Closed Bug 647511 Opened 10 years ago Closed 9 years ago

Clear recent history sometimes doesn't work.

Categories

(Toolkit :: Places, defect)

x86
Windows 7
defect
Not set
major

Tracking

()

RESOLVED INCOMPLETE

People

(Reporter: loyheng, Unassigned)

Details

User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; rv:2.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/4.0
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; rv:2.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/4.0

Sometimes clear recent history by time limit does not work. The last occasion I tried one, two, four hour & today, consecutively but all of no avail. At last only the clear everything option did the work. Experienced this in the previous versions also.

Reproducible: Sometimes



Expected Results:  
I experienced the failure of this feature before so every time I cleared history, I had to check history.
Component: General → Places
Product: Core → Toolkit
QA Contact: general → places
Does it work in safe mode? http://support.mozilla.com/kb/Safe+Mode
Did you use any external cleaning software like ccleaner or similar to clear history?
(In reply to comment #1)
> Does it work in safe mode? http://support.mozilla.com/kb/Safe+Mode
> Did you use any external cleaning software like ccleaner or similar to clear
> history?

Hi Marco,

Unfortunately, I didn't try safe mode. And no external software was used. Just the in-built tool within the browser. I experienced with this problem a few times over the previous versions yet still met it in 4.0.
Well, you should try in safe mode if possible, so we can exclude add-ons from being culprit of the prolem.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 9 years ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
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