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   - When you then start up Zotero 5.0 again, you should see your previous data.   - When you then start up Zotero 5.0 again, you should see your previous data.
  
-If there isn't a '​zotero'​ directory within either profile directory or in the "Old Firefox Data" folder on your desktop, it'​s ​also possible you were previously using a custom data directory location, which Zotero 5.0 also wouldn'​t be able to locate automatically if it was blocked from accessing the Firefox preferences file. If you know the location, you can simply point Zotero to it from the Advanced → Files and Folders pane of the Zotero preferences. Otherwise, open the prefs.js file in your Firefox profile in a text editor and search for ''​dataDir''​ to see if a custom path was set.+If there isn't a '​zotero'​ directory within either profile directory or in the "Old Firefox Data" folder on your desktop, it's possible you were previously using a custom data directory location, which Zotero 5.0 also wouldn'​t be able to locate automatically if it was blocked from accessing the Firefox preferences file. If you know the location, you can simply point Zotero to it from the Advanced → Files and Folders pane of the Zotero preferences. Otherwise, open the prefs.js file in your Firefox profile in a text editor and search for ''​dataDir''​ to see if a custom path was set.
  
 === Further Assistance === === Further Assistance ===
kb/data_missing_after_zotero_5_upgrade.txt · Last modified: 2018/03/23 18:34 by dstillman