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Can I "restore tabs" in Microsoft Edge from another user's profile?

I had a new User Profile created for me, with the old User Profile still available and readable by me. I am a bit hesitant about doing a "rough" Edge user data migration, of just copying the ...
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Stop Auto-Playing YouTube Videos When Restoring Google Chrome Session Tabs Only

I regularly have a large number of tabs open, and often several of these tabs are YouTube videos which have been paused. For the sake of an example, let's say I have 12 tabs with paused YouTube videos ...
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Where does Microsoft Edge store InPrivate sessions?

I understand this is a tricky question. I was visiting several important sites on a borrowed device (Windows 11 Pro, Edge up to date), using Microsoft Edge in InPrivate mode (like Chrome's Incognito ...
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Get rid of the "Restore pages" warning in Microsoft Edge

I am resurrecting this question, because I haven't found any conclusive answer or working resolution. This question was asked 1,5 year ago and the problem still exists. Whenever you close your system ...
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Where does Google Chrome save the startup websites, continue where you left off?

I had to install a fresh Windows 10 on a new SSD. The SSD on which the previous Windows 10 is installed is OK, all files can be accessed from D:\. About the favorites, I copied the files located in D:\...
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How to turn off Firefox session store files' compression

Not sure which Firefox version turned on compressed session store, but seemingly have a situation where not only did the current file not get written in a format LZ4 tools can decompress, but also the ...
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Can I restore a lost Chrome session? [duplicate]

My chrome crashed on me and the restore previous session button didn't work. Is there a way to restore previous session? I had 4 windows with different tabs opened through days and they were saved ...
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How to restore chrome tabs after a reboot if you accidentally closed the restore popup?

I had dozen of important tabs I carried for couple days, though I did open and close several other tabs, and then i hat to reboot my computer because it was stuck. As usual when i launched chrome, ...
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Wait for the server in PuTTy

Is there any run switch or configuration setting in PuTTY for Windows that instead of showing me this screen: Would rather ask me a question, if I want to wait some time and try to reestablish the ...
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Recover Chromium Edge session that couldn't reopen

I have it set to "continue where you left off" in the startup settings, but this time, it didn't. I had several windows with a total of over 1000 tabs. Whenever I started them up, they froze ...
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Cannot restore session despite box being checked?

All of the sudden, NPP has stopped remembering my sessions. It's already frustrating enough that sessions are not remembered between versions, now they are not even remembered between restarts. I am ...
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Save and restore terminal on reboot in Ubuntu 20.04

The answer is present for previous Ubuntu LTS versions here but this does not work for Ubuntu 20.04 since 20.04 LTS does not have the option to Create new and then Link to application from the desktop....
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Restoring Chrome Session from index.dat files

I had 50 tabs open in Chrome, that I lost due to unfortunate reasons, from 4th July, 2020. Since then, I have stopped using Chrome, trying not to overwrite the Last Tabs files, but Chrome has been ...
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Trying to restore previous session in Google Chrome, without Last Tabs/Last Session files

So I had a massive amount of tabs/windows open in Google Chrome, went away for a bit, and Google Chrome had closed. I reopened Google Chrome, which gave me no option to restore the session despite ...
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Why is this tab opening on startup, and how do I prevent it from happening again?

I have Firefox set up so that on startup, it opens with the browsing tabs from the previous sessions restored. This is desired behaviour, so I don't want to change that. The issue I'm having is that ...
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Save Multiple Sessions of All Open Files, Apps, and Windows in Linux

Say I have two projects that I'm working on. I have a series of apps (ex. Chrome, LibreOffice Writer, a terminal) open for Project 1. I have a different series of apps (ex. Chrome, Eclipse, VLC) open ...
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How to recover remote desktop session?

I have access to PSTools but when I connect to the target using RDP - I get black screen. I tried: psexec -u user -p password \\target C:\windows\system32\reset session 2 but then when I re-connect ...
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Is there a way to recover unsaved Wikipedia edits in Firefox?

I've tried https://superuser.com/a/1363748/180573, but it seems the recovery.baklz4 doesn't contain any textarea items for Wikipedia edit forms. I'm very disappointed; is there something that ...
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Save the machine state before shutdown and load it back on boot?

Is there a way, on windows 10 and on Linux distributions, to save the machine state before shutting down and load it back up on boot? I.e. I would like the same feature as in VirtualBox when I use ...
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How to bring back "Save and Quit" feature in Firefox 63+?

I've always enabled the browser.showQuitWarning feature in Firefox so I can choose to keep the tabs or not when I close the browser However last week my Firefox updated to the version 63 and suddenly ...
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How to decode/decipher Mozilla Firefox proprietary .jsonlz4 format? (sessionstore-backups/recovery.jsonlz4)

I'm trying to get a handle on Mozilla Firefox's proprietary file format .jsonlz4, used, for example, for sessionstore-backups/recovery.jsonlz4, but to no avail. How do I get back my data, ...
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Chrome constantly claims that it didn't shut down correctly [duplicate]

For past month or so, from time to time (every 2-3 days) when starting up Google Chrome I see constant claims that it didn't shut down correctly. This seems to be a false claim, because: I always ...
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How to recover a Notepad++ lost session

I had my Notepad++ with at least 50 opened files on it, organizing all my work. I left the computer as always hibernating overnight and surprise, this morning all was gone. An error message popped ...
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How to restore Brave session manually?

