Clearing only the browsing history and cache erases cookies

RESOLVED INVALID

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Firefox
General
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major
RESOLVED INVALID
9 years ago
9 years ago

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(Reporter: Wade, Unassigned)

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Description

9 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9.1) Gecko/20090616 Firefox/3.5
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9.1) Gecko/20090616 Firefox/3.5

Checking only the two boxes <Browsing and Download History> and <Cache> when clearing recent history erases all cookies (those that automatically log the browser into websites and remembering website preferences).

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Select menu bar item Tools/Clear Recent History.
2. Under details check only <Browsing and Download History> and <Cache>
3. Select <Clear Now>
Actual Results:  
All cookies are erased

Expected Results:  
Cookies should remain

Windows XP SP3
Custom History Settings:
- 10 day browsing history
- Remember download history
- Remember search and form history
- Accept cookies from sites
---Disable third party cookies
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Comment 1

9 years ago
Custom History Settings had <Clear History when Firefox Closes> enabled with cookie deletion checked. My apologies.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 9 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
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