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I'm using windows 7 and was able to get to the folder where firefox stores your profile information by searching


However I was unable to find the file(s) that store the information used to autocomplete the url as your're typing it. enter image description here

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It uses your history (places.sqlite), your bookmarks (places.sqlite), and your open tabs (uh... not in any file).

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