarning BACK to TRUE. After doing this dance TWICE and verifying that the General option was changed, and turning showQuitWarning off and then on again, it Worked!

I then updated from Firefox v19 to v20.0.1 and it STILL works fine (remembered my last session BEFORE the update)! Hope that helps Kev and anyone else who did all the steps, and it STILL didn't work!
will it save session to do browser upgrade?
141 Sunday, 28 April 2013 16:23
kev
was needing some help here. last time i updated my ff version, which i have'nt done in a long time and needs to be for certain things to work. reason i have not is i have a few windows open with several tabs each on diff subjects, which i have not read yet. last time i did a browser update i lost my session and the history too. is there a way to ensure i can save my session so i can update the browser. and explain in steps for me. i actually have medical condition affects my cognitive functioning much like MS and Alzheimers combined, mainly memory and concentration, need ram and cpu upgrade, lol i appreciate the help anyone?.
Thanks!
140 Friday, 29 March 2013 15:11
Raja
Thank you very much for this, worked a treat.
You're a life saver!!!!!!!
saving tabs
139 Sunday, 24 February 2013 01:16
Queena DeBoever
Thanks a million zillion!
Firefox 4 doesn't save tabs (Firefox 5 - 12)
138 Wednesday, 06 June 2012 17:56
ductrape
Works for the newest 13 version release as well. thank you!
It does vork
137 Sunday, 03 June 2012 21:31
anzure
IT does work for me in the 1st time.
Thx alot.
Thx
136 Saturday, 02 June 2012 20:22
Ole
Thx for help! keep it up :)
I no longer want to throw my computer through a window!
135 Friday, 11 May 2012 11:06
Ellie
I love you for this. :) I was still running firefox 3 because I hated firefox 4 so much for this problem that I downgraded again. I finally decided to upgrade (version 12 now!) and was really annoyed that it was still just quitting and closing everything instantly when I hit cmd Q, which I really don't like it doing, especially when I hit it by mistake! I changed everything you mentioned on the about:config page, but it still wasn't working. (I'm using a mac...) A previous commenter was right in saying that in preferences, the "when firefox starts" option has to be set to something OTHER than "show windows and tabs from last time". Counter intuitive, but that's how it goes. I set mine to show my homepage, and I got my beloved warning back. :)
Worked for me
134 Thursday, 19 April 2012 12:42
Andy
Did exactly what was needed to make it work again - excellent!!
Thanks!
133 Saturday, 14 April 2012 06:12
mahusni3
thx for this info... this information is good for all internet user
Thanks!
132 Friday, 13 April 2012 08:02
Spuds
I tried the same solution as above from other sites, but no success. What worked was the extra step mentioned above - resetting to the default settings - then, changing browser.showQuitWarning. Great Job!!!
it worked!
131 Wednesday, 11 April 2012 09:26
Leanna
thanks it worked great!
thx
130 Saturday, 31 March 2012 08:28
Eli
Thank you so much ... it was veryyyyyyyyy helpful :)
Thank you kindly, fixed :)
129 Monday, 19 March 2012 17:39
Leigh
OMG why did they change that!
Thanks
128 Friday, 16 March 2012 08:28
zmint
Works Great ....
zomgtnx
127 Thursday, 15 March 2012 21:04
mrbonk
tnx sooooo much
it was real helpful!
No Save&Quit option in Firedox 10
126 Thursday, 15 March 2012 10:24
John L
#106

Thanks Tilly. You gave me the solution.

I'd ensured that browser.showQuitWarning was set to true, but it wouldn't work.

As you said, you have to go to Tools-->Options and the General tab, and change the option 'When Firefox starts', so that it is NOT "Show my windows and tabs from last time". Any other option seems to work.

Taken me hours, until I found your post.

Thanks
John
help
125 Saturday, 10 March 2012 00:16
Raymond
Thank you for this easy guide.
Works!
124 Friday, 09 March 2012 11:20
Tinkerbell
Thanks for posting this. I was hesitant to update my firefox because if this issue. This is a real good fix
Session Manager
123 Tuesday, 06 March 2012 11:11
tupoc
Just use the Session Manager addon and call it a day...
Thanks
122 Thursday, 01 March 2012 05:25
Meme
It works. Thanks a lot!
Thanks.
121 Thursday, 01 March 2012 05:13
Srinivasan
Hi, this works perfectly. Thanks for your post. Really it is useful for me to reopen the tabs for next time.
it worked!
120 Sunday, 26 February 2012 01:06
Marita
So then I tried quitting and reopening Firefox several times and eventually it worked. Hope it stays that way! Thanks for putting this up.
couldn't get it to work
119 Sunday, 26 February 2012 00:47
Marita
I've tried the config procedure (the settings were already correct btw) and then restart in safe mode and went through the whole process again but couldn't get it to work :(

