Firefox - Disable the session restore feature

Firefox will automatically save your sessions at a pre-defined time interval, thus allowing you to restore your browsing sessions, if the browser crashed. To disable this feature, follow the below procedure:


  • Open Firefox.
  • In the address bar type the following command:
  • about:config
  • Click on the "I'll be careful, I promise..." button
  • In the Filter field type:"browser.sessionstore.enabled"
  • Double click on the entry and set the value to False

Related options

  • browser.sessionstore.resume_session_once
Published by deri58. Latest update on January 27, 2013 at 02:26 AM by deri58.
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