New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

Start a Discussion

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
OS X - Apps and Games Discussion of applications and games available for Mac OS X.

Firefox - Where is the cookie info stored?

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

Thread Tools

Member Since: Oct 20, 2007
Posts: 7
organica is on a distinguished road
Mac Specs: G5 DP 2.3, OS 10.4.8

organica is offline
Recently upgraded to Firefox 3, but was having crash problems, so trashed it and installed the final build of Firefox 2.

Now however, I find that all my cookies and cookie exceptions have disappeared. Bookmarks and stored passwords are OK, but cookie info gone.

Can anyone tell me how to find my cookies? And more importantly, the cookie exceptions.

I have a full disk backup from just prior to the upgrade...
QUOTE Thanks

Member Since: Oct 20, 2007
Posts: 7
organica is on a distinguished road
Mac Specs: G5 DP 2.3, OS 10.4.8

organica is offline
Found them.

Go to user's home folder and navigate from there to

~/Library/Application Support/Firefox/Profiles/

Select the profile folder, and in this there is a file called cookies.txt

Not sure if this is the actual file that Firefox references, or a text copy. Also not sure where the exceptions are stored.

Either way, what I did was just replace the entire profile folder with yesterday's backup version.
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

« Photoshop CS3 Hangs on Startup after Installing | Buying New Software »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Starter
Last Post
Firefox setup to use VPN connection? camnewyork OS X - Apps and Games 4 03-14-2008 02:31 PM
Using Quicktime alone for streaming, rather than as a plugin in Firefox Smotri OS X - Apps and Games 4 02-11-2008 11:00 AM
Speed up Firefox trick.. RiDE OS X - Apps and Games 2 11-08-2007 12:50 PM
Firefox & 10.4.7 Murker OS X - Apps and Games 5 08-18-2006 01:16 PM
multiple items info MAC-simus OS X - Operating System 2 07-20-2005 12:35 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:45 PM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Welcome to

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!

(4 digit year)

Already a member?