Any other suggestions? This really sucks...
Still failing
118 Tuesday, 21 February 2012 13:12
Trek
I just tried the steps above and even tried "If all of the above fails" and ff still won't remember my tabs. I'm running 10.0.2
thank for a thousand times
117 Monday, 20 February 2012 23:05
Morten
Thank for very much. I've just upgraded from FF 3.6.x too FF 10.x and this was one of the things I missed the most and was very disappointed too see this option removed. Even after installed Tab Mix Plus the restore my tabs on restart when hitting the X button didn't appeared.
You saved my day :D
thanks!
116 Monday, 20 February 2012 15:00
phobos
thank you thank you thank you!
THANXX
115 Wednesday, 15 February 2012 15:14
SRIKANT
Thank u bro,,u r rally awsome
thanzz
114 Tuesday, 14 February 2012 21:43
narendra
wow great.. itz working ..u r great...
Thanks
113 Thursday, 09 February 2012 20:22
at'
You are great!
It worked perfectly.
thank
112 Thursday, 09 February 2012 05:07
anant
thank you very much...i didn't knew it was disabled i thought mozilla removed this function. LOL...thank you once again
Thanks ..........
111 Monday, 06 February 2012 12:21
Kannnan Mahadhevan
ya this is working now i can able to save all sections ,thankz every one ....Currently I'm using Firefox 11 ,i think this is the better ver of fire fox i have been using...
I think I've found it
110 Monday, 06 February 2012 08:33
Esther
Hi all,
The option browser.sessionstore.restore_hidden_tabs to TRUE has the same effect that the old browser.showQuitWarning option, at least for me, in Firefox 10.

Good luck!
Thanks
109 Tuesday, 31 January 2012 18:53
Nabz
Thanx mate. it was really helpful. keep the good work going.
Restore Tabs
108 Wednesday, 25 January 2012 06:01
RuiPiloso
Even if you haven't the selected the option "Show my windows and tabs from last time", and you have just unluckly closed Firefox..you can easily restore all your tabs, by doing:

History > Restore previous session

P.S.: And I agree, it's a pain in the *ss to not have this usefull "save tabs" feature easily available..
THANKS !
107 Tuesday, 24 January 2012 13:38
Joe
Thank you ALT, your solution is greatly appreciated.
DON'T have "Show my windows and tabs from last time" if you want quit warning
106 Sunday, 22 January 2012 03:13
Tilly
I was getting fed up with not getting a warning about quitting if I had more than one tab open but I think I have it licked. Try this:

Set all the warning options to true.

NOW go to Tools - Options - General tab and make sure "Show my windows and tabs from last time" is NOT your chosen option. Either of the others seems to be okay. Click OK.

Now when you attempt to close Firefox with more than one tab still open, you should get a warning message.

It beats me why it's now so difficult to set this USEFUL feature on and counter-intuitive - who'd have thought you have to have that setting disabled???
Thanks
105 Tuesday, 17 January 2012 15:33
ZdravkoK
Thank you, its work perfect.
Hooray!
104 Friday, 13 January 2012 12:17
sharon
Thanks so much :)
thank you!
103 Friday, 13 January 2012 00:45
gena
i know so many more have already said it, but truly, thank you so very much! this made a tremendous difference! i swore by my tabs!
Thank you
102 Wednesday, 11 January 2012 03:16
MQL
It finally works!
...or, you could just....
101 Tuesday, 13 December 2011 16:27
MuddyG
Go to:

Tools>
Options>
General Tab>
Choose:
When Firefox opens: Show my windows and tabs from last time

