Q&A Firefox is writing like 2.43 TB of data to SSD in 24 hours, How to change it?

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Firefox written 2.43 TB to the SSD, its degrading soo fast, is there anyway to change the location of the C:\Users\Xa\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\gn523c9n.default-release\sessionstore-backups\recovery.jsonlz4 file saved.


It is the Recovery.Json file which is writing that much data!
I don't want to reduce the time that recovery.json writing to the disk, may be is there anyway to change recovery.json file save location to my HDD?
 

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Firefox version & branch?

Have you checked on the Mozilla forums, if others are affected by this? And possible solution shared by others?

Old article, but may still be helpful.
browser.sessionstore.interval

Edit: If you install Firefox to Program Files, or by using Portable builds?
 

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Firefox version & branch?

Have you checked on the Mozilla forums, if others are affected by this? And possible solution shared by others?

Old article, but may still be helpful.
browser.sessionstore.interval

Edit: If you install Firefox to Program Files, or by using Portable builds?
is there anyway to move the location of appdata to another drive?
 
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Firefox written 2.43 TB to the SSD, its degrading soo fast, is there anyway to change the location of the C:\Users\Xa\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\gn523c9n.default-release\sessionstore-backups\recovery.jsonlz4 file saved.


It is the Recovery.Json file which is writing that much data!
I don't want to reduce the time that recovery.json writing to the disk, may be is there anyway to change recovery.json file save location to my HDD?
In real life, it won't hurt your SSD. See the comments here:
 

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But in 222 days, PC written 41 TB, Is it normal?
I would run the disk health tool from the manufacturer of your SSD, and see what it says. If in 2/3 of a year it degraded 2% or 3%, then you have a few decades left in which to use your SSD, by which time it will be a museum piece. No one will even remember what an SSD is because we will be using Z-Plutonium quantum alternative-universe3 memory, or something like that.
 

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