Often we need to deal with corrupted settings of web browsers for one reason or other and it often results in loss ofÂ Bookmarks, Browsing history, Passwords, Cookies, Web form auto-fill information etc. Most often the common solution to fix the browser or its corrupted settings, we need to uninstall the browser and install it again to make it work again. But this procedure of fixing the browserÂ doesn’tÂ keep all your personal settings.
Reset Firefox Feature
Latest beta version of Firefox beta now comes with a brand new feature called “Reset Firefox” whichÂ Â can fix many common issues by restoring Firefox browser to its default factoryÂ state by creating a new Firefox profile while keeping intact yourÂ Bookmarks, Browsing history, Passwords, Cookies, Web form auto-fill information etc.
What Reset Firefox FeatureÂ doesn’tÂ restoreÂ or Save
Keep in mind that this feature doesn’t saves or restores your extensions, themes, Open tabs, windows & tab groups, site-specific preferences, search engines, personal dictionary, download history, DOM storage, security certificate settings, security device settings, download actions, toolbar customizations and user styles etc.
Reset Firefox to its default state
In your Firefox browser, just navigate toÂ Firefox >> Help >> Troubleshooting Information. Just click onÂ Troubleshooting Information.
In the next window, you will find a button for “Reset Firefox”. Â Just click on it and then on a confirmation window. After you click on the confirmation window, Firefox will close and restart.
Now your Firefox Browser restarts with aÂ new Firefox profile while keeping intact yourÂ Bookmarks, Browsing history, Passwords, Cookies, Web form auto-fill information etc.
Source: Firefox Help