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    Wise Disk Cleaner reset my FF extension settings.
    Steps taken, but unsuccessful?
    Reinstall Firefox

    SumTingWong

    Level 22
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    Wise Disk Cleaner reset my FF extension settings. I find it is annoying that my Ublock Origin and Privacy Badger extension got reset when I ran Wise Disk Cleaner. Ublock Origin custom settings and rules are gone. Privacy Badger somehow got reset too thinking that I just install it every time I run Wise Disk Cleaner! Here is the setting for Wise Disk Cleaner. I thought Privacy Eraser is the culprit, but it was not until I ran Wise Disk Cleaner and that is when my extensions got reset.

    Help Please.

    Windows System
    System log files, IISLog, Thumbnail Cache, Cache Files of Remote Desktop, Windows Font Cache, Windows Metro Cache, Empty Recycle Bin, Temp Files created by Windows, Temp Files created by Applications, Memory Dump Files.
    Web Browser Cache
    Microsoft Edge Cache, Google Chrome Cache, Mozilla FireFox Cache
    Other Applications
    Steam, Office 2016, Adobe Flash, VLC Media Player, 7Zip, Game Explorer, MS Office Picture Manager, NVIDIA install files, HandBrake, Battle.Net, Microsoft Security Essential logs and update cache
    Windows and Applications Traces
    Run in Start Menu, Recent Documents, Other Explorer MRUs, Windows Searching History, Taskbar Jump Lists
    Web Browser Trace
    Everything in Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox checked.
    Windows Components
    Windows Media Player, Windows WordPad, Windows Defender, Windows Paint, MS Management Console
    Cookies
    Microsoft Edge Cookies, Google Chrome Cookies, Mozilla Firefox Cookies, Adobe Flash
     

    dabluez98

    Level 2
    But I have using Wise Disk Cleaner for a year now. I don't know what is going on that my FF extensions settings got reset every time I run Wise Disk Cleaner.
    Such apps are bound to mess your settings and data up. It makes them inherently bad and dangerous. So thats why i say stop in general.
     
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    Deletedmessiah

    Level 22
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    Content Creator
    Less severe version of this happened to me. I've and had set lastpass to remember email, Wise disk cleaner used to clean email. I then totally excluded firefox. I still use Ccleaner portable mostly.
     

    redsworn

    Level 3
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    Firefox recently made a change about how it store extension configurations. So if Wise Disk Cleaner hasn't follow this change then unexpected behavior like this is bound to happen. You need to examine yourself what WDC's option(s) which might have caused this.
     

    SumTingWong

    Level 22
    Verified

    Firefox recently made a change about how it store extension configurations. So if Wise Disk Cleaner hasn't follow this change then unexpected behavior like this is bound to happen. You need to examine yourself what WDC's option(s) which might have caused this.

    Less severe version of this happened to me. I've and had set lastpass to remember email, Wise disk cleaner used to clean email. I then totally excluded firefox. I still use Ccleaner portable mostly.
    So I have to exclude FF from Wise Disk Cleaner than. I did post this issue on Wise Disk forums in hope someone will take this issue into fix.....
     
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