:^)
FIREFOX LOSING IT
100 Wednesday, 07 December 2011 10:17
Mac
THANK YOU VERY MUCH! THIS PAGE'S SOLUTION REALLY SAVED MY DAY (AND DAYS TO COME)! WITHOUT THE WARNING-AT-QUIT-MESSAGE, I SOMETIMES ACCIDENTALLY DID HIT COMMAND-Q INSTEAD OF COMMAND-W AND THEN AAAAAAAALL TABS (SITES VISITED) WERE GONE FOREVER! AT FIREFOX COMPANY THEY HAVE LOST THEIR MINDS DISABLING THIS CRUCIAL WARNING MESSAGE! ONE MORE OF SUCH ARROGANT TECH STUPIDITY TRICK AND I WILL SWITCH TO SAFARI OR CHROME FOREVER! (SORRY FOR THE ALL CAPS BUT FOR ONCE THIS WAS NECESSARY :-)
works fine
99 Sunday, 04 December 2011 04:12
goodie
thanks !!!
quit warning
98 Saturday, 26 November 2011 00:41
Doug
For those that are still having trouble with FF8 still not showing the quit warning and you find that it is still set to true...reset to false and again reset to true. I don't know if they are being tricky or if it is a glitch.
Thanks
97 Friday, 25 November 2011 12:32
car54
Thanks for this easy to follow step by step info. to get my "save tabs" enabled. Worked perfectly, thank you. :-)
re: not working for me
96 Thursday, 24 November 2011 06:45
Josuemental
@Ant: Found the problem, the program "DefenseWall HIPS" was preventing my changes from taking effect, I disabled it and it worked, I reenabled it and again it reverted the value back to false so I unistalled this program, problem solved, I e-mailed the programs developers about the issue
Works!
95 Wednesday, 23 November 2011 12:25
Ron
This does not make a warning message appear when closing Firefox 6, but all tabs do get automatically saved and then in the next session reopened. Kind of strange how that value got changed from "true" to "false" on its own. Thanks for the fix!
Don't work
94 Wednesday, 23 November 2011 04:43
Tom
browser.showQuitWarning once worked in FF 4.0. But now when I upgrade to FF 8.0.1, even I turn on the browser.showQuitWarning flag, it will not display warning message when I close multiple tabs.
Thanks a bunch
93 Tuesday, 22 November 2011 23:48
Aymene
You saved the work of all a night.
Many thanks man!
yeah
92 Sunday, 20 November 2011 00:50
cdr
thanks soooooo much
does not anymore
91 Friday, 18 November 2011 17:54
Xaris
I think this used to work.

Anyway, it definitely does not anymore. browser.showQuitWarning is set on true and it just quits, no saving procedure.

Sux
Thanks!
90 Friday, 18 November 2011 17:50
someone
Thanks!
No More Quit and Save Tabs on Firefox 8 upgraded on Mac?
89 Friday, 18 November 2011 05:01
SirJoe59
Updated to FF8 for Mac
No More Quit and Save! Aghhh!
Followed for Mac User Instructions at beginning of this page!
cmdQ no luck!
goto History Menu>Restore Previous Session> Worked for me also with Multiple Pages/Tabs open and much quicker than with previous version!
tabs not save on close
88 Wednesday, 16 November 2011 22:57
ttttt
Thank you for the tip. Firefox, what are you doing making so many unpopular changes to the normal function and layout? After years of doing things a certain way humans get stuck and repetition becomes second nature, you are breaking our known habits. I am glad Mozilla listened and put the close, etc. back on the right. I hate digging around the config to find little things like that.
Firefox 8.0
87 Wednesday, 16 November 2011 13:30
Ant
@Lukas: great!
Firefox 8.0
86 Wednesday, 16 November 2011 12:30
Lukas
Thanks for a prompt response. It wasn't working for me in the morning, when I set the "browser.showQuitWarning" to "true". I was using firefox for the whole day with many tabs opened and after your response I have tried again. Browser has been closed without any wornings, but when I have start it again all tabs were present, so looks like it is working now.

I have no clue why it wasn't working earlier.
Firefox 8.0
85 Wednesday, 16 November 2011 07:22
Ant
@Lukas: works for everybody, doesn't work for you? Did you set browser.showQuitWarning to true? did you get any errors?
Firefox 8.0
84 Wednesday, 16 November 2011 04:00
Lukas
Unfortunately doesn't work on Firefox 8.0
restore closed tabs
83 Friday, 11 November 2011 23:53
kes13
Excellent! Did the trick! Thanks.
Quick Fix, Thanks
82 Friday, 11 November 2011 13:35
Shan
Easy to follow instructions, worked like a charm. Thanks
re: not working for me
81 Friday, 11 November 2011 08:44
Ant
@Josuemental: I'm not sure why it would revert back. Two reasons that I can think of:
1. your directory is read-only (or you don't have permissions to write there). When you add bookmarks, do they stay?

