Firefox 3 Cookie problem

I had a problem with Firefox 3 on Vista not saving session cookies. The problems were:

  • Freezing when opening iGoogle, Gmail, Facebook,
  • Reseting iGoogle and to their default settings after browser restart

To fix it you need to remove the cookies.sqlite file from the user profile.

  • Close Firefox
  • Open Windows Explorer – on the top left select Organize / Folder and Search Options / View / Show Hidden Files and Folders
  • Navigate to  C:\Users\”USERNAME”\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profile\”SESSION FOLDER” (this is a random alphanumeric name)
  • Delete the file cookies.sqlite
  • Start Firefox and it should work fine

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