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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:2.0.1) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/4.0.1 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:2.0.1) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/4.0.1 I keep seeing notifications saying “Sync encountered an error while synchronising: Unknown error”. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Start Firefox. 2. Wait a few minutes. Actual Results: The notification bar pops up, showing the error mentioned above. Expected Results: Sync silently synchronizes all relevant data.
You're running into the issue that was fixed by bug 638301. It will be fixed in Firefox 5. In the meantime you can choose Reset Sync from the Manage Account drop down in the Sync preferences.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 7 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Duplicate of bug: 638301
I see. Reset Sync seems to have fixed it, thanks.
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