2. Your firefox install is corrupted. Try reinstalling it, but before you do, move/rename your profile. Your profiles should be in: %APPDATA%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles
not working for me
80 Thursday, 10 November 2011 23:29
Josuemental
After I restart Firefox, it reverts the browser.showQuitWarning option's value from true to false again everytime, why?? what do I do? Thanks
Thank You Very Much
79 Wednesday, 09 November 2011 18:25
peter
Really! All can I say thank you. By the way, why they put this option behind a "I'll be careful, I promise!" kind of security wall? What's the point?
Thank u!
78 Monday, 31 October 2011 03:44
Bruno
Thank you very much for your valuable help.

Best regards,
Bruno
cheers
77 Friday, 28 October 2011 18:06
Roger J
I for the life of me can't understand why they turned this feature off. If you've got a dozen tabs open and say need to reboot for a Windows update, do you really want to lose all those half-read tabs? No!

What's worse is the default behaviour is now the same as when you close one Firefox window while another is open - it gives you the impression that there's a hidden Firefox window hiding somewhere, or that your Firefox installation is up the creek.

There's no logic in defaulting this setting to off. Firefox devs please revert this to the old behaviour!
GREAT
76 Friday, 28 October 2011 14:31
piggi
Thanks!!! no such info elsewhere!
THANKS!
75 Thursday, 20 October 2011 18:03
antihero
great help. your right have no idea why they removed it
YOU ARE AMAZING!
74 Tuesday, 18 October 2011 06:44
Midnight Cat
I was quite sad when I upgraded and didn't get the option of saving the tabs.

I found your page by pure luck, followed your REALLY EASY instructions and Voila! Problem solved!

Thank you VERY MUCH!! Your help was just what I needed and now I am a happy web surfer/firefox browser closer again!!

Hugs and best wishes!

MidCat
good
73 Friday, 07 October 2011 23:31
alireza
Thanks,
Firefox 7 now saves tabs
72 Friday, 30 September 2011 17:07
Fran
Definitely deserve to be on the New Year's Honours list! Thank you! It worked perfectly for Firefox 7 as well.
Works on FF7
71 Thursday, 29 September 2011 12:04
Dave
Just tested - works on firefox 7.
Thanks!
Thanks
70 Thursday, 15 September 2011 23:47
Thanks
Thanks
tabsave
69 Sunday, 04 September 2011 12:07
cat
This was the best feature of firefox, wished I'd never upgraded when I lost this feature. Tried your remedy and IT WORKS! Thank you so much.
Great work
68 Monday, 29 August 2011 17:24
Relieved
It's been pissing me off, I was thinking of going back to previous versions I use it that much.
Tnx
67 Friday, 26 August 2011 00:26
Irena
Worked for me too! Many thanks!
AWESOME
66 Tuesday, 23 August 2011 16:05
Coleslaw007
Thanks SOOOO much. This has been p*ssing me off ever since I upgraded. Is it just me or should upgrades make things better and not de-evolve features?

The only other problem I've had is Google toolbar not being supported anymore. I did find a fix which helped me though: http://www.itechmag.com/firefox-6-tips-enable-google-toolbar-in-firefox-6/
Thanks
65 Saturday, 20 August 2011 10:22
Kaiser A.
You save me! This was very important for me
fake
64 Saturday, 20 August 2011 02:28
troll
it didn't work for me, I have Windows XP and using Firefox 6.0 and still won't save the tabs
Many Thanks!!!
63 Thursday, 18 August 2011 04:36
Jean-Philippe
I had to "Reset all user preferences to Firefox defaults" before using your first tip!!!#
I lost 30 mins of my life looking for a solution. Firefox is clearly regressing from an update to another. The next time they piss me off this way I change my standard web browser. Completely idiotic...
Thanks
62 Wednesday, 17 August 2011 18:37
Rafael
Thank you very much, i was looking for a way to enable this feature.
thankssssss
61 Saturday, 13 August 2011 11:00
ahwsmsh
thanks is not enough that is just great !!!
Bravo
60 Wednesday, 10 August 2011 19:19
Omni Unique
Thank you for this information. I was pulling out what little hair I have left out.
You are so good!
59 Saturday, 06 August 2011 09:32
J
Many thanks.
thanks
58 Sunday, 24 July 2011 09:56
thanks
thanks for solving that problem, don't understand why they would not have it on by default.
Thank you so much
57 Tuesday, 19 July 2011 08:46
Thank You
It worked perfectly! Thanks so much!
firefox
56 Monday, 18 July 2011 17:35
bob
you dumb arses that is the best feature of the damn explorer... lol
Thanks
55 Saturday, 16 July 2011 20:42
Jorge R. Arias
Thank you very much!
Thank you
54 Sunday, 10 July 2011 09:25
Freddy
Thank you sooooooooooooooo much :)
great
53 Thursday, 07 July 2011 12:00
steve
worked a charm many many thanks...cant believe they got rid of it ....shame on you Mozilla
Updated from 4 to 5 FAIL
52 Thursday, 07 July 2011 05:00
Firefox 5 Victim
I hate this nothing works for me. No freaking solution on the entire net. I dont want to do a reinstallation.
Thank
51 Tuesday, 05 July 2011 06:50
Thanks
Hello,

