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Saving Firefox profile without the cache directories

Product: ProfileUnity

Product Version: N/A

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Updated: March 1, 2017

 

Problem:

Firefox portability files get very large do to large cache directories.

ProfileDisk is getting full with Firefox's cache files

 

Symptoms:

Long logon times with portability or no settings are saved between sessions

 

Possible Resolution(s):

Step 1) Create "Portabilty" Ruleset with following setting:

Merge     Local Application Data       Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles

Step 2) Create User Defined script to run (Before ProfileUnity at Logoff)

Use one of the two scrips listed below:

Script A:

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cd %localappdata%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\*def*
rmdir /s /q Cache
rmdir /s /q cache2
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Script B:

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@echo off
cls

for /f "tokens=*" %%G in ('dir /b /s /a:d "%localappdata%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\*.default"') Do (
echo %%G
rmdir /s /q %%G\Cache
rmdir /s /q %%G\cache2
)
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