I have a full session file with correct looking information called session-store-1 but Brave just produces my pinned tab and an empty tab. There are no other session-store files. Maybe this one has ...
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Reattaching byobu session creates (group 0)

When I re-attach a session, it somehow creates some group 0 and the name of the session gets scrambled up: 18:47:49 mcnesium@srv ~$ byobu ls 1: 1 windows (created Wed Jan 3 18:47:49 2018) [203x62] (...
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Make Windows stop restoring my session

It seems like it was about the time of the Windows 10 Fall Creators update that my computer started restoring my session every time I rebooted, restarting my web browser tabs and other programs that ...
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All tabs groups lost after updating to Firefox 57.0 Quantum

All tabs groups lost after updating to Firefox 57.0 Quantum I need to get back not only the open tabs (within the "active" group of tabs) but the rest of them (the ones that were open in "inactive" ...
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Where does Firefox Tab Session Manager add on stores the sessions?

I have just reinstalled my firefox due to some performance issues. I have installed the add on "Tab session Manager" https://addons.mozilla.org/de/firefox/addon/tab-session-manager/?src=api before and ...
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Session expiring after closing Chrome in Windows

Since last two/three weeks after closing Google Chrome in Windows, I'm getting logged out of all the websites I have logged in. Every time the session is getting closed for all websites when I reopen ...
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killall chromium-browser: no process found

I had been able to do killall chromium-browser to stop all chromium browser sessions, but not anymore: $ killall chromium-browser chromium-browser: no process found That's been a while since my ...
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Lost all Chrome tabs and history after hibernate in Windows 10

I use multiple profiles in Chrome. The main one, for work, had loads of tabs open that I so desperately need. I recall hibernating Windows 10 a couple days ago. Just booted Windows and to my ...
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Recover multiple Microsoft Edge windows with its tabs

I had two Edge windows opened, one window with multiple tabs and the other window with just one tab. I closed both windows but accidentally closed the window with multiple tabs first. When I launched ...
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Chrome writes too much to SSD

As the session recovery feature in Chrome and Firefox does a lot of disk writing which isn't good for an SSD, Firefox has a solution, but I'm not aware of one for Chrome. There are workarounds that ...
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How can I undo what CCleaner did?

I experienced a little problem when using CCleaner. Before I started, I had two Chrome windows opened with multiple tabs each. Then I ran CCleaner and it asked me to close Chrome in order to delete ...
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Copy chrome session from one computer to the other

I have just installed chrome on a new computer. I have copied the AppData\Local\Google\ folder from the old machine to the new. Things like bookmarks and history restore, however my previous session ...
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Sync FireFox sessions without closing FireFox

I've read https://stackoverflow.com/questions/31430906/how-to-sync-session-manager-sessions-accross-devices-in-firefox but it requires FireFox to be closed so session files are synced and reloaded. ...
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Need windows session saved when switching OS HD between PC's

Recently I had an idea to increase my productivity so I could work with the same data and applications both on my business address and my home address. The idea: The idea was to use 1 SSD Hard Disk ...
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examine sessionstore.json for unsaved text field recovery

When SeaMonkey or Firefox crashes, some of the text you write within various HTML forms is supposed to be recoverable through the sessionstore.json within your profile. The issue is that the ...
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Where does the Lazarus Chrome extension store its database?

Lazarus' website is down, so I can't look this up. Where in Linux should I look to find its SQLite database of saved forms?
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Activate "Reopen Windows When Logging Back In"

I got OSX Yosemite 10.2.2 and even when I Check Reopen Windows When Logging Back In before shutdown then when I start my last windows are not reopened. How to solve this please ?
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Saving Firefox (or other applications) windows to open up verbatim on next reboot [duplicate]

On Windows 7 Home Premium, I sometimes need to reboot my system, but I don't want to lose the URLs in the various Firefox open windows and tabs. Basically, I would like to save the layout of the ...
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Do not want session restore

I don't want IE 11 to reload the previously viewed session ever, and even though I change the setting each time I open the browser, the next session or day it does it again. I should only have to make ...
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Windows 8.1 pro, emergency-reset and browsers' history

Sometimes it happens, a program hangs up my computer, and I turn off the power, when I can't fix it somehow. I was extremely surprised!!! when (I have many tabs in my two browsers - opera 12 about 100 ...
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Where does Internet Explorer (IE9) store the URLs of the tabs in the current session

Let's say that you open an Internet Explorer (IE9) window and open a few tabs to various URLs. Then while this is open IE crashes for some reason (or if you use Taskmgr.exe to kill the IE process). ...
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How to read or open a session file of Firefox Session Manager add-on

I have some *.session files from my previous Firefox from my previous PC that are very important to me. I installed Firefox and Session Manager on my new PC, and copied those files to the respective ...
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bash terminal that remembers its state when restored from a crash

In Ubuntu, I use the default gnome-terminal to run my commands. I typically have a couple of windows open, each with several tabs. When my OS crashes∗, for whatever reason, and I reboot, I ...
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How to restore a killed photoshop CS5 session on mac?

MBA with OSX 10.9.1 I was working late on Photoshop CS5 last night, and forgot to save my work. I put the computer to sleep and then went to sleep, but in the morning i needed to restart it to power ...
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Logging in over ssh in a different session?

I don't know exactly what the correct term is, but I notice if I log in to a remote SSH server, then close the window, open a new one, and log into that server again, my bash history and user ...
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Resume term after ssh disconnect without multiplexer (screen/tmux)

Screen and tmux (like emacs) are fancy feature rich terminal multiplexers designed to let you efficiently manage terminals as if it was 1985 but they just complicate the simple task of resuming an ssh ...
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Software for resuming a session after restart [duplicate]

I absolutely hate hate HATE restarting my (Windows 8) laptop. The reason for this is because I generally have an awful lot going on at any time, thanks to working on 4 or 5 concurrent projects as well ...
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