Thank You
firefox tabs
50 Monday, 04 July 2011 13:54
QQ
Why on earth would you disable this feature? This is one of the features that make firefox superior to other browsers.
Firefox 5 tabs
49 Saturday, 02 July 2011 19:09
David
Thank you - solution worked.
worked - thanks!
48 Friday, 01 July 2011 08:02
Dave
nice and easy. Didn't install 4, installed firefox 5.
Worked!
47 Thursday, 30 June 2011 16:44
Mich
Using FF5 - first solution worked.
Even in Firefox 5?!
46 Thursday, 30 June 2011 12:54
JJ
What are they thinking@ Why is it still not fixed in version 5?
Thank You!
45 Saturday, 18 June 2011 04:14
Az
saved me and my tabs! ty!
Worked Perfectly
44 Thursday, 16 June 2011 09:10
Robert
Thanks, this worked like a charm
Thank you
43 Thursday, 09 June 2011 20:22
JOhn
Thanks so much.
cool
42 Wednesday, 08 June 2011 08:35
mum
great answer! =)
Thanks!!
41 Sunday, 05 June 2011 13:01
abcd
Wow!!
Problem solved!
40 Tuesday, 24 May 2011 14:06
Ali
That was quick, easy and effective. Thanks so much!
save tabs
39 Sunday, 22 May 2011 03:19
barena22
Thank you! Works just as it used to before! You are a star!!! :)
more thanks
38 Saturday, 21 May 2011 21:48
rachel
I don't get why they did that either, but am very grateful to have found such an easy fix!
Thanks
37 Monday, 16 May 2011 10:02
Mike
Great! Best tutorial on the net. This way you get a message if you want to save your session on not. In other tutorials it automatically saves your tabs without asking which was as annoying as not saving them at all. Thaks!
it worked! thanks!
36 Tuesday, 10 May 2011 05:47
reeb
these updates & upgrades sometimes causes more trouble to end-users =)

thanks, you're such an angel...
You're a beautiful person
35 Saturday, 07 May 2011 18:26
Mike
Yep. You are. Worked great!
THANKS!!!
34 Tuesday, 03 May 2011 12:47
cmg
worked perfectly!
tabs
33 Tuesday, 03 May 2011 07:33
Bob
all items mentioned already checked as true or else enabled (thru tool,options, tabs) It still does not work. Once again, an "upgrade" that causes nothing but extra work.
Firefox 4 doesn't save tabs
32 Saturday, 30 April 2011 03:23
Woody
Thanks for posting this on web. It was easy to search for, find and carry out. Would be nice if Mozilla made this a user setting in, for example, Tools, Options, Tabs.

Thanks heaps
thank you
31 Friday, 29 April 2011 17:28
Anonymous
It worked for me too. Thank you once again.
still need help
30 Wednesday, 27 April 2011 19:48
Mike
can anyone help, my problem is still below
didnt work
29 Wednesday, 20 April 2011 10:23
Mike
It was already checked, so I unchecked and rechecked it, but still nothing
Accidentally clicked don't warn me again
28 Wednesday, 20 April 2011 07:03
Ant
@Mike: go to Tools -> Options -> Tabs and tick the checkbox that says "Warn me when closing multiple tabs".
Should work after that.
Help
27 Tuesday, 19 April 2011 13:20
Mike
Accidentally clicked don't warn me again, now it always saves the tabs when closed, even when unwanted. I tried to undo and redo this but nothing works

What do I do?
Perfect on mac osX
26 Sunday, 17 April 2011 03:42
Guido Casanova
Worked perfectly! Thanks man! This little thing saves time!
Firefox 4 tabs
25 Saturday, 16 April 2011 10:30
Kaz
Loaded Ff4 in Puppy Linux. Your solution worked perfectly.
Thanks!
Firefox 4. tabs
24 Thursday, 14 April 2011 23:11
kia
I tried "about:config" method mentioned at the start of this page + FF options "open my tabs at restart"

Sad....neither worked for me. What went wrong? Please, please help - Tabs saves loads of time for me. Any Angel out there to help me ?

