# Re: Firefox profiles..

Discussion in 'Firefox' started by Rod, Apr 6, 2009.

1. ### RodGuest

On Mon, 06 Apr 2009 20:32:33 +0100, wrote:

> If you are using Win XP the profiles are stored in:
>
> Data\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles
>
> I can't see anyway under tools>options but is it posiible to run FF
> with the profile in a different location?
>
> Any help appreciated.

Open FF with the profile manager. Start/Run/"firefox.exe -p"
Create a new profile, and when you name it, click on the box below to
"Choose Folder"
I keep my profile on another partition, and can copy it to a new install or
to another computer. Good idea to get it off your main partition so that if

Rod, Apr 6, 2009

2. ### nimd4

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Might as well use the -no-remote parameter, too ( lifehacker.com/software/firefox/geek-to-live--manage-multiple-firefox-profiles-231646.php ); As to allow multiple instances/versions/Firefox Profiles at the same time. Then, the actual shortcut to launch the browser will look like this:
Code:
\path\to\firefox.exe -P SOMEFIREFOXPROFILE -no-remote
Firefox Profiles, How to find your profile - support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Profiles

Also the Enviromental Variable from above,
Code:
%APPDATA%
used to navigate around the Windows Operating System via shortcut(s), is one of many; Check it out @ vlaurie.com/computers2/Articles/environment.htm

Last edited: Sep 12, 2009
nimd4, Apr 10, 2009