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Profile not being found oon open

As of today, when I open ThunderbirdPortable none of my accounts, e-mails, calandar etc. are there and I'm asked to create a new account, i.e. it behaves as though I've never used ThunderbirdPortable before. In the ThunderbirdPortable folder on the USB stick it runds for there is a profile folder present but for some reason the program has stopped accessing/linking to it. How do I get ThunderbirdPortable to open with my profile functioning?
Thank you.

John T. Haller
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Corruption

This usually means your profile.js got corrupted. It's within ThunderbirdPortable\Data\profile. You can usually restore from a semi-recent backup (it doesn't change often). Check your disk for errors.

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Thanks. I can't find a

Thanks. I can't find a profile.js either in the active ThunderbirdPortable folder (or sub-folders) nor in the most recent back-up! I may have an older backup at home. If I can't find a profile.js anywhere am I completely stimied?

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prefs.js

Sorry, I meant prefs.js file.

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Hmm, I replaced it with one

Hmm, I replaced it with one from 4 days ago when I'm fairly sure it was working. I can try an older one when I get home but if that doesn't work are there any other options? (By then I won't have Internet acess to come back for more help.) Thanks.

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