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Losing Pinned Web Sites Firefox


tonyq

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I pinned a number of web sites using Firefox with latest updates. When I opened Firefox the next time there were nothing pinned. I may have used CCleaner before shutting down,could this have caused the problem?

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Chronos the 2nd

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I do not know the answer to your question but could I suggest pinning some more sites then shutting down/restarting without using CCleaner and seeing if they are there or not.

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tonyq

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Chronos the 2nd ,

I will try that.I forgot to say that I am using Windows 7.

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Chronos the 2nd

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Shouldn't think that matters but helpful to know.

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tonyq

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Ccleaner is the culprit. Any ideas what to do?

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johndrew

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Go into Ccleaner and under 'Applications' look at what cleaning you have selected for Firefox. Unticking these will stop the removal, but will also prevent any cleaning so you may wish a bit of trial as to which actually removes your pinned sites.

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tonyq

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I have ccleaner set to deault settings, and have unticked the following *,one at a time, all loose my pinned tabs.

**Applications Firefox/Mozilla**

*Internet Cache *Internet History *Cookies *Download History *Session

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Chronos the 2nd

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Why the need to use CCleaner each time you shut down your PC by the way?

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tonyq

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Chronos the 2nd

I don't always run Ccleaner before shutdown.

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difarn

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Are you perhaps using the Firefox "remove recent browsing, search and download history" option to clear browsing history each time you shut down? If so, this could be the culprit.

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tonyq

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Its only when I use Ccleaner,the Pinned tabs get removed.

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