Thanks.
Thanks
23 Thursday, 14 April 2011 09:23
Ana
Thank you so much! It worked perfectly.
Mac
22 Tuesday, 12 April 2011 13:51
Ant
Did anyone get this to work on a Mac?
wow
21 Tuesday, 12 April 2011 13:48
emmett
that seems like not a good thing to remove as an easily available option! i guess since i was already using this option in the beta version my preferences remained the same when updating to firefox 4 proper, so i didn't have to set this but that's a bit of a pain! glad y'all figured it out!
Thanks
20 Monday, 11 April 2011 21:28
Jeff
Simple and easy....(with your help, of course!!!) Thank you.
Muchas gracias!
19 Sunday, 10 April 2011 05:35
Lexi
Thank you for such a simple solution! I wish the Mozilla support page would've told me to do this...instead, I spent half an hour renaming files, testing my addons and extensions, and basically wasting my time. This was much easier - thank you so much! :D
Thanx!!!
18 Thursday, 07 April 2011 08:43
Deals
Yes, Very Nice
Still Not Working on Mac
17 Wednesday, 06 April 2011 23:19
Dale
I went back and ensured that all three of the preferences you mentioned were set to "true" and Firefox still won't prompt me to save tabs. SO Annoying!!! Have any other Mac users had success with this? I'm not really sure why they had to eff with such a fundamental feature, but I can only tolerate this for about one more day before I downgrade to the old version.
Thanks
16 Wednesday, 06 April 2011 06:28
mmm
Real nice
THank you!!!
15 Saturday, 02 April 2011 08:18
H man
This was as easy as brushing my teeth. Txs.
No workie on mac :(
14 Saturday, 02 April 2011 02:28
Dale
I'm a mac user and, although I changed the browser.showQuitWarning value to "True" Firefox still won't prompt me to save my open tabs. Anybody know how to get the prompt back on a mac?
13 Thursday, 31 March 2011 21:46
Alice
I am normally on the same page everyday - or I read books online. The fact that Firefox saved my closed tabs and automatically opened then then next time I got on it saved me so much time! It was such a pain to try and find my page later (or favorite it and then having to delete it later)

I wonder why Firefox 4 disabled it? (I know that under History, there is a "Restore Previous Session" button - but I prefer it being automatic :) )

Thank you, anyways, for helping me solve this problem.
Nice
12 Thursday, 31 March 2011 06:36
aa
thanks!
Thanks
11 Saturday, 26 March 2011 22:15
J
Like the others have said - thanks!
thank you
10 Friday, 25 March 2011 23:50
john
i dont know how you guys do this thanks to you smart people there is always a solution. i envy your intelligence bud.
....
9 Friday, 25 March 2011 04:34
chris
But ty author. It worked.

I'm still pissed tho. WHY remove this feature?? I live by tabs, I think most of us do since one of the most glaring cool parts of our browsing experiences is having multiple tabs open.

Whatever, I just do not get why in the F they would alter that.

/rant
grrr...
8 Friday, 25 March 2011 04:30
chris
jfc, did they have to fix something that wasn't broken? Now all this bloody bother just to revert back to something we already had--something very important and integral to the browser as well!

The hell you thinkin Mozilla. smh.
Thanks - browser.showQuitWarning
7 Thursday, 24 March 2011 15:47
Chris
Virtualhelp.me. Thanks for putting the fix up!! Firefox:Why in the world did you change that to false? *Everyone* I know uses that function. I'm glad I found this page, but still.. Come on firefox developers.. Don't change settings that are default to most people. Some who can't figure out how to change their settings. (Others I often have to help because of changes like this)...
Thank you!!!
6 Thursday, 24 March 2011 11:47
Dan
This works perfectly! Thank you so much! I use this feature extensively and it makes no sense why they would default it to "off".
Perfect!
5 Thursday, 24 March 2011 10:06
Mike
This needs to get an award! Hopefully this gets searched enough to where it shows up on the top 3 in google search!
Thanks!
4 Thursday, 24 March 2011 03:52
.
Had some trouble with this since the download. Thank you!
Thanks!
3 Wednesday, 23 March 2011 23:59
bob
You deserve a medal for this. It worked wonderfully; many thanks!
Thanks!
2 Wednesday, 23 March 2011 20:24
Adz
Thanks, worked perfectly
thanks
1 Wednesday, 23 March 2011 06:23
Gil
Thank you - I don't know why they